Dr. Mittal’s Blog
Party invites with treats galore. Cocktails, pies, cookies and more! Time for the holidays to sabotage your best efforts. Right? Or not... You have been staying on track, making healthy choices, going to the gym and then- Thanksgiving rolls around. The downward spiral of bad choices starts and heads into December. Do you need to be a hermit to avoid the social pressures to indulge?
Pomegranate fruit and juice have been touted for their health benefits. They have been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine and have been prevalent in the diets of people from Iran all the way to the Mediterranean and India. Different parts of the plant have been used for medicinal purposes and have been held in high regard in traditions of a wide variety of religions.
Ginger (the rhizome or root of Zingiber officinalis) is an herb that is commonly used in Asian cooking and has also been used in Chinese medicine for centuries. The phytochemicals in ginger have been studied for their effects on a wide range of processes in our bodies, including inflammation and cancer.
Recently, in 2017, the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Guideline came out introducing new categories of high blood pressure.