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
Coffee consumption, especially several cups a day, is definitely associated with numerous health benefits and we see this in a wealth of observational and interventional research that looked into coffee drinking and health outcomes in adults.
Hypertension – elevated blood pressure, is the most common condition seen in primary care and leads to myocardial infarction, stroke, renal failure, and death if not detected early and treated appropriately
Dear readers: Some time ago, father of a friend of mine had suffered a stroke – he’s still alive and on his way to recovery mostly because of the prompt and immediate reaction of the people who were there when […]
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: 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, 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: 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 […]
In this post I answer a reader’s question about healthy eating – what is it and how to actually do it?
In this post I discuss the latest research findings proving the health benefits of the Mediterranean style diet.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about butter and its healthy alternatives.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about alcohol its potential health benefits and associated risks.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about Ibuprofen and talk generally about NSAIDs and their side effects.