Living Well Blog

August 29, 2023
Many prescription and over-the-counter medications come with a slew of side effects, including making you feel overly tired. Meds affect people in different ways, and the presence and prevalence of side effects can vary.It’s always a good idea to take your meds and supplements or a list of them to… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
August 18, 2023
It’s still summer, which means most people are spending time outdoors enjoying the warm weather and sunshine. You’ll be happy to know that sun exposure helps boost vitamin D levels, raise serotonin levels, reduce the risk… See more
July 11, 2023
Over the last few years, you’ve probably heard a lot about gut health and the microbiome – the collection of bacteria and other microorganisms that live in our gut. Science is just starting to understand the importance of multiplying the good bacteria in our gut, which help with decreasing… See more
By Layne Lieberman, MS, RDN, CDN, LDN
May 23, 2023
Have you heard the terms “gut health,” “microbiome,” and “probiotics” but still don’t really know what they mean? You’re not alone. Nearly half of Americans (47%) in an Ipsos/MDVIP surveySee more
May 23, 2023

Trust your gut: It could be the secret to healthier living

You probably know how important it is to keep your body’s major organs healthy. Are you aware of the bodily system whose proper functioning greatly impacts your overall health?  If you don’t, you’re not alone. The majority… See more
By A. Alan Reisinger, III, MD, FACP
April 18, 2023
As an internal medicine physician for 36 years, I was never fond of New Year’s resolutions. They always seemed artificial and destined to fail. And if you’ve ever made one, you probably know what I’m talking about. In fact, about 45 percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions each year, but… See more
February 15, 2023
Some cancers cannot be prevented, and scientists continue to study why some people develop them and some don’t. But health experts at leading medical institutions agree that lifestyle choices play a huge part in lowering your risk. At the Harvard School of Public Health, scientists estimate that… See more
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