Dr. Cohen's Healthy News

Diet and Breast Cancer

Does your daily eating and exercise habits increase your risk for breast cancer? This is a question I want to explore during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. If you have been reading my posts for any length of time, you will know by now that while genetics play a role in your likelihood for disease, your… Read more »

The Power of Fermented Foods

The Powerful Benefits of Fermented Foods Fermented foods? That doesn’t sound very appetizing, does it? The name may be off-putting, but the health and gut benefits of fermented foods cannot be denied. And while some people may find they their taste buds need a chance to grow accustomed to their flavor, remember that beer, wine… Read more »

Prostate Health

How To Protect Your Prostate September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and let’s face it, your prostate is probably not something you think too much about, unless it’s keeping you up at night or making it hard to urinate. Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers among men. In fact, one in seven… Read more »

Got Water?

Hydration and Its Effects On Cell Health Here’s a cool biological factoid. Your body is sixty percent water! Pretty crazy. And because of the amount of water in your body, it stands to reason it uses water to perform a myriad of functions including: 1. Lubricating your joints 2. Regulating your body temperature 3. Protecting… Read more »

Eating to Heal Psoriasis

Manage Psoriasis Through Lifestyle & Diet Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease which manifests as dry, almost scaly, itchy skin. It occurs because the body’s immune system is sending out faulty signals that lead to a sped-up growth cycle of skin cells. It is one of close to one hundred types of autoimmune spectrum of symptoms… Read more »

Eating for Optimal Performance and Recovery

Best Foods to Eat for Optimal Workouts and Recovery You’ve got your sneakers, water bottle on a carabiner, sunscreen and you’re ready to hit the road for your daily workout. You’ve got everything you need, right? Unfortunately, wrong. What is most important in your pre-workout routine is fuel. Your body is the machine you’re putting… Read more »

Healthy Skin Care

How To Care For Your Body’s Largest Organ – Your Skin Your skin is your body’s largest organ. Let that soak in for a moment. Now imagine if you don’t care for your skin throughout your life. Not a pretty picture. Don’t wait for your skin to show signs of “wear” before you commit to… Read more »

Benefits of Algae

Why Algae Should Be Part of Your Dietary Routine Algae has also been used in medicines and consumed as food for centuries because of its high concentration of antioxidants, minerals, proteins and vitamins. It has actually been found used at least as far back in the 14th century in the Aztec civilization. Incorporating algae to… Read more »

Overactive Bladder

Going to the Bathroom All the Time? How often do you think about your bladder or the frequency with which you urinate daily? Most people don’t think about it unless they are experiencing a problem like overactive bladder (OAB). One of the most noticeable symptoms of OAB is leaking urine or urinary incontinence. Overactive bladder… Read more »

Weight Loss and Other Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Losing weight is difficult and frustrating and, for most, not long-lasting. Most people gain and lose the same ten, twenty or more pounds multiple times over their lifetime. They try one fad or “in” diet or another, find it’s not sustainable long-term and when they go back to eating their “usual” foods they regain any… Read more »