metabolism


Revisiting the When to Take Meds: Obey Your Body’s’ Cadence or Else

Dr. Oz’s pronouncements that I usually pay attention to for amusement has an article in this month’s Parade Magazine that is right on. The following is what I think about timing meds.

“Unfortunately, there’s a disconnect between what’s taught to doctors and what we know from chronotherapy research [when to take meds],” says circadian biologist Georgios Paschos of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.1 “Except for a few conditions, clinical medicine hasn’t yet caught up with our findings.” Nevertheless, he predicts, this will change in the next decade or two. I propose to catch you up right now concerning the best way to organize your medical treatments.


Minding the B Vitamins

The first vitamin discovered was B1 – thiamine. In 1987, by Dutch physician Christian Eijkman while studying a peculiar disease in the Dutch West Indies – Beriberi.
B vitamins have a great deal to do with your metabolism and cell growth. B12 and B9 are frequently deficient in seniors.

Below is a list of the B vitamins – what they do for your body, the best food sources to make sure you get your Bs and how much you need per day

Vitamin B1 – (Thiamine) Helps the body convert carbohydrates and fat into energy


When to Take Medicines

                  When to take meds is rarely included with prescriptions. The drug labels tell you how many times a day to swallow them and occasionally advise you to take some with meals. However, our bodies have clocks that synchronize with […]