What’s so healthy about beer?

Beer has been around for thousands of years, and it has many healthy benefits. Larry Santora, M.D., explores the good side of one of our favorite libations.

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The paleo diet: Is eating like a caveman healthy?

Eating like prehistoric hunters and gatherers provides a very clean diet, but is it a sustainable nutrition plan for modern human beings? Larry Santora, M.D., explores the trendy paleo diet and how it works.

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Sodium in your medication — good or bad?

Some medications, like effervescent tablets, are effective, but a daily dose may contain more sodium than you should intake in a day. Larry Santora, M.D., examines the salt content in both over-the-counter and prescription medications and suggests alternatives.

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Glucosamine and chondroitin and their effect on joint pain

There are dozens and dozens of different brands of glucosamine and chondroitin products — but do these treatments really help joint pain? Larry Santora, M.D., explains why, how and if these heavily hyped supplements work.

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Greek or regular? Which yogurt is best for you?

Greek yogurt has taken over supermarket grocery shelves, and consumers like it. Host Dr. Larry Santora explores whether or not Greek or regular yogurt is your best choice.

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Versatile vinegar as a treatment for cough and scrapes

Vinegar in all its various flavors — apple cider, wine, rice, malt and more — is a tasty ingredient to cook with, but it also has several medical uses, including cough relief, topical treatment for insect bites and, perhaps, as an aid for weight loss. Larry Santora, M.D., reviews the healthy properties of the many types of vinegar already in your kitchen cupboard. (Video footage courtesy Super King Markets.)

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Pistachios, cashews, walnuts and more: Nuts are a good food

Nuts are generally a healthy snack, but which nuts are best and how much is too much? Larry Santora, M.D., explains which nuts are healthiest. (Video footage courtesy Super King Markets.)

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Is honey a wonder food?

With its antioxidants and storied healing properties, there are a lot of health benefits associated with honey — some proven, some perhaps the result of a bit of sweet mythology. Larry Santora, M.D., explains many of these claims and explains whether or not honey is a “wonder food.”

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The connection between sugary sodas and heart attacks

We love the bubble and fizz, but can sodas cause a heart attack? Larry Santora, M.D., explains the connection and reveals how many sodas are safe for you to drink in a week.

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Are there any healthy AND delicious cheeses?

We’re not talking about those no-fat cheese substitutes — we want to know which of the normal, delicious cheeses are best for a healthy diet. Larry Santora, M.D., breaks it down, block by block.

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