May 1, 2019

 “To make a good salad is to be a brilliant diplomatist - the problem is entirely the same in both cases. To know how much oil one must mix with one's vinegar.”

-Oscar Wilde 

Much maligned as a tasteless health food, salad holds an important place in American cuisine. An...

April 19, 2019

Hard boiled eggs – eggs are one of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet. Not only are they full of B vitamins, selenium, choline, and phosphorous. But they are a high-quality source of protein and fat and will help keep your hunger satisfied. In hard boiled eggs...

April 2, 2019

First, eggs good for you, then they are bad, then good again. Now they are bad? Do they clog your arteries and lead to heart disease? (No, that’s more sugar than cholesterol, another discussion.) Let’s examine the recent evidence to find out more about whether eggs are...

March 2, 2019

The skin is the body's largest organ. It receives one third of all the blood that is circulated in the body. Therefore the skin should eliminate about one third of all the body's wastes each day. The skin is a main organ of detoxification, when other organs involved wi...

January 31, 2019

Opiate use and abuse (and accidental death) have become a serious issue for Americans in the last decade with over 70,000 deaths in 2017 alone. We are now more likely to die from an opiate overdose than in a car accident. Part of the problem that they actually are pret...

December 31, 2018

Sustained changes are not just about willpower and motivation. Learn the 3 Ss to help you stick to your New Year's resolutions.

November 30, 2018

As a growing number of folks are, by choice or necessity, becoming more aware of the effect food has on the body, there’s a growing number of people who may be on dietary requirements to maintain health. But with the temptation of the holidays, it can be a challenge to...

October 8, 2018

If you are confused by recent news about fish oil, you are not alone. It's hard not to be skeptical of health news when you see this type of juxtaposition. In late August in the New England Journal of Medicine, a study about Fish Oil came out. The conclusion was that f...

October 1, 2018

What’s up with the goth latte? The other day we were out in the rapidly-getting-cooler Fulton Market, and stepped into a new and well-designed high tech coffee house, The Limitless Coffee and Tea Company. A charming place with really good coffee and excellent lighting,...

August 29, 2018

Recently, Dr Kristina Conner, a naturopathic doctor with extensive expertise in clinical nutrition, wrote this blog post for the National University of Health Sciences website. 

Many celebrities including Halle Barry and Gwyneth Paltrow have been touting the weight...

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