By Elizabeth Boham, MD
Brown rice or white?  Everyone who has been to a Chinese restaurant has been asked this question.  Next time you are faced with this decision, be sure to consider these 5 reasons to choose brown.. Processing – When white rice is made, the hull, or outer…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
I often get the question “How can I get enough calcium on a dairy-free diet?” There is a lot of misconception about calcium due to the push for 3 servings of cow’s milk every day, starting from infancy. How could we possibly get our calcium needs met and…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
Coughing, shortness of breath, fever, and chills.  These are the signs of pneumonia, the 8th leading cause of death in the United States and the most common reason someone will die from an infection.   It also results in missed…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
Now, more than ever before,  we need to pause, quiet our minds, and tune into what our bodies are trying to tell us. Bombarded with noise – phones, alarms, text messages, the ‘ding’ of an incoming email, honking horns, etc. – it is rare we can hear our…
By Dr. George Papanicolaou, DO
Stop a second and consider this:  You share your body with about 100 trillion other organisms. These bacterial cells live in your skin, mouth, nose, yet most of them reside in your digestive system and especially your large intestine. Imagine that. 100 trillion…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
As a child, I had chronic urinary tract infections.  I was treated with multiple antibiotics from the age of 5 until age 17.  This chronic use of antibiotics impacted my skin and my digestive system.  It may have even contributed to the breast cancer I got at age…