Confused About Coconut Oil? Here’s What You Should Know

In case you missed it, the American Heart Association (AHA) just released a bombshell of a report that reviewed existing data on saturated fats and went as far as to say they advise against the use of coconut oil. While it’s true that coconut oil, like all fats, can be problematic when consumed in excess, we still [...]

4 Health Changes That Make You a Better Mom

Being a mom is no easy job. In fact, most moms would probably say it’s the toughest job they’ve ever had. All of a sudden, after just nine months, your life is no longer only about you, your partner, your family or your friends—it’s about this little person that you’ve created and brought into this [...]

8 Surprising Things That May Help You Get Pregnant

There are few things more exciting than welcoming a baby into this world. It’s one of the most beautiful things that we, women, get the honor of doing. But getting pregnant, carrying a baby and going through labor and delivery are not always as easy as the movies make it out to be—in fact, most [...]

What Women Should Know About Pregnancy and PCOS

Chances are, you’ve heard of PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome). After all, it affects between 1 and 10 women and 1 in 20 in women of childbearing age. But even though it’s the most common hormone disorder among women, not all that much is known about what causes PCOS. Because of this, the most conventional way [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Freezing Your Eggs

Egg freezing has been around for quite some time now, but most people are still unclear about the service it provides. First off, it allows women to delay pregnancy and parenthood until they’re ready, without worrying that age may be a factor in preventing their ability to conceive. This is in part why women in [...]

10 Things You Didn’t Know Could Affect Your Fertility

Spring is the perfect time to talk about fertility, as it’s the season of rebirth. Plus, more couples tend to try to conceive during the warmer months. That’s why it seems fitting that a week in April is dedicated to national infertility awareness—April 23-29. Unfortunately it seems that women are having a harder time getting [...]

What’s the Deal with Souping?

Diet and detox trends come and go, but always garner loads of attention for their “quick fix” claims of helping you shed pounds fast. But what I always tell my patients, and everyone else I know, is that the keys to good health and longevity, always have and always will, involve a nutritious diet filled [...]