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About Doctor Raman

Dr. Raman Mehrzad, MD, is a medical doctor, scientist, author, professional speaker and businessman presently living in beautiful northeastern state of Connecticut. “Dr. Raman”, as he is typically called, was born in Tehran, Iran, and moved to Sweden at the age of two. After primary and high school, he pursued a Bachelors of Science degree in Biological Science, Mathematics and Programming. Upon graduation, he was accepted to medical school at the University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Academy, and was honored to be one of the youngest students ever accepted to this prestigious university program. In parallel with his medical studies, Dr. Raman joined a research team at the institution for Biomedicine at age 19, and pursued four years of laboratory research on the subject of viral replication and infection in humans. After graduating from medical school in 2012, he was one of a few select doctors to be accepted to a position in the highly-competitive medical residency training system here in the United States. As a result, Dr. Raman was simultaneously offered research positions at Massachusetts General Hospital, along with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, both of which are official hospitals of the Harvard Medical School. He recently graduated in June 2015 from his Internal Medicine residency program at a Tufts University School of Medicine -affiliated hospital and is currently practicing specialty medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital.
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What is Kefir?

By |July 25th, 2016|

What is Kefir?  Pronounced “key-fur”, as in Kiefer Sutherland, son of dramatic actor Donald Sutherland.  Lest I digress again … we’re talking about the ultimate probiotic, Keyfur … errr … Kefir!

As I understand, many people are unfamiliar with Kefir. […]

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Could a vaccine prevent Alzheimer’s in the future?

By |July 21st, 2016|

Could a vaccine to prevent Alzheimer’s be on the horizon?  According to this article in Medical News Today, the potential is definitely real and it’s currently showing promise in pre-clinical trials.  If successful in the early testing, the […]

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How important is social health?

By |July 19th, 2016|

Social health is very important and influences physical and mental health.

Studies show that social beings have a greater longevity compared to the people that aren’t social but isolated.  Isolation in length may cause diseases, illnesses and damages to your […]

What are causes of cardiovascular (heart) disease?

By |July 18th, 2016|

Cardiovascular diseases is the largest cause of death.  The reasons for this are many, but the in large it’s from lifestyles habits of people.  Main risk factors are diet with saturated fat, stress, sedentary lifestyle, and other associated diseases […]

Eight great benefits of consuming Chia seeds regularly

By |July 15th, 2016|

Chia seeds have become one of the most popular superfoods in the health community. They are easy to digest when prepared properly, and are a very versatile ingredient that adds easily to recipes.  Chia seeds are among the healthiest foods on the planet.  They […]

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What are the 9 wonders of fiber?

By |July 13th, 2016|

Fiber is extremely important for your digestive system.

The body’s small intestine can’t break down and extract energy from fibres so instead it is broken down in the colon.  People who eat a lot of fiber can process their food […]

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Can you improve your health by breathing differently?

By |July 11th, 2016|

Are you breathing correctly?
People often breath in the chest and too shallow and that’s why the breaths can seemed as incomplete.

Normally, we don’t think about out breathing because it’s an automatic process.  However, by being conscious of your breathing, […]

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5 important benefits of getting enough vitamin A in your daily diet

By |July 7th, 2016|

Vitamin A is a compound that the body can produce only if there’s carotene.  Carotene is a compound that can be found in food.

There are severeal kinds carotenoids.  Retinol from vegetables is considered the most optimal configuration of […]

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The amazing benefits of meditation

By |July 6th, 2016|

Meditation has numerous health benefits.  It helps the mind to focus only on chosen aspects like sounds, the body or the breathing.  By doing this, the consciousness have a chance to be still and in harmony.  In normal […]

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8 great health benefits of Olive Oil in your diet

By |July 5th, 2016|

Olive oil is how we refer to the oil obtained from the fruit of olive trees.  People have been eating olive oil for thousands of years and it is now more popular than ever, thanks to its many proven […]