Just about everyone can benefit by simplifying certain areas of their lives. This could mean cleaning out that overloaded closet, or even saying “no” to events that we feel obligated to attend (when in reality the world would keep spinning without us there). Diet is another great area to simplify by … [Read more...] about 4 Ways to Simplify Your Diet & Get Results
As part of every work up with a patient, I order testing for vitamin and mineral levels. After reviewing the tests, my patients are often shocked. They often ask-" Why doesn't my doctor order vitamin and mineral levels on me?" I wish I had an answer to that question as I consider … [Read more...] about Three Tests Your Doctor Should Be Ordering But Isn’t
As many of you have seen on social media, our office recently participated in a 30-day elimination diet. This included elimination of eggs, caffeine, alcohol, industrial seed oils, added sugars, gluten, soy and dairy. Why do an elimination diet? The quick and dirty answer is that relying too … [Read more...] about 5 Things We Learned From Doing a 30-Day Elimination Diet
There is a lot of confusion over what types of cookware to use. Does aluminum cause Alzheimer's? Is teflon bad for you? Is there any non stick pan that is safe? Because of this, we have created a definitive guide to safe cookware. Let's get started! How to Choose Cookware? When … [Read more...] about Are your Pots and Pans Toxic? Our Guide to Healthy Cookware
Keeping a minimalist kitchen will do more than declutter your mind. It could help you make better food choices. As many of you know, I have been harnessing my inner “minimalist” over the past few years. You can read more about my journey here. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the … [Read more...] about Is Your Kitchen Making You Fat?
Our own Dr. Heather Moday weighed in on the question, “What Are Adaptogens?” in a recent article for Be Well Philly. Used in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine for ages, adaptogens are growing in mainstream popularity due to their ability to support and balance the body’s systems. Added to smoothies, … [Read more...] about What Are Adaptogens? Dr. Moday Answers for Be Well Philly.
Healthy breakfast ✔ Quick breakfast ✔ Leftovers for an after-dinner treat ✔ Extra protein boost option ✔ I am LOVING this recipe from Paleo Gluten Free Eats, a quick and easy breakfast that can practically be made the night before. Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl Roast up … [Read more...] about Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl
Before going on a low-carb diet, it’s important consider your own bio-individuality and personal nutritional needs. Here are some tips for finding balance and eating sugar the right way. If you’re confused about diet and nutrition, believe me you’re not alone. I’ve worked with hundreds of … [Read more...] about How to Eat Sugar Right