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5 foods to avoid if you’re trying to conceive!

5 foods to avoid if you're trying to conceive I often see many women in my practice who are unsuccessfully trying to conceive after numerous cycles. There are many reasons for this including chronic medical problems, diet, nutrition and lifestyle. I always start off with nutrition for my patients which often [...]

Avoid Holiday Weight Gain with these Tips!

Avoid Holiday Weight gain with these tips! As fall and holiday season is upon us, this is the time when many patients tend to pack on the lbs from Halloween candies to large thanksgiving family meals with holiday parties and booze, desserts and carb loading galore. This is also the time when [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Take Control of your Life with these small shifts

Take control of your life with these small shifts. Chronic stress, anxiety, and depression are about 2/3 office visits many provider see  due to  stressful job, lives, relationships etc. Why is that? Learn how to manage chronic stress with these small shifts!