Adrienne Youdim MD, FACP

Are Potatoes That Bad for You?

Or are they demonized unnecessarily? From article in Cosmopolitan magazine By Elizabeth Narins Sep 7, 2016 “When foods are broken down especially quickly, the body responds by releasing insulin to sop up all the sugar. The problem, according to Adrienne Youdim, MD, founder of the Center for Weight Loss and Nutrition at Lasky Clinic in […]

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Soy – Yes or No?

Is Soy Good or Bad? A study released in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism this week showed consuming 50 mg a day of soy isoflavone improved the metabolic status of woman with PCOS including reducing triglycerides and improving insulin resistance as well as reducing alopacia or hair loss. In fact many studies have […]

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Vitamins and Back Pain

Got Back Pain? Vitamins might Help Have you ever stayed home from work because of a bad back, cancelled your morning workout or stayed in from a night out? You’re not alone. Back pain is not only common but one of the main reasons Americans visit their doctor and lose productivity from lost days at […]

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5 Summer Health Tips

Its Officially Summer – Here are 5 Tips to Get Summer Ready!   Summer time is officially upon us! It’s when we think about health, fitness and lets face it – what to wear at the July 4 BBQ. Getting started can be hard – We are here to help! 5 Tips to Get you Summer Ready.. […]

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How Healthy are Acai Bowls?

Acai bowls sure are pretty, but are they healthy? They are the newest thing on the ‘health’ circuit. They look beautiful and delicious, but how healthy are acai bowls? Lets do the math… Granola can be close to 300 calories per half cup with 20-30 grams of sugar (it’s usually the second ingredient on the label) and one-third […]

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Are you getting enough protein in your diet?

There are many dietary philosophies out there. Some are based on science and others are folklore. But in fact the science has been pretty  clear…The best dietary plans for weight loss are not necessarily low carb but they are all high in protein. There are many benefits to increasing protein intake. Eating a high protein diet […]

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Vitamin D may offer more benefits than you realize

You are probably already aware that Vitamin D deficiency is very common, even in sunny Los Angeles. Deficiency is associated with everything from heart disease, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, Alzheimer’s/poor cognition and poor exercise performance. Typically deficiency has no symptoms, but symptoms can include: fatigue, bone pain, muscle cramps and in severe cases, bone loss. Vitamin […]

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