Diet, Our Microbiome, and Our Risk For Heart and Kidney Disease

Diet, Our Microbiome, and Our Risk For Heart and Kidney Disease

Last week, I attended – virtually, of course – the annual International Conference on Nutrition… read more

COVID-19 FAQ’s

COVID-19 FAQ’s

Knowledge is the best antidote to anxiety regarding the unknown. I composed a FAQ’s sheet, and a… read more

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Weekend conferences on COVID19

Here’s some of the very latest information available from reliable sources, including answers to… read more

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Intermittent Fasting – Is there any scientific basis for it?

Intermittent fasting has become popular both for weight loss and health improvement.  People have… read more

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It’s NOT Too Late – Get Your Flu Shot NOW!

As you can see by the map, the flu season is up and running all across the United States.  It’s… read more

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Diabetes, fiber and the micro biome

One of the talks at the conference was “Beyond Carb Counting: Why Plant-Based Nutrition is Sweet… read more

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Food As Medicine

I had the pleasure of returning to my alma mater in the Bronx – Montefiore Hospital – where I… read more

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Exercise is the Key to Healthy Aging

As defined in our mission statement, LadyDocs is committed to sharing information to help ourselves… read more

Exercises for Osteopenia and Osteoporosis Prevention – Part 2

Exercises for Osteopenia and Osteoporosis Prevention – Part 2

In addition to building bone, these routines can help improve endurance, strength, posture and… read more

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Exercises for better bones and healthier bodies

Today we’ll be talking about exercises that focus on prevention of osteopenia and osteoporosis… read more

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Why Is Weight Loss So Difficult – A Scientific Explanation

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of going to a Smithsonian sponsored talk by Dr. Hall, who is a… read more

Just Keep Truckin

Just Keep Truckin

You may have heard recently that lack of exercise is a greater risk factor for death than high… read more

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month: What you need to know

Arthritis can be a real sore spot for those who endure its pain every day. While this debilitating… read more

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Enjoy the benefits of walking and exercising outdoors

Now that the weather is getting warmer, it’s the perfect opportunity to freshen up your usual… read more

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April is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month: What you need to know

Few people give Parkinson’s disease a second thought until it affects someone they love. In fact,… read more

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The power of vitamin C

When it comes to staying healthy, your best defense is boosting your body’s natural defenses… read more

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March is National Nutrition Month: What you need to know

Eating well is the secret to feeling well, living well, and staying well. Unfortunately, far too… read more

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7 Superfoods to help lower high blood pressure

High blood pressure is a pressing problem that can harm your heart and your health. It can damage… read more

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February is American Heart Month: Take care of your heart

During the month of February, expect to have hearts on your mind in celebration of Valentine’s… read more

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January is Thyroid Awareness Month: What you need to know

Each January, Thyroid Awareness Month offers an opportunity to bring awareness to a concern that… read more

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How do I successfully stick to my New Year’s resolution?

The new year is full of hope and promise. This is especially true for the millions of people making… read more

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How to avoid holiday weight gain this season

First, and most importantly, as this year's holiday season is dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic,… read more

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How to survive holiday stress this season

The holidays are supposed to be a time of peace, love, and joy. For some people, however, they can… read more

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November is American Diabetes Month. Here’s what you need to know.

American Diabetes Month, sponsored by the American Diabetes Association (ADA), is an opportunity to… read more

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What you need to know

Breast Cancer Awareness Month kicks off an annual campaign to increase awareness of our nation’s… read more

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September is National Cholesterol Month: Here’s what you need to know

National Cholesterol Education Month is a good time to learn more about the fatty chemical that… read more

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Understanding the dangers of heatstroke

Heatstroke, also known as hyperthermia, occurs when someone spends too much time in the heat… read more

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June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month: What are the most common signs of Alzheimer’s disease?

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, the month when the Alzheimer’s Association… read more

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What is Global Employee Health and Fitness Month?

Global Employee Health and Fitness Month is an international event designed to celebrate and… read more

Can You Control Your Dreams?

Scientists studying sleep and dream activity claim they have successfully induced lucid dreams in a… read more