• The Lowdown on Low Iron

     Approximately 2 billion people in the world are anemic, and more than half due to low iron.  The World Health Organizations has deemed iron deficiency anemia a public health condition of epidemic proportions.  Iron deficiency anemia is associated with: poor pregnancy outcome (20% of all maternal deaths) impaired physical and cognitive development increased risk of

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  • September Newsletter: Top 3 Anti-Aging Medications

    US Pharmacopia, the manuscript of all drugs manufactured nationwide, has hundreds of thousand drugs listed for every imaginable disease out there, of which I have chosen three to discuss in this month’s newsletter for their effects on the aging process.  These drugs have very different mechanisms of action, though a shared attribute of proven benefit

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  • AUGUST NEWSLETTER: A Better Alternative to Neosporin

    Mothers, take note. When your child falls and scrapes her knee or bruises her arm, how do you console her? After hugging her and kissing the ‘ouchie’ away, do you take out the Neosporin, and put a band-aid on it? Do you really believe a petroleum based antibacterial ointment (that will destroy healthy microbiota, predominately

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  • June Newsletter: Omega-3 Index & The Heart

    by Nasimeh Yazdani, M.D The Omega-3 Index is the sum of 2 prominent long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acids (DHA) in red blood cell membranes and is expressed as a percentage of total erythrocyte fatty acids (FAs).  It has been postulated that Omega-3 Index is the best predictor of sudden cardiac

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