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What Are the Best Herbs for Your Brain?

I enjoy cooking with herbs and spices that are great for my health and make my food taste fantastic at the same time—it is a win/win. Several herbs provide both of these benefits, and these are flavors that you should use more often. Rosemary For centuries, rosemary...

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Does Your Supplement Contain BAD Ingredients?

Welcome to National Nutrition Month! In honor of this, my e-mails for March will focus on nutrition-related topics. The nutrient ingredients in a supplement can be essential to your health, or they can be inactive, and sometimes even harmful. I want to ensure that you...

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Tips to Treat the Flu

Every year my patients ask me if they should get a flu shot, and what treatments they should consider if they do get the flu—both are great questions, but let’s start with a bit of background. The influenza virus (the flu) represents a group of RNA viruses that vary...

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What 5 Foods Are Fantastic for Your Heart

Heart disease is the #1 killer of women and men and has an enormous impact on health worldwide, even though we can prevent it with lifestyle 90% of the time.  Equally important is that the same factors that lead to heart disease play a dramatic role in your quality of...

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Top Foods to Better Manage Your Stress

Stress levels are reported to be getting higher every year. 24/7 smartphone and e-mail access, the recent conflict packed news, national weather disasters, and demands to get more and more productive at home and work could easily stress out even a normally serene yoga...

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What’s my New Years’ Resolution?

I have found the New Year as great opportunity to improve my health by making resolutions that turn into daily habits. I like to focus on four pillars (healthy food, essential nutrients, excellent fitness, and optimal stress management) and select an area for...

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What Are 4 Easy Steps to Prevent Cancer?

I spent last week at the annual meeting of the American College of Nutrition, which is one of my favorite annual education meetings that I attend every year. The focus this year was on “Disrupting Cancer”. The conference has been great, and I’d like to share some of...

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What Six Foods Can Hurt Your Brain?

Your brain is the very essence of your being. It gives you your identity and makes you human. Likely the most important factor that impacts whether your brain is functioning optimally, or declining and shrinking, is the food you choose to eat every day. There are a...

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The End of Alzheimer ’s Disease

I recently had an awesome interview with Dr. Dale Bredesen, a physician who has created a breakthrough program to reverse Alzheimer’s disease. For years people have been told that we can’t stop memory loss, but now we know you can. Dr. Bredesen’s research has focused...

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