Top 5 Anti-Aging Antioxidant Foods for Glowing Skin

The research is clear, your skin loves antioxidants, and they provide major benefits for the look and feel of healthy skin. Not only do they help protect your skin from environmental toxins and sun damage, but they can actually improve the hydration and elasticity of your skin--giving you that healthy glow all year long.  Antioxidants [...]

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Healthy Brunch Ideas Your Mom Will Love This Mother’s Day

Need to whip up a fantastic Mother’s Day brunch but do it in a way that supports gut health and hormone balance? It’s absolutely possible to create delicious comfort foods to celebrate mom without feeling like you need to recover from a weekend sugar binge. I’ll share with you four family-friendly recipes (plus one bonus [...]

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6 Easy PCOS Diet Recipes: Foods for Hormone Balance and Weight Loss

Healthy hormones are made in the kitchen, and this is especially true if you have PCOS! A PCOS-friendly diet can be your key to better energy, weight loss, and getting acne under control--all of which are hallmark symptoms of PCOS. Today you’ll learn which foods are best for PCOS, which you should avoid, the best [...]

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9 Easy Anti-Inflammatory Recipes Worth Trying

Eating an anti-inflammatory diet is one of the best ways to promote health and reduce the inflammation that is at the root of many chronic diseases. In this post you’ll learn the basic benefits of an anti-inflammatory diet, plus come away with some tasty inspiration. Whether you’re just beginning an anti-inflammatory diet, or need more [...]

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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 [...]

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Kitchen Cures: Foods to Reduce Thyroid Symptoms

The thyroid seems to have a snowball effect on almost everything with thyroid symptoms including sluggishness, weight gain, fatigue, hair loss-- all leading to an effect on your quality of life. Every day I see patients who suffer from thyroid issues. Whether it’s Hashimotos Disease or simply a sluggish thyroid, if your levels are off, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]