Dr. Cohen's Healthy News

Staying Fit and Lean at Any Age

“Aren’t I (fill in the blank) too old, too sedentary, too set in my ways, too overweight and out of shape… to ever get healthy or lean?” When I am asked that question, my answer is a resounding, “no.” Anyone can get lean, healthy and fit at any age. It may take longer and you… Read more »

Simple Ways to Keep Your Joints Healthy

Natural Methods To Keep Your Joints Healthy It seems we have become a nation of “pill poppers.” Our physicians either write us a prescription for what ails us or give us the name of an over-the-counter medication that will alleviate our aches and pains. If you are suffering pain in your hips, knees, back, shoulders… Read more »

What Is Collagen and Why You Need It

Walk into any health food store and you will see a myriad of supplements; many of which promise “better health,” “longer life,” “better joint mobility,” “shinier hair,” “clearer and more youthful skin.” Today we’re going to talk about collagen; it’s the “hot” supplement right now. Chances are you have noticed collagen as an ingredient in… Read more »

The Most Powerful Source of Antioxidants

Antioxidants work by protecting your cells from damaging molecules called free radicals, which are produced in the body as a natural by-product of metabolism. Just as metal rusts and a slice of apple browns in the presence of oxygen, free radical damage triggers changes in the structure of otherwise healthy cells; and are an underlying… Read more »

Are You Deficient in Iodine?

Recently, I shared with you the importance of iodine to our health beyond the common knowledge of an anti-septic. Iodine is critical in supporting thyroid function and regulating metabolism, boosting energy levels (when iodine is deficient), supporting and maintaining detoxification systems and processes, supporting immune system function, fighting infections (natural antiseptic), preventing fibrocystic breast disease… Read more »

Natural Sweeteners That Are Healthier Than Refined Sugar

Sweeteners: The Good, Bad and Ugly As I have discussed many times, one of the worst substances you can eat for your health and longevity is sugar. And in recent years, more and more studies are revealing the broad scope of the negative consequences of a diet that’s high in sugar. Our collective sweet tooth… Read more »

Iodine – Way more than an Antiseptic Lotion

Quick question. Why does your body need Iodine? Most people only know iodine as something in an ointment that is used to clean a minor skin wound, comes in tablets to purify drinking water or maybe something you take to protect against the harmful effects of radiation. Few people know that iodine is an essential… Read more »

The Most Common Sign of a Thyroid Problem

Have you recently noticed that you are having trouble moving your bowel and when you do it is a struggle and your stool is small or dry even though you haven’t changed your diet? You may have then tried to change your diet, increased your water and fiber intake but found that didn’t make much of… Read more »

Nighttime Routine

Seven Scientifically Proven Habits for Deep Sleep and Stress Recovery In the past month, I have shared with you how handle stress can affect how you physical, mentally and sexual vitality. And one of the most powerful ways to lessen these effects are to get a solid night sleep. But for many people this is… Read more »

Exercises for Optimal Sexual Health

Last week, I shared with you the powerful effects that physical activity can have on your sexual health. This week I’ll share with you 9 easy exercises, that require no equipment that you can start to today. 1. Kegels: Not Just for Women Like all of our muscles—these pelvic muscles tend to get weaker with… Read more »