The old saying, “You are what you eat” is as true today as ever. The articles below were written to empower you to have as long and healthy a life as possible. I’ve tried to make the articles interesting and easy to read, but full of detailed (and sometimes technical) information and references so you can dig deeper if you wish. Enjoy!

Please bear in mind that these articles are not intended to diagnose, prescribe or substitute for care from your primary care physician. 

Nutrition and Osteoporosis

Nutrition and Osteoporosis What You Need To Know (and maybe a little more). I am frequently asked, “Do I need to take calcium supplements to keep my bones strong?” The short answer is “probably no”, but I wish to take this opportunity to give a more thorough answer than “yes” or “no”. I believe in empowering you with the knowledge ...
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Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease

What You Need to Know to Prevent Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease by David Wells, D.C., L.Ac., M.S. (Nutrition) Four centuries ago the English physician, Thomas Sydenham MD (1624 to1689) said, “A man is as old as his arteries.” That statement is as true today as it was then. Our lives are utterly dependent on the 1,800 gallons of blood pumped ...
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Take Charge of your Waistline

Measuring your waistline is a lot easier and cheaper to do (not to mention less painful) than getting your cholesterol tested, but it reveals much the same information. As a consumer of health care, I’ve always wanted to have simple, do it at home tests and treatments for health conditions. Here is one I want to share with you. As ...
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