life turmeric

Spice Up Your Life with Turmeric

By now you know how important I believe food is to health and healing. Food is something I discuss with virtually every patient I see at Women to Women. Finding the right balance of high quality proteins, slow-release carbohydrates and healthy fats — and knowing which ones are the best to choose — is something […]

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lifestyle guidelines

Nutritional and Lifestyle Guidelines

Eating is a primitive urge, like sleeping or going to the bathroom. When food sources are abundant, we are hard-wired to eat as much as our body needs to function, survive, and reproduce, but also — more critically — to store against the possibility of famine. Eating is also a source of comfort and pleasure. […]

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hormone disrupting foods

Hormone Disrupting Foods in Your Kitchen Now

Whenever I see a patient at the Women to Women clinic, who is experiencing life-disrupting symptoms, one of the first things we talk about is her diet. I have learned over the years that the old adage “you are what you eat” is so very true, especially during the transition before and after menopause. When […]

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sugar addiction

Sweet Poison – Kicking Your Sugar Addiction

When I started my practice years ago, I truly didn’t understand the power of food, but now I know more than ever that sugar can be a game-changer for people today. The epidemic of obesity is largely driven by the fact that sugar is an additive in many foods today – hidden in condiments, in […]

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what is gluten

Why is Everyone Talking about Gluten?

There’s no escaping it now. Almost everyone associated with food, from national restaurant chains to local grocery stores, are all addressing gluten, from offering gluten-free menus to carrying ever expanding sections of gluten-free foods. Magazines, from our favorite monthly women’s magazines to health journals, are all talking about gluten with studies, recipes, and life-changing stories. […]

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