Is Dairy Bad for You? 

For decades, balanced diets have included dairy products. In 2021, Americans reached a record high of dairy consumed per capita: 667 pounds. From butter and ice cream to fermented products like yogurt, dairy has become ubiquitous in the Western diet.  However, decades of research show conflicting evidence for the nutritional...Read More

The Impact of a Plant-Based Diet on Hormones and Overall Health

In patient care and wellness, diet is taking center stage. As holistic approaches gain popularity, many practitioners look to the diet to develop plans for both treatment and preventative care. With widespread effects on health, changes in diet can be used to target specific systems and chronic conditions. Remarkably, diet...Read More

Adopting Heart-Healthy Behaviors Can Slow Biological Aging

A new analysis presented at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association reveals that a person’s biological age can differ significantly from their chronological age based on heart health-related behaviors, as highlighted in the article “8 ways to slow your biological aging”.  Researchers from Columbia University found that aging...Read More

Short Burst of Activity Linked to Lower Risk of Heart Disease

A recent study published in The Lancet Public Health Journal highlights the significant health benefits of even short bursts of daily physical activity. The research, conducted in the UK with over 25,000 adults, showed that engaging in just a few minutes of activities like walking, gardening, or household chores each...Read More

Link between Insomnia and Hypertension 

A recent study conducted by researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital has shed light on a significant correlation between insomnia symptoms and hypertension in women. The study, published in the journal Hypertension, emphasizes the critical importance of getting quality sleep for maintaining good health. The research findings suggest that women...Read More

Morning Workouts May Be Better for Weight Loss

A recent study published in the journal Obesity suggests that exercising in the early morning, between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., may be beneficial for weight loss. Researchers analyzed data from over 5,200 adults and found that those who engaged in moderate to vigorous exercise in the morning had lower...Read More

The Power of Comprehensive Hormone Testing: How Measuring Hormone Levels Can Help Doctors Address Chronic Health Issues 

Hormones are the building blocks of everything from fertility to metabolism to mood swings. Over 50 individual hormones have been identified, each of which may significantly affect the health of your patients. Common hormone-related symptoms, including infertility, remain a priority for those studying hormonal conditions. However, ongoing research has revealed...Read More

New Study Finds Significant Chemical Exposure in Women with Cancer

Researchers have uncovered a significant link between certain endocrine-disrupting chemicals and an elevated risk of breast, ovarian, skin, and uterine cancers. While not conclusive evidence of a direct causal relationship, this study strongly suggests that chemicals like PFAS and phenols (including BPA) may play a role in cancer development and...Read More

Healthy Lifestyles Can Prevent Depression

A recent study published in Nature Mental Health, sheds light on the substantial influence of a healthy lifestyle in reducing the risk of depression. Conducted by an international team of researchers, including experts from the University of Cambridge and Fudan University, this study delves into the complex interplay of genetics,...Read More

New Age Cause of Autoimmune Disorders

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), autoimmune disorders in the United States are on the rise. In 1991, 11% of the population had antinuclear antibodies (ANA), the most common biomarker of autoimmunity. By 2012, it had increased to 15.9%, and continued to steadily rise over the last decade....Read More