Archives for December 2016

Q&A: What Are the Symptoms of High Cholesterol?

Someone asked me “what are the symptoms of high cholesterol?”  It took only one word to answer him.  “None” was all I had to say.  And that is the problem.  We eat certain foods that cause our “bad” LDL cholesterol to rise in our bloodstream.  Our eating habits give a constant increase in the number […]

Prescription for the Holidays

Prescription For Life is a review of the medical literature, written in layman’s terms. It covers three lifestyles you can control to keep you as young physiologically as possible.  There are certain times in life we look back and see “moments” when we made a decision that changed our lives from that time on.  One […]

How Breakfast Can Help Protect Against Diverticulitis

Build basic platforms for each meal.  Breakfast: Rule of thumb is to aim for a combination of five fruits and vegetables a day or a total of five fruits per day.  Breakfast is the easiest time to get in over half your fruits.  A high fiber cereal will become your mainstay for breakfast, and equally […]

Breaking the Habit, Once and for All

About 90 percent of all we do, we do out of habit.  That goes also for the foods you eat on a daily basis.  We need to learn what “bad” foods to exchange for specific “good “ foods.  Learn the healthy diet and develop the habit of eating it on a daily basis.  Before long, […]