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Doctor’s Notes: Fall 2018 – Eat Better. Feel Better.

“ An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”
– Benjamin Franklin

”You don’t have to go on a diet, just change your diet.”  But, there are so many choices and we are all different in our makeup, routines, environments, genetics, habits and comfort foods. Of course, but if you could feel better from a change in your habits and comfort foods, mixed in with some education on the subject, it might just be worth it.

It is not that difficult. Health minded approaches to nutrition have made their way to your local grocery store and your favorite restaurant. It is understandably difficult to know where to begin in our busy lives. Let’s try to understand how we nourish and what to nourish with.

Everyone is talking about taking probiotics, “they are good for you”.

The World Gastroenterology Organization Global Guidelines define a probiotic as “live microorganisms that confer a health benefit on the host when taken in the adequate amounts” and “strictly speaking, are live microbes shown in controlled human studies to impart a health benefit”. The evidence based applications for adults are associated with active disease imbalanced states such as acute diarrheal states, antibiotic related diarrheal states, irritable bowel syndrome, colitis and certain liver diseases. The Human Microbiome Project began in 2007 and is active today at the Mayo Clinic and Scripps Institute among other centers worldwide.  What if you don’t have any of those conditions and you generally feel well?

What are my personal “probiotics” and how are they?

They are your own personal group on microbes localized mostly in your large intestine, the colon. They become associated with us while we are in the womb, increase in number during vaginal birth and […]

Doctor’s Notes: Summer 2015 – “60 is the new 40″…if you want it to be

“Life is a Journey, not a Destination” – Ralph Waldo Emerson We have come a long way in advances to maintain health and prolong fruitful life. The latter part of the 20th century brought a renaissance in medical research and discovery. That knowledge is working today, as a colleague so […]

Doctor’s Notes: Fall 2014 – Staying Well in Trying Times

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” – Benjamin Franklin Autumn has arrived and our thoughts turn to the holiday season preparations, but our attention is brought to the news of the first case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) diagnosed in the United States on Tuesday September […]

Importance of Family Health

When you go to the doctor for the first time, you are asked to give a history of your medical problems. You should also be asked about the history of medical problems in your close family members—as well as those that may have been present in distant relatives going back at least two generations [...]

Put Prevention Into Practice

Taking care of your total health means more than getting the correct diagnoses and treatments. Before symptoms show up [...]

Celebrate National Cancer Awareness Month with the Great American Smokeout

Although November is National Cancer Awareness Month—dedicated to informing on all types of cancer—there is particular emphasis on lung cancer via the Great American Smokeout [...]

Diet and Exercise and…?

We have all heard that the best way to reach a healthier weight is through diet and exercise. Many of us have tried this combination unsuccessfully, mostly because we were unable to define it well enough on our own or institute the correct personal regimen [...]

Immunizations for the 2010-11 Season

It's that time of year again; yes, it's time to break out your sweaters and send the kids back to school, but it's also time to receive your annual immunizations and flu shots [...]

Time to Manage Your Weight

When considering the word "obesity," many people imagine critically overweight individuals and think: “That isn’t me. I don’t need to take serious medical steps to control my weight—yet.” [...]

Protect Yourself from the Sun’s Ultraviolet Rays

According to U.S. National Health Observances, July is UV Safety Month. At the height of summer, when everyone is spending time outdoors [...]