The dark side of supplement quality – Dr Mark’s most shared article of 2015

Maybe your doctor recommended you start taking a supplement. Maybe you stumbled across an article somewhere that suggested a certain variety would cure what ails you. Or maybe you heard that everyone over a certain age should be taking...

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The #1 Health Myth You Still Believe About Red Wine … But Shouldn’t

Nothing's better than hearing that the delicious foods we're already eating also have some pretty big health benefits. (Case in point: dark chocolate and avocados.) So it's not surprising that the media lit up recently with the exciting news that...

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Scared to eat bacon after the WHO report on processed meat? Mark Menolascino, MD, might be able to turn that frown upside down.

The WHO dropped a bomb by listing bacon and processed meats as carcinogenic. The ether lit up with the predictable banter between vegetarians and meat eaters and, as is so common in our polarized world, neither side got it...

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Are You Overlooking Magnesium — your body’s Fourth Most Abundantly Needed Mineral?

Although magnesium may not be at the top of the list of minerals that first come to your mind as necessary for good health, it is in fact very important to your body and is required to maintain wellness....

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11 Surprising causes of weight gain

The factors that contribute to our country's obesity and weight gain epidemic don't stop at the refrigerator door or the restaurant menu. TreeHugger.com compiled this excellent list, which contains numerous waist-expanding phenomena you probably hadn’t thought of ... Cul de...

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A Conversation with Dr. Trevor Cates

Trevor Cates:  How do you help your … With your patients and your practice, achieving optimal health with having glowing skin and helping them with … slowing down the aging process, all the things that you and I have...

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Dr. Mark – Evolution of Medicine summit – interview excerpt

James: Great to have you here on the line. Dr. Menolascino and I have known each other for a few years. We met at the Heal Thy Practice Conference in 2011, and I've had an opportunity to go out...

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Do We Have Alzheimer’s Disease All Wrong?

Last spring break, flying home from Nebraska after visiting my mom on Mother’s Day, my now 14 year old daughter told me, “Dad, I better figure out what I am going to be when I grow up, because Grandma...

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A chat with the last of the Mayan healer priests

Ethnobotany is the study of indigenous cultures and their use of herbals for healing and Belize is a hotspot for ethnobotany. My path through this rainforest of knowledge began on a small island in Belize. I was completing a masters...

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Lifestyle – a healthier alternative to drugs

Can we reverse diabetes? Can we stop this epidemic of disease? Will one in three children born today really develop diabetes in our lifetime? Will this be the first generation to live shorter lives than their parents? The answer is...

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