By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
So many of my patients say they don’t have enough “willpower” or “strength” to overcome their cravings for sugar. Rest assured your cravings go beyond willpower. Not only is sugar addictive, but as human beings, we are wired to desire sugar! To our ancestors, sweet meant safe and quick fuel…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
I remember a time when I always felt tired.  I did not have the energy to do fun activities and often wanted to go to bed early.  I was overwhelmed by simple tasks and wondered if I would ever have energy again.  This was around 14 years ago.
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
It’s likely that your phone isn’t very often far from your fingertips. From emails for work to catching up with the whereabouts of your kids — there always seems to be a reason to grab for your phone.  Since it’s so close, you might as well have some wellness-focused apps…
By Eileen Boté
We’ve all been lured by the latest and greatest face cream, or serum, that promises to diminish wrinkles, plump the skin and provide a radiant, dewy glow. In the quest for perfect skin, we’re willing to try anything, at any cost, to look like the image staring back…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
Limit caffeine: Caffeine can cause tightening of the blood vessels and a sharp rise in blood pressure soon after consuming. This may be due, in part, to caffeine’s stimulation of the adrenal glands to release stress hormones. A little might be OK, but you should talk with…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
Screening for cancer is not the same thing as preventing cancer. Many of us go for our annual mammograms and colonoscopies, thinking that we are being proactive and preventing cancer. Although these screening exams and tests can be helpful for early detection, a healthy lifestyle is…