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By Elizabeth Boham, MD
“Autoimmune disease” might just sound like a strange combination of words, but every day it becomes more and more relevant to our health. Fifty million Americans have one or more autoimmune diseases, and that number is rising. An autoimmune disease occurs when the body mistakenly attacks its own tissues, and…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
It’s no secret that eating healthy can be pricey. Our nutrition intern Wendy Gans is no stranger to the reality that eating healthier can be expensive.  The good news, is that there are lots of tips and tricks that can make it much more affordable.  We worked together…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
According to the American Psychological Association, at least 40 million Americans suffer from over 70 different sleep disorders and 60% of adults report having sleep problems a few nights a week or more. Americans sleep 90 minutes less per…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
Scientists continue to uncover the far-reaching benefits of the microbes in our gut. As a result, people are turning to probiotics as a way to support the health of their gut, immune system, and much more. In fact, according to the National Institutes of Health, probiotics are…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
While most people will experience constipation at some point in their lifetime, it is estimated that about 20% of the U.S. population suffers from chronic constipation. This means over 63 million people are suffering from constipation on a regular basis. Prevalence is higher among the elderly, especially elderly…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
Eating close to nature is a surefire way to improve your health. It’s what our ancestors did, and it was the only way to survive at one point in time. Eating this way in modern times, through whole-foods in their least processed form, is what’s most natural to…