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dominic g. Medical Doctor

chicago, Illinois
"HELLO! My name is Dr. Dominic Gaziano. I am a General Internal Medicine physician in Chicago and BBC World recognized wellness practitioner. With the increase in managed institutional health care, Americans are learning they must take care of themselves. If they do not, they become a victim... Full Bio
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The Heart of Living Well with Judy Lubin by dominic g. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I recently discovered Judy Lubin and her book THE HEART OF LIVING WELL - and her blog, HEART AND STYLE. Judy is  founder of Heart and Style, is a women’s heal ... Read on »
Vaccine May Protect Against Prostate Cancer by dominic g. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating In the news recently, an experimental vaccine can provide long-term protection against prostate cancer in mice genetically predisposed to the disease, new res ... Read on »
Rheumatologists, Uric Acid and Gout by dominic g. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Gout (also called metabolic arthritis ) is a disease created by a buildup of uric acid. In this condition, monosodium urate or uric acid crystals are depos ... Read on »
Foods for Anti-Aging and Better Skin by dominic g. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating General guidelines for anti-aging and better skin say low saturated fat, lots of salmon, lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, and low salt and low sugar. ... Read on »
Summer Time and Bee Stings by dominic g. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Since we spend more time outside in the summer, we are exposed  to more insects, like bees and wasps that can sting us. We are also exposed to outdoor allerg ... Read on »
Join the Wellness Community at Wellsphere by dominic g. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating            Wellsphere builds online healthy living communities that help people ‘Get active, Eat better and Unwind’. Wellsphere’s groundbreaking pla ... Read on »
Eat Right to Prevent Colorectal Cancer by dominic g. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The American Cancer Society did an article about food choices and colon cancer. The link between diet and colorectal cancer is so strong that learning to make sound ... Read on »
FDA Approved VYVANSE for the Treatment of ADHD in Adults by dominic g. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements FDA Approves VYVANSE? (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate), the First and Only Once-Daily Prodrug Stimulant to Treat ADHD in Adults. Within the first eight months sinc ... Read on »
The Truth About Wrinkle Creams and Anti-Aging Claims by dominic g. Medical Doctor 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I have a friend who works for an upscale retail store, for a very upscale skin care line. And it amazes me to watch the people that go from counter to counter, ... Read on »
Fresh Raw Foods - The Fountain of Youth by dominic g. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Why is Raw Food So Good For You? "Because from thirty to eighty-five percent of the nutrition in foods is destroyed in cooking. That is an average fifty per ... Read on »
What Is The Healthiest Cooking Oil? by dominic g. Medical Doctor 2 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Cooking Saturated and trans fats are BAD and polysaturated and monosaturated are GOOD fats. Monounsaturated fats (MUFAs) lower total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol ... Read on »
Breathe Deep for Your Health and Wellness by dominic g. Medical Doctor 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management Hopefully it's a nice spring day where ever you are! Take 5 minutes to breathe deeply today! Right now, you are ... Read on »
The Power of Walking and Movement as Opposed to a Sedentary Lifestyle by dominic g. Medical Doctor 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Walking Assess how far you walk a day. On the same day, record how long you sit in a day. Some of us can't help how little we walk! The workplace has becom ... Read on »
Healthy Cooking Healthy Eating by dominic g. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking People used to always complain that healthy food had no taste or did not taste good. And, back in the old days, you had to search through countless books and m ... Read on »
Health Benefits of Fish and Fish Oils by dominic g. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating There is a lot of truth behind the old saying, "You are what you eat!" There's no doubt that healthy eating habits contribute to a healthy body. It's bee ... Read on »
Are Nuts Good For You? by dominic g. Medical Doctor Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating Nuts of all sorts are rich in the antioxidant vitamin E. Almonds are loaded with a form called alpha-tocopherol. Pecans and walnuts are particularly rich in anot ... Read on »
Healing Effects of Laughter by dominic g. Medical Doctor 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body How many times a day do you laugh? Do you know we laugh about 100 times more as a child? Research has shown health benefits of laughter rangin ... Read on »