Alzheimer’s Prevention

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Reducing our Alzheimer’s risk must start early in life in order to make meaningful changes.  Changing our eating habits to fight Alzheimer’s Dementia is the most effective way to limit our risk.  One of the cornerstones of Alzheimer’s Prevention (AP) is reducing inflammation in the body.  Reducing Alzheimer’s risk and lowering inflammation can be achieved by a variety of means. Losing weight, limiting calories, consuming a more ketogenic diet, evening fasting, consuming more high-quality proteins, hormone balancing, consuming anti-inflammatory foods … Read More

Weight Loss Lecture Series: The Science of Why You Can’t Lose Weight

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The Science of Why You Can’t Lose Weight (Presenters: Alvin Antony, MD | Jennifer Yap, DO | William Mayo, PAC MS) Saturday May 21st: 10:30 am     Limited Seating Free to the first 25 Responders. Must RSVP by May 7th.   After May 7th Registration is $25. Email: info@carolinasportsandspine.com to RSVP Phone: 252-442-4024 to Reserve your seat Online: carolinasportsandspine.com use Contact Us page to register Topics Covered:  The Science of Why You Can’t Lose Weight Learn which foods boost weight … Read More

What can the Dalai Lama teach us about our health…..

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“Man Sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.”  Dalai Lama Many times I will ask my patients…”What do you really have if you don’t … Read More

When is the best time to eat your daily calories?

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I frequently hear people tell me that they eat a big dinner and eat a snack before bed sometimes even waking to eat a snack. Well, perhaps they should consider the following.  Sumo wrestlers who need to gain significant weight before a match will eat a lot of calories before bed and wake up in the night to eat.  So, if you are not careful you may have been following a sumo diet, which i am pretty sure is not … Read More