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6 Key Strategies for the Prevention and Treatment of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

By ogreenspan | May 20, 2022

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is becoming increasingly common but yet remains underdiagnosed, and is the most common liver disease in Canada. It is diagnosed in women who consume less than 20g/day of alcohol and in men who consume less than 30g/day of alcohol, and other causes for liver disease are ruled out. NAFLD is […]

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Two Tests You Need to Ask For if You Are Prescribed a Statin

By ogreenspan | Feb 16, 2022

Like any drug treatment (and even natural treatments) there are risks, but there are also benefits. Naturally our human brains tend to focus more on the negative – we are wired this way – but you can’t look at one side without consideration for the other. The class of medication called statins which include the […]

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Ignoring Snoring? It’s Not Just A Noisy Nuisance

By ogreenspan | Feb 4, 2022

Are you feeling that familiar elbow in your back night after night, or your/your partner’s snoring is so disruptive that you now sleep in separate rooms? Snoring can be a nuisance, but it can also represent a red flag that your heart and your health is in danger. Here is why you should not ignore […]

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5 Non-Negotiables To Sleep Better Than A Baby

By ogreenspan | Jan 16, 2022

Have you said “bye bye” to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and an amazing recipe) for you! The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing. Sleep is this daily thing that we all do and yet […]

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5 Mediterranean Grocery Staples To Keep Stocked In Your Kitchen

By ogreenspan | Jan 16, 2022

The famous Mediterranean diet – although I consider it more of a lifestyle than a diet – is one that is shared by the people living along the Mediterranean Sea. We tend to associate this eating style with those living in Italy, France, and Greece, but it includes many other countries such as Morrocco, Egypt, […]

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6 New Year’s Resolution Hacks

By ogreenspan | Jan 19, 2021

So a new year has arrived and like so many others, you’ve probably decided that this year is going to be the year to stick to your New Year’s Resolutions. If year after year you have found your dedication to your resolutions wavering a few weeks in, you’re not alone (myself included). In order for […]

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Prevent Colds and Flus with 6 Simple Strategies

By ogreenspan | Jan 19, 2021

The weather has been beautiful but don’t let that fool you, cold and flu season will be in full swing soon enough. Are you protecting yourself? Here are some simple ways to keep your defenses strong during the upcoming months: 1. TEAS: Nutritive teas are full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals to keep your defenses […]

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Is wine good for my heart?

By ogreenspan | Jan 19, 2021

Is wine good for my heart? I get asked this question a lot by my patients. And the research is mixed, as it is for our beloved coffee! One day it’s good and the next a new study says it may not be. That’s because we are all different. Our physiology is different. How our […]

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6 Heart Disease Risk Factors You Don’t Know About

By ogreenspan | Jan 19, 2021

We all know and often hear about the traditional risk factors for heart disease: smoking, obesity, sedentary lifestyle, diabetes, hypertension, and poor diet. However, there are a number of factors which can increase your risk considerably which are much less talked about. Conditions in Pregnancy Conditions such as hypertension in pregnancy and gestational diabetes or […]

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