Coffee consumption, especially several cups a day, is definitely associated with numerous health benefits and we see this in a wealth of observational and interventional research that looked into coffee drinking and health outcomes in adults.
Eating a healthy diet in general can be challenging and tailoring it to a specific health need only adds to that challenge
Hypertension – elevated blood pressure, is the most common condition seen in primary care and leads to myocardial infarction, stroke, renal failure, and death if not detected early and treated appropriately
Take a look at this very nice infographic by American Heart Association about the common myths related to our daily salt consumption.
One is more likely to be overweight if one has a lot of friends who are overweight and a very good way to gain weight is to have lunches or dinners with other people, especially if they are overweight.
Dear Dr. Mo: How to be sure my sunglasses protect my eyes well from UV light? Is the price tag sufficient as guidance? Dear reader: Your question is well timed and important and wherever we go, even when the skies are […]
Dear Dr. Mo: Is Zinc helpful in treating the common cold? Should I use it? Dear reader: When we catch the infamous cold (acute upper respiratory tract infection), sometimes the symptoms may be severe enough that we reach out to […]
Dear readers: Some time ago, father of a friend of mine had suffered a stroke – he’s still alive and on his way to recovery mostly because of the prompt and immediate reaction of the people who were there when […]
Dear readers: In a recent interview for Esquire, titled “What I’ve Learned”, Woody Allen says an interesting and important thing he’d learned from his dad: “My dad didn’t even teach me how to shave — I learned that from a […]
Dear Dr. Mo: My digestion has not been so good lately. What are some natural ways to try and improve it? Dear reader: When digestion is not working properly, our entire health my become affected and sometimes indigestion could signal […]
Dear Dr. Mo: Whenever I think of starting a diet, I begin to feel strong anxiety and I fear that I will fail – so I keep putting it off. I’m not having hopes of becoming any super-model looking person but […]
In this post I talk about the ‘5-second’ rule and why it doesn’t apply.
In this post I write about new ways to train and educate medical students and physicians and review an exciting new app that does just that
In this post I answer a reader’s question about probiotics, their effectiveness and specific applications
In this post I answer a reader’s question about the importance of eating breakfast and how that affects our health and weight.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about alcohol its potential health benefits and associated risks.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about water.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about multivitamins and their potential benefits.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about the safety of drinking herbal infusions during pregnancy.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about the Syndrome X, also known as the Metabolic syndrome.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about protein as an essential part of a healthy weight loss diet.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about fructose and the effects this sugar has on our health.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about health benefits of oils found in fish. I explain some of the most important effects on our health.
Here’s why: /exercise-for-longer-life/
In this post I answer a reader’s question about a specific type of angina and about angina in general.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about health benefits of apples. Read on as I list some of apple’s most important properties.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about a morning feeling of tiredness in legs. Read on as I explain the possible causes and some immediate things to try, in order to get relief.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about the foods to add to our daily healthy diet. Read about my suggestions to add to your own list of healthy foods.
Green tea is the talk of the town for its health benefits. In this text I explore some of its properties and give an overview of the potentially useful applications in a healthy diet. It’s not a magic pill but it certainly does help in maintaining good health.