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Rainbow Trout: Good for Your Body & Your Brain

Among the top five healthiest fish to eat, rainbow trout makes a tasty entrée and is one of the more affordable seafood options. It's best to buy farmed rainbow trout because wild trout can be contaminated from chemicals like mercury and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Read more

Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) – Essential to Brain Health

Decades of study and countless books have gone into exploring Omega-3 and the role it plays in our physical and mental health. Here are Seven Essential Facts about this ESSENTIAL substance. Read more

Tomato Parsley Trout

Prepared with tomatoes, parsley, garlic and white wine, this simple-to-make entree has extraordinarily flavorful results. The tomatoes and parsley add vibrant color and pungent garlic is balanced by the aromatic combination of white wine, lemon and olive oil. Read more

Brain Fitness

Yes, we are aging. Every day. That's a simple fact of life. But we're also living longer than ever before and we have a remarkable opportunity to enjoy our longevity by making good choices and paying attention to the role of healthy cognitive function (HCF) in our overall ability to live - and age - with vitality, grace and dignity. Read more

Ginkgo Gets Your Mind In Gear (Ginkgo Biloba)

Touted as the "brain herb," Ginkgo Biloba extract (GBE) has received attention for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, particularly to support cardiovascular, neurological and brain health. Read more

Are you tired?

If the answer is yes, you’re not alone. I see patients for all kinds of things, but the most common complaint is definitely fatigue. About 90% of the patients I see are tired, if not all day, every day, then every afternoon or evening.  Every wonder why “afternoon tea” came to be? Tea and biscuits? I’m guessing blood sugar disorders and insulin resistance aren’t far off. Almost everyone I ask gets tired in the afternoon. It’s when you’d go for a snack, or that second cup of coffee.  Read more

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement: Is it Right For You?

When experiencing menstrual changes - from PMS to menopause - women are often confused about the differences between natural, synthetic and bioidentical hormones. Read more

Could Diindolylmethane (DIM) Protect Against Cancer?

Diindolylmethane (DIM) is a compound found in "cruciferous" vegetables such as cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and broccoli. Read more

Homeopathy: Finding the Cure in the Cause

Like cures like. That’s the concept behind homeopathy, a centuries-old system that stimulates the body's innate healing ability. In 1796, Samuel Hahnemann, M.D. observed that Cinchona Bark, a medicinal plant used by native people in South America to treat malaria, could also cause the symptoms of malaria in healthy people. After testing the theory on himself, he continued his research, establishing the “dynamic” effect of a homeopathic substance: The less potent the disease-causing agent in the remedy, the better it stimulated the healing process and with fewer side effects. Read more

The Benefit of Maintenance

I have wanted to do a blog for a long time. So I am excited to be writing my first post! Since it is a new year, and many people do resolutions in January (yes, I am a little late!) – I thought I’d resolve not to do resolutions anymore! The reason? I listened to a radio show last year on the topic of balance – I think about the show often, because I realized that all my procrastinating over the years really sums up to one thing. Drama. It creates... Read more