Recent evidence shows true anxiolytic effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids a.k.a. Omega-3 PUFAs (found in fish oil), which were found to reduce anxiety symptoms in studies.
The number of people taking fish oil supplements is growing each day. Despite the promise of benefit however, the popular ‘cure-all’ does little for the heart
Eating a healthy diet in general can be challenging and tailoring it to a specific health need only adds to that challenge
Take a look at this very nice infographic by American Heart Association about the common myths related to our daily salt consumption.
One is more likely to be overweight if one has a lot of friends who are overweight and a very good way to gain weight is to have lunches or dinners with other people, especially if they are overweight.
Dear Dr. Mo: Is Zinc helpful in treating the common cold? Should I use it? Dear reader: When we catch the infamous cold (acute upper respiratory tract infection), sometimes the symptoms may be severe enough that we reach out to […]
Dear Dr. Mo: You’ve mentioned that Squash is rich in vitamin A but cautioned not to take too much of it. How can vitamins hurt us? Specifically, why is vitamin A important and how can it be harmful? What’s happening […]
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 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 […]