A Peek into My World on a Tough Day

When I give people lifestyle suggestions for improving their health, I don’t always get a warm, fuzzy reaction. This is especially true when it comes to exercise! I’ve seen the glares, eye rolling and frowning when I’ve dared to mention the “E” word many a time. And a number of people have said things to […]

6 Easy Steps to a Sharp Immune System

Most people know their immune system protects them against colds, flu, and bugs, but that’s just the beginning! Your immune system is an incredibly intelligent network of cells, tissues, fluids and glands that is on patrol 24 hours a day and is the primary reason behind whether you are reading this email, or did not […]

Is this the WORST allergy season on record?

The spring allergy season is upon us, and unfortunately, each year seems to be outdoing the prior one in terms of severity. We can thank our milder winters and the presence of El Niño for that. According to Dr. Clifford Bassett, founder and medical director of Allergy and Asthma Care of New York, as a […]

Probiotics vs. Digestive Enzymes – Do you need both?

Currently, about 100 million Americans suffer from some type of digestive problem. For many, GI problems can be annoying and uncomfortable.  For others, they dramatically impact their lifestyle and cause frequent absences from work or school. And still for others, their conditions may be downright debilitating. But there’s one common emotion among ALL digestive misery […]

The Greatest Medicine of All

What would you consider to be the greatest medicine of all? Antibiotics?  They’ve saved lives, but they have also destroyed our guts and spurred the development of “Superbugs” that resist our strongest antibiotics and pose a threat to your life. Antidepressants (SSRIs)?  Sure, they’ve forced serotonin to hang around in people’s brains to create artificial […]