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Maybe you’ve heard the expression “It’s not your fault you’re fat.” Alternatively we may say of someone who’s having a bad day: “He’s just not himself.” Lawyers have even tried to sway murder juries with “The Twinkie Defense.” What I’m…read more
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Q: I try to maintain an active lifestyle, and am an avid runner. However, I know that distance running can sap my body of important nutrients. After running nine miles and perspiring heavily, what nutrients does my body need replaced,…read more
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This article originally appeared on Dr. Sinatra’s website. We’ve long known that when it comes to heart attack symptoms, men and women are different. While men often have the telltale chest pain, signs and symptoms of a heart attack in women are far…read more
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Dan Aykroyd made his way into the annals of comedy fame with his hilarious impression of chef Julia Child in a now-legendary skit on Saturday Night Live. “Save the liver!” he trilled while demonstrating how to cook a chicken, managing…read more
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Q: I drink about three to five cups of organic green tea every day. I mentioned to my chiropractor that menopause has brought me disrupted sleep and difficulty burning fat and building muscle even though I’m a CrossFitter, do yoga, play…read more
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This article first appeared on Vitality 101 with Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum. I recently wrote about my recommended “Ten-Point Tune-Up” for optimizing key systems in your body, so you can feel and look younger and vital right now (there’s no time…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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Whey Isolate: Protein plays a critical role in supporting lean body mass, assisting with recovery from exercise, reducing cravings for foods, and supporting the immune system.
Whey protein's unique blend of amino acids seems to provide an advantage over other forms of protein, especially as it relates to fitness and performance enhancement. Whey isolate, specifically, has been well-studied in recent years and is consistently shown to be a superior protein source to maximize post workout recovery.
For more about its effects, listen to this Intelligent Medicine podcast.