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Dr. Connealy graduated from the University of Texas School of Public Health and the Chicago Medical School. She then completed her post-graduate training at the Harbor/UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. A genuine health leader, Dr. Connealy has been published in the Journal of the American Nutraceutical Association, as well as in numerous health columns and magazines. She’s also a frequent guest speaker for media and professional organizations all over the country. Today, Dr. Connealy is the Medical Director of the Center for New Medicine in Orange County, California and the author of the Newport Natural Health Letter. Dr. Connealy’s e-newsletter and website feature the same outlook she provides to the patients in her clinic – a combination of honest information, unique solutions, simple marching orders, and tough love. You’ll find that the advice Dr. Connealy has to share is thorough, effective, and supported by medical science — yet it’s easy to understand and act upon.
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  • Does Acupuncture Really Work? The Short Answer is Yes

    Does Acupuncture Really Work? The Short Answer is Yes

    I first discovered acupuncture more than 20 years ago, when I heard about it from an acquaintance. It sounded like an intriguing treatment that could benefit my patients. Though, before recommending it to them, I had to try it myself. | Read More »

  • Prostate Relief in 5 Simple Steps

    Prostate Relief in 5 Simple Steps

    Prostate problems are increasingly common these days. But, by making a few lifestyle changes and following the guidelines I give my patients, you can protect yourself – and your prostate – from complications. There’s a saying you might have heard | Read More »

  • Healthy Tomato Sauce Recipe

    Healthy Tomato Sauce Recipe

    Serves 6 Prep time: 30 to 40 minutes With tomato season in full swing, this is a great time to take advantage of nutrient-rich tomatoes and make up a batch of my family’s favorite pasta sauce. Loaded with equally healthy | Read More »

  • Mitochondria's Effect on Your Heart Health

    Mitochondria’s Effect on Your Heart Health

    Do you drag throughout the day, nod off in the afternoon, or struggle to get out of bed in the morning, even though you slept eight hours? Or have you been diagnosed with a heart condition or high blood pressure | Read More »

  • Cucumber Mango Salsa

    Cucumber Mango Salsa

    Serves 4 Prep time: 30 minutes; Ready to eat: 2.5 hours Take advantage of the abundant fresh produce in markets now with this simple summer salsa recipe that can be used as a relish for grilled meat or fish, or | Read More »

  • Cancer & Sugar, The Not-So-Sweet Truth

    Cancer & Sugar, The Not-So-Sweet Truth

    There’s a painful fact I need to share with you today. The nation’s War on Cancer, initiated by President Nixon in 1971, has failed us. During the war’s more than 40 years, most statistics on cancer occurrences and deaths have | Read More »

  • Why the Rise in Gluten Allergies & Celiac

    Why the Rise in Gluten Allergies & Celiac

    One of the most common statements I hear from new patients goes something like this: “I don’t feel good, but my doctor says there’s nothing wrong with me.” Generally, in these cases, a patient tells their doctor that he or | Read More »

  • Dealing with Insomnia: 4 Steps to a Good Night’s Sleep

    Dealing with Insomnia: 4 Steps to a Good Night’s Sleep

    Millions of Americans find themselves wide awake in the wee hours of the night. If you’re one of them, you might be suffering from low blood sugar, medication side effects, lack of physical activity, or low levels of an essential | Read More »

  • The Newest Breakthroughs in Cancer Care

    The Newest Breakthroughs in Cancer Care

    With cancer at epidemic levels, it’s important to know your medical options. The good news is that there is more help available than traditional doctors and oncologists offer. And best of all, these innovative, effective methods are far easier on | Read More »

  • Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes”

    Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes”

    Serves 4 Time to prepare: 20 minutes This is an excellent recipe for anyone who wants to cut back on simple carbohydrates, which the body considers another form of sugar, and we know that cancer feeds on sugar. The flavor | Read More »

  • Apple Walnut Oatmeal

    Apple Walnut Oatmeal

    Serves 3 Time to prepare: 15 minutes Breakfast is so important that I’m always searching for tasty, nutritious recipes to make sure my family starts the day right. This oatmeal is loaded with ingredients known for their cholesterol-fighting abilities, including | Read More »

  • Lower Cholesterol Without Statin Side Effects

    Lower Cholesterol Without Statin Side Effects

    If you’re taking statin drugs to control cholesterol, you need to read this. From talking to patients, I’ve discovered that many people consider statins to be “miracle” drugs that allow them to eat anything they please without worrying about consequences. | Read More »

  • 12 Things That Can Prevent Breast Cancer

    12 Things That Can Prevent Breast Cancer

    It’s a rare day that goes by for me without seeing a female patient who is concerned about breast cancer. And who can blame them? Nearly 300,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011, and the disease was fatal | Read More »

  • Grilled Pineapple Rings

    Grilled Pineapple Rings

    Serves 2 Total time: 10 minutes Eating well can make a big difference in joint pain. Pineapple is loaded with bromelain, a blend of substances with the ability to fight inflammation and ease digestive woes. You can buy bromelain supplements, | Read More »

  • Joint Pain Relief: Ways You Can Avoid Surgery

    Joint Pain Relief: Ways You Can Avoid Surgery

    If you are in need of joint pain relief — whether from an injury or some form of arthritis — you know what a miserable experience it can be. Hobbling everywhere gets old quickly, as does taking pain relievers every | Read More »

  • What are Probiotics? Bacteria with Benefits

    What are Probiotics? Bacteria with Benefits

    Probiotics are defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “Living microorganisms that provide a health benefit to the host when ingested in adequate amounts.” That fairly boring description hardly does justice to these tiny organisms, though. In fact, the | Read More »

  • Green Juice Recipe with Probiotics

    Green Juice Recipe with Probiotics

    Serves 1 Prep time: 2-3 minutes Here’s a simple, refreshing green juice you can make that’s so good you’ll want to have one every morning. If you don’t have a juicer, consider purchasing one. Juicing is an excellent way to | Read More »

  • Easy Breakfast Options to Improve Your Health and Memory

    Are you a regular breakfast eater? Or, like many of my patients, do you skip the first meal of the day because you’re too busy, not hungry, or trying to lose weight? Here’s a word to the wise — if | Read More »

  • Orange Berry Smoothie

    Serves 1 Here’s a quick and easy way to start your day. This smoothie is made with fresh fruit and protein powder, so you’ll get a good balance of carbohydrates, nutrients, and protein. Enjoy it with two slices of whole | Read More »

  • Curried Chicken Salad

    Serves 2 This delicious salad comes together so quickly, it’s perfect for last-minute lunches or dinners. I like to serve it with a few sweet potato fries on the side. As always, I recommend using organic ingredients whenever possible. Ingredients | Read More »