27 11, 2012

Mediterranean Diet

2018-06-07T05:42:40-07:00

by Dr. Francisco Contreras     A MEDITERRANEAN DIET is rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, complex carbohydrates, olive oil and red wine (or red grapes or grape juice). You can also obtain the same effect through supplementation, as we will discuss later. There is no doubt that eating a diet rich in fruits and [...]

Mediterranean Diet2018-06-07T05:42:40-07:00
20 11, 2012

Change the Way You Eat

2018-06-06T21:00:35-07:00

by Dr. Francisco Contreras   If you are like most Americans, you pack your plate with piles of processed carbohydrates, too much refined sugar, load of saturated fats and pounds of heavy red meats. Such dietary habits are cutting short our life span. Looking to the Japanese would help us westerners. A diet of fresh [...]

Change the Way You Eat2018-06-06T21:00:35-07:00
15 11, 2012

You Become What You Eat: Nutrient Starvation and Obesity

2018-06-07T07:47:45-07:00

  by Dr. Francisco Contreras Can a person’s diet accelerate aging? The answer is absolutely yes. Your body functions by depending upon a steady supply of nutrient proteins and other substances needed to keep you going. Although some of the elements are produced internally, most of them are obtained from the food you eat. In [...]

You Become What You Eat: Nutrient Starvation and Obesity2018-06-07T07:47:45-07:00
13 11, 2012

Rust Never Sleeps: Free radicals and Aging

2018-06-07T06:57:10-07:00

By Dr. Francisco Contreras                                                           November 13, 2012   According to Dr. Denhem Harman, Professor Emeritus of the University of Nebraska, aging is caused by the process [...]

Rust Never Sleeps: Free radicals and Aging2018-06-07T06:57:10-07:00