Living Well Blog

October 18, 2022
MDVIP’s Chief Medical Officer Andrea Klemes, DO, plays a game of This or That with longevity pioneer and best-selling author Michael Roizen, MD, on what he prefers to promote longevity.… See more
March 17, 2022
We think we know a lot about weight management and our metabolism. But there’s a surprising number of misconceptions about both — and that can make it harder for us to stay healthy as we age. Here are five misunderstood facts about your metabolism.

What is Metabolism & How Does it Work? …

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March 17, 2022
You probably hear a lot about your metabolism. From late night TV commercials to internet ads, the world is awash in solutions to speed up your metabolism. But what exactly is our metabolism and what role does it play in our health?

What is Metabolism?

Metabolism is the chemical process… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
December 18, 2021
With winter in full swing, you probably find yourself reaching for Chapstick® and body lotion more often. Winter’s dry, cold weather draws moisture away from the skin and can lead to winter itch -- a type of… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
August 20, 2021
Interest in functional medicine is on the upswing; in fact, it’s a wellness trend of the 2020s. But what is functional nutrition? And how can it help you?

What is Functional Nutrition?

Functional nutrition stems from functional medicine – a branch of medicine based on the belief that… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
March 19, 2021

Can Stress Cause Gray Hair?

The answer to this question is YES. Most of us appreciate the wisdom that comes with age, but not the gray hair. Age and genes are probably the most widely accepted reasons for hair color loss. But thyroid conditions and low vitamin B12 levels also can play a… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
December 3, 2020
Your holiday lifestyle is probably different than your usual routine. Maybe you consume more calories—a lot more if you’re like most people. Or maybe you stress over juggling social, work and family commitments. Or maybe the shopping, decorating and gift wrapping is enough to push you over the edge… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
November 13, 2020
When you’re stressed out, indulging in your favorite, high-fat comfort foods may hit the spot. But doing so may interfere with your ability to concentrate, according to a study published in See more
February 25, 2020
Everyone, it seems, has an opinion on what is healthy and what isn’t when it comes to eating. Should you eat fewer carbs or less fat? When should you eat more meals or fewer? Should you fast? What about superfoods? Is that plant-based burger healthy? Nearly every day a new study comes out telling… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
February 5, 2019
After a stressful situation or long illness, there’s a good chance you’ll notice a few more wrinkles on your face. It’s not news that stress is involved in premature aging. But stress is an unavoidable part of life. Is it possible to prevent some stress-related premature skin aging? When you’re… See more
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