By Elizabeth Boham, MD
In our third episode of Getting to the Root, Dr. Elizabeth Boham and Physician Assistant Kristin Boyt explore how we can support the immune system. Cold and flu season is a great time of year to focus on immunity, but there are plenty of other reasons to make…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
On paper, the thyroid, that small gland in your neck, may seem unimposing. However, the organ and the hormones it produces are more important to the functioning and wellbeing of the body than they may seem. Responsible for growth, metabolism, and the functioning of nearly every tissue in…
By Eileen Boté
Have you wondered what all the recent fuss is around intermittent fasting? While it may appear to be the latest and greatest “diet,” keep in mind it’s a style of eating that has been around for as long as man has walked the earth. Our ancestors often experienced…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
When it comes to making the best decision for you and your family, should you buy conventional or organic produce? The answer depends on many factors and it may not be black and white. Where do you live and what do you have access to? What is your…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
As we move through the middle of winter here in the Berkshires, we are all searching for a way to warm up! This time of year is not easy; many people suffer from low mood, fatigue, and even cravings for sugar and unhealthy carbohydrates. These cravings are no…
By Eileen Boté
I love farmers markets. I love the stalls arranged with each farmers’ diverse bounty, the variety of brightly pigmented produce, the scent of freshly picked herbs and floral bouquets. I love the chance to observe the change in seasons through the variety of foods offered. This Saturday morning…