• Nutrition

    Posted on March 1st, 2010

    Written by Dr. Al Sears

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    New York City Takes On Salt

    Did you see the January 10th New York Times report about salt?

    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently named it his next “Public Enemy #1.”

    His health department already banned trans-fats in restaurants. And forced calorie counts to be listed on menus. Now they’re taking on salt.

    The real question they should be asking is not “Should you eat salt or not?” It’s “What kind of salt should you eat?”

  • Heart Health

    Posted on January 26th, 2010

    Written by Dr. Al Sears

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    This Can Affect More Than Just Your Heart…

    This Can Affect More Than Just Your Heart…

    Most of the heart patients I see for the first time already know high blood pressure can mean disaster for their heart health.

    But here’s what they don’t know.

    Having high blood pressure can also wreak havoc on your brain, kidneys, and eyes.

    Here’s the scary part…

    High blood pressure can quietly damage these vital organs for years before you see any symptoms. If left unchecked, this silent killer can leave you with a disability. Or worse, it can lead to a heart attack or stroke…

  • Heart Health

    Posted on August 3rd, 2008

    Written by Dr. Al Sears

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    Chocolate Just Got Better…

    Dear Reader, I just read something that made me reminisce about the cup of hot cocoa my mom made for me on cold winter days… The list of the humble cocoa bean’s remarkable health-promoting powers just keeps growing as we learn more about it. Research has shown how its active ingredients can reduce the risk [...]

  • Brain Health, Weight Loss

    Posted on July 18th, 2008

    Written by Dr. Al Sears

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    Tune In and Heal Yourself…

    Dear Reader, Your body has a natural tendency towards health and wellness. But you may still be doing things to undermine it. And in many cases, all the drugs, exercise, and other treatments in the world won’t help unless you address this one thing first. Let me tell you a story to illustrate this point. [...]