The Secret to Maintaining a Healthy Weight

“I want to lose weight quickly.  Will the Prescription For Life plan do that for me?”  That is a frequently asked question.  You see advertisements on T.V. that guarantee your money back if you don’t lose five pounds the first week.  Don’t even go there.  Many diets do actually allow you to lose weight.  I […]

Can My Lifestyle Help Prevent Cancer?

Are you afraid of dying from cancer?  No one can escape from ever getting any type of cancer but the medical literature shows that approximately 1/3 of all cancer deaths can be avoided by developing the three lifestyles of 1) getting to an ideal weight, 2) eating properly, and 3) exercising.  I read in the […]

Will Testosterone Fix My ED?

“Do you know anything about how testosterone is supposed to affect you?”  That was a gentleman’s question without any lead in discussion.  I asked him why he wanted to know and he responded that he had a little bit of erectile dysfunction and had ordered some testosterone because he saw an ad in an airplane […]

How to Become Younger in 2017

Setting goals is important in life.  In fact, it is imperative if you are going to succeed.  Writing down a goal is almost magical.  I began realizing what my goals should be as I read more and more articles out of established medical journals.  The more I read, the more I understood that the health […]

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, […]

Six Foods You Should Avoid in Order to Fight the Aging Process

Six foods you should avoid in order to fight the aging process and be able to live 6-12 years younger physiologically.  Think of them as a mind picture so you will never forget them.  A juicy steak on a plate.  An fried egg on top of the steak and then a thick slice of cheese […]

Grilled Rather Than Fried

Nothing fried.  Is that possible?  That won’t be a 100% rule but you should come close to it.  Once you realize what is causing your aging process, it will become easier to eat grilled foods rather than fried. Put fried foods on a scale and weigh the outcome of what will happen to the arteries […]