Dr. Cranton's recommends that every health, healing, and longevity program
include a close examining what you have been putting into your
body: What have you been breathing in the air? What drugs have you been taking
(prescription and non-prescription)? What have you been eating?
Experience shows that a healthy diet and lifestyle will have a beneficial effect on chronic health problems. It is well known that a proper diet will help normalize blood sugar, aid in weight loss, and improve quality of life. Better diet can result in more energy, clearer thinking, an improved immune response, and faster healing.
A thorough medical evaluation should include questions about lifestyle, diet, and medication. This information can be incorporated into a personal nutrition program based on current health and goals for the future, using a combination of the following:
This section needs to be updated with more recent information. In the meantime please refer to the following book just published.
David Perlmutter, with Kristin Loberg: Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers. Little, Brown and Company; 2013.
Information linked below will correct unscientific concerns about dietary and blood cholesterol.pro-longevity, anti-free radical diet incorporates many health-promoting features of other popular diets, while eliminating fads and unscientific nonsense. >
NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS FOR PREVENTIVE MEDICINE
AND TO PROMOTE HEALING
A comprehensive nutritional supplement program is a very cost-effective part of any program of preventive medicine. It also speeds healing. I personally recommend such products for my patients to combine many synergistic ingredients in a single product. This eliminates the need for many different bottles, is more convenient, and saves money.
For Information and Education on many related topics, click on the link below
It is very important to eliminate the use of tobacco in any form. That applies to
cigarettes, pipe tobacco, cigars, snuff and chewing tobacco―even second hand smoke. Patients who continue to use tobacco
consistently experience less improvement and for a shorter time from any health or
preventive medicine program, in comparison to non-smokers.
Relatively healthy adults may tolerate and perhaps even benefit from moderate use of alcoholic beverages. Prudent use seems not to generate more free radicals than can be detoxified. Anyone who drinks excessive alcoholic beverages will suffer harmful free radical damage. Those who suffer with chronic degenerative disease should minimize their use of alcohol.
Sustained physical exercise is very helpful. Use it or lose it, as they say. Even a brisk 45-minute walk several times per week will help greatly to maintain health and well being. Benefits of exercise can include stress relief, improved circulation, improved blood pressure, increased energy, decreased anxiety, improved sleep, improved bowel habits, improved digestion, and weight loss. Health care professionals should work with you to design an individual exercise plan within your physical limitations, based on your abilities and goals.
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with heart disease, hypertension, many
cancers, osteoporosis, diabetes, arthritis, MS, colitis, depression, brain
development, and epilepsy
Low Carbohydrate Diet (Atkins Diet) Diet Found Safe and Effective for Weight Loss
Vitamin D Deficiency Contributes to Epidemic Obesity
Dr. Cranton's Anti-Free-Radical Diet
Why Take Vitamins?
Vitamin C is Very Safe Contrary to Reports
The Oiling of America
Plastic Contaminants in Food Containers Related
to Diabetes and Obesity
Vitamins Prevent Heart Disease
Senile Dementia and Alzheimer’s Can be Prevented with B Vitamins
A Nutritious Diet Lowers Death Rate by 30%
HDL Cholesterol is a Powerful Antioxidant
Vitamin E in High Doses Reduces Retinopathy (Eye) and Kidney Disease In Diabetes
Alpha Lipoic Acid Reduces Diabetic Neuropathy
Vitamin E and Beta Carotene Reduce Prostate Cancer
Vitamin D Deficiency Common, Even With RDA Intakes
Taurine Improves Heart Function
Vitamin Supplements Prolong Life
Low Levels of Vitamin E More Significant Than High Cholesterol as Predictor of Heart Disease
Blood Cholesterol Does Not Correlate with Heart Disease
B Vitamins Reduce Risk of Heart Disease
Antioxidants and Coronary Artery Disease
Vitamin Supplements Prolong Life
B-Complex Deficiency and Heart Disease
Vitamin E Prevents Heart Disease
Antioxidants and Memory in the Elderly
Vitamin E and Immunity
Vitamin C Prevents Cataracts
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