Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? John Murphy, MDLinx | September 19, 2018 For more than a century, parents and grandparents have instructed children that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Perhaps we’ve accepted the time-worn adage as truth because no one bothered to put this advice to the test, Read more..
Winter is the time of year when we seem to be particularly vulnerable to all kinds of illnesses that are caused by viruses including colds, flu and cold sores. A virus is not to be confused with bacteria, which causes infection. Viruses are tiny bits of nucleic acids that contain Read more..
You have probably heard of the phrase e "let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food?" These immortal words were first uttered by the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates (460-277 BC) who is the founding father of natural medicine. These words are especially applicable during cold and flu season when Read more..
How many bowel movements do you have a day? Did you know that is it common to have one bowel movement every other day? That is the most common frequency that I see in my practice. Did you also know that it is not normal to have less than 2 Read more..
Food can be can be a powerful ally in the fight against inflammation or it can be your worst enemy and make an existing condition even worse. One of the truisms about people who do not feel well is that they tend to crave more comfort foods, which means those Read more..