Yesterday the Institute of Medicine (IOM) called for a 300% increase to its recommended daily intake of vitamin D. The IOM now suggests 600 daily i.u., up from 200 daily […]
Migraines can be debilitating and most migraine sufferers never get effective medical treatment. The World Health Organization lists migraines as being in the top 20 causes for years lived with […]
The proven health benefits of consuming raw foods and juices.
The fruits and vegetables most contaminated by pesticides, according to the Environmental Working Group.
Turkey is a high quality protein, as it is low in saturated fat and a great source of riboflavin, phosphorus, and selenium; selenium is important for healthy thyroid function and […]
Scientific and anecdotal evidence supporting the health benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar.
We LOVE the drinkable yogurt made by Maple Hill Creamery so much that it inspired this post to encourage more healthy dairy consumption. Not only do these whole dairy products […]
Lentils are an excellent source of six important minerals, two B-vitamins, and protein with virtually no fat. The high folate content in lentils helps to lower the amino acid homocysteine, […]
Following last week’s article on stress, we wanted to provide local destinations for R&R in and around Manhattan. In addition to finding serenity in time away from the traffic and […]
A healthy soup recipe featuring peanut butter and chicken!
Studies on soy consumption are often conflicting and confusing. According to new research presented at an American Association of Cancer Research meeting in Philadelphia, the more isoflavone-containing soy products a […]
Originally meant to give you an adrenalin boost when faced with immediate physical danger, the body’s cave-man “fight or flight” stress response involves adjustments in the cardiovascular, immune, and endocrine […]
In light of the NYC Marathon today, here are some thoughts on post-marathon recovery. 1. Keep moving – it is dangerous to stop your body suddenly. Keep walking for as […]
Pumpkins belong to the Cucurbita family which includes squash and cucumbers. Pumpkins are 90% water and rich in potassium and Vitamin A. Native Americans used pumpkin seeds for food and […]
Welcome to the Urban Clinic! The Urban Clinic was created to offer simple, affordable and effective health solutions. We aim to provide both natural cures and medical advice as a […]
1 cup organic 1% low fat milk 1 cup water 1 cup organic quinoa, (hs note: rinse quinoa) 2 cups fresh blackberries, organic preferred 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/3 cup […]