What’s On Your Plate? Refined Grains Vs Whole Grains…

Contrary to previous research findings, refined grain consumption is not associated with any of the adverse health effects it has been linked to, such as obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. This is according to a new study from the Healthy Lifestyles Research Center at Arizona State University (ASU) published in Advances in Nutrition. The researchers […]

Treating pain by treating inflammation

People wonder what weight has to do with experiencing pain and its treatment. I am an interventional pain physician, and sometimes I get the question, “Why are you so worried about a patient’s metabolic function? Why worry about their weight? Just treat the pain.” However, almost all of the patients in our clinics are overweight, […]