Archive for Ask Dr. Salerno
  • Better Health Through Butter

    Better Health Through Butter

    When it comes to heart health, it doesn’t get any better than full-fat foods. Cream cheese, grass-fed meats, eggs, unheated organic nut oils, butter, and coconuts are media slander, but new research is challenging these so-called forbidden foods. For almost four decades, scientists and dietitians alike have blamed fat for the world’s long li...

  • BPA & DEHP Exposure Cause Endocrine Imbalance

    BPA & DEHP Exposure Cause Endocrine Imbalance

    Most people consider what they put in their food, but what about how it’s packaged? As many toxic ingredients fall under the radar, many are unaware of the potential negative effects food and drink packaging can have on early development. According to Child Health Evaluation and research Unit at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, researcher...

  • Air pollution, gut bacteria and sleep deprivation – the increasing causes of obesity

    Air pollution, gut bacteria and sleep deprivation – the increasing causes of obesity

    Obesity is not only a problem in USA but has been increasing worldwide. Obesity is a complex condition. Studies are now showing that certain exposures or conditions can change the body’s metabolism, change the concentration of bacteria in the intestines and can also alter the hormonal balance in the body, which can all lead to obesity. A recen...

  • Hypoglycemia - A Major Cause of Migraines

    Hypoglycemia – A Major Cause of Migraines

    Hypoglycemia is a state of low blood sugar in the body. It has been recognized since the early 1900’s that missing a meal may lead to headache. Today, studies are showing that ingesting simple sugars can also trigger a migraine attack. A review in Expert Review of Neurotherapies showed that two specific dietary factors frequently induced headache...

  • A Sugary Drink With A Toxic Secret

    A Sugary Drink With A Toxic Secret

    Depending on your busy schedule, a little bit of extra energy never hurts. But if it added up to costly medical bills later on, would you still savor the taste of a quick, cheap, and highly addictive energy drinks? Considered a healthy drink option for aspiring athletes, runners, and active individuals worldwide, the owners of Gatorade, PepsiCo, ar...