Vaccinating your Children


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By: Danielle Menke

The CDC has recently released guidelines on what parents need to know regarding vaccinating their kids. School is starting soon and many schools require vaccinations as a state requirement. Vaccinations, the CDC says, are one of the most important things you can do as a parent to ensure your […]

Preliminary Guidelines of Prediabetes by Dr. Claire Arcidiacono, ND


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By: Dr. Claire Arcidiacono, ND

Diabetes is a very common illness. According to the latest data compiled in 2012, it affects 29 million Americans (1). On average, diabetes cost the United States 245 billion dollars in 2012 alone and this number seems to only be steadily increasing (2). But where does diabetes […]

Outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease


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By: Danielle Menke

A respiratory bacterial infection, Legionnaires’ disease, has recently hit New York hard. According to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 31 cases have been reported in the South Bronx since mid-July and two people have already died.

Here is what you need to know about […]

New Link Between Intestinal Bacteria and Depression


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By: Danielle Menke

It is commonly known that intestinal bacteria can affect behavior, however, a new study has made a discovery regarding the link between intestinal bacteria and depression.

Published in Nature Communications, the study explores the role of intestinal microbiota in the altered behavior brought on by early-life stress. Premysl Bercik, […]

5 Essential Micronutrients During Pregnancy by Jun Wang, MS.


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By: Jun Wang, MS.

Jun Wang is currently an on-site nutritional consultant at InVite® Heath in Forest Hills and the Bronx. He holds a Masters of Science in Human Nutrition from Columbia University Medical Center.

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In about three months, I will became a […]

New Treatment Gives Hope to Vitiligo Patients


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By: Danielle Menke

You have probably know or have seen someone whose skin looks very discolored – whiter patches of skin in some areas than their normal skin tone. This a non-contagious skin condition called vitiligo that affects about 2 million people in the United States.

According to, vitiligo occurs when […]

Hope for a Cataract Cure


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By: Danielle Menke

As recently reported by our very own Dr. Claire Arcidiacono, ND, in the United States, many develop serious eye conditions, one of the most common being a cataract. Cataracts are a “clouding” of the lens of the eye that develops into a white area that can be impossible to […]

Extramel SOD: A Superhero Among Antioxidants By Nicole Crane, BS, NTP

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Extramel SOD: A Superhero Among Antioxidants

By Nicole Crane, B.S., NTP

I found a small pipe lying on the ground in my backyard. It was old, discolored and brittle. Years of rain, sun and exposure caused it to rust; the rust is caused by oxidation. With every breath we expose ourselves […]

Nutritional Support of the Blood Brain Barrier By Dr. Alan Pressman


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Nutritional Support of the Blood Brain Barrier

By: Dr. Alan H. Pressman

When you thick of probiotics, the healthy bacterial supplements, the last thing you think about, if at all, is the brain. Probiotics mostly bring to mind gastrointestinal […]

How to Avoid Processed Foods


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By: Danielle Menke

Processed foods are all around us – from our very own kitchens to our favorite supermarkets. Many processed foods have a high level of sugar and contain many different artificial ingredients. You’ve seen their convenient packaging and tried to pronounce the ingredients that they are made of. So how […]