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6 Secrets from Eastern Medicine for Natural Summer Immune Health

Studies show we may be healthier during the summer with increased sunlight, more fruits and veggies in our diet, and less time spent indoors, but does that mean you should leave your immune system on autopilot? Immune health during the summer requires supporting unique factors for healthy function, and in this article you’ll find the [...]

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6 PCOS Symptoms to Keep an Eye On

Before we talk about PCOS symptoms, it’s important to know what PCOS is.  PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, which is when a woman has an excess of the androgen hormone causing hormones to become imbalanced. PCOS is fairly common and actually becoming an epidemic. Between 1 in 10 women, 1 in 20 in women [...]

Can Boozing Really Lower Your Diabetes Risk?

You may have recently seen headlines soaring over a new study that seemingly reveals drinking alcohol can lower an individual’s risk of type 2 diabetes. But before you hit the liquor or wine store, let me tell you, there’s a lot more to this study’s findings than many news outlets care to fully explain. This [...]

An Unconventional Letter to Dads {for moms to read too}

While Father's Day sentiments still linger, and it may seem like just another commercial holiday, I think it is an amazing opportunity to acknowledge what often is not discussed:  the importance of dads in our lives and the impression and the imprint they leave on us forever. I have not, admittedly yet unintentionally, been the [...]

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Getting Enough Omega Fatty Acids May Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

We’ve known for quite some time the countless benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, which occur naturally in foods like fish, meat, eggs, nuts, and seeds. And, both professionally and personally, I can never stop recommending incorporating adequate amounts of omega fatty acids in your daily diet—especially considering the fact that we, in the Western world, [...]

10 Things You Didn’t Know Could Affect Your Fertility

Spring is the perfect time to talk about fertility, as it’s the season of rebirth. Plus, more couples tend to try to conceive during the warmer months. That’s why it seems fitting that a week in April is dedicated to national infertility awareness—April 23-29. Unfortunately it seems that women are having a harder time getting [...]

7 Reasons Eggs are Awesome

Sure, eggs look prettier painted pink or yellow with adorable little flower drawings, dots and swirls in celebration of Easter, but they’re pretty awesome for some other reasons too. My favorite reason? They’re total nutrition powerhouses—both their yellow and white parts! So after the egg hunts are over, enjoy a hearty, egg-rich meal for these [...]

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What Every Parent Should Know About Autism

If you’re concerned about the rising rates of autism in this country, you’re far from alone. Even doctors and scientists are still working hard to figure out exactly what causes the developmental disorder and why the numbers are increasing. I learned about the condition early on in my career, in residency, when I was faced [...]