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Calm the Fire Within: Foods that Reduce Inflammation

One word I want every patient to know is - INFLAMMATION!  The more we learn about inflammation, the more we recognize that inflammation is the root of some of the most chronic diseases. Need proof? The Department of Health and Human Services and the American Heart Association both show that chronic inflammation is linked to diseases [...]

Hair Growth Foods for Women: Top 5 Foods to Prevent Hair Loss

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography Hair loss is a stressful health challenge that I can relate to personally. I struggled with hair loss for years, and it’s one of the main reasons I decided to study integrative medicine.  For us women, hair loss is uniquely stressful. Hair is a part of our expression, beauty, and [...]

Make this Protein Packed Snack

Being optimally fueled and nourished is one of the surest ways to soar steadily through you day, despite the high demands of our modern lifestyles. What’s the best food for your body? When it comes to nutrition for energy, stamina, and tenacity protein is your foundation. Thankfully you don’t have to waste your money on [...]

2020-02-10T00:12:07-05:00By |Categories: Kitchen Cures, Weight Loss, Wellness|

How to Use Mushrooms for Immunity

Mushrooms to enhance superpowers? You bet. Especially this time of year when colds and flus are running rampant. Eastern medical practitioners have known for more than 5,000 years that mushrooms contain powerful immune-boosting compounds and protective properties—today we can see the proof in an abundance of conventional scientific research. Mushrooms contain powerful compounds that enhance [...]

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The Guilt-Free Chocolate Beauty Trick for All Women

Okay—first of all, I am all for having a couple squares of dark chocolate as a healthy treat after dinner. Dark chocolate (70% or more cacao) is rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory flavonoids, which boosts your heart health and possibly your mood. However, did you know that chocolate can also be included as part of [...]

2020-02-10T00:15:51-05:00By |Categories: Beauty Buzz, Kitchen Cures, Wellness|Tags: , |

3 Foods to Supercharge Your Nutrition for 2018

If one of your resolutions this year is to eat healthier, lose weight, or to have more energy then you are not alone. In 2017, more than 66 million people said they would “get healthy,” according to an NBC poll. I’m a big believer in nutrition as medicine that you can use to be healthier [...]

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 [...]

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