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How Nutrition Affects Brain Health from Long Island Certified Nutritionist: Can you boost your brain power?

We all have concerns over loss of cognitive function, particularly descent into Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Many studies suggest that maintaining cognitive health, as well as slowing and even preventing cognitive decline, dementia,…
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Nutrition Tips for Beautiful Skin

Want your face to glow?  Food can boost your skin health. When you nourish your body with food to promote health, you also nourish your skin. By selecting certain foods, you can turn around your tired-looking skin. Here’s how to…
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Eating for Healthy Aging

The first step toward good health in your senior years is to eat right.  Though you can’t stop aging, you can exert some control over your decade-by decade destiny.  What we eat can affect health and longevity. Selecting a nutrient-dense…
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High-Protein Diet Could Be Harmful, Even for Healthy Kidneys

A high-protein diet, often recommended as a way to lose weight and stay healthy, appears to be harmful to the kidneys in individuals with apparently normal kidney function. Many previous studies have shown that a high-protein diet may harm…

PAIN… and The Role of nutrition

Chronic pain can be debilitating and have a significant socioeconomic impact. Beyond surgery and other interventions, both prescription and nonprescription medications have been standard protocol to help mitigate chronic pain. Pain is one of…

THE PUZZLE OF PLATEAUS

Hitting a slump can happen but there are things you can do to get back on track You’ve started a new healthy eating plan to attain your optimal weight but at some point, you find you just can’t lose more weight.  Though common to happen…

HEART DISEASE ROARS BACK

Younger people and women are more often stricken: obesity and diabetes stall the decline One of America’s greatest achievements over the past century has been a huge decline in death rates from heart disease and strokes. However, progress…

THE SKINNY ON FATS: How Dietary Fats Influence Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Poor diets are a key risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), the leading cause of death among adults in developed countries.  While there is no doubt that poor diets contribute to CVD, precisely what constitutes a poor diet in terms of…

FOODS AND INFLAMMATION: COOLING THE FIRE WITHIN

How dietary patterns can influence our inflammatory response Inflammation can be a positive reaction of fighting bacteria or viruses, or of bringing blood flow to an injured area to help the healing process. However, not all inflammation…

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Can Diet Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease? As the American population ages, the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease also continues to rise.  Recent studies suggest diet may play a role in its prevention or delayed onset. A plant based eating…