About Intermittent Fasting: Possible Benefits and How to Try It
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About Intermittent Fasting: Possible Benefits and How to Try It

Let’s talk about intermittent fasting since it’s been getting increasing attention lately from the medical community. It’s exactly what it sounds like: interspersing extended periods of not eating in between regular meals. You don’t (necessarily) change what you eat or how much you eat at a meal. You just change when you eat. This isn’t…

Skip the Fad Diets! They’re Ineffective and Unhealthy
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Skip the Fad Diets! They’re Ineffective and Unhealthy

So often I hear patients and people I know talk about the latest fad diet they’re trying out. They don’t call it a fad diet, but that’s usually what it is. I understand how people eager to lose weight can get caught up in hype. Fad diets lure people in with promises of fast, effortless…

Considering Prenatal Chromosomal Testing?
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Considering Prenatal Chromosomal Testing?

Are you pregnant and considering, or undecided, about having prenatal chromosomal testing done?Here’s some thoughtful advice that may help in your decision making. 1. What is the advantage of prenatal testing? Early detection of Down’s Syndrome is the primary advantage of prenatal testing, as it is the most common chromosomal abnormality among live births. 2….

10 Easy Ways to Lose Weight Without Starving Yourself
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10 Easy Ways to Lose Weight Without Starving Yourself

How cool would it be to get on the path to achieving your best body? Summer is just around the corner, and many of my patients are asking me how they can safely lose weight and keep it off without losing their sanity! If you’re looking to lose weight or get better at maintaining your weight, I…

Understanding Good Carbs Versus Bad Carbs
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Understanding Good Carbs Versus Bad Carbs

So much nutrition information is confusing, even contradictory. It’s a complicated field, and scientists often learn new things that sometimes go against the day’s most widely accepted thinking. Then there are all those fad diets, advertising their special secrets and shortcuts and spreading misinformation.  Few aspects of nutrition are as full of confusion and seeming…

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5 Ways to Beat Your Winter Depression

Do you dread the shorter, darker, colder days of winter? Suppose you struggle with mild depression, fatigue, and mood changes this time of year. In that case, you might be one of 11 million Americans suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Maybe you’re feeling a little moody or have noticed a decrease in your energy. Getting out…

Seasonal Break
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Seasonal Break

When you’re growing up, school ends and there is always a summer break. A time to go on vacation.  No school. Lots of time for reading, relaxing, resting. As adults, we don’t often get that same break due to a thing called work, unless we create our own breaks. Break from the routine. Break from…