Most Recent Entries
My goal is to educate the public on gastrointestinal health issues and to dispel the many myths related to digestion and nutrition. A secondary goal is to provide a perspective from a working physician on how science, politics and health needs combine to produce the practice of medicine in the United States today. My work also appears at www.ggn-gec.com (Web site for Gastroenterology Group of Naples)
Probiotics and Prebiotics
Posted 7/5/2010 at 2:33 p.m. 0 comments
What are probiotics and prebiotics? Are they beneficial for your health? Read on to lear more . . .
Colon Cancer: An Ounce of prevention . . .
Posted 3/17/2010 at 7:30 a.m. 0 comments
If you are 50 or older and have not yet been screened for colon cancer, you are taking a significant but unnecessary risk.
Prescription for Gastroesophageal Reflux
Posted 3/7/2010 at 9:10 p.m. 1 comment
Different foods, timing of meals, body position and rapidity of eating can all influence gastroesophageal reflux. By understanding these influences better decisions can be made to minimize gastroesophageal reflux.
You are what you eat!
Posted 2/14/2010 at 2:38 p.m. 0 comments
Certain foods have a direct effect on the GI tract; by appreciating this relationship better choices can be made to allow you to fully enjoy your eating experience.
Stress and the GI Tract
Posted 2/1/2010 at 12:31 p.m. 1 comment
Stress profoundly affects the GI Tract. Why does this occur and what you can do about it?
Posted 1/11/2010 at 11:48 a.m. 0 comments
From St. Louis to Philadelphia and Washington and Naples