Coronavirus Guidebook

CORONAVIRUS GUIDEBOOK A WORK IN PROGRESS LEO GALLAND, M.D. August 15, 2020 The Covid-19 pandemic has brought the world to a standstill for 3 reasons: It is highly contagious, spreading readily within groups of people[1]. It is often spread by people who are asymptomatic[2]. In fact, the virus appears to be most contagious before or Read More »

The Seasonal Fruit That Can Help You Fight Allergies (And Boost Immunity)

by Jonathan Galland Nothing screams spring and summer like luscious ripe strawberries. From the basket of irresistibly bright red berries at your local market to refreshing smoothies and juices, strawberries add a little burst of sunshine to your day. But while you probably don’t need another excuse to eat this deliciously sweet treat, there’s one Read More »

The Allergy Solution on Public Television with Dr. Galland

Dr. Leo Galland presents the 90-minute public television show, The Allergy Solution, airing nationwide on more than 200 Public Television stations starting June 2nd. The Allergy Solution will air on Public Television channels in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Houston, Seattle, Miami, Denver and many more cities. Please Read More »

Is Conventional Medicine Ignoring You?

Do you feel like your thoughts about your condition have been brushed off or dismissed at the doctor’s office, because they’re not relevant to the diagnosis? You are not alone. The type of thinking that says anything outside of the box is irrelevant to the diagnosis means that critically important information is often missed. Why does Read More »

Coffee Talk: How Coffee or Tea Helps Prevent Diabetes

The Archives of Internal Medicine, published by the American Medical Association (AMA), has recently released a comprehensive report on the benefits of coffee and tea for prevention of type 2 diabetes. The report is a review of published studies and a pooled analysis of all the data (called a “meta-analysis”). Drinking coffee, decaf coffee, green tea or black tea was associated with a reduction Read More »

Why is Nutrition Important?

Why is Nutrition Important? The answer goes beyond “You are what you eat.” Nutrition is important because it fuels your body and gives you chemical building blocks like amino acids for making protein and calcium and magnesium for building bones and teeth. It provides fatty acids for building the membranes of cells and their components. The vitamins Read More »

Live and Let Diet: What Hurts and What Helps

What we eat on a regular basis can contribute to various conditions.  A major way diet impacts health is the case of obesity, diabetes and related diseases. Here we look at other dietary patterns that can cause problems. Learn which dietary patterns contribute to conditions, and what can help: Diets high in sugar and white starch increase the risk of Read More »

List of Healthy Food Choices

Taking care of yourself is not only about pills—the vitamins, supplements and medications that you take. It’s also about eating right, making healthier choices for your body. To get started, we made a list of healthy food choices—stuff that has been getting a lot of attention for its health benefits. Like the antioxidants in pomegranates, Read More »

An Oil Change for Arthritis

Here is a quick look at some nutritional approaches to rheumatoid arthritis, a severe type of inflammatory arthritis. There are several dietary patterns that can help with arthritis: The first is following an anti-inflammatory dietary pattern: eating food that is high in fiber (vegetables and whole grains) and high in omega 3 fats (fish, beans, walnuts) Read More »

Fish Oil and Cardio Health

Fish oil can help increase the chances of survival for people with heart disease, according to research published in the British Medical Journal. There have been numerous studies on the potential benefits of fish oil supplements for people who have coronary heart disease. Reviews of the published results indicate that taking fish oil supplements could help decrease the risk Read More »