Can’t Sleep? Have You Tried Working Out?
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Can’t Sleep? Have You Tried Working Out?

Nothing can be more frustrating than lying down for a good night’s sleep only to find yourself tossing and turning. You might also find you fall to sleep right away, but then wake in the middle of the night. However, poor sleep is not just frustrating. It can also interfere with your health. According to…

Top 7 Fermented Foods To Include In Your Diet
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Top 7 Fermented Foods To Include In Your Diet

What Are Fermented Foods & Why Should I Eat Them? Fermentation allows food items to sit for an extended time in conditions that will enable the sugars and carbs to be broken down by bacteria, yeasts, or other microorganisms present in the food. The byproducts of this breakdown change the food into something altogether different….

Whole Foods Diet Cuts Weight And Improves Health
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Whole Foods Diet Cuts Weight And Improves Health

I have found that a common struggle my patients face throughout my practice is weight loss. No matter the diet or the exercise, they feel like their body is working against them, and they cannot seem to lose the weight they want to. Statistics say that even those who are successful in losing a significant…

12 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism
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12 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Metabolism is the process of your body converting food and drink into energy. It’s always happening, even when you’re at rest; it doesn’t only happen while you’re digesting food or physically active. Your body constantly uses energy for breathing, circulation, organ function, regulating hormone levels, growing and repairing cells, and more.  Everybody has a different…

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…

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…