The current global pandemic surrounding the novel coronavirus has encouraged a lot of thought about how we handle disease spread, the way cities function, and has generally changed almost every aspect of our day-to-day lives.
Are antidepressants harmful? Do their side effects outweigh their benefits? Should you avoid using them except in the most critical cases? The answers to these questions only matter if the medications you’re taking actually work. And, particularly in the case of psychotherapy drugs, the answer is not always a clear one.
If you were putting together a list of all the things you should take every day, the best suggestion is to make that list as short as possible. That’s because, if you make the criteria too lax about the things you take, you will soon be taking a whole lot […]
Do animal proteins cause cancer? Are they dangerous? Many popular views and diets including the keto and paleo diets say that animal proteins should be reduced or eliminated for various health reasons, while other evidence shows that the health benefits of animal proteins outweigh the risks.
Are you having a hard time determining if you have too much or too little protein in your diet? Too much protein means you might be dealing with potential disease risks, while too little protein presents the possible risk of changes to health span. Either way, the literature is often confusing and inconclusive and often leaves people with more questions than answers.
It’s a question I have gotten so many times: what do I, Dr. C, eat throughout the course of a normal day? Well, I’m going to tell you! For today’s discussion, I’ll run you through what I eat, the why behind eating it, and what we can learn from what […]
I have recently received so many questions surrounding vitamin D. Is it really that important? How much should you be taking? What types are best? Is it dangerous if you get too much? Can it harm your thyroid? All great questions.