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Douglas A. Taranow, DO, FACOS

New York, NY

Diet Myths Debunked

Posted November 26, 2013

With all the diet crazes going around, it’s hard to know what is fact and what is fiction when it comes to losing weight. Many diet rules have been around for ages with no basis in fact, but countless people eat according to these myths every day. To avoid the frustration of dieting by these […]

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Electronic Cigarettes (E-Cigs)

Posted May 16, 2013

Traditional tobacco cigarettes contain over 4,000 chemicals, more than 50 of which are known to cause cancer. As people became aware of the harmful effects of smoking tobacco cigarettes, alternatives to these “cancer sticks” have been highly sought after. Many products, from gums to patches, have been developed to help kick the butt, but, unfortunately, […]

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Diet and Exercise First, Plastic Surgery Second

Posted April 17, 2013

Plastic surgery is not a weight loss method nor is it intended to provide you with a healthier lifestyle. Rather, it is designed to enhance a person’s body after he or she has already attempted to reshape his or her body via the natural route – diet and exercise. In fact, the best candidates for […]

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