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How to Get Relief from Spring Allergies

How to Get Relief from Spring Allergies

Allergies, or sensitivities to pollen, spores, mold, and dust (also called hay fever or allergic rhinitis) can be quite severe make daily living quite uncomfortable. Symptoms of hay fever are sneezing, runny nose, stuffy nose, watery eyes, itchy eyes and…

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Treatment Plan

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Treatment Plan

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating condition characterized by severe and long lasting exhaustion, but it can also manifest in symptoms of sleep disturbance, memory and concentration difficulties, widespread muscle and joint pain, headaches, and extreme tiredness following any physical…

Coconut Curry Cauliflower Recipe

Coconut Curry Cauliflower Recipe

I’ve taken my love for coconut to a whole new level after learning how to crack one, when I was in Hawaii recently. I try to incorporate coconut into my health regime in a variety of ways. In my protein…

How Probiotics Improve Your Health

How Probiotics Improve Your Health

  Many people do not realize that the health of the immune system and the brain is strongly linked to the health of your gut; therefore, anything that disrupts the perfect flora balance can precipitate problems elsewhere in the body….

Energize Your Body with D-Ribose

Energize Your Body with D-Ribose

D-Ribose is a natural 5-carbon sugar that is present in every cell of the body. It is a non-glycemic sugar, which means that it doesn’t raise your blood sugar. It is an important component of cells, including muscle  and heart…

My Favorite Sweet Potato Recipe

My Favorite Sweet Potato Recipe

My all-time favorite root vegetable is the sweet potato. It is an important part of my Paleo-esque diet, especially breakfast. Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes may be one of nature’s unsurpassed sources of beta-carotene (Vitamin A), in addition to being high in…

6 Flu Fighting Tips From the Doctor

6 Flu Fighting Tips From the Doctor

A few weeks ago, I had a bronchitis that really knocked me off my feet. (Yes, even doctors get sick.) It’s been a difficult winter for many battling persistent and recurrent upper respiratory infections. In my practice I’m seeing lots…