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By now, many of you—particularly those of you who live in the Midwest and Northeast—may be suffering the effects of a snowy, frigid, protracted winter. It’s been unremittingly cold and grey here in New York City. The wan February light…read more
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Leyla Weighs In: The truth about bone health, part two: What you need to know about vitamin K, magnesium, and more!
Emerging research reveals that vitamin K, particularly K2 (menaquinone), is a key player in bone health. Vitamin K2 keeps calcium where it belongs—in your bones. There are vitamin K-dependent proteins in bone, namely, osteocalcin, matrix GLA protein (MGP) and protein…read more
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This article originally appeared on Dr. Sinatra’s website. You likely know that junk foods like potato chips and cookies aren’t heart-healthy options. But there are other foods where the dangers are far less obvious. Here are the top five foods…read more
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Hey, food industry—here are some free GMO ideas: pre-salted peanuts; fluorescent, glow-in-the-dark blueberries, hickory-flavored peas, oregano-infused tomatoes . . . You get the idea. Frivolous things we don’t need. But Canadian biotech company Okanagan has just garnered approval for a…read more
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General nutrition advice is rampant with oversimplifications—some of which I find to be deleterious. An accurate example of this is the importance placed on a single mineral, calcium, for the prevention of osteopenia and osteoporosis. This is analogous to making…read more
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This article originally appeared on the Alliance for Natural Health website on Feb 4, 2015. Today ANH issued the following press release in response to the New York Attorney General’s investigation and claim that some large-retailer store-brand herbal supplements may not contain the herbal…read more
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by Ronald L. Hoffman, M.D.
How to Talk with Your Doctor is a book for patients and doctors alike. It arms patients with the tools and knowledge they need to communicate better with physicians about using the best high-tech and alternative treatments. At the same time, it helps doctors balance their skepticism of complementary and alternative approaches with open-mindedness.
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