Nutrition

BodyMind Health Radio Show

The Body Mind Health (Radio) Show debuts today... Monday, August 7th from 9:30 -10 am on 96.5 FM WSLR. Show host Dr. Sean Stringer will start the premier show on the topic of Breastfeeding to promote Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Special guest, Arielle Boudreau Ball, will be joining to educate listeners on the topic. You can [...]

How To Eat Out At A Restaurant

This is a pretty common question we get: "What do I eat when I go out to a restaurant?" It's not that hard but you also need to know what you can tolerate. Many of you will be tested by us for food sensitivities/intolerances, and we will give you a list of things you should [...]

The Calcium-Osteoporosis Myth

Calcium may well be the world's most popular nutritional supplement. Why is that you might ask? Calcium's popularity is just good-old-fashioned marketing. For the past four decades, Americans have been the victims of huge advertising campaigns from the dairy industry promoting milk it as the ideal food, especially for growing children. They have been using [...]

Why Eat Locally Grown Produce?

Life always comes full circle. Our elders ate certain foods only when they were in season, but things have definitely changed. Now people can buy any type of food from the supermarket, irrespective of its seasonal availability. We need to go back to our roots and revive this old tradition. Even though today technology makes [...]

The Calorie Myth

According to a new study by the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina, 40 years of the NHANES American nutrition research funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may be completely invalid. This is due to the fact that the method used to collect the nutrition data [...]

Dr. Stringer's Top 20 Success Tips

Here are my top 20 success tips that will help you on your road to optimal health.  I hope you enjoy them. 1. Everything you need to live can be found in the produce section. 2. Shop two times a week in order to get fresh produce. Most leafy greens have a refrigerator shelf life [...]

The Vitamin A-Zinc Connection

The body is incredible with many biochemical reactions resulting in health some and other...disease. Many of us have learned about the importance of the fat-soluble Vitamin A (retinol) and its partner, beta-carotene and their contribution to health and well-being. Vitamin A (retinol) has specific maintenance roles that include vision, bone growth, skin, and mucosal integrity. Insufficient [...]

The Statin-CoQ10 Secret That Your Doctor Doesn't Even Know About

Statin medications like Lipitor, Crestor, and Zocor (Simvastatin) shut down the production of one of the most important nutrients in the body, Co-Enzyme Q10 (CoQ10). What many people (doctors included) are unaware of is the fact that when CoQ10 is depleted, it causes the LDL cholesterol to become oxidized. This oxidation in turn sets off [...]