Dear Dr. Mo: I’ve read your post on C-section and I wanted to know more about what you’ve said were risks for ‘increased respiratory problems of the newborn’ with C-section delivery. Also, why do babies always cry when they’re born? […]
Dear readers: Whenever I spot a link between food industry professionals and scientists, I get a queazy feeling in my stomach as their intention is almost by definition driven by profits and never by our health and well being. In […]
Dear Dr. Mo: I’m due soon and I’ve been considering to ask for a cesarean birth – what would you medically recommend a woman should go for, normal or cesarean? Dear reader: What you are considering is what we term […]
Dear readers: In a recent interview for Esquire, titled “What I’ve Learned”, Woody Allen says an interesting and important thing he’d learned from his dad: “My dad didn’t even teach me how to shave — I learned that from a […]
Dear Dr. Mo: My legs feel tired relatively often and I’d like to know if there is something I can do about it? Should I be worried? Dear reader: The feeling of tiredness in legs is a relatively common complaint […]
Dear readers: I’d like to share with you 6 amazing health benefits of Butternut Squash, my latest discovery on my quest for delicious healthy foods. It didn’t seem appealing or eye catching and I remember my grandpa used to dry […]
Dear readers: I’ve written about the importance of our first meal in the morning – whether you are on a special diet or just want to eat healthy, never skip this morning meal! In my recent posts on Avocados and […]
Dear Dr. Mo: My digestion has not been so good lately. What are some natural ways to try and improve it? Dear reader: When digestion is not working properly, our entire health my become affected and sometimes indigestion could signal […]
Dear Dr. Mo: Are beans really any good to eat? All I know is that they give me gas and cramps, but I’ve heard they might be really healthy so, are they? Dear reader: Beans are one of the fiber-richest […]
Dear Dr. Mo: What are the true health benefits of green tea, are these benefits real and should I start drinking it? Dear reader: Green tea is one of those foods that potentially has enormous health benefits but for most […]
Dear Dr. Mo: Someone I know has just had a stroke. What can I do to reduce my risks of stroke? I’m middle aged and generally in good health. Dear reader: What we have long suspected, the latest study published […]
Dear Dr. Mo: Should I or shouldn’t I eat eggs and are they healthy in any way? People keep saying eggs are full of cholesterol and should be avoided but, is this true? Dear reader: Contrary to a wide-spread belief […]
Dear Dr. Mo: My wife loves zucchini. I am not a big fan but she insists that zucchinis are healthy without stating any specific health benefit. Are zucchini really that healthy? Dear reader: Zucchini are indeed very good for your […]
Dear readers: Spinach is one of those foods we should always have in mind when we’re planning a healthy meal – it’s just that good! In fact it is one of the healthiest leafy greens around – and it’s actually not […]
Dear readers, our modern diets are plagued with unhealthful food choices. Many people are struggling with excess weight and our arteries are taking the toll over the years – they begin to accumulate plaque. Plaque buildup increases the chances for heart […]
Dear Dr. Mo: How important is regular measuring of blood pressure at home and how to do it correctly? Dear reader: Taking measurements at home is one of the best ways to keep track of your blood pressure and know […]
In this post I answer a reader’s question about fiber – what is it and why is it good for your health.
Dear Dr. Mo: My blood pressure has recently been slightly elevated. Are there some ways to control it with a healthy diet before I turn to meds? Dear reader: The so called ‘high normal’ blood pressure (130-139/85-89 mmHg) and even sometimes […]
Dear Dr. Mo: Is exercise a way to ensure healthy aging? Dear reader: Current data shows positive associations between aerobic fitness/physical exercise and healthier aging. In fact long-term exercise proves to be one of the keys for long-term health. In […]
Dear Dr. Mo: Whenever I think of starting a diet, I begin to feel strong anxiety and I fear that I will fail – so I keep putting it off. I’m not having hopes of becoming any super-model looking person but […]
Dear readers: Anxiety can be really upsetting and unhealthy. Anyone who has experienced its peaking extreme (Panic Attack) knows immediately what I mean; even without such an attack, anxiety can disturb our daily functioning. Anxiety is the fear of future, […]
In this post I answer a reader’s question on ways men can improve their health and live longer.
In this post I talk about the most important facts about seasonal (spring) allergies also called seasonal rhinitis or hay fever.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about the right moment to start a weight loss diet and perils any dieter faces.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about back pain and ways to reduce it.
In this post I answer a reader’s interesting question about beer tan.
In this post I answer a reader’s question on procrastination and weight loss.
Take a look at an info graphic showing ways in which you can get the required dose of weekly physical activity for good health
In this post I answer a reader’s question about possible side effects of too much vitamin C.
In this post I answer a readers question about artificial sweeteners and their ups and downs.