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Healthy Holiday Side Dishes

Here are some of our favorite recipes for the holidays…. Green Beans with Almonds Ingredients (for approximately 8 servings): 1 1/2 lbs green beans, trimmed (French green beans work great for this)2 Tbs. olive oil1/2 cup slivered almonds1 tsp. minced or pressed garlic (about 1 medium clove)1 Tbs. fresh lemon […]
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‘Forever Chemicals’ You Should Know

Mayo Clinic claims that ‘forever chemicals’ found in thousands of household products may affect women’s heart health. Thousands of household products that you may use every day contain human-made chemicals.  They are also known as ‘forever chemicals’ because they break down very slowly over time. Studies at Mayo Clinic have […]
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Bogged Down by Fatigue Or Outright...

Have you checked your adrenals? As a physician, I am frequently reminded of just how fragile our bodies are to fall ill. At the same time, I am amazed at our ability to recover once the root cause is detected and corrected. Take, for example, a new patient I had… […]
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Brain Washed In Your Sleep

Boston University study reveals the first ever images of cerebrospinal fluid washing in and out of the brain during sleep. It is absolutely necessary that you get an adequate amount of restful sleep.  But…. According to the American Sleep Association, insomnia is the most common sleep disorder.  About 30 percent of American […]
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Can We Really Reverse the Aging...

Since the discovery of telomeres, doctors and scientist have dreamed of using them to control aging.  In 1973, Alexey Olonikov discovered that telomeres, which are tiny units of DNA at the very end of each chromosome, shorten each time the cell divides.  Hence, as you get older and your telomeres […]
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Hormone Balancing Made Simple

  Hormone Balancing Made Simple “I miss the old me. I’m irritable, tired, lots of brain fog…. having trouble sleeping through the night… and forget about sex,”  a patient told me as she sat in my office.  She had recently moved to Sarasota and had been on hormones prescribed from […]
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Energy Kaput

Ka-put / Kä ‘pŏŏt – no longer working, broken down; inoperative. It’s not “all in your head” Women should feel healthy, vibrant and strong throughout their adult lives. If you’ve been told, “It’s all in your head,” or “learn to live with it,” read Debbie’s story below… Debbie visited The […]
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Experiencing Brain Fog Since the...

According to a 2021 survey from the American Psychological Association, more than three-quarters of Americans report that the pandemic has been and still is a significant source of stress.   One of the side effects of that stress may be brain fog.  If you’re feeling more forgetful or distracted than usual, […]
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Which Fish are the Safest to Eat

The Environmental Working Group comes through for us again with research on which foods contain the most toxins and which contain the least. This time we’ll be focusing on fish and mercury levels. BEST TYPES: Wild Salmon, Sardines, Mussels, Rainbow Trout, and Atlantic mackerel. These are very low in mercury […]
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What Type of Exercise is Best for the...

Exercise is just as good for the brain as it is for the body. “Back in the day, the majority of exercise studies focused on the parts of the body from the neck down, like the heart and lungs,” says Dr. Ozioma Okonkwo, assistant professor of medicine at the University […]
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The Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen

It can be hard figuring out what’s healthy and what’s not. There are so many things to consider these days…does it have additives, pesticides, GMOs….the list goes on and on. Luckily, when it comes to fruits and vegetables it’s pretty straightfoward, thanks to something that the Environmental Working Group calls […]
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The Brain is a “Picky...

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food,” is a famous quote from Hippocrates, the father of medicine, circa 440 BC.  But that famous citation must have been forgotten by the time I reached medical school in the 1970’s, for we had no formal training in nutrition at […]
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