Archive for Health and Wellness

When is a good time to attempt a “Instagram like” transformation?

Shape Magazine asks Dr. Kantor to weigh in and give his opinion about those Instagram transformations…. Dr. Kantor please advise… Common wisdom from Instagram fitness and diet influencers/experts is that circumstances are never ideal, so you might as well start your weight loss now. Usually, this advice is given alongside…

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How to throw a healthy Super Bowl Party

  By: Dr. Keith Kantor   Super Bowl Sunday is the second highest calorie consumption day after Thanksgiving. We tend to mindlessly munch on foods that are high in calories and empty in nutrition. You can still have a tasty Super Bowl spread complete with appetizers, main course, cocktails and…

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Why is it important to switch from traditional Super Bowl snacks like pizza and wings?

La Opinion asked Dr. Kantor: Why is it important to switch from traditional Super Bowl snacks like pizza and wings? Dr. Kantor’s response:  Super Bowl is the runner up to Thanksgiving on food consumption in America. We tend to center a long football game and a pre and post party…

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10 Ways to Supercharge Your Family’s Immune System

Wash Your Hands. Be sure you don’t use antibacterial soap for this – antibacterial soaps are completely unnecessary, and they cause far more harm than good. Simply use a good non-chemical soap – you’ll save money and not contribute to antibiotic resistance. Optimize your vitamin D levels. This is probably…

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Getting Ready to Fight ‘The Battle of the Bulge?’

  The New Year is on the horizon…and guess what is still at the top of the resolution list? Yes, ‘losing weight.’ Many of us will use meal replacements to help cut calories, while maintaining good nutrition. However, there is a potential problem lurking in the shadows…the meal replacement you…

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How to Detoxify your Liver

  By: Dr. Keith Kantor   We are exposed daily to toxins including pollution, preservatives, harmful cosmetics and products, over time this exposure can make our body toxic. Our overall health is dependent on how well our body can remove and purge toxins specifically through liver function. Our liver produces…

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10 Ways to Supercharge Your Immune System

Wash Your Hands. Be sure you don’t use antibacterial soap for this – antibacterial soaps are completely unnecessary, and they cause far more harm than good. Simply use a good non-chemical soap – you’ll save money and not contribute to antibiotic resistance. Optimize your vitamin D levels. This is probably…

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Core Principles of Maintaining a Healthy Home

  We spend a great deal of time in our homes so we really need it to be a safe and healthy environment, especially as there are so many links between health issues and housing. A healthy home, or any communal area, should be free of allergens, pests, contaminants and…

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3 Reasons Your Child Should Compete in a Martial Arts Tournament

  Martial arts are more than just about fighting. Whether you are talking about muay thai kickboxing at a private gym or good old fashioned self defense at Krav Maga Worldwide, martial arts are about providing a central discipline. And it’s not just for adults, of course.   Kids can…

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Food Addiction and Binge Eating disorder

Q&A for Motherhood Moment Blog FULL ARTICLE HERE Why is food addiction not as recognized as other forms of addiction? Binge eating disorder may be the closest form of food addiction that is recognized on a large scale. Binge Eating Disorder is defined as a severe, life-threatening and treatable eating…

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