NYC’s Preeminent Leader in Complementary Health Care
Dr. John Salerno, a Board-certified family physician in private practice in New York City, is a pioneer in the field of complementary medicine.
By combining the teachings of traditional medicine with the wisdom of alternative treatments, Dr. Salerno is able to restore human health.
Dr. Salerno appears on CBS NY to discuss the benefits of IV Therapy
Before anyone goes and grabs something artificially sweet, remember it could affect your gut microbiology. Large populations of bacteria live and thrive in the stomach and lower areas of the intestines, and new studies are now showing subtle shifts can cause dramatic changes in the metabolism of glucose, leading to added weight, metabolic issues, and Type 2 diabetes. According to the research recently published in the journal Nature, scientists in Israel observed mice fed various […]
In a startling study featured in this week’s Journal of American Medical Association, rats fed the equivalent of “acceptable amounts” of arsenic found in drinking or well water increased the rates of lung cancer by over 50%. Since rats have similar metabolism as humans, the data suggests that even small amounts of exposure to arsenic can greatly increase our risk for developing lung cancer. Even more shocking, the levels of arsenic exposure are considered acceptable […]
Low-carb approaches to eating, when done correctly, focus on healthy, organic fats. These fats, unlike the carbohydrate-rich diets prevalent today, form a sustainable food lifestyle. According to new research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, low-carb, high-fat diets can strengthen heart function and reduce abnormal body fat weight composition. The study, which was financed by the National Institutes of Health, included 150 men and women from different racial backgrounds. For one year, researchers restricted […]
The results of one of the most scientifically based and comprehensive study of diets in premenopausal overweight women are in! And The Atkins Diet is the clear winner. The Journal of the American Medical Association compared the Atkins, Zone, Ornish, and the LEARN diets both for efficacy in losing weight and for blood markers to asses risk for stroke and heart disease; Atkin’s by far was superior! The patients in Atkins had the greatest drop […]
If you ask most individuals what vitamin they closely associate with immune health, it might be vitamin C, but good heart function rarely pops up. In fact, new research combining meta-analysis and systematic review, which investigated the clinical effects of vitamin C on endothelial function, is providing interesting insight into this amazing free-radical scavenger. As a natural enzyme co-factor, helper molecules that assist in chemical transformations, vitamin C sustains nitric oxide levels in the blood. […]