Nutrition Blog

Total Cholesterol Levels Misses the Mark for Assessing Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one killer in the world. However, our assessment of heart disease risks is based upon a standard cholesterol panel which ...

Stop Middle Age Weight Gain

By Dr. Maggie Ney These are my 8 Tips to help you stop menopause weight gain. Estrogen deficiency, the state we find ourselves in once ...

Sugar Baby – My Journey with Gestational Diabetes

By Bren Boston, MD I was 32 years old and in my first job after my Pain Fellowship.   I was pregnant for the first ...

The Magic of Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting can promote diversity of gut bacteria, which can lead to positive brain/mood changes and better sugar balancing. But what exactly is intermittent fasting and how does it ...

How does the testosterone gel work?

If you’ve been on testosterone supplementation for more than five years, you know how it feels to have your testosterone appear to just stop working.  ...

Unbalanced Hormones and Gallstone Prevention

Edison de Mello, MD, PhD It’s estimated that millions of Americans have gallstones. Studies have shown that women are twice as likely as men to ...

Do Not Settle for an IBS Diagnosis

By Maggie Ney, ND Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a diagnosis many people have received. But it is not a diagnosis that should leave you satisfied ...

Here’s a Secret: Your Gut is Happier with Beans

By Bren Boston, MD We are all learning how important our gut microbiome is for our physical and mental health.  We have more beneficial bacterial cells ...

Better Sex Starts in your Gut!

There’s a Connection Between Your Gut Health and Your Sex Life By Edison de Mello, MD, PhD 1. What are the causes for lack of ...

Not all Fats are Bad For You!

By Gina Galvez M.S., PA-C Are you trying to trim fat? Do you have high cholesterol? It seems logical that cutting fatty, high cholesterol foods ...

Celebrate Holidays with Superfood Cocktails

By Bren Boston, MD If you’re planning to have a holiday cocktail anyway, you might as well have one that contains superfoods.  Superfoods have lots of ...

Hormonal Acne – Just When you Thought You Were in the Clear

By Dr. Maggie Ney If you experience acne before your period, around ovulation, or you are in your 30s and 40s and experiencing acne for ...