Health Benefits of Cilantro

February 7th, 2016 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Cilantro is an herb that has been in use for medicine and for food for many, many years. Cilantro comes from regions of the Mediterranean and Asia Minor (Turkey).  Cilantro is used in many Mexican recipes and is very easy to add to your daily diet.  Fresh cilantro has more flavor to it and also Read the entire post…


What to do if you ever get diagnosed with cancer

January 24th, 2016 by Dr. Keith Nemec

The lifetime risks of developing and dying from certain cancers for men and women according to the US National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Database, which is based on incidence and mortality data for the United States for the most current years for which data are available. For a man it is Read the entire post…


The Health Benefits of Dill

January 3rd, 2016 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Dill is an herb that contains many vitamin and minerals that has many health benefits. Dill contains folic acid, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin A, Beta-carotene, vitamin c, pantothenic acid pyridoxine, thiamine, calcium, iron, manganese, copper, magnesium, phosphorous and zinc. With the flavonoids included in dill, dill has been used as an antioxidant, antiviral and anti-inflammatory. Dill Read the entire post…


The Health Benefits of Basil

December 13th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Basil, or otherwise known as Saint Joseph’s Wort, is a herb that belongs to the mint family.   Purdue University researchers revealed a study that basil “contains a wide range of essential oils rich in phenolic compounds and wide array of other natural products including polyphenols such as flavonoids and anthocyanins.”  Basil has elevated amounts of Read the entire post…


Superfoods that act as computer scanners to monitor cell health

November 28th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Researchers at the University of Warwick found that the protein, called Nrf2, continually moves in and out of the nuclei of human cells to sense the cell’s health and vitality. When Nrf2 is exposed to threats to the cell’s health it oscillates faster and activates an increase in the cell’s defense mechanism, including raising the Read the entire post…


Saturated Fats Produce Inflammation and Immune Imbalance

November 8th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

New research supports the view that eating large amounts of saturated fat is unhealthy. The Department of Medicine at Imperial College London conducted a study on mice that have an unusually high level of saturated fat circulating in their blood. Results showed that the presence of saturated fat in the blood caused monocytes (a type Read the entire post…


You Think As You Eat

October 25th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

New research has shown for the first time that the part of the brain used for learning, memory and mental health is smaller in people with unhealthy diets. The hippocampus is the region of the brain associated with learning and memory skills. Researchers from Deakin University (Australia), assessed data collected on 255 participants, ages 60 Read the entire post…


25 minutes of brisk walking a day adds 7 years to your life

October 18th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

The professor of cardiac diseases at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in London, said gentle exercise can reduce the risk of dying from a heart attack in the average person’s 50s and 60s by half. This study is very relevant. It suggests that when people exercise regularly they may be able to retard Read the entire post…


Healthy at 100- Low Levels of Inflammation is the Key

October 4th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Scientists have cracked the secret of why some people live a healthy and physically independent life over the age of 100. For the first time, a team of experts from Newcastle University’s Institute for Ageing and Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, explored which biological and pathological processes may be the most important for successful Read the entire post…


Is radiation therapy for cancer the right choice?

September 20th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Radiation as a cancer treatment has been used for decades. It is promoted to cancer patients as either a primary or secondary treatment of necessity for killing malignant tumors. One must be educated on the possible negative effects of radiation and the increase risk of death from radiation-induced causes so that a properly informed decision Read the entire post…