Blood Pressure, Common Sense & Salty Language

photo Utah salt flats

Firmly established conventional guidelines on blood pressure and salt are finally eroding. It’s about time. For decades I’ve guided my patients along a different path, telling them that I am not concerned by their blood pressure in my office and that they need salt to live. Both of these blood pressure-related opinions have gotten me in […]

Coffee and Prostate Cancer

It is nice to report good news. In this case, the good news is that a recent study of prostate cancer found that drinking coffee reduced risk. It is always essential to view dietary studies skeptically. There are so many reasons they can be misunderstood, or just plain wrong. The world is too complicated to […]