My Heart and My Hearth

Dr Neale Heal with Dr. Neale, Inspiration

One of my husband’s BIGGEST pet peeves is when I chew in front of him. He cannot listen to me eat. It drives him simply nutty. The only time I can eat in front of him is when he is also eating and chewing. Over the dozen years we have …

Shedding some LIGHT on death

Dr Neale Heal with Dr. Neale, News

The most common causes of death for an American: (statistically speaking) Heart Disease Diabetes Cancer My job as a passionate primary care preventative practitioner (or PPCPP) is two fold: Address my patient’s immediate health concerns and goals. Help my patients increase longevity and decrease morbidity. We plan for retirement, but …

Cancer is Addicted to Sugar, Too!

Dr Neale Heal with Dr. Neale, News

Are you familiar with a Pet Scan? No, I’m not setting up a cat joke, though I rather wish I was. A Pet Scan is used in the medical diagnosis and staging of cancer. PET scan stands for positron emission topography scan and uses an injectable radioactive tracer to show …

Is all lettuce considered equal?

Dr Neale Heal with Dr. Neale, News

How do you recognize the most nutritious lettuce at the supermarket? Lettuce varieties that have the most phytonutrients share 2 easy recognizable traits: 1. Color. The most intensely colored salad greens have the most phytonutrients. 2. Arrangement. Plants with loose and open leaves contain many times more bionutrients. Plants that …

Growing Lettuce?

Dr Neale Heal with Dr. Neale, News

Growing lettuce? Here are three tips and a bonus nota bene. 1. Don’t let your lettuce wilt – even once. Wilted lettuce = bitter lettuce. 2. If it bolts it will be bitter. Heat, dry soil, and sun cause it to bolt. 3. Harvest the entire plant once it matures …