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By Elizabeth Boham, MD
We’ve all noticed the explosion of cheap processed foods, and sometimes even water can cost more than soda. So, how is it possible that eating healthy actually costs less? It all depends on how we measure the cost of food. As a physician and nutritionist, I…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
What are Polyphenols? Polyphenols are chemicals found in plant foods, especially herbs and spices, fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and beverages such as tea and coffee. They are produced naturally to protect the plant against ultraviolet radiation and other threats such as pests. Therefore, it makes sense…
By Pamela Smith
Our lives are meant to be ever-changing, moving along with the currents of events, culture and the environments we live in. As Darwin points out, we need to adapt to survive. It means that every new day can present unique challenges, whether incrementally small or sudden and big.
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
What are sea vegetables? Sea vegetables, more commonly known as seaweed, are various forms of algae. They have made their way into the diets of people all over the world due to their versatility, surprisingly delicious taste, and nutrient density. Japanese cultures have been eating seaweed for over…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
  You may have heard the word “SIBO” thrown around, but you’re not quite sure what it means. At The UltraWellness Center, SIBO is something we see a lot of. It stands for small intestine bacterial overgrowth, which means the bacteria that are supposed to be…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
I work with many people who have to follow a gluten-free diet, often due to non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Many of the same people wind up having to follow a dairy-free diet as well due to an intolerance, allergy, or preference. As one of the nutritionists at the UltraWellness…