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walking stairs

We know that exercise is good for us, but for some, they’d rather die than exercise.  Let’s think about

movement instead. 

Snoring

In our last post (Part 1) we explored how sleep problems can result in obesity.  In this post (Part 2) we are flipping the script and looking at…

sleeping

Which came first?  Obesity, or sleep problems? The associations between the two are undeniable so no matter which you start with, you are likely…

Elderberry

Should you find yourself stricken with the cold or flu, here are some natural weapons for your antiviral arsenal.

Christmas cookie

You’ve heard the old wives tales about chicken soup curing everything and an apple a day keeping the doctor away, but does diet really play that…

Woman in jacket preparing to run

In our last blog post, we saw that the influenza vaccination appears to be an immunological crapshoot, one with some potentially…

Influenza

Every year as the cold and flu season approaches, panic is peddled, and angst arises - patients frequently ask me whether or not they should get…

Fermented Veggies

So many of us had parents and grandparents that had a “science experiment” bubbling away in the pantry of fermented goodness.  Our ancestors have…

umbrella

With the kids back in school and the winter months fast approaching, it is time to take a look at ways to boost immune health and decrease the…

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is 90% saturated fat, 7% monounsaturated fat, and the rest from trace fats.  65% of the saturated fats are from medium-chain…

Eggs

Free-range, pastured, organic, or natural eggs? The choices are endless!   Have you ever stared at the egg section in the grocery store?  There…

Fruits and Veggies

You’ve heard the same broken record for years: eat your fruits and vegetables. We’ve even tried to make eating fruits and veggies a fun thing for…