The Secret to Lasting Energy

The modern world doesn’t promote a healthy lifestyle based on adequate sleep, proper stress management, and consistent exercise. On the contrary, the world we live in promotes the top chronic stressors including high impact exercise, insufficient sleep, and a hyper-connected mindset. Combined, all of these things can take a big toll on our body’s energy [...]

Are Plant-Based Meats Just A Fad? 2020 Health Food Trends You Shouldn’t Ignore

A couple weeks ago on The Rachael Ray Show, I showed you a few 2020 Healthy Food Trends you should either ‘toss’ or ‘try’. We highlighted some of these things, but if you’ve been watching the headlines this New Year, you know a lot has changed with our food. Steer clear of some of these [...]

How To Start Intermittent Fasting For Women

Intermittent fasting involves going for a portion of the day without food, then eating all your meals in a shortened window. It can be a great way to lose weight, slow down aging, increase your mental clarity, and generally feel like a healthier, happier version of yourself.  But while intermittent fasting is great for [...]

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What Does Your Digestive System Tell You About Your Health?

Have you lost your energy? Are you dealing with joint pain? Are you bloated even though you’ve been counting calories and getting to the gym? All these health issues can be traced back to the health of your digestive system. Good health begins in the gut, so find out what makes yours happy, and how [...]

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Stress: The Disease of Modern Life

Welcome to a new decade! You made it through hectic holidays, travel adventures, and weeks of delicious comfort food. But beginning this new chapter of our lives doesn’t mean the stress is over. Perhaps you’ve committed to an ambitious “boot camp” January workout, overextended your finances during holiday shopping, or are having trouble sleeping after [...]

Travel Health: Your Guide To Healthy Pre And Post Travel

It’s the holidays, and Christmas Break for many families, and that usually includes some travel. Whether it’s an exciting vacation, a much-needed break, or getting in the car to see family or friends, there are health precautions to take to make sure you don’t get sick. I think we can all agree that there’s [...]

3 Holiday Detox Methods That Actually Work

This is the time of year we’re preparing for unavoidable overindulgence. The imminent wave of food, drink, late nights, and plenty of sweets. This joyous time can be the highlight of the year, and serves to bring us closer to each other. But, all that indulgence can leave us feeling sluggish, bloated, and a [...]

3 Steps to Balance Hormones Naturally

As women, our hormones are one of the most important aspects of our health and wellbeing. Your hormones change throughout the month, influencing mood, weight, energy levels, cravings, and more. When your hormones are in balance, you feel great -- happy, energetic, confident, focused, and in control of your life.  But if your hormones fall [...]

4 Foods That Support Fertility

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography When patients tell me they want to have a child, nutrition is often the first place I start. The foods you eat have a profound effect on your fertility.  As an integrative physician, I’ve spent the last decade working with thousands of women, many of whom were told [...]

How to Reduce Hormonal Acne

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography Whether you’re 15 or 55, acne can be a major source of stress. Breakouts always seem to happen at the worst time, and if you’re dealing with them on a regular basis, your acne can have significant impact on your mood, confidence, and more.  Over the past decade, I’ve [...]