Nutrition, Optimum Health, & Preventing the “Deadly 4”

As a physician, my mission is your Optimum Health. Then, as I consider the best health-care approaches for you and others, I ask two questions: 1) How healthy are you now? And 2) If there are concerning trends among individuals, what can I do about it? These compelling questions had me research the top causes of death in America. Here is what I found… There are 4 diseases, frequently driven by poor nutrition, that kill more people than all other causes combined! I call these the “Deadly 4”…

Glycemic Index, What’s It All About?

By Dr. Rick Tague

Glycemic Index (GI) is an effective way to measure a carbohydrate-containing food’s effect on blood sugar. Some foods produce a higher blood sugar level than others. Low glycemic index foods generally have less of an impact on blood sugar levels because their carbohydrates break down more slowly, releasing glucose more gradually into the bloodstream.

What Vitamins To Take?

By Dr. Rick Tague

Essential Nutrients Package*

“I know nothing about supplements, what should I take?”  I have heard that question so often that I have created an Essential Nutrients Package.  This combination includes what I believe every American over 100 lbs should have as a minimum for optimal nutrient intake.  It includes the following: