Living Well Blog

By Janet Tiberian
August 17, 2018
You may already know that cardiovascular disease, diabetes and depression are among the top risk factors for dementia. But so is being “skinny fat”, especially among older people… See more
By Dr. Andrea Klemes
July 2, 2018
Just about all of us have embarked on a weight loss journey at some point in our lives. In fact, more than 80 percent of Americans currently report being over their ideal weight in a new MDVIP survey. The good news is that… See more
June 22, 2018
The supplement aisle in grocery stores is tempting, isn’t it? The labels on the backs of the bottles would have you believe that for just a few dollars, you could take a pill that improves a huge range of symptoms – or just your overall health.  I have a feeling you know the bad “news” I’m about… See more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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