By BAILEY SHERAN, RN
Intermittent fasting is the practice of alternating between regular periods of fasting and eating. While people do this for a variety of reasons,  I’ll start by explaining how and why I became interested in intermittent fasting myself. I have been battling a metastatic neuroendocrine tumor for almost 15…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
As a functional medicine doctor and nutritionist, I always strive to use food as medicine.   Walnuts are a wonderful food packed with so many necessary nutrients that keep us healthy and prevent disease. Here are the 5 reasons I love walnuts! Walnuts are full of healthy fat…
By Maggie Ward, MS, RD, LDN
I recently wrote a blog post outlining the basics of a ketogenic diet and some of the benefits and risks. Since then, I have had more requests for recipes and questions about  allowing room for desserts if following this diet. Although it can be a challenge, there are…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
As a follow-up to my last blog, “Brain Food”, I wanted to offer a couple of recipes and easy ways to put the information into practice. For a quick refresher, my top 4 foods to eat for optimal brain health include fish and eggs high in omega-3…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
Our brains make us human. This complex 3-pound organ enables us to see, smell, touch, feel, express, remember, interact with, and connect to the world around us. It is made up of 100 billion neurons (nerve cells) which form 1 million new connections every second. Neurons are connected to other…
By Dr. George Papanicolaou, DO
I recently had the honor to answer some of my patients’ health questions, many of which inquired about  various aspects of having a  broken brain. One wondered whether someone with moderately severe Alzheimer’s would be okay eating ice cream if he’s doing everything else correctly.