Get A Grip!

Back in the day when men were men, and barnyard animals were nervous, a handshake was a measure of the man. Looking someone in the eye with a firm, strong grip conveyed a sense of purpose, resolution, integrity and honesty. But it also turns out that such amorphous measures of virility and character correlate with…

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And now, from the Land of Oz… the rest of the story.

I am the last person on earth I expected to find writing this piece; even now I find myself in a bewilderment. When I heard about the academic directive calling on the powers that be to throw Dr. Oz to the curb for “repeatedly show[ing] disdain for science and for evidence based medicine, as well…

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Fox News

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In case you missed it, here’s Dr. Mike with Dr. Manny Alvarez doing a health segment on national Fox News!

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The Fallacy of the Calorie

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Read this excellent article on the principles discussed in The Fallacy of The Calorie here

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Inflammatory Links Strengthen

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  A recent study published in the journal Arthritis Research & Therapy suggests that “high cumulative inflammatory burden, as reflected by cumulative averages (ca) of erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), predicts greater arterial stiffness independent of traditional cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in psoriatic arthritis (PsA).” What the heck does that mean? Previous studies have shown…

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CBS- NYC WFAN

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Join me bright and early at 7am March 29th on WFAN-CBS NYC; the nation’s largest sports talk radio station. I’ll be discussing The Fallacy of The Calorie for the entire hour. Listen live or call in here: WFAN Link

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Movement, not Medicine

All too often the popular remedy remains to pop a pill for what ails us. But taking a medicine is always a risk versus reward exercise; even under the best of circumstances. Supplements, particular natural supplements like vitamins and minerals, are often viewed as an easy fix with zero risk. In the annals of this…

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Inflammatory Data

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Increasingly, diseases once thought disparate in nature are being linked together by the common root of chronic inflammation. Not long ago, an inflammatory joint condition like rheumatoid arthritis (RA) was thought to have little to no impact on the risk of developing cardiovascular disease like heart attack or stroke. But continuously such subtle relationships are…

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Caribbean Jerk Pork Ribs

Caribbean Jerk Pork over grits with roasted garlic and brie and a side of peas and crispy shallots

  Jerk Seasoning Rub 4 tsp. ground allspice 1 ½ tsp. chili powder 1 ½ tsp. ground ginger 1 tsp. ground cinnamon ¼ tsp ground cloves ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg 1 tsp. fresh ground black pepper 2 tsp. salt 1 Tbs. fresh thyme 2 tsp. fresh oregano 1 tsp. fresh parsley Juice and zest of…

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Women Magazine and PBG LIfestyles

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Read the latest article with my travel tips in Women Magazine here: 8 healthy eating on the go Also check out the latest article about Dr. Mike in PBG Lifestyle magazine here: PBG Link

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