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Nutrition Tips to Stay on Track During the Holiday Season

Thanksgiving through New Years Day is often referred to as the Holiday Season. This is a season filled with special events, family gatherings, parades, parties, decorating, and gift giving. Something that is often paired with these events is an array …

Leptin: Are your Hormones making you Hungry?

Recent research in the topic of obesity is showing that weight gain is not just related to excessive calorie intake, lack of exercise, and low willpower. It is now believed that a resistance to a hormone called leptin is one …

Why all Calories are NOT Created Equal

Determining what to eat and when to eat it can be challenging and confusing. There seems to be advice coming from many different places – doctors, nutritionists, talk show hosts, social media, athletes and celebrities. Eight out of 10 people …

Breast Cancer Awareness

September was Prostate Cancer Awareness month. Now that October has arrived, it is time to shift the focus to women, as this is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Breast cancer does occur most often in women, but do keep in …

Prostate Cancer Awareness, Are you at risk?

Prostate Cancer Awareness Are you (or your loved one) at risk? September is national Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Take this opportunity to learn more about this disease and how to take measures to help prevent it from occurring. What is …

Fruits and Veggies – More Matters!

September is National Fruits and Veggies – More Matters Month! This is the perfect time to take a look at your current eating habits and determine if you could use a few extra veggies and fruits during your day. More …

Back to School Dinner Planning Tips

It is mid August, and you know what that means….school will be starting back soon! The start of school means getting to bed and waking up earlier, getting backpacks ready, homework, planning for after school care, extracurricular activities, planning morning …

Bioidentical Hormones: What You Need to Know

Hormones control most of our basic body functions. They coordinate immune function, growth, appetite, digestion, mood and libido. When hormone levels become unbalanced, it can influence overall health in a big way and we often seek out hormone replacement therapies …