A Simple Exercise That Burns More Calories Than Walking

I have always advised my patients that walking is a great exercise.  A pair of sneakers and comfortable clothes is all you need to get started.  Taking the stairs instead of the elevator has been another of my common suggestions, and as the colder weather quickly approaches, maybe we should consider starting a stair climbing…

The Vegetable from the Fountain of Youth

“If you’re looking for the Fountain of Youth, kale may just be it!” Tom Gatto, a registered dietician, updates us on the nutritional powerhouse called kale. His discussion includes nutrient density, how to prepare it, and which vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants it contains and how they enhance our health. My vimeo channel: vimeo.com/channels/drpolcino Web: dr-polcino.com Facebook: facebook.com/DrPolcino Twitter: twitter.com/DrPolcino

A Way to Help Determine the Status of Your Weight

…..Weight control is a major concern for most of us.  As menopause approaches, many women experience an increase in their weight, with about 70% being overweight.  Body mass index (BMI) is a commonly used calculation that quantifies where our weight is, and when using this classification, about 50% of perimenopausal and menopausal women are considered…

Add Vitamin D to Your New Year’s Resolutions

…..The new year comes with all the resolutions we promise to keep.  Weight loss is always the one we want to accomplish.  I wish to remind you again to continue your vitamin D supplements if you were found to be needing them.  Every day I read about the importance of this vitamin and appreciate its…