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The Secret to Weight Loss for Women

For many, losing weight is still an elusive goal. Finding the formula, the magic supplement or pill, and the perfect exercise routine for weight loss is now ingrained in our culture and a part of constant health dialogue. Not a day passes in my practice where someone doesn’t approach me seeking the secret to weight loss [...]

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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, [...]

Feeding Baby: When to Introduce Solid Foods

A new study led by researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control finds that more than half of all babies are introduced to solid foods earlier than recommended. The research, published this month in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, followed the dietary habits of more than 1,400 babies and found [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The 2017 Dirty Dozen Reveals Most Contaminated Produce

In a perfect world, everyone would buy organic, but, for some families, the decision is not that simple. Whether it’s due to a limited availability of organic produce at grocery stores near you or you just can’t afford to spend sometimes twice the amount (or more) for organic produce, some families have no choice but [...]

Study Finds Homemade Baby Food is Better for Infants

You’ve probably already heard about the wonders of homemade baby food from friends or other mommies on your feeds, forums or in classes. And there’s no doubt about it—putting on your chef hat and DIY-ing your little one’s meals is a much easier way to ensure he’s getting the most nutritious, all-natural and preservative- and [...]

The Holiday De-Bloat Smoothie

Everyone is guilty of overdoing it during the holiday season. Trust me, we have all been there—it’s the dreaded discomfort that accompanies the common, but unpleasant belly bloat. The day after I indulge from a party or family gathering, I always have my fridge stocked with these simple ingredients! That way, I can quickly rehydrate [...]