Living Well Blog

June 13, 2018
Over the last few years inflammation has become public enemy number one. And with good reason. It’s been linked with chronic diseases, autoimmune disorders, musculoskeletal pain and mental health issues. As more and more studies about gut health are published, it seems inflammation is the catalyst… See more
By Janet Tiberian
June 8, 2018
You’ve cleaned-up your diet, cut your calories and ramped up your workouts, but the scale still hasn’t budged. We all know that managing weight can be a difficult, complex process. And experts still don’t have all the answers. But a new weight management variable has caught the attention of… See more
By Janet Tiberian
June 8, 2018
Gut health is a relatively new line of research. As more and more studies are published, experts realize that gut microbiota function like an organ. And like other organs, it’s affected by what you ingest. While you’re probably aware your diet can affect biomes, you may not have thought about… See more
By Janet Tiberian
June 8, 2018
Illness, poor dietary choices, smoking, artificial sweeteners, even stress — these things can all upset the careful balance of bacteria in our gut biome. Before you turn to supplements or probiotic-fortified processed foods to boost your biome, consider adding foods to your diet that can help your… See more
April 25, 2018
No matter what my schedule brings, I always make some time to exercise. It’s been a priority of mine for a long time. (I’ve competed in marathons, triathlons, even a few Ironman competitions.)  Not surprisingly, I strongly recommend exercise to most of my patients as exercise has many health… See more
March 26, 2018
The various forms of dementia affect our memory, our ability to think and communicate and sometimes our ability to perform basic, everyday tasks. While there’s nothing we can do about some risk factors – like age and genetics – there are other risk factors that we can control. Here are four of them… See more
March 26, 2018
You’ve heard it a million times: Eat healthier for your heart, to prevent diabetes, for your joints. But what about your brain? Research suggests that some of the foods you should be eating anyway can also help your mind stay sharp as you age. Even if you’re not inclined to follow the diet that… See more
March 26, 2018
Did you know that dementia isn’t a disease? It’s also not one of those inevitable aspects of aging, like getting shorter or losing muscle mass. (In fact, it’s not even a normal part of the aging process, according to the National Institute on Aging.) Dementia is an umbrella term for a range of… See more
March 26, 2018
If you’re worried about your brain health, forget Sudoku. Online memory sites? Skip them. Instead, put on your walking shoes. That’s right: Exercise has been shown to help improve brain function and protect against dementia. In fact, it lowers your risk for dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. More… See more
March 26, 2018
There isn’t a magic bullet that can prevent Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia. But there’s a diet may be the closest thing we have. It’s called the MIND diet, and it was designed by experts at Rush University Medical Center to slow down the brain changes that raise the risk of… See more
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