By Julie Alvira, MD, MBA There is a difference between men and women on the subject of moderate drinking. Dietary Guidelines for Americans explains that moderate alcohol consumption for healthy adults is defined as one […]
By Julie Alvira, MD, MBA Free radicals Our bodies are machines that work all the time converting food into energy. From these natural processes and the chemical reactions involved, free radicals are generated. But free […]
Antioxidants: Myth, Miracle or Mystery?
By Steve Kurtz, Cardinal Village, LIVING WELL Magazine
With each visit to the supermarket or pharmacy, there appears to be a growing number of products claiming to be a major source for antioxidants. We’re told of the many potential benefits of antioxidants including mental enhancement, disease prevention and even longevity, but just how much do we really know about this super nutrient? […]