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How are you doing?

How are you doing? How has the pandemic affected you? Some people have decided to self-isolate and take extreme precautions by not stepping into grocery stores or even do take-out foods. They have considered themselves to act as responsible citizens. While others have done mass protests on the street, going mask-less! They have felt that their rights as citizens have been violated by the Government. Then there are people somewhere in between these two opposites and others who have their own theories and evidence to prove them. Now who is Right and who is Wrong? Who are we to decide and judge? Well, my take on this is, no matter how this came about, whether it was due to handling of meat, or made in a...

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Detox for Your Health

Usually people have gained weight post holidays in December and then make new year resolutions for January to get in better shape. We tend to put all kinds of “Junk” into our bodies and then expect it to function optimally without any damage. That does not happen. But you do have an option of cleansing your body from these toxins. It is the best to Eat consciously throughout the year but in addition doing a Detox program 2 times a year, in spring and fall is good for you. It gives you an opportunity to reflect inwards, eat clean and do things that respect your body. In the end, what you eat between New Year’s and Christmas matters, not what you ate between Christmas and...

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How does your Gut Feel?

I am not asking about your Gut feeling! No, seriously, do you suffer from gas, bloating or indigestion? Or, after you eat, does the food just sit in your stomach and feel like a burden? Or maybe you pop tums after each meal to get rid of the heart burn. Sometimes, your body gives these physical symptoms that you are having trouble with digestion but a lot of times you Doesn’t! I recently saw a female patient, looks extremely healthy and feels great. She has good energy, exercises regularly and makes good food choices. She has a very positive outlook to life and is usually happy and smiling. Anyways, she had labs done and she was positive for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. Her thyroid antibodies are off the...

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How to Increase Your Energy?

Coffee, energy drinks, and foods that claim to increase your energy are everywhere for a reason. We have become a society of people who must hustle and always be productive to the point of burnout. We crave more energy to simply get through the day. Women, you know all about stress. You have the physical energy of lifting kids into car seats, go to work, the stress pregnancy and monthly hormonal changes add to your body. Then there’s the mental energy in taking care of your family, work, and your to-do list. These two forms, mental and physical energy, need to be refilled daily. The mitochondria are our powerhouses of Energy. They produce energy and many factors influence our energy levels. The balance of all the hormones...

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