5 foods that support sexual function

We all know that we should eat healthier and exercise to help ward off disease and live a long life. But you might not be aware that the foods you eat not only influence your health in old age but...

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Why Cardiologists Call Sitting the “New Smoking”

In this country, we sit for at least 8 hours each day, adding up to a yearly total of about three full months camped out 24-7 on the old rear end. This sheer volume that how much most of us...

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Are You Aging Well?

How the future of anti-aging medicine and targeted nutritional supplementation will help achieve the optimal aging process. The term “Anti-Aging” has always bothered me, and I prefer to think of what I do as “Optimal Aging.” I tell my clients...

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Anti-Aging Benefits of Strengthening Your Core

Do you run religiously on a treadmill for hours every week? Do you lift weights, too, and assume you’re covering all of your fitness basics? Well you’ve got a good start, but you’re missing out on a very important...

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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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