Do You Get Enough Vitamin K1 and K2?

Do You Get Enough Vitamin K1 and K2?

Vitamin K is essential for clotting, bone health, and preventing calcification of your arteries. Most Americans don’t meet even the minimal intake guidelines for Vitamin K. Vitamin K was first identified to be essential for normal clotting, (vitamin K as in German for...
Why do people stop taking their supplements?

Why do people stop taking their supplements?

Over the years I have learned the obstacles that keep my patients from staying on a good supplement plan. My goal is to help them overcome these obstacles and ensure that they meet their critical nutrient needs. Without a customized plan, 85% of the patients I see...
Should You Get the New Shingles Vaccine?

Should You Get the New Shingles Vaccine?

Whether to vaccinate or not has become a discussion that creates a great deal of disagreement, and on websites, this conversation often leads to a heated debate. One of the latest controversies has been the new shingles vaccine, Shingrix. I’ve had multiple patients in...
Where do Tapas Come From?

Where do Tapas Come From?

Tapas are small, savory dishes that originated in Spain. They can be served on small plates as snacks, appetizers, mini-sandwich canapés, or a small serving dish that comes with a beverage. In Spain, lunch is typically served from 1 to 3 pm, and the dinner menu isn’t...
Should you throw away your aspirin?

Should you throw away your aspirin?

Last month, media headlines claimed that aspirin had more risk than benefit for older adults, and a few media articles went so far as to suggest that people throw away their aspirin.  The truth is that the recently published studies didn't make this recommendation. It...