Support for healthy diet and lifestyle

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on support for healthy diet and lifestyle...
Calcium supplements fall short for reversing osteoporosis – but try this combo instead!

Calcium supplements fall short for reversing osteoporosis – but try this combo instead!

Even though calcium supplements fall short, a combination of diet supplements helps build healthy bone in those with osteoporosis.
The bacteria in your mouth influence your mood and energy level

The bacteria in your mouth influence your mood and energy level

Scientists have detected an imbalance of microbes in the saliva of young people with suicidal thoughts. This insight could help many others, too.
Another strategy to keep your arteries elastic

Another strategy to keep your arteries elastic

Adequate levels of vitamin K2 are important for cardiovascular health-- they keep your arterial walls supple.
Carb loading? Strategic nutrient intake leading up to race day

Carb loading? Strategic nutrient intake leading up to race day

Basic outline of carbohydrate loading and training strategies for the days leading up to race day
Dr. Lavine’s food diversity scorecard

Dr. Lavine’s food diversity scorecard

Food diversity is important to health. Dr. Lavine introduces his Food Diversity Scorecard so you can assess how diverse your food sources are.
Leucine

Leucine

Leucine is unique among amino acids. It's a building block for proteins but it also serves as a hormonal switch to stimulate protein production.
Four nutrients it’s hard to get on a vegan diet

Four nutrients it’s hard to get on a vegan diet

Meat? There are many problems with the way meat is produced. It ruins the environment. It makes animals’ lives ...
Why I source my herbs in Australia

Why I source my herbs in Australia

The potential benefits of herbal medicines is an active area of scientific research. Sourcing medicinal herbs in Australia has advantages.
Nitric oxide and your health

Nitric oxide and your health

Nitric oxide is a key molecule for health because it signals your arteries to dilate. This article covers the three main ways to boost nitric oxide levels.
Do we really need to drink all that water?

Do we really need to drink all that water?

If you’re like me, you’ve probably heard that drinking 8 glasses of water a day of 8 ounces each is good for your ...
My blood pressure quest. Chapter 3: Mercury in my hair

My blood pressure quest. Chapter 3: Mercury in my hair

High levels of mercury can contribute to high blood pressure; hair testing of heavy metals can reveal the problem and point to a solution.
Heartburn, reflux & GERD

Heartburn, reflux & GERD

Symptoms of reflux are commonly managed with prescriptions for PPI's. But the functional diagnostic medicine approach digs deeper.
Chapter 1: My blood pressure quest. The commitment

Chapter 1: My blood pressure quest. The commitment

Tests for blood pressure are a routine part of medical checkups and over the years that's become a concern of ...
Which is the more sophisticated technology?

Which is the more sophisticated technology?

Before you answer, consider this: Over millions of years, plants have develop sophisticated chemical ...
Does this supplement solve the exercise paradox?

Does this supplement solve the exercise paradox?

Even though exercise is one of the best ways to improve your ability to deal with stress, exercise itself is ...

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