Mood boosting foods are no myth – from fruits and veggies to dark chocolate, certain foods can help you feel good while being good-for-you. And now you can add to that list foods rich in those important Omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fight Depression Recent research shows that intake of Omega-3 fatty acids… Continue Reading
What Vitamins and Supplements Should I Take?
by David H. Rahm, M.D. Q: If I took every supplement that I read about, I would be taking dozens of nutrients. How do I know what dietary supplements I should take? In the 30 years I’ve practiced medicine, this is one of the most commonly asked questions I hear from patients. Unfortunately,… Continue Reading
Best Omega-3 Supplements – What to Look For (INFOGRAPHIC)
Have you heard about the benefits of Omega-3s but are unsure why these health promoting fats are good for you? From supporting supple skin to promoting heart health, learn about the benefits of Omega-3 supplements here. … Continue Reading
You Need This Nutrient for Heart Health
February is when we think of matters of the heart – heart disease, that is. It’s American Heart Month, and the American Heart Association wants to remind us that cardiovascular disease remains the single greatest cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. “Researchers found that long-term omega-3 consumption was associated… Continue Reading
Top 10 Tips to Find the Best Omega-3s
The unsaturated essential fatty acids known as Omega-3s confer a number of health benefits. However, obtaining the recommended amount of Omega-3s just through foods can be difficult. Taking an Omega-3 supplement can cover gaps in your diet. But, what makes a good Omega-3 supplement and which one should you take? Learn all you need… Continue Reading
A Surprising, Novel Therapy for Acne
Do you struggle with acne? Have you tried all sorts of products and treatments but still can’t get your skin pimple-free? Like you, your skin is unique. And this means what works for someone else might not work for you, especially when it comes to treating a condition like acne. So for those looking… Continue Reading
Doctors Over-Diagnose & Over-Treat Depression
Many of us have friends or family who have been affected by depression. After all, National Institutes of Health statistics show that, depression, also known as Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), is the leading cause of disability for people between 15-44 in the U.S., affecting about 14.8 million adults annually. Yet despite the progress… Continue Reading
What are the Best Anti-Aging Skin Supplements?
There is no question that there is a huge focus in our modern society to look and feel youthful. But the aging process doesn’t just affect what we can see; it also changes the cardiovascular, digestive, nervous and musculoskeletal systems. If you’re concerned about looking and feeling older, you can prevent aging in a… Continue Reading
Fish Oil and Prostate Cancer
A study published July 11 in the online edition of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute suggests that men who have high intakes of Omega-3s are at increased risk of developing prostate cancer. If you regularly take an Omega-3 supplement, this news may be somewhat confusing. Below we review the study findings then… Continue Reading
What are the Best Supplements for Skin Care?
by David H. Rahm, M.D. Q: I use professional skin care products and get anti-aging treatments for my skin but I was wondering what supplements I can take to maintain that healthy glow? I’m glad to hear that you’re interested in the nutritional aspects of skin care. Like other organs in the body,… Continue Reading