Michael Platt
7 Tips to Survive The Holidays

7 Tips to Survive The Holidays

We have shorter days, cooler temperatures and the start of endless temptations with the upcoming holiday season. From Halloween to New Year’s Eve, we are tempted with fat-laden carbs.  But this time of year can make eating enjoyable with just a few tips and options that won’t leave you feeling deprived: Keep It Fresh: The advantage of fresh fruits and vegetables is that it provides plenty of fiber which helps you feel full.  When entertaining, it’s always good to serve a fresh vegetable platter with a yogurt dip to help curb your appetite which, in turn, helps avoid indulging. Replace Salt...

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Michael Platt
Flu Vaccinations - Do They Prevent the Flu?

Flu Vaccinations - Do They Prevent the Flu?

As most people are aware, we are entering into flu season. Without fail, there are multiple notices encouraging people to get flu shots. I have never been convinced that flu shots actually prevent the flu. In fact, I believe that they are more likely to give you flu-like symptoms. The question, of course, arises, is there a better way to prevent the flu? In fact, there is. And this is an ideal time to mention this because we are in the midst of breast cancer awareness month, which should more appropriately be designated as breast cancer prevention month. As it...

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Breast Cancer Prevention Month

Breast Cancer Prevention Month

BREAST CANCER PREVENTION MONTH  I published a blog a couple of years ago in deference to October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Since then, nothing has changed. I feel the message is important enough to repeat. The unfortunate situation is that all things pink, including ribbons, has come to symbolize a complete lack of interest in achieving a better approach to breast cancer. The Susan Komen Foundation has raised millions of dollars since 1982 and the statistics have not improved.October is well known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  There is no debate about the fact that women should be aware of breast...

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3 Benefits of Progesterone for Anti-Aging

3 Benefits of Progesterone for Anti-Aging

Don't we all want to not only live longer, but also look and feel good? For many years, I have worked with bio-identical hormones and have observed the many benefits of progesterone. Many people think progesterone is a sex hormone, but this is simply not true. Women, men and children of all ages can benefit from progesterone, which can directly contribute to longevity in both sexes. These benefits can lead to a significant improvement in the quality of life. Read below the 3 major categories where benefits can be achieved with the use of a 5% progesterone cream.1. Anti-estrogen Progesterone...

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