Dr. Jay's Blog

Should You Take Melatonin To Get To Sleep?..

Date: January 18, 2018 | Time: 7:44am | Posted By: Jay Cullinane

Melatonin is a hormone produced in a part of the brain known as the pineal gland. It plays a role in regulating sleep and wakefulness. It is also an antioxidant and is important for the protection of DNA. Because of its role of regulation of sleep, many people use it as a treatment for insomnia. As of yet, there is no scientific evidence that it is effective for insomnia. That may be because of the fact that it is available.... <view entire article>





Are You Hoping To Lose Weight?..

Date: December 22, 2017 | Time: 6:08am | Posted By: Jay Cullinane

It's the New Year and so many people have made resolutions to lose weight again. For those who actually make a start on their resolution, there are many diets out there. Some are reasonable for just losing some weight. That is fine only if you want to lose a small amount of weight, but, you'll be making sacrifices and be hungry for quite a while. Typically, these diets don't get you to your ideal weight and don't make you any.... <view entire article>





Nuts Can Lower Your Risk Of Heart Disease and Stroke..

Date: December 4, 2017 | Time: 6:46am | Posted By: Jay Cullinane

Don't nuts have lots of fat? How can they possibly reduce the risk of heart disease?The truth is animal fat or any naturally occurring does not increase the risk of heart disease. Man made trans fats that are found in partially hydrogenated oil do increase the risk of heart disease and many other diseases. Of course it was medical doctors with no training in nutrition that convinced people to switch from butter to margarine made with partially hydrogenated oil.On the.... <view entire article>