20 Supplements to Avoid Around Surgery View More

We often associate December with the holidays, visiting with family and giving gifts. But for those with extra vacation days or who have reached their health insurance deductible, the year-end is often a good time to schedule a surgical procedure.   To ensure the best outcome, taking stock of the nutritional supplements you take is… Continue Reading

Arnica Montana Plant View More

Recently, VitaMedica has received a number of emails with questions about Arnica Montana and Bromelain. Since these two botanicals are very popular, and frequently taken together during the peri-operative period, I thought it would be helpful to provide an update to our FAQs for Arnica and Bromelain.   Article Highlights: – Homeopathic Arnica montana has… Continue Reading

dessert, chocolate, flourless torte View More

  Ingredients: 7 large eggs, separated Cream of Tartar 5 tablespoons breadcrumbs 2 cups walnuts 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder Pinch salt 1 stick unsalted butter, softened at room temperature 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Fresh berries (raspberries, blackberries, blueberries), optional Powdered sugar, optional   Icing 6 tablespoons butter 6… Continue Reading