Every day, I get up and make myself a cup of coffee. I used to drink instant, moved on to pods and then ultimately graduated to grinding my own. I drink about 2-3 cups during the day, sometimes more if I’ve been on call the night before. As a cardiologist, I’m asked nearly every week … Continue reading Is coffee good for your heart?
Happy National Coffee Day, everyone. In all likelihood, this day won’t change the drinking habits for most people as coffee is the official starter fluid of the morning impaired. That being said, today gives us an opportunity to inform you of some of the health benefits (and risks) of the blessed, bitter bean. Beyond simply … Continue reading On National Coffee Day, remember both the benefits and risks of our favorite bitter bean
More than 75 percent of us drink coffee and more than 50 percent say they drink it every day. But coffee has a longstanding history of being blamed for many health problems, from stunting your growth to causing heart disease. However, there’s good news for those of us who love a good cup of joe … Continue reading The truth about our favorite beverage: Coffee
In my lifetime (and I’m not saying how old I am), I’ve experienced one migraine. Although it was years ago, I still remember the experience. Since my father suffered from migraines, I feared going down the same medical path. Good news though, to this day that has been my one and only migraine. I didn’t … Continue reading Migraines? What’s Your Diet Look Like?
Every week it seems like we are reminded of the perks of staying active, eating well and exercising. It’s in our magazines, on our television, and even online in our favorite blogs. But did you know that exercise, even the smallest amount, does wonders for your brain’s fitness too? Got a big test coming up? … Continue reading Simple Steps for a Better Memory
Would you believe me if I told you I’ve never had a cup of coffee in my life? I say a cup, because I’ve had a sip of one of those French vanilla deals back in college, and my wife made me sip her iced double whatyamacallit from Starbucks another time. But I have never sat … Continue reading Energy Drinks are a Health Problem: Big Surprise!