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Keto Diet for Women: Lose Weight & Keep It Off

One of the most popular ways for women to lose weight, optimize blood sugar, and reduce inflammation all while getting sugar cravings under control and breaking the cycle of unhealthy eating is a ketogenic diet. But what should you consider if you’re a woman following the keto diet? And what’s the best way to succeed [...]

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4 High-Protein Recipes for Women’s Weight Loss: High Protein Foods to Boost Your Metabolism

Adequate protein intake is essential for helping you reach your goals. If you’re a woman, you’re actually less likely to be consuming optimal amounts of protein, and this can spell trouble for your metabolism and make it more difficult to lose weight. Let’s find out how you can use protein for weight loss and the [...]

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How to Sugar Detox after the Holidays

Sugar activates your brain’s reward centers like nothing else, so it’s no surprise that a little indulgence can easily turn into a full on sugar binge. And when this happens your body responds with even more cravings. A sugar detox can help you recover from a sugar binge and minimize metabolic damage, while preventing the [...]

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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 [...]