Nutrition

Vitamin D Deficiency
With the summer season in full swing, warnings about the dangers of sun exposure are at an all-time high. You spend June through August lathered up in sunscreen, sitting in the shade with UV protective clothing to keep your skin safe from the summer sun’s strong rays. While your skin might thank y... Read More
The Types of Sugar – Are All Sugars Created Equal?
Sugar is as addictive as cocaine. It’s no wonder we fall prey to all of the marketing hype surrounding different types of sugar that have so-called “health benefits.” Sugar is sugar, regardless of its source. Sugar causes inflammation regardless of its source. Sugar-containing substances diffe... Read More
12 Foods That Improve Memory and Benefit Anti-Aging
As we grow older, inevitably our minds change. Synapses don’t fire like they once did and you may find that you’re unable to recall information as sharply as you used to. Some are tempted to turn to some miracle pill or supplement to help keep their minds sharp. However, the solution to a better... Read More
The Difference is Clear - How Water Aids Medical Weight Loss
The number of weight loss diets available today is incredibly high. They’re all different from one another and some are more effective than others. However, nearly all of them have one thing in common: they all encourage people to drink more water. Proper hydration may be the most important, and t... Read More
Healthy or Harmful? The Health Benefits of Chocolate
Chocolate can be such a rich decadent treat and is touted as a health food. Many ads and articles tout the health benefits of chocolate but is it really what it is cracked up to be? While there are a lot of health benefits of chocolate, there may also be harm. Here is what to look for so you can ind... Read More
Foods that Affect Hormone Levels and Health
Many people forget that the foods we eat affect more than our energy levels or heart health. For centuries, food was our major source of medicine. Our bodies are designed to extract everything possible from our diet. These days, with more reliable healthcare, many forget the full impact of what we p... 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
Healthy Halloween Treats For Guilt-Free Indulgence
Halloween is just around the corner, which means the average shopper is confronted with overflowing bins of candy at every turn. Even the most disciplined eaters can fall victim to a sweet tooth. It sometimes becomes too difficult to ignore. Luckily, there are some healthy alternatives to binging on... Read More