Regular Chiropractic Care

Spinal Tune-ups                                 Many of you have experienced the benefits of chiropractic care for back pain, neck pain, headaches, rotator cuff shoulder problems, etc. Getting the spinal joints…

Vitamin C Helps To Prevent Cardiovascular Disease and Stomach Cancer

Do we still need Vitamin C?  It hardly ever gets a mention in health news these days.  Whenever discussions of antioxidants occur, more exotic antioxidants like green tea extract, coenzyme Q-10, grape seed extract, pycnogenol, and alpha lipoic…

Endometrial Cancer Update

A recent report from the World Cancer Research Fund (1) found that both obesity (body fatness) and a high glycemic diet increase your risk of endometrial cancer.  A high glycemic diet (a diet containing foods that cause a quick spike in your…

Do Omega 3 Fats Increase Prostate Cancer Risk?

The short answer is No!!!  Omega 3 fats from fish and fish oil have been shown in numerous (hundreds) scientific studies to be associated with decreases in various chronic diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer of various types. …

Acetyl Carnitine as Cancer Adjunct to Reduce Peripheral Neuropathy

Some of the more effective chemotherapeutic drugs produce the negative effect of peripheral neuropathy--damage to the nerves of the arms and legs with symptoms that include tingling, numbness, and burning pain in the hands and feet, as well…

Pain Relievers Are Not The Answer

A recent Los Angeles Times article (3-29-2013) reports the rising rate of death from prescription drugs in the United States, specifically from overdose due to pain relievers like Oxycontin and Vicodin.  Deaths due to overdose of these drugs…

Chiropractic Care For Sciatica

What is Sciatica? This refers to inflammation of  the sciatic nerve and it can cause significant pain in the lower back and down your leg. The nerve starts in the lower back and runs through the buttock and down the leg to the foot. It…

Organic is Best

You may have heard that organic is not worth the extra cost because the nutrient content is not much different and organic is not 100% organic anyway.  It's just a scam, so just buy your vegetables and fruit from Costco or Wallmart in bulk…

What About the Paleo Diet?

The Paleo diet (aka, the Caveman diet or the Stone Age diet) is very popular these days, esp. among the nutritionist/nutritional doctor community and there are lots of articles and books out promoting this way of eating as the healthiest.(1,2,3) …

Nutrition Benefits Cancer Patients

A recent study(1) has found that cancer patients who received individualized nutritional counseling while undergoing conventional treatments had a higher quality of life, less radiotherapy toxicity, and a better long term prognosis.  Patients…

To Cheese or Not to Cheese, That is the Question

To cheese, or not to cheese, that is the question: Whether 'tis Nobler in the mind to suffer The Slings and Arrows of saturated fats, Or to take Arms against a Sea of carbohydrate troubles, There has been a recent trend in the nutrition…

Boost Your Brown Fat

Brown fat is fat that is metabolically active and helps your body burn more calories.  It is typically found along the neck and upper back region.  We used to think that it only existed in infants, but we have learned recently that it is also…

How to Have a Healthy Thanksgiving

How to Avoid Gaining Weight Over the Thanksgiving Holiday by Dr. Roseanne Dembeck and Dr. Ben Weitz     Thanksgiving dinner wasn’t always so indulgent or calorie filled.  It was all eaten over a three day celebration.  It wasn’t…

Drinking Soda and Juice

The average can of soda contains 10 teaspoons of sugar (one teaspoon = one packet = one sugar cube). Drinking soda and juice are probably not your best health options for a number of reasons.  While soda is clearly the least healthy beverage…

What To Do About Low "T"

Before you reach for that testosterone gel because your libido is reduced and/or you have been diagnosed with low "T", think about a few things.  The first thing to consider is that most cases of ED, ie., erectile dysfunction, have more to…