Serve Up This Immune System Hero for Dinner

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, The past few years have sure given our immune systems time to shine. COVID-19 and a few other co-star illnesses have turned the spotlight on this often-underappreciated aspect of health. It turns out, there’s nothing like a life-threatening disease to remind us of what’s important! Strengthening your immune system is...

Stop Chronic Inflammation from Aging You FASTER

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, Maybe it showed up for the first time during your annual checkup. Or perhaps you were feeling a bit off, so your doctor ran some bloodwork. Either way, there it is in black and white. Your recent blood test shows you have high inflammation levels. Your doc will likely tell...

Common Bedroom Mistake Is a Blood Pressure BOMB

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, You already know the “usual suspects” behind high blood pressure. I bet you could rattle them off as well as I can. Too much junk salt, aging, being overweight, sitting around all day, smoking, overdoing alcohol, and trans fats are all on the list. But something else that’s not usually...

 Are Your Nightmares a Warning Sign of THIS Disease?

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, We all have bad dreams from time to time. But you’ll want to start paying attention if those nightmares become far more common. Because, as bizarre as it sounds, scientists say they could be a red flag. If you’re acting out those dreams, it’s time to make an appointment to...

MAILBAG: Ease Bathroom Misses NATURALLY

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, “I’ve been dealing with urinary incontinence for a little over a year. Are there any natural remedies to keep it from happening?” – Rosemary from Tallahassee, FL Hi Rosemary, Urinary incontinence (UI) can have many different causes. It’s essential to see a doctor to have UI properly diagnosed. Before we...

This Disease Risk SOARS for Seniors with COVID

Dear Living Well Daily Reader Unfortunately, COVID-19 is far from over. A quick check of the stats shows around 450-500 people are still dying from the infection every day in the United States. That’s about equal to the daily deaths we see at the HEIGHT of a bad flu season. At least we’re currently moving...

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Food Additive Sends Blood Sugar SOARING

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, That Hippocrates guy was onto something. He’s often credited with saying, “Let thy food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” And I couldn’t agree more. In fact, I’m constantly telling my own patients, “Food is medicine.” Staying strong and healthy starts with what you put on your plate....

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Weird “Nose Signal” Could End in Tragedy?

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, Just a few years ago, losing your sense of smell or taste was pretty rare. Most folks wouldn’t have been able to name a single disease linked to these conditions. Of course, all that has changed. Nowadays everyone knows losing your senses of taste and smell is often linked to...

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“Magic Bean” Method Slashes Kidney Risk By 23%

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, I can honestly say that no one has ever asked me how they can take better care of their kidneys. Unless they were already fighting kidney failure, of course. Instead, people tend to focus on their heart, brain, stomach, lungs, or even the liver. But their poor kidneys never get...

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ALERT: Your “Smart” Device Causing Cell Damage?

Dear Living Well Daily Reader,   Most of us couldn’t imagine living without our “devices” these days. Our smartphones, laptops, and smart TVs fit seamlessly into our daily routines. If you’re like a lot of folks, you’ve come to rely on them for everything from work to entertainment. And you certainly don’t suspect they could be...

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MAILBAG: Master Your Microbiome

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, Is kefir actually good for your gut health? Are there other options to improve my gut? –Tammy from Franklin, TN Hi Tammy, Not long ago, you’d only find kefir in the health food store. And that’s if you were lucky. These days you can find it almost anywhere. (I’ve even...

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Potent Plant Extract Drives Down Dementia Risk

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, Let’s face it. None of us is getting any younger. And if you’re worried about losing your marbles as you age, you’re NOT alone. It’s a common fear. And for good reason. See, as you lose your memory, you slowly lose everything else, too. Your friends, your family, and your independence...

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“Miracle Mineral” Takes A Healthy Chunk Out of Heart Risk

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, I’m sick and tired of hearing about certain health problems that aren’t really problems at all. You know, like having high cholesterol and too much stomach acid. But one of the most maddening non-problems is the widespread belief that salt is inherently unhealthy. Warnings about eating too much salt are...

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The Sweet Treat Secret to Flexible Arteries

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, If you have problems keeping your blood pressure under control, chances are you’re suffering from something called arterial stiffness. Arterial stiffness is just what it sounds like. Your arteries (the blood vessels that carry blood away from your heart) lose their flexibility and stiffen up. When your blood vessels are...

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Dodge Blood Sugar Issues with THIS Gut Bug Favorite

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, You suspect you might be having blood sugar issues. Maybe you’ve had the classic signs of increased hunger, fatigue, and urination. Or perhaps you’ve felt shaky and had headaches. But regardless of what symptoms send you to see the doc when you mention blood sugar problems, you know what’s going...

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The “EAT MORE FAT” Secret to Staying Slim

Dear Living Well Daily Reader,   Thanks to DECADES of mainstream nutritional misinformation, Americans are terrified of fat. They fear eating fat even though sugar and vegetable oils are the true villains. And I’ve yet to meet an American that doesn’t believe all body fat is bad, too. Of course, you don’t want to carryi around...

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MAILBAG! 3 Secrets to a Long Healthy Life

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, What do you think are the top 3 things one can do to live a long life? –Mary from Milford, CT Hi Mary, Thanks for your excellent question! When you asked for the TOP three, it really stumped me at first. We can do so many things to live longer...

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Seasoning Scapegoat Is Falsely Blamed for Immune Issues

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, A sprinkle of THIS. A dash of THAT. If you like to cook, chances are you love seasoning your dishes to bring out their best flavors. But a study published last year has a lot of folks questioning how they’re preparing their food. Because according to the researchers, no matter...

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[ALERT] Persistent Aspirin Myth Can KILL

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, Honestly, I thought we’d already put this issue to bed. After all, the evidence is in. We KNOW that taking a daily aspirin is a bad idea. But the headlines just keep coming anyway… “Aspirin Reduces Breast Cancer by 20 percent!” “Aspirin Cuts Heart Attack Risk!” With incredible claims like...

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Pump the Brakes on Brain Aging in 15 Minutes Flat

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, I’m going to give it to you straight. Aging is tough on your whole body. Your joints… heart… and even your youthful skin all begin to show the effects of the passage of time. But aging takes the biggest toll on your brain. Because as the years go by, you...

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