Archive for August 2017

Prescription Drugs that Deplete Your Nutrients: Part 1 of 2

As patients, we all strive to do what is best for our bodies. We eat well, exercise, and take any necessary medications when needed. However, what is not well known is that sometimes the medications we take can cause a depletion of important nutrients. Don’t get me wrong, prescription medications are a necessity for many…

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Antioxidants vs. Free Radicals

Every so often a patient asks me, “What are antioxidants and why do I need them?”  My answer is always the same.  To understand what antioxidants are, you need to understand what a free radical is. Let’s Start from the Top Free radicals consist of harmful molecules that are missing electrons.  Electrons typically come in…

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