Apples are filled with healthy nutrients, antioxidants and fiber and taste great to boot!!
Here are just some of the amazing health benefits that eating a medium sized apple provides…..
Up to 10% of your daily fiber
No saturated fats or cholesterol
Only 50-75 calories
10% of your daily vitamin C
Plenty of anti oxidants
Fiber has been proven to reduce serum cholesterol levels and may help reduce the risk of colon cancer. Plus it helps keep you regular. …read more
…………AND WE HAVE VACCINE!!!
Every year Millions of Americans get sick and thousands die of influenza and its related complications. Influenza is a highly contagious disease and although we do have medication to treat it, your best defense remains immunization.
Everyone over the age of 6 months should be vaccinated. The only exceptions include those who have a serious chicken egg allergy or people who have had a serious reaction to the flu vaccine in the past.
The 2011-2012 influenza vaccine is identical to the previous year’s vaccine and does include the pandemic H1N1 strain as well as an influenza A H3N2 strain and a strain of influenza B. …read more
Dr. Hrach has been practicing medicine in Santa Barbara for over 15 years. She is a compassionate, knowledgeable physician who is well respected in the community. This Santa Barbara Doctor is excited to share her expertise on relevant medical topics with YOU ..
Vitamin D deficiency is certainly not a newly recognized disorder. In fact, the first case of Rickets (a severe form of vitamin D deficiency often found in developing countries) was identified in the mid 1600’s. Vitamin Ddeficiency and it’s consequences has, however, recently become the buzz as more and more information is released.
Osteoporosis became an area of interest for me early in my medical career. As a third year medical student caring for elderly patients in the hospital with hip fractures I thought “There has to be a better way.” At that time we didn’t have any way to detect this disease before the fracture or any medication to prevent it. “Oh, the times they are a changin’”