Proper nutrition is the cornerstone of good health. Whether you are preparing for surgery or another procedure, recovering from an illness or treatment, or just focused on your health, it’s important to think of your body as a machine that is fueled by food and water. To keep your machine running well, you need a healthy balance of proper nutrition.
by Lee Kurisko, MD When discussing different diets, the case is made why this diet or that diet is the best way to go. Having said that, there is only one diet that has ever been shown to prevent and even reverse heart disease, the number one killer in the Western world. That diet is … Continued
by Lee Kurisko, MD In Part Three, I dispelled the misconception that plant foods cannot provide sufficient protein for health. People are also often concerned about calcium, iron, and zinc. I was raised believing that only dairy foods provided a significant amount of calcium to be healthy and have strong bones. Invariably, the “educational” materials … Continued
By Lee Kurisko, MD It is frequently cited that almost all human societies have consumed meat and that these societies did not suffer from the ravages of modern diseases such as heart disease, cancer, stroke, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity etc. This is in fact true, but the key fact is that their consumption of … Continued
By Dr. Stanley “Lee” Kurisko A few years ago, I wrote a blog post for MediBid that I have since realized was completely wrong. My article, “Why Vegetarianism is Bad for You” scored over 50,000 hits but was based on incomplete and inaccurate information. Fortunately, the article is no longer on the internet to misinform people. … Continued