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A controversy has long raged about whether organic fruits and vegetables are superior to regular supermarket varieties. “Organic, schmorganic!” declare the detractors. The implication is that consumers are being scammed into paying premium prices for the mere aura of something…read more
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While I’m on vacation this week, I plan on taking good care of myself, and I want to remind you to do the same. Here’s how: 1. Eat right: Sugar, white flour and factory-made trans fats wreak havoc on health…read more
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As you may have seen, a new report published in The New England Journal of Medicine has brought into question the effectiveness and safety of niacin—vitamin B3 that’s often used to control cholesterol problems. The primary benefits of niacin are reducing…read more
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July 2014 marks 30 years since I completed my post-graduate training program in Internal Medicine at Manhattan VA Hospital and started out in the private practice of what was then called “holistic medicine.” Before we became the Hoffman Center, my…read more
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Breaking the sugar habit can be tough. But replacing sugar with artificial sweeteners carries its own challenges and risks. By making the change to artificial sweeteners, we’re not really breaking the sugar habit. Instead, we’re using a substitute that tastes…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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Dr. Hoffman and Hoffman Center nutritionist Leyla Muedin answer your questions. Some of the topics…featured product
EGCG Ultra (70%) is the most potent extract of green tea currently available. Research shows that the potent antioxidant EGCG may be beneficial for heart and circulatory health and support of the body's natural resistance to cancer of the bladder, breast, colon, esophagus, lung, pancreas, prostate, skin and stomach.
Other research indicates that EGCG may benefit joint health and bowel resistance to inflammation due to its anti-inflammatory characteristics, and may assist in weight loss since studies indicate that it may increase metabolic rate without side effects.