Stevia Safety Profile: Is This Natural Alternative Sweetener Really Safe?

Stevia has become one the most popular alternative sweeteners to sugar over the last 10 years, yet at one time this natural plant derivative was banned from entering the United States. What is Stevia? Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) is a plant of the of Asteraceae family. Dr. Moises Santiago Bertoni, a scientist in Paraguay discovered this [...]

Is Sucralose Safe?

Commonly referred to as the brand name Splenda, sucralose is one of several choices when it comes to artificial sweeteners for drinks and foods. What is sucralose exactly, is it safe, and is it a good choice for your situation? What is Sucralose Sucralose is a chlorinated carbohydrate first discovered in 1976. Sometime people confuse [...]

Aspartame: No Definitive Evidence, But Plenty Reason for Concern

If you relied on the wellness blogosphere for guidance on Aspartame you would think it causes certain harm. Yet, this artificial sweetener remains on the market in most major nations, prompting us to wonder... Will there ever be any definitive evidence of adverse events caused by aspartame? Let's take a look at exactly what aspartame [...]

Deepti Sadhwani Awarded Woman of The Year

Deepti Sadhwani has been awarded the 3rd annual Woman of the Year Award in the Business Professional category by the Junior League of Indian River County (JLIR). JLIR is an organization that supports the development of women as leaders in business and community service. The annual award is given for multiple categories including Business Professional, [...]

HCG Diet Evidence, Risks and Warnings

If you've been on a quest to lose weight for what seems like forever, chances are you've been told about the HCG Diet. You might have heard some amazing stories, as well as some scary ones. So what exactly is the HCG Diet? Does it work? Is it safe? Is it even legal? HCG Diet Utilizes Extreme [...]

Skin Cancer Treatment Options From Sebastian Physician Harish Sadhwani, M.D.

Skin cancer (the uncontrolled growth of skin cells) is the most common form of cancer in the world. One out of three cancers diagnosed, is a skin cancer. Also, one out of five American citizens is affected of skin cancer during their life. Sebastian's own Dr. Harish Sadhwani explains the common skin cancer symptoms, types [...]

Diabetes Symptoms, Causes, Prevention and Treatment

Are you suffering from Diabetes Symptoms? Many patients come to our office and are shocked to learn they are exhibiting two or more symptoms of diabetes. Here is what you need to know about this dangerous metabolic disorder from the different types, causes, symptoms to treatment and prevention. Diabetes or Diabetes mellitus as it is [...]

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS): Symptoms, Prevention, Treatment

Polycystic ovarian syndrome or PCOS as it is commonly called is a multifactorial phenomenon, which is observed in women of childbearing age. PCOS is also called Stein-Leventhal Syndrome. This is a disorder of the endocrine system which occurs due to a disturbed equilibrium of female sex hormones and an excess in male sex hormone. Polycystic [...]

Heart Disease Prevention: From Stress Tests to Lifestyle Choices

Raising awareness of Heart Disease Prevention is the focus of Heart Month sponsored by the American Heart Association, which actually ends today. Heart disease is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality, as well as disabilities among the affected population. Men above the age of 45 years and women above 55 are at [...]

Heart Attack Symptoms That Can Save Your Life

Knowing how to identify heart attack symptoms is often the difference between life and death. Humanity has achieved unbelievable progression on science and technology in the past 100 years. From wireless transmission to laser technology, a new invention introduces itself to our lives every passing day. For everything we have done by sweating in the [...]