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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…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
When I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 30, this is exactly how I felt.  My undergraduate and graduate degrees were in nutrition and exercise physiology and I practiced what I preached.  I was careful with my diet and exercised regularly.  My weight was in…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
You have probably heard the saying, Food is Medicine. Nowhere is this more evident than at The UltraWellness Center, where about 80 percent of our patients get better with nutrition intervention alone. But food is food, right? What could be so unique about the…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
Eat more dark leafy green vegetables: These veggies are packed with antioxidants and phytonutrients that protect cells and DNA from damage. They are rich in fiber, folate, carotenoids, vitamins C and K, iron and calcium. They help support the immune system and reduce inflammation throughout the body.