by Dr. Frank Lipman | Apr 24, 2023 | Featured, Healthy Aging, SleepThere are any number of ways to keep your brain healthy, having to do with healthy diet, movement and stress reduction. But one of the big brain savers is all about what you do at night, and by that we mean sleep. It is truly amazing, refreshing, restorative stuff and if you’re not getting enough or just not doing it very well, the consequences can be more serious than you might think. Sure, an under-slept brain won’t be able to perform particularly well on the team Zoom call or, for that matter, doing any kind of activity that rises above the routine, but that’s just the beginning of the problems.
by Dr. Izabella Wentz | Apr 21, 2023 | Health & Wellness, Healthy Aging, RelaxationGetting to know the types of chronic stress making the body feel unsafe and driving an overactive fight-or-flight response is the first step in lowering their impact on us.
by Dr. Frank Lipman | Apr 17, 2023 | Featured, Health & Wellness, Healthy AgingThe food we eat to keep our metabolism running and us alive can, if we’re not careful, poison us. If we’re consuming too many carbs and not burning them off, glucose (sugar) builds up in the bloodstream which in turn drives up the hormone insulin required to get it out of the blood and into our cells for fuel. Unchecked, that sends us down the path of “insulin resistance” -- the pancreas can’t make enough insulin to do the job because the cells on the receiving end are becoming progressively less sensitive to it. Worst-case scenario: type 2 diabetes – but you don’t have to go there.
by Jacqueline Seymour | Apr 12, 2023 | Health Coach Tips, Healthy Aging Research has shown that oral health is connected to several other areas of health, including brain health, heart health, and metabolic health. Here's a look at how oral health affects these different aspects of our health.
by Dr. Frank Lipman | Apr 10, 2023 | Featured, Health & Wellness, Healthy Aging, NutritionAs people have become conscious of the dangers of sugar, many are making an effort to purge it from their lives – and that’s a big step in the right direction. If you’re in the process of kicking sugar, keep up the good work, and give yourself a pat on the back. But I’ve got some news for you that you may not want to hear, even though you need to. If you’re relying on non-sugar, ‘non-nutritive’ artificial sweeteners (NNS) to ease the transition, you’ve got to kick them too. The problem is, sweeteners of any stripe are as crappy for your body as sugar, but in different ways.
by Dawn Brighid | Apr 7, 2023 | Health & Wellness, Healthy AgingI’m the nutritionist at Dr. Lipman’s Eleven Eleven Wellness Center and I recently received a diagnosis of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disease of the bone, learn about the risk factors and how to address them.