Dr. Cohen's Healthy News

Do You Really Need Supplements?

Do You Really Need Dietary Supplements? Whole foods first. If I could impress one healthy diet lifestyle upon anyone, and everyone, it would be that. The more processed a food is, the fewer nutrients your body reaps from it. In a perfect world, we would get the nutrients we need to live long, healthy lives… Read more »

A Happy Mind Starts with a Happy Gut

Have you ever had “butterflies” in your stomach? Do you ever have a “gut feeling” about something? When is the last time you had a “gut-wrenching” experience? These expressions aren’t just used for dramatic effect; our gastrointestinal tracts are sensitive to emotions. Our “guts” can react to and be impacted by: 1. Anger 2. Sadness… Read more »

Hidden Benefits of Strength Training

Strength training isn’t just for those who want to become body builders. Strength training is for anyone, at any age, who wants to live a longer, healthier life. We’re living longer, but who wants to live to be one-hundred if they aren’t living a functional, enjoyable lifestyle? I wouldn’t. I want to be vibrant, healthy… Read more »

Youthful Stem Cells for a Long Life

Stem Cell Research Revolutionizing Human Longevity You’re only as young as your stem cells. Stem cells repair and improve every system in our body. Stem cells help with everything from your eyesight, to the function of your autoimmune system and your skin. Notice how quickly a child recovers from an injury as compared to an… Read more »

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 »