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One thing that I get asked a lot by patients is what I buy at the grocery store. I thought I would do a blog on my favorite healthy picks, and maybe a treat or two as well, from Costco! Things I like about shopping at Costco are they are a good organic and gluten free selection, and this always seems to be expanding as well. Obviously I also like their prices on most item. I say most, because you do have to watch as not everything is a deal at Costco. To do this round up of my favorite...

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It is hard to do anything these days without seeing an ad for anti-aging creams, but what you put on your skin is only one part of the puzzle when it comes to skin health. The skin is your largest organ and it helps provide a tonne of information about your health. Did you know that a common symptom or a food sensitivity can be eczema? Hormonal imbalances can show up as acne and sagging skin and skin discolorations? Your digestive and hormonal health play a key role in getting your skin to look it’s best. If you are not...

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No on wants to see any member of their family get sick. Getting sick is a fact of life, but there is a lot that you can do to try to minimize you and your family’s risk. As with most things health related there are plenty of diet and lifestyle changes you can make to help support the immune system.   Easy Ways to Help Support Your Immune System Foods to Eat Sweet Potato and Squash- High in beta-carotene, which is the precursor to vitamin A. Vitamin A has recently been researched and has shown to be promising against viral...

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What common tea may not be safe to consume in pregnancy?

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Hair loss, or lack of hair growth, is one of the most common concerns that I see in my office. Many women, of varying ages, are suffering from thinning hair. There are a few times in life when hair changes are considered normal Pregnancy- High levels of estrogen prolong the growth phase of the hair, resulting in less shedding and thicker hair Postpartum- Once hormone levels return to pre-pregnancy levels, a large shedding of hair happens. This usually occurs between 3-6 months postpartum. These are all the hairs that were in the prolonged growth phase while pregnant Women may lose...

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