Monthly Archives: December 2007

Skipping Breakfast Associated with Obesity in 14-16 year olds

Happy Holidays! A study of over 25,000 Dutch adolescents concluded that skipping breakfast is a significant risk factor for developing obesity. Also shown as risk factors were alcohol consumption and lack of exercise. Let’s just start with breakfast….in Chinese Medicine it is said that one should “eat breakfast like a […]

Acupressure for Chemotherapy Side Effects

Acupressure is a treatment modality using finger, hand, or elbow pressure on acupuncture points. One major acupuncture point known as “Inner Gate” is on the anterior forearm between the 2 tendons (palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis) 3 finger widths from the wrist crease. You find it by having your […]

Reduce Risk of Death by over 50%

Wow! Amazing. There was an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) in 2005 that demonstrated how you can reduce your chance of death by 50%! Why haven’t the pharmaceutical companies caught wind of this major breakthrough yet??? Knowing how to cut your chance of death […]

Eat Eggs for better health and cholesterol

I just had another patient this week telling me that they avoid eggs because their cholesterol is high. I hear it so often that I find myself explaining over and over that eggs are an incredibly nutritious food and that they have little effect on increasing small particle LDL. There […]

Research Proves…Eat Well and Live Longer!

In 2004 there was a JAMA article concluding that the Mediterranean diet and moderate exercise can reduce your chance of death by 50%. An article just released in the Archives of Internal Medicine did a similar study with a U.S. population and found a reduction by at least 20% with […]