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Vegetarians are not always Healthier!

How to be a healthy Vegetarian! I was vegetarian for four years of my life during high school and couple years of college. I was the unhealthiest I've ever been. I was overweight, fatigue, had brain fog, and hormonal imbalance. I was eating horribly but I didn't know [...]

6 Foods to Avoid during Pregnancy!

As an expecting mama and Integrative & Functional physician the minute I found out I was pregnant, I did enormous amounts of research on foods that I could eat and could not. It was my first pregnancy and I wanted nothing more than to ensure my little growing baby was safe! These are the [...]

Period Problems? These 4 Nutrients Will Help

omega 3 fatty acids in walnuts really help easy inflammation associated with menstrual pain. Foods to help with menstrual pain. Menstrual pain is a common complaint by many of my patients in my practice. It can actually be debilitating to some females causing them to miss work which [...]

Increase your Sex Drive Naturally

How to increase your libido and sex drive naturally! How to increase your Sex Drive Naturally!   The more stressful our society gets the more concerns I have from patients regarding this private matter. There are in fact numerous reasons including medical problems, medications, stress, lifestyle, and normal [...]

Eating for thyroid health

How to keep your thyroid healthy by avoiding these foods! Over 20 million people in the US suffer with some form of a thyroid condition with women being more likely than men. In Fact, many people are not even aware they have a thyroid condition until it becomes worse than it [...]

Yoga poses that enhance your Hormones

Yoga is more than just poses; they can help improve your endocrine system and improve your hormones over time. Yoga is more than just poses. Yoga can help improve your endocrine system and improve your hormones over time. Your body is resilient and works hard to help [...]

6 Ways to improve your glucose tolerance

Learn to control your Blood sugar levels with these tips! Many of my patients have Diabetes, "prediabetes" or insulin resistance. I can encourage patients all day to limit carbs, follow an American Diabetic Association d or Mediterranean diet, and exercise. But, with busy lifestyles and activity tolerance sometimes that may not always be [...]

Pros of a Mediterranean Diet

Learn how to do the Mediterranean Diet well! I was recently in Greece over the summer and instantly fell in love with the Mediterranean diet!  This is the one go to diet for all my patients,check out why?! ! The Diet I recommend to all my patients!  

5 ways to manage your Chronic Stress

Learn to deal with Chronic stress before it start causing other medical ailments!   Many people suffer from chronic stress. In fact, we all deal with some sort of stress every day. The problem with stress becomes how well do you manage it? Here are 5 fullproof way to manage your chronic stress!   [...]