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Cabbage is Healthy and its Crunch is Fun!

Here is the latest salad creation that was a both a personal and family hit. I like cabbage because it adds bulk, flavor and crunch to my lunch. I use shredded cabbage in wraps and it is terrific sauteed. A head of cabbage keeps in the fridge for weeks, unlike lettuce which...

Tips for Changing Your Diet

One of the most important components of your health is your diet. So if you want to improve your health, it probably means improving your diet. Unfortunately, if you’re used to eating certain foods and have certain bad habits associated with eating that you’ve collected over a...

Why I Created the Inpatient Hospital Advocate Service

Inpatient Hospital Advocate Service in Fort Myers
I introduced this new service to aim at assisting my patients in receiving a higher quality of hospital care. Currently, the Lee Memorial Healthcare System contracts with hospitalists. Therefore, many of my patients end up admitted to a hospital where they are assigned doctors I...

The Health Benefits of Oranges

Florida is known for its oranges. In fact, the state flower of Florida is the orange blossom. Florida’s oranges are shipped all over the country and world. Besides being an important export for Florida’s economy, oranges are in fact a very healthy and tasty food, especially when...

How to Improve Your Bone Health

Your bones are the structural support system for your body, and having healthy bones is important to overall health. As people get older, their bones generally become less and less dense, and some people can develop osteoporosis, which causes bones to become brittle and weak and...

Why is Drinking Water the Healthy Choice?

Although the old maxim to drink eight glasses of water a day is not founded on any scientific principles, water is still among the healthier choices people can make for what to drink. Water is one of the most important substances for a body’s healthy functioning, and because our...

Are Eggs Good or Bad?

When it comes to eating healthy, there is a lot of debate around eggs—first they’re good for us, then they’re bad for us, then good again. But what is the truth? It turns out that eggs are actually one of the healthiest foods you can eat. Eggs contain large quantities of several...

Some Health Effects of Carrying Extra Weight

Carrying extra weight has become very common in the United States. Putting aside social issues such as body image and healthy self-esteem, extra weight can have many deleterious health effects on the body, leading to some serious concerns. Here are just a few of those concerns....

Tips to Start Running

Running is an easy workout, requiring no specialized equipment and minimal startup effort or cost. Running is also a really good way to improve your cardiovascular system and stay healthy overall. Combined with the right diet, it can also help people lose weight. But actually...

Tips on Getting Better Sleep

Getting good sleep is an important component of overall health. Being tired and sleepy all day can make you lethargic and lower your willpower to make healthy choices in diet and exercise. Additionally, not getting enough sleep can depress the body’s immune system or make you...

75% of Heart Attack’s Occur With “Normal Cholesterol”. Advanced Lipid Testing Finds Risk.

A study published in 2009 analysed admission cholesterol data in just under 137 thousand patients from 541 hospitals from 2000-2006. In that data set only 25% had LDL cholesterol levels over 130. The majority were within the then recommended LDL cholesterol levels based upon...