262016Feb

The Anti-Aging Revolution

nutrition&wellness Eileen Higgins, MD, FACS “Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow” -William Shakespeare  Not really meant to be SO brief, 130-135 years as a norm. From the Rodale book, Renewal “Very few individuals, if any, reach their potential maximum life span; they die instead prematurely of a wide variety of diseases–the vast…

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192016Feb

EASY SELLS

nutrition&wellness Eileen Higgins, MD, FACS It was a beautiful day. The high school track team was finishing up a great work out. I thought it fantastic the training this group of young athletes had just finished. Then … out of nowhere, comes this huge box of Krispy Kreme Donuts! “Wait! What are you doing?!” I…

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152016Feb

Got Almond Milk?

nutrition&wellness Eileen Higgins, MD, FACS Rice, almond, soy, Lactaid, skim, 2%, 1%? How to choose! These days, it seems nothing is straightforward anymore, not even milk. Of the above choices, they break into two main groups: dairy and non dairy. This is an important distinction, as dairy is one of the most inflammatory food classes…

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