Dr. Terry Wahls:  Beating Multiple Sclerosis Part 1 and 2

Dr. Terry Wahls: Beating Multiple Sclerosis Part 1 and 2

Dr. Terry Wahls Ted Ex talk about her journey with multiple sclerosis has over 1.6 million downloads on YouTube. She is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa where she teaches internal medicine residents, sees patients in a traumatic brain injury clinic, and conducts clinical trials. She is ..Continue Reading

Successful Weight Loss Strategies Part 1 and 2 with Dr. Christine Salter

Successful Weight Loss Strategies Part 1 and 2 with Dr. Christine Salter

“It was a real rude awakening to look in the mirror and say ‘That’s me that I’ve been talking about.’” – Dr. Christine Salter In this episode of Health Talk with Dr. Diane MD, Dr. Diane A Thompson speaks with Dr. Christine Salter, a family medicine physician who specializes in ..Continue Reading

Non-Alcoholic Red Wine May Lower Your Blood Pressure

Non-Alcoholic Red Wine May Lower Your Blood Pressure

High blood pressure (hypertension) is a major risk factor for several diseases and has been linked to an earlier death. One in three Americans have it and most have trouble controlling it. A recent study may offer another tool in the fight against this deadly disease. The term “blood pressure” ..Continue Reading

Berries Slow Brain Aging

Berries Slow Brain Aging

Strawberries and blueberries are rich in powerful substances called flavonoids.  Flavonoids are believed to deliver tremendous health benefits, and are said to have antioxidant properties that help the body fight attacks from harmful chemicals that could cause cellular damage.  Specific types of flavonoids call anthrocyanidins give fruit and vegetables their ..Continue Reading

New Study Shows Grape Seed Extract Kills Head and Neck Cancer Cells

New Study Shows Grape Seed Extract Kills Head and Neck Cancer Cells

Head and neck cancer, the 6th most common malignancy among men worldwide, kills close to 12,000 Americans every year.  Those who survive have a high chance of recurrence, and only about ½ of them are still alive 5 years after the diagnosis.  Important risk factors include the use of tobacco, alcohol, ..Continue Reading

8 Painless Ways To Add A Serving of Healthy To The Thanksgiving Day Meal

8 Painless Ways To Add A Serving of Healthy To The Thanksgiving Day Meal

Every year, millions of Americans participate in the ritual of the Thanksgiving Day festivities.  People schlep cross-country to visit family for that yearly meal, which generally consists of the large bird as the center piece along with any number of carbohydrate and fat filled accompaniments. A typical Thanksgiving Day meal can ..Continue Reading

The Best Darn Smoothie Shakes You’ve Ever Had

The Best Darn Smoothie Shakes You’ve Ever Had

For the past year I have been experimenting with smoothie shakes in the mornings because I’ve convinced myself that I am not a “breakfast person,” and I have too little time to make a healthy breakfast anyway. I have had many delicious hits and a few just-plain-nasty misses. These smoothies ..Continue Reading