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Nutrients to Help Hair Regrow

TYPES OF HAIR LOSS There are four main types of hair loss: Alopecia areata. Considered an autoimmune disease, though researchers have yet to discover the antibodies involved. Characterized by small hair follicles and slower hair growth. Telogen Effluvium. While some 80% of hair follicles are typically in the growth phase [...]

By | 2016-12-13T13:48:52+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Beauty, Conditions & Treatments, Men's Health, Nutrition, Supplements, Women's Health|2 Comments

Is Stevia Bad For You?

For years I’ve recommended stevia as a no-calorie, non-artificial sweetener to my patients who are trying to abstain from sugar despite a sweet tooth. But lately it’s been getting a lot of flak on the internet. So is it as dangerous as “they” say? What Stevia Is Unlike artificial sweeteners, [...]

By | 2016-12-13T14:10:37+00:00 June 24th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Health, Nutrition|Tags: |0 Comments

The Best (and Worst) Sweeteners

I’m often asked, what kinds of sweeteners are best? Everyone knows the artificial ones are crap, but of the natural ones, there’s still some debate. Here’s my breakdown of each common type of sweetener. Artificial Sweeteners High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS): FAIL. While the body gets to choose whether it wants to [...]

By | 2016-12-13T14:13:55+00:00 April 1st, 2016|Categories: Articles, Health, Nutrition|Tags: |2 Comments

The Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) Diet

I’ve recently had a lot of patients tell me they’ve started the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) Diet, and have experienced good results. So I decided to look into it a bit more. Here’s what I’ve found. Autoimmunity: What it Is As I discuss here, autoimmunity always goes back to the gut. [...]

By | 2016-12-13T14:14:41+00:00 March 18th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Health, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

What Makeup to Wear for Acne

Acne is really more about what’s going on internally than what’s happening on your skin. That said, what you put on your skin, for skin care and for makeup, can make a difference. First, a quick breakdown on what acne is, to better understand why this is the case. Acne [...]

By | 2016-12-13T14:15:32+00:00 February 26th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Beauty, Conditions & Treatments, Health, Nutrition, Supplements, Women's Health|Tags: , |0 Comments

Vitamin K2 and What It Does

You probably know it’s important to take a calcium supplement, especially if you have osteopenia or osteoporosis. But remember that study that said taking calcium supplementation could increase the risk of heart attacks? The concern here is that atherosclerotic plaques contain calcium deposits, and perhaps therefore taking calcium in supplement [...]

By | 2016-12-13T14:19:24+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Nutrition, Supplements, Women's Health|Tags: , |0 Comments

Intermittent Fasting

If you’re interested in fitness and weight loss and you’ve been following the trends at all, then you probably have heard of intermittent fasting. Intermittent fasting means alternating between fasting and eating for longer periods than just while you’re asleep (which is what most of us do). The most common [...]

By | 2016-12-13T14:16:21+00:00 January 15th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss, Nutrition|Tags: |0 Comments

5 Tips to Maintain Your Weight This Holiday Season

1) Eat before you go to the Christmas party. This principle is similar to “don’t go shopping when you’re hungry”: if you’ve already eaten something healthy before you get there, you’ll be much less likely to pig out on the delicious but thoroughly unhealthy spread you’re likely to find [...]

By | 2016-12-13T14:16:43+00:00 December 18th, 2015|Categories: Articles, Health, Nutrition, Recipes|Tags: , |0 Comments

Why Diet Soda Makes You Fat

Most of you probably already know that diet soda isn’t good for you because, collectively, artificial sweeteners are associated with leukemia, brain tumors, breast cancer, bladder cancer, uterine and ovarian cancer, skin cancer, immune dysfunction, DNA damage, preterm delivery, and neurological problems. *Whew.* But, in the moment, sometimes you just [...]

By | 2016-12-13T14:20:16+00:00 October 23rd, 2015|Categories: Articles, Health, Nutrition|Tags: , |0 Comments

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