Author Archives: Bob Dozor MD

Red Meat Consumption is Still Bad

by Bob Dozor, MD Information regarding the health hazards of red meat consumption continue to pour in! The culprit is likely the fat content – not only the amount of fat but also the type of fat – both of which … Continue reading

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Wheat Product Reactivity: It’s not all about Gluten

by Bob Dozor, MD The markets I shop at have growing sections full of gluten free products. Clearly they are getting more popular! Do you need to buy only gluten free products if you feel better eliminating wheat from your … Continue reading

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Genomic Medicine: Dawning of “Personalized” medicine or an invasion of fear and hype in a broken health care system?

by Bob Dozor, MD The entire human genome has been mapped; well – sort of! We now know every single chemical constituent of DNA and how DNA does its job! Moreover, very soon, we will be able to map every … Continue reading

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Chelation Therapy is Still at the Back of the Bus

by Bob Dozor, MD “Effect of Disodium EDTA Chelation Regimen on Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Previous Myocardial Infarction” was published in the March 27, 2013 issue of Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).  It demonstrated that “among stable … Continue reading

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Even Low, Regular Alcohol Use Increases the Risk of Dying of Cancer

by Bob Dozor, MD Sorry, this is a bummer!  While it’s true that regular, low level alcohol consumption reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease (heart attack and stroke), unfortunately it increases the risk of cancer. Even worse, it’s not a … Continue reading

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HIGH CALCIUM INTAKE LINKED to HEART DISEASE & DEATH

by Bob Dozor, MD Without a doubt getting adequate CALCIUM is essential for bone health and important for other functions. This has led more that half of US women who are middle aged or older to take calcium supplements. But recent … Continue reading

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Nutritional Advice to Stay Well & Optimize Vitality

 Eat your Veggies (and Fruits) (5-10 servings per day)  Eat Fiber (soluble fiber like bran, and insoluble fiber like fruits and veggies)  Reduce Animal Fats, minimize Trans-fats (hydrogenated) & increase Ω- 3 fats (fish and flax) & … Continue reading

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Prostate Health

The prostate gland is vaguely understood by most guys. For one thing, men just don’t think about their health as much as women do. In all likelihood, this costs men much of the 5 year life- expectancy gap between the … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Prevention. Reducing Risk Through Nutrition, Lifestyle & Environmental Action

The Breast Cancer Epidemic One woman in eight will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, making it – in developed countries (except for Japan) – the most common cause of cancer death. Breast cancer accounts for 500,000 deaths annually. i[i] … Continue reading

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Vitamin D Discussion with Dr. Dozor

On February 1, 2010, the New York Times published an article, “The Miracle of Vitamin D: Sound Science, or Hype?” by Tara Parker-Pope. (see http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/02/01/the-miracle-of-vitamin-d-sound-science-or-hype) After reading this article, Dr. Dozor had the following comments: First he quoted, “Clear associations … Continue reading

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