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Dietary Fat and Heart Disease: What's the Real Connection?

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 03.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

A review just published in the Annals of Internal Medicine concluded that current evidence does not support limiting saturated fat or increasing polyunsaturated fat for preventing heart disease. But the important message in the study, which I reveal below, gets lost in the oversimplified headline and cheesy photo.

Vitamins Can Help Prevent Heart Attacks

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

A series of articles published on Dec. 17 in a prestigious medical journal, The Annals of Internal Medicine, received a lot of press because of an edi...

Do You Have Leaky Gut Syndrome?

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

Because it is something of a mystery disease that can show itself as a bewildering array of other conditions, you could have Leaky Gut Syndrome and not even realize it.

How To Boost Immunity After Exercise

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

For people who are sedentary or get very little exercise, moderate physical activity can enhance immune function. Yet intense physical training, at any level, could actually decrease immunity.

Why Medication Can Be Dangerous to Your Health

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

Integrated medicine seeks to restore balance and healthy function, instead of simply treating symptoms -- and it is a powerful way to address chronic illness.

Is Conventional Medicine Ignoring You?

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

patients' problems are never fully explained by their diseases. There is almost always something quirky or strange that separates each person's illness from the textbook case.

Aspirin and Vitamin C Together at Last

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

Taking any dose of aspirin on a regular basis can triple your risk of dangerous gastrointestinal bleeding. If aspirin were a new drug, it would have a tough time getting approved by the FDA.