What’s the Deal with MCT Oils?

Should I Use MCT Oil? MCTs, or medium chain triglycerides, are a unique form of dietary fat that come with many positive health benefits which include reducing inflammation, supporting a healthy gut microbiome, increasing energy, and managing hunger and appetite. The research is still pouring in on these oils, and as always we have much [...]

By | 2017-11-21T08:17:04+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Super Women|

6 Reasons to Eat or Supplement with Tumeric

This mustard yellow herb contains bioactive compounds that have powerful medicinal properties used for thousands of years in India. The research you’ll find turmeric mostly focuses on its antioxidant or anti-inflammatory properties due to the main ingredient, curcumin, but there’s much more to this member of the ginger family. Avoid colds and flu and stay [...]

By | 2017-11-14T17:39:45+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Kitchen Cures|

6 Delicious Ways to Reclaim Your Immunity

Having a strong immune system to fight illness and disease takes more than washing your hands for the full 30-seconds advised, elbow or fist bumping instead of shaking hands or hugging, avoiding crowds and sick people (unrealistic for most of us), taking vitamin C, and/or getting a flu shot. So how do you boost immunity? [...]

By | 2017-11-07T08:00:39+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Kitchen Cures|

How to Snack the Right Way + 5 Healthy Snacks

It’s 3 o’clock and despite your best intentions to eat healthy today, the bowl of candy in the mailroom is calling. I’ve been there. Or maybe you think you’re choosing a “healthy” mid-morning snack by noshing on a protein bar—I know a lot of women do—but most aren’t as healthy as you might think—many are [...]

By | 2017-10-13T18:39:39+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Kitchen Cures|

Breast Cancer Prevention 101

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and a great time to educate and review the many prevention strategies available. I’m still surprised today that many women come to see me who have never been given information about a comprehensive preventative plan for breast cancer.  About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12 percent) will develop [...]

By | 2017-10-09T19:51:25+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Super Women|

The 5 Glands that Affect Women the Most

What the heck is a gland? This is a question I hear often from my patients. Glands aren’t something that typically come up in the “normal” doctor’s appointment, or yearly physical—but trust me, they should. Glands are organs in your body that do everything from regulating and secreting saliva, tears, and breast milk) to creating [...]

By | 2017-09-19T20:52:25+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Prevention|

Could Coffee Lower Your Risk of Death? Not So Fast

On the long list of foods and drinks Americans can’t live without, coffee is at the very top. About 83 percent of U.S. adults say they drink the caffeinated beverage, according to the National Coffee Association's 2013 online survey. Each day, Americans as a whole consume 400 million cups of coffee, which means they go [...]

By | 2017-09-05T13:27:07+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Prevention|