The Expert with Dr. Calapai

Dr. Christopher Calapai

Dr. Christopher Calapai, D.O. is an Osteopathic Physician board certified in family medicine, anti-aging medicine and chelation therapy. He is often refered to as,  “The Stem Cell Guru” and was named that by the New York Daily News.  Dr. Calapai is a leader in the field of stem cell therapy in the U.S.  His stem cell treatments have achieved remarkable results in clinical trials on patients with conditions as varied as Alzheimer’s, arthritis, frailty syndrome, heart, kidney and liver failure, lupus, MS and Parkinson’s.  Dr. Calapai started in New York City in 1986 and for over 25 years he has been practicing medicine.  He also has hosts a nationally syndicated radio shows, including his two weekly call-in shows on WABC 770-AM, where he offers health and medical advice. He has a show on Saturday morning and Sunday evening. Some of his celebrity clients are Mike Tyson, Chris Noth, Mickey Rourke, Steven Seagal, and Fox series Gotham’s, Donal Logue just to name some.  He has also worked as a medical consultant for the New York Rangers hockey team.

Today Dr. Calapai shares some tips with us:

How important is it to add vitamins in your daily routine?
It’s extremely important to add vitamins in your daily routine because you can’t get all the vitamins you really need from your diet.

How do you know?

I do blood testing for vitamins on every single patients and overwhelmingly people are very deficient.

How do you know what vitamins you need to take?
The only true undeniable way to know what vitamins to should be taking is based upon a blood test for vitamins.

What are the best vitamins to take for anti­aging/beauty?
The human body has requirements for all sorts of vitamins, so if you are deficient in your core vitamins, which your body uses everyday then your tissues will not work well. Therefore, all your vitamins in essence are important to decrease your signs of aging.

What is always in your fridge?
I always have organic vegetables and juices in my fridge. Also, I always have organic berries.

What are the best supplements/vitamins to boost metabolism?
B12 is a great vitamin to give you energy. Vitamin C and D as well as ginseng are all good for boosting your metabolism.

Tip for our readers:
You literally are what you eat. If you eat unhealthy you will inevitably be unhealthy. Junk in, junk out.


You can learn more about Dr. Calapai on his website, Dr. Calapai.

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