Stress…Is it Stressing You?

When I ask people if they’re stressed it’s sort of a loaded question.  Either people say yes because they are feeling very anxious, nervous, angry, or are experiencing insomnia.  But some people claim to be fine and are just dealing with life stuff like everyone.  I also talk to those people that say they only […]

Anti-Aging: Do This One Thing To Slow Aging

The one thing in this world that really ages us and we consume WAY too much of it… Sugar. We spend billions a year on procedures to turn the clock back.  We spend even more on lotions, potions and tools to do the same.  What nobody thinks about is what you are doing everyday to negate […]

Holiday Choices: Fat vs. Sugar

Everyone hates putting on weight during the holidays, but it just seems inevitable with all of the parties and goodies surrounding us. I see a lot people saying they don’t want to eat much at meal time because of all the sweets. So what is the lesser of two evils, fat or sugar, you ask?! Let me […]

How to Prevent the Flu…No Shot Required!

It’s officially fall and winter is coming so now is the best time to prevent colds & the flu this year. Better to start now then be sorry later.  You all know that I’m not a big fan of the flu shot, so I have put together a list for you that should help you […]

2 Tricks to End Sugar Cravings

I felt this tip was necessary as Diabetes and Obesity or as Dr. Mark Hyman says, Diabesity, is taking over the world.  I must admit that I was a die hard sugar addict in the past.  Shoot, growing up I often times either took a Coke to bed or had it when I woke up.  […]

Beware of Faux Health Foods

I get so many patients that think they are doing so well.  The problem is they listen to the television or glossy magazine ads.  And frankly, they all DO sound good.  However, if you actually read labels, you won’t like what you read if your goal is to get healthy. The first culprit in this […]

6 Healthy Alternatives to the Flu Shot

Well, the media is telling us this year is a bad year for the flu and urging everyone to get their flu shots.  I feel like I hear this every year honestly.  I’m asked frequently if I get the flu shot.  I don’t.  Personally, I feel there are better options with much less risk.  But […]

Sugar Consumption

I found this great sugar infographic that I thought I would share. Sugar is a huge problem for most people.  And know that you don’t have to be spooning it into your coffee or sprinkling it on your oatmeal to be consuming sugar. Sugar intake really started to rise with the low fat craze that […]

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