Healthy Aging Articles

Health Motivation - How to Stick with Your Resolution
January is the first month in the new calendar year. It’s also the month where many people make a New Year’s Resolution to live a healthier life and try to stay dedicated to keeping it. Health motivation is the reason for a majority of resolutions and they are created with the best of intentions... Read More
Are You in Need of a Health Detox? | Dr. Lorraine Maita
Did you know that if you live on planet earth, you are exposed to over 104,000 chemicals and very few a have been tested for safety? Even if you eat organic and buy organic, nature has been polluted and contaminated so it’s important to know how to keep the levels of toxins down in our bodies by a... Read More
New Year, New You - Starting a Journey with a Weight Loss Doctor
Common among many New Year’s Resolutions is the desire to lose weight. Unfortunately, many people end up committing to the fad diet of the moment without successful results. In truth, a large part of successfully maintaining a weight loss diet has little to do with the diet itself. It’s more of ... Read More
CocoPumpAna Pie: Decadent Dairy Free Gluten Free Dessert Recipe
I have dinner parties and often get invited to bring food to dinner parties. These days there is always an issue with food sensitivities. I always find someone who can’t have gluten or dairy. When asked to bring dessert, I am often at a loss since it can be difficult to find a quality dairy free g... Read More
Stress and the Immune System: Stress Reduction Techniques
Stress can make any and every condition worse. Stress and the immune system are intertwined. We need to protect ourselves and that’s what stress and the immune system prepares us for - protection. The stress response prepares us to fight or flee and the immune system protects us against foreign in... Read More
Five Simple Ways to Live Younger Next Year
As we near the close of December, many people are in the full swing of the holidays. After the feasts and celebrations, our focus transitions to reflection on the year that just passed and resolutions for the one to come. You might find yourself wondering how you can lead a happier, healthier life. ... Read More
Causes of Hypothyroidism - Signs and Symptoms
Have you found yourself struggling with sudden weight gain, constipation, hair loss, or a mental fog you’re unable to combat? These are a few symptoms of hypothyroidism, a disease that can leave those afflicted with it feeling like their body is betraying them. Thyroid diseases have spent a lot of... Read More
Natural Flu Prevention - Protect Yourself This Winter
Winter, for many, is the season to get tired and sick. With so much to do in so little time, the holiday season can be ruined by a cold or flu-like illness. Armed with knowledge, you can stave off illness so you can be merry and have a happy and healthy holiday season. Here are some strategies for n... Read More
Eating Healthy on Thanksgiving - Keeping Your Goals on Track
Believe it or not, Thanksgiving is right around the corner. While it is a time for celebrating and spending quality time with family, Thanksgiving feasts can sometimes pose difficulty for those who are weight conscious. Losing weight during the holiday season can be an ambitious goal. There’s a nu... Read More