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6 PCOS Symptoms to Keep an Eye On

Before we talk about PCOS symptoms, it’s important to know what PCOS is.  PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, which is when a woman has an excess of the androgen hormone causing hormones to become imbalanced. PCOS is fairly common and actually becoming an epidemic. Between 1 in 10 women, 1 in 20 in women [...]

Refreshing Juice Blends for Hot Summer Days

It’s time for the weekend, and it’s hot out there! Try refreshing yourself with one of these delicious juice blend recipes instead of soda, sweet tea of sugary alcoholic drinks. So break out your juicer and experiment away. The first is a bit more my speed—not so sweet and a little tangy. The second recipe, [...]

Homemade Dairy-Free Ice Cream

Non-dairy ice cream is becoming increasingly popular because people are cutting dairy out of their diets due to an allergy, intolerance, digestion, or they simply feel better without it. Remember if you’re feeling bloated, nauseated, have diarrhea, head aches or fatigue when eating dairy, you might be experiencing a sensitivity or reaction. Try removing it from your [...]

Foods for Glowing Summer Skin

To me, summer is a time for slowing down, catching up with family and friends, taking family vacations, and enjoying time by the pool! It is also a time for social gatherings outside and happy hours. There is a sense of “wanting to let loose” in the summer, which I totally understand, but we still [...]

Tips for Men’s Health

As we get ready to celebrate the men in our respective worlds who are fathers, I find myself reminding patients, friends and family members of the important role diet plays within a man’s life—anyone’s life, really! So regardless if the men in your life are fathers or not, encourage them to load up on lean [...]

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Summer Produce Guide: What to Pick & Ways to Use

I associate summer with fresh, plump, blueberries just like I associate fall with pumpkins. I love the summer for many reasons, but I especially love it because of the abundant, fresh, produce! Summer is not only bursting with flavor, but it is also bursting with phytonutrients and antioxidants. Eat up my friends! […]

Alkaline Foods

We could all stand to eat more alkaline foods. Alkaline foods may help to protect against certain types of cancer and arthritis. Many people who follow an alkaline diet tend to also shed weight because they take out the heavier, more acidic, foods like refined sugar, processed foods, wheat, dairy, eggs, and meat (ironically and [...]