Alert: EPA Streamlines New Chemical Approval Process

The latest headlines are shouting that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will no longer be releasing assessment of potentially hazardous new chemicals or the planned new uses of already existing and potentially harmful chemicals. Appalled and disheartened—This is the only way to read this latest news! Every day, I sit with patients and try [...]

7 Hidden Fourth of July Health Risks

Backyard barbecues, poolside parties and trips to the beach might be a few of the things you’re looking forward to most this Independence Day weekend, but they may bring about certain unexpected risks—especially when you have little kids running around. While I love summer celebrations just as much as the next person, as a health [...]

Integrative Heart Disease Prevention

The statistics are high and not in women or men’s favor…heart disease is a leading cause of death, often-times a silent killer in our society, and there are things we all can be doing to lower our risk! Are you doing everything you can to prevent heart disease? Check out my quick video and find [...]

Beating Winter Colds

It’s wintertime and it seems like this year, even more than usual, the common cold is hitting hard! It strikes everyone in slightly different ways, and the length can vary from person to person. Though there’s not a silver bullet, I am going to give you some of my best cold-fighting tips that I’ve shared [...]

Best Defense for Colds and Viruses

Surprising Best Defense for Colds and Viruses Using food as medicine in many cultures is an ancient practice and a standard in health care. Romans, Chinese, Japanese, and Native Americans were especially known for their use of garlic as an agent of health. Today, garlic has been recognized as a valuable supplement that physicians like [...]

Best Women’s Health Tips by Decade

UPDATE: I've heard from so many women that found this post helpful, so I am sharing again as we kick of National Women's Health Week!I've yet to come across a woman who doesn't care about being healthy, looking her best and feeling great! Are you in your 20s, 30s or 50s? It doesn't matter! There [...]

Allergy-Busting Apple, Ginger Tea

Are you struggling with late spring allergies? I love sipping on my warm apple, ginger tea to boost my immune system and keep allergies at bay. This tea is really easy to make, tastes great, and aids digestion too! Made up of our super allergy-fighting foods [read about foods good for busting allergies here] like [...]

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Allergy Prevention: Kale Blueberry Pineapple Smoothie

Spring is officially here and with it comes the gorgeous blooms and greenery! But, it’s also time for that car-coating pollen and the typical itchy eyes and runny noses. You may get sick of hearing this from me, but it doesn’t have to be this way! […]

What Are You Doing for Heart Health?

Did you know that February is American Heart Month? Fitting, right?! The heart is a precious and vital organ that needs to be nourished every. single. day. When we are young and feel invincible, it’s easy to think that our heart will keep working for us forever. Unfortunately, this is not the case. If you [...]