Dr. Larry Evaluates Hillary Clinton’s Health Scare

Written by Dr. Larry There are two pieces of facts from former Secretary Hillary Clinton’s doctor, Dr. Lisa Bardack, that you should know exist before we dive in: “Secretary Clinton has been experiencing a cough related to allergies.  On Friday, during follow-up evaluation of her prolonged cough, she was diagnosed with pneumonia.  She was put on antibiotics, and advised to rest …

Nasal Flu Vaccination Not Recommended – Here’s Why

Written by Dr. Larry The American Assocation of Pedatrics today released a statement recommending against the intranasal flu shot (FluMist) because it has been less effective that the traditional flu shot.  I commented on this for KTVU San Francisco’s Fox station (9/6) and want to write about what I found. First, the CDC had an advisory committe investigate the efficacy of …

What is the Best Diet for Weight Loss?

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry Paleo. Gluten-free. Atkins. South Beach. There are so many experts out there recommending so many different diets as “the best” way to lose weight. So how do you know which one will really help you reach your weight loss goals? Here, learn about the three main categories of diets, and discover the secret for …

How 15 Minutes a Day Can Help You Live Longer

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry On the days when I am tired and don’t feel like working out, I think of this. When do I not have even 15 minutes? Seriously. And it’s getting me two extra years of life to have with my family, potential grandkids, doing the things I love. Fifteen minutes matters. Getting regular exercise can …

8 Questions to Ask Yourself When Setting a Weight Loss Goal

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry Imagine if you had a bow and arrow and were just standing with a forest in front of you, without a specific target. You could randomly start shooting arrows, and you might hit something — a tree, probably the ground, hopefully not a fellow archer. Chances that you are going to hit the bulls-eye? …

5 Reasons to Keep a Food Diary

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry How many grams of sugar have you had today? What time did you have breakfast this morning? Exactly how many chips did you eat at lunch? Most of us like to think we know what we are consuming, but without a written record of our eating habits, it can be difficult to answer questions …

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Preparing Food for the Week

Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry When you are trying to create a healthier lifestyle, it can be easy to get off track. Long days at work may have you rushing to a fast food chain between appointments, and by the time you get home in the evening, you may be ready to order takeout and call it a night. …