Recent Articles from Dr. Fredda

  • The 2019 Dirty Dozen Food List by EWG

    The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a non-profit organization that educates people on subjects like agricultural practices, protection of natural resources, and the effect of chemicals on human health. Since 1995, they continue to release the Dirty Dozen — a list of conventional fruits and vegetables with the highest levels of pesticide residues. In no […] Read More

  • Why Your Waistline is Begging You to Lose Belly Fat

    An increasing volume of evidence suggests that the amount of fat we hold around our waistlines is one of the best indicators of good health. The circumference of our stomachs supposedly has a strong link to the health of our hearts, our risk for diabetes, and our cognitive performance as we age. Supporting Evidence on […] Read More

  • A PSA to Moms: Your Beauty Products Can Poison You and Your Child

    To all moms and expectant mothers, this is a public service announcement for you in observance of National Poison Prevention Week. This information might come as a surprise, but some beauty products in your bedroom or bathroom put you and your child at risk of poisoning. Over 300 children seek medical attention in the U.S. […] Read More

  • Coffee Nap: A Bulletproof, Supercharging Power Nap

    Drinking coffee before a nap may seem contradictory and unreasonable. However, caffeine enthusiasts and scientific researchers recommend the habit to boost energy levels. What is a coffee nap? A coffee nap is exactly what it sounds like: the act of drinking coffee before sleeping for a brief period. This unconventional way of consuming caffeine is […] Read More

  • I Can’t Focus!” — Brain Fog and Its Causes

    Brain fog, also known as clouding of consciousness, is a term used to describe dysfunctions with concentration, learning, and memory. It not only creates brief episodes of confusion and disorientation, but it can also be a source of anxiety for older adults. If you think you are experiencing brain fog, a sign is being unable […] Read More

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