Living Well Blog

By Sean Kelley
MDVIP
November 17, 2022
The food most of us eat is killing us. The Western diet, laden with sugary processed foods and red meats, is one of the top reasons the American life span had declined  in recent years. This type of diet raises our risk for overall death as well death from heart disease and cancer.  But there’s… See more
November 14, 2022
  What we eat profoundly influences how long and how well we live.  Hi, I’m Dr. Michael Roizen,… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
September 20, 2022
The topic is surprisingly polarizing among nutritionists, foodies and many health advocates. What are seed oils? Are seed oils bad for you? Are cooking oils made from seeds like canola or soy healthy and safe? The oils, which have been a staple of western diets for more than 100 years (oil made… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
August 26, 2022
Vitamin D is a nutrient best known for its contributions to bone health. According to Mayo Clinic, it also regulates many other cellular functions with properties including: Anti-inflammatory Antioxidant Neuroprotective  “Vitamin D is actually a hormone,” says… See more
By A. Alan Reisinger, III, MD, FACP
February 1, 2022
There's so much more to heart health than knowing basic cholesterol numbers, like total cholesterol, HDL and LDL. Did you the size and number of your LDL cholesterol particles matter? Learn more about cholesterol in this video from Dr. Alan Reisinger. TRANSCRIPT Do you know… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
November 13, 2021
Americans love salt. From shaking it on their food to gobbling up salty, prepackaged snacks to dining on sodium-rich restaurant food, it’s a staple of our diet. As a result, the average American consumes about 3,400 mg of salt each day, despite the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommending… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
October 15, 2021
If you like walnuts, you’re going to go nuts over this: They may help lower your risk for heart disease. Coronary artery disease, the most common form of cardiovascular disease, when plaque builds up in your arteries. Elevated levels low-density lipoprotein (LDL), also known as bad cholesterol,… See more
By Louis B Malinow, M.D.
MDVIP
November 17, 2020
If you pay attention to nutrition news, you’ve probably heard just about everything about eggs. The good, the bad and the half-boiled! Here’s the latest: Eggs aren’t the pariah they once were.  In January 2020, the journal Circulation published a science advisory from American Heart… See more
By Louis B Malinow, M.D.
MDVIP
November 17, 2020
1. Extra virgin olive oil:
Get in one to two tablespoons daily of cold-pressed, extra virgin olive oil. (Why olive oil? Here are my reasons.) 2. Nuts:
Go for macadamia and pistachio first… See more
By Louis B Malinow, M.D.
MDVIP
November 17, 2020
I encourage my patients to increase healthy fat intake. Along with fish, certain nuts and seeds, avocado, and even a few saturated fats like coconut oil, I strongly advocate for daily intake of extra virgin olive oil. Most patients know that olive oil is healthy, but are confused about how to… See more
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