Hypertension – elevated blood pressure, is the most common condition seen in primary care and leads to myocardial infarction, stroke, renal failure, and death if not detected early and treated appropriately
Dear Dr. Mo: I’d like to know if there are any health benefits we can derive from eating chocolate? Dear reader: Having a sweet tooth myself, I very much understand your concern and in the context of health, I am […]
Take a look at this very nice infographic by American Heart Association about the common myths related to our daily salt consumption.
Dear Dr. Mo: I’m worried that smoking marijuana might make me gain weight – is it true that this could happen? Dear reader: Consuming marijuana classically produces symptoms of increased appetite (so called the munchies) and in principle, it could […]
Dear Dr. Mo: What about onions and health – I avoid them because they give me bad breath but I actually love onions. Should I eat them anyways? Dear reader: With their unique combination of flavonoids and sulfur-containing nutrients, the […]
Dear readers: In a recent interview for Esquire, titled “What I’ve Learned”, Woody Allen says an interesting and important thing he’d learned from his dad: “My dad didn’t even teach me how to shave — I learned that from a […]
Dear readers: I’d like to share with you 6 amazing health benefits of Butternut Squash, my latest discovery on my quest for delicious healthy foods. It didn’t seem appealing or eye catching and I remember my grandpa used to dry […]
Dear Dr. Mo: What are the true health benefits of green tea, are these benefits real and should I start drinking it? Dear reader: Green tea is one of those foods that potentially has enormous health benefits but for most […]
Dear Dr. Mo: Someone I know has just had a stroke. What can I do to reduce my risks of stroke? I’m middle aged and generally in good health. Dear reader: What we have long suspected, the latest study published […]
Dear Dr. Mo: Should I or shouldn’t I eat eggs and are they healthy in any way? People keep saying eggs are full of cholesterol and should be avoided but, is this true? Dear reader: Contrary to a wide-spread belief […]
Dear Dr. Mo: My wife loves zucchini. I am not a big fan but she insists that zucchinis are healthy without stating any specific health benefit. Are zucchini really that healthy? Dear reader: Zucchini are indeed very good for your […]
Dear readers, our modern diets are plagued with unhealthful food choices. Many people are struggling with excess weight and our arteries are taking the toll over the years – they begin to accumulate plaque. Plaque buildup increases the chances for heart […]
In this post I answer a reader’s question on ways men can improve their health and live longer.
In this post I answer a reader’s interesting question about beer tan.
Take a look at an info graphic showing ways in which you can get the required dose of weekly physical activity for good health
In this post I talk about health benefits of Mangos – there are many!
In this post I answer a reader’s question about Avocados and their benefits.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about health benefits of chocolate.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about health aspects of saunas.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about healthy foods that lower cholesterol.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about fiber-rich foods and their health benefits.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about some practical and healthy ways to reduce weight while maintaining a balanced diet.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about sodas and ways in which they affect our health.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about health benefits of oils found in fish. I explain some of the most important effects on our health.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about a specific type of angina and about angina in general.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about lifestyle remedies for high blood pressure. Read on as I explain the basics of the condition and way to cope.