What Is a Ketogenic Diet?

What Is a Ketogenic Diet?

What Is a Ketogenic Diet? A ketogenic diet is a very low-carbohydrate way of eating that delivers moderate amounts of high-quality dietary protein and high amounts of healthy dietary fat. This reduction in carbohydrate intake helps the body shift toward a state that...
Curcumin and Memory

Curcumin and Memory

Dr. Gary Small, Director of Geriatric Psychiatry at UCLA’s Longevity Center and the Geriatric Psychiatry Division at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, led a team of researchers to determine the impact of a specific form of curcumin on...
Can Eating Healthy Make Your Brain Bigger and Better?

Can Eating Healthy Make Your Brain Bigger and Better?

In a recent study that evaluated the diets of participants and their brain MRI scans from the Rotterdam Study, it was determined that a better diet quality related to larger brain volume in specific tissues and regions of the brain. A diet quality score was calculated...
Protecting the Brain With Exercise

Protecting the Brain With Exercise

Aging and diabetes are two risk factors for cognitive decline. Worldwide, the population is aging, and metabolic syndrome increases with age. This has sparked intense interest from patients, caregivers, and medical professionals for strategies to stem the tide....
WORRIED ABOUT THE QUALITY OF YOUR VITAMINS?

WORRIED ABOUT THE QUALITY OF YOUR VITAMINS?

Are you concerned about the quality of your nutritional supplements? A lot can occur between the collection and production of raw materials to the point where a product is sold on a shelf. Did you ever wonder how long that giant pallet of multi-vitamins at Costco or...
Help with Lupus and Autoimmune Disease

Help with Lupus and Autoimmune Disease

The National Institutes of Health estimates up to 23.5 million Americans suffer from autoimmune disease and that the prevalence is rising. Autoimmune disease is one of the top 10 leading causes of death in female children and women in all age groups up to 64 years of...
The Top 4 Things to Know About Probiotics

The Top 4 Things to Know About Probiotics

You probably know about probiotics. They’re the tiny, “friendly” bugs that support a balanced and healthy gut. What you may not know is that their benefits go well beyond gut health! Your body is full of both good and bad bacteria, and when this delicate bacterial...
Ketogenic Diet Alters Microbiome

Ketogenic Diet Alters Microbiome

At IPM our doctors use Ketogenic Shakes to help patients on a ketogenic diet with their meal plans. The high-fat, low carbohydrate ketogenic diet is gaining popularity with mainstream health enthusiasts, but has always been the go-to diet for children with epilepsy...