PART 2 – Oral Wellness 101 – Your Daily Prevention Guide

Don’t smoke Reduce both the quantity and the frequency of sugar intake. Snacks and drinks should be free of sugars (other than natural sugars found in fruits and vegetables). Sugar-containing foods should be consumed with meals. ideally followed by brushing. Even fruit juices can cause tooth erosion in children. Eat a low glycemic diet Reduce […]

PART 1 – Oral Wellness 101 – The Mouth-Body Connection

Do you think a physician who suspected heart disease or diabetes would refer the patient to a gum specialist? That is definitely not the current “standard of care”. Well. Based on research, that might change! Research is now showing strong links between mouth health and body health.  In one recent study, people with serious gum […]

QUICK TIPS TO HOME COOKING MADE EASY

If you are like me, quick tips are what you want when it comes to cooking. Here are some tips I have learned through trial and error! TO SAUTE Seasoning the protein with sea salt, ground black pepper and garlic or other seasonings that you enjoy. Heat 1 to 2 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil, […]

Sugar Linked To $1 Trillion In U.S. Healthcare Spending

An article in Forbes magazine in 2013 highlighted the Credit Suisse report on sugar which is worth highlighting. 30% – 40% of healthcare expenditures in the USA go to help address issues that are closely tied to the excess consumption of sugar.” Credit Suisse Report Assuming a U.S. National Healthcare Expenditure of $3 trillion per […]

The Number One Way to Boost Your Brain Power

Nothing protects the brain quite like regular exercise. Here is the list of why exercise is the number one way to boost your brain. Exercise is like investing in a retirement fund for your brain. Exercise can Increase blood flow to the brain, which of course increase oxygen and nutrients to the brain. Enhance the […]

Mind and Modernity

An article in the Los Angeles Times today really got my attention. I am a supporter of “Lifestyle Medicine” and I saw this article that discussed how air pollution, Western Diet and digital screens may influence how are brains work. Do you think? To me, that is obvious. It seems researchers are exploring how all […]

You and Your Microbiome

If you missed Microbiome Medicine Summit 2 there are more than 30 hours of expert presentations available online and as instant downloads! Gain the tips, strategies and secrets of microbiome medicine–it could improve your health, longevity, vitality and assist with unresolved problems! I have enjoyed listening every day and I have taken so much valuable […]

Do You Have a Glucose Meter?

I recommend everyone purchase their own glucose meter as part of their “wellness tracking”. Digital health and personalized wellness is so popular now and more people are  interested in managing their own health by changing lifestyles and healthier living. This is your “Fitbit for blood sugar”. Since the research is showing how blood sugar levels […]