A Possible New Treatment for Diabetes

By Eddie Fatakhov  M.D. A study released out of a British Columbia research lab in Canada provided a new possible treatment for one of the most rampant diseases in the world. The study found that manipulation of a specific protein within fat cells may not only prevent the development of, but also reverse type 2 diabetes.…

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Probiotics and Weight Loss

By Eddie Fatakhov, M.D. What is a probiotic? Probiotics are not only live microorganisms found in supplements and some fermented foods such as yogurt and pickles, but they have also been found to have a variety of health benefits. These benefits include vitamin K and B production, the breakdown of insoluble (indigestible) fiber, immune system…

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Can Plastics

By Eddie Fatakhov, M.D. Though commercially useful, these chemicals can easily leach out of plastics to contaminate our food, water supply, and even the air we breathe. This is when phthalates become a real problem Phthalates, not to be confused with Pilates exercises, are semi volatile organic compounds found in plastics, because they make them…

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Resolution: Make 2019 Your Healthy Brain Year

By Eddie Fatakhov M.D. Before 2018 is firmly in the rear-view mirror, most people around the world will participate in the honoured tradition of defining their New Year’s resolutions. While there are many intentions that might be spoken but not kept, there is one that is well worth the effort. If you follow through on…

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