by Ayotola Ogunsipe, edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH As of 2021, marijuana is currently legal in eighteen of the United States; 15 additional states have decriminalized use. It appears that the bad reputation it has garnered over the years is gradually diminishing. The renewed interest comes amid marijuana's possible benefits in chronic pain, … Continue reading Does Marijuana Kill Brain Cells?
Is Coffee Harmful to Your Health? A Daily Apple on the Effects of Caffeine in Coffee and other foods. There's something incredibly soothing about waking up to the smell of freshly brewed coffee. However, millions of coffee drinkers don't just take their cup of joe daily because of its aroma; it's also a delight because … Continue reading Is Coffee Harmful to Your Health?
When you crush apples and ferment the juice, you get Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV). Over the years, ACV has gained popularity due to its perceived health benefits. Many individuals in the natural health community refer to it as a superfood. While it is true that ACV may be beneficial for specific conditions, skeptics have referred … Continue reading Apple Cider Vinegar: Facts, Maybes and Myths
by Ayotola Ogunsipe, Edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH There are many different approaches to starting a low-carb diet. One option that has garnered significant interest over the years is the ketogenic diet (Keto). This diet is a high-fat, low-carb eating pattern that can help someone to lose weight and cut cravings. It is … Continue reading The Keto Diet: Is it Ideal for Diabetes?
by Ayotola Ogunsipe, Edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH Introduction: Arthritis is Common Let's talk about arthritis. More than 54 million adults in the United States have arthritis. One in four of these adults experiencing significant joint pain, the most common symptom of the condition. As the arthritis progresses, many, especially those above 60 years of … Continue reading Arthritis Pain? An Evidence-Based Look at 5 Supplements
Overall, the ideal diabetic diet should comprise low-carb, low-sugar, and high fiber foods while adding healthy fats and protein to the mix.