Sucrose, Glucose and Fructose

Sucrose, glucose and fructose are all simple carbohydrates or simple sugars. Glucose and fructose are individual sugar units and are also called monosaccharides. Sucrose is a sugar molecule made up of both glucose and fructose so sucrose is called a disaccharide. We...

Inflammation

  The new buzz word is “Inflammation” and how this causes lasting damage to your heart, brain and other organs. Starbucks has even jumped on the bandwagon touting their new drink called a Chile Mocha as “anti-inflammatory” – so, does...

Yoga

Yoga is a perfect example of an exercise that affects every part of your body. As an Osteopathic physician (D.O.) my training emphasized the inter-relationships of all the systems of the body rather than viewing each system individually. If you think about it, this is...