Not All Vitamins and Supplements are Created Equal

Americans are spending more than $27 billion each year on vitamins and nutritional supplements. According to a December 2015 report by Euromonitor International, that number should see a growth of about four percent this year despite the debate in the medical community about the health benefits of vitamins and supplements. In fact, there is little […]

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Top Reasons To Limit Your Meat Consumption

In October, the World Health Organization (WHO) took an aggressive stance against the consumption of processed and red meats. The decision was based on the findings of 22-member panel who reviewed decades of research on the link between cancer and the consumption of certain meats.  The international panel examined findings from animal studies, human health […]

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Dr. Piazza’s 5 Healthy Snacks to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Halloween can be a fun time for costumes and make-up, but most Halloween events also involve sugar-laden treats that are bad for your health. While occasional sugar splurges are not a problem, when sugary treats are part of your daily diet, they can lead to a host of health problems. Scientific research shows that sugary […]

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Dr. Piazza’s Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

As a doctor, I advise my patients all year long on how to increase their fitness levels and on how to achieve their optimal sense of health and well-being. This time of year, I enjoy giving gifts that reflect my philosophy of whole-body wellness. I thought I would share with you the products that are […]

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Elle Macpherson’s Secrets for Looking Fit and Fabulous at 50

Although she was exercising, eating no red meat, drinking three liters of water and consuming no alcohol each day, supermodel Elle Macpherson noticed a few years ago that she had less energy and was gaining weight around her middle. Today, at the age of 50, the statuesque model credits her remarkably fit and youthful appearance and her overall […]

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Dr. Piazza: What’s in My Gym Bag?

Image via Vita Coco 1. Vita Coco Coconut Water Drinking coconut water is a perfect way to stay hydrated while gaining nutritional benefits. The not-from-concentrate coconut water I keep in my bag is a great source of potassium and Vitamin C. Plus it is refreshing after a workout or just when I have a quick break […]

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