Month: April 2017

Are You Concerned About Memory Lapses? Is Memory Decline Inevitable With Age?

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It has been estimated in 2013 that 44 million people live with dementia worldwide. With an aging population, an estimated 7.7 million new cases are diagnosed per year. At this rate, the number of people living with dementia will double every 20 years and will reach 135 million by 2050. [1] Currently there is still …

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The Benefits Of Legumes

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Legume is basically a family of vegetables or plants that feature a pod with seeds inside it. There are many types: adzuki beans, black beans, black-eyed peas, broad beans (fava beans), calico beans, cannellini beans, garbanzo beans (also called chickpeas), kidney beans, lentils, lima beans, mung beans, navy beans, peanuts, peas, pinto beans, soybeans (also …

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Medical News Update 04/17

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After speaking with some of my patients, I’ve decided to write short updates on the latest medical articles, summarizing the benefits of healthy lifestyle and diet on our wellbeing and longevity. Recently published data on nut consumption Researchers observed that in comparison with a control diet, the incorporation of cashews into typical American diets decreases …

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Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables

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We all know, or at least have heard, that eating more fruits and vegetables is beneficial to our health, and these nutrients can prevent and even treat multiple ailments. What fruits and vegetables do I have to eat to get the most benefit? I am sure this question has crossed your mind on several occasions. …

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