UltraNourished - Page 11 of 13

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 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
Follow an Anti-Inflammatory Diet: Research shows that people with anxiety and depression tend to have more inflammation in their body. The standard American diet (otherwise known as S.A.D.) is loaded with inflammatory compounds such as sugar, refined carbohydrates, processed oils, preservatives and so on. Getting…
By Eileen Boté
With the promise of warm summer days upon us, I find myself daydreaming about and planning my herb garden. Just picked herbs add an entirely new dimension to my summertime culinary creations, but it’s their long-standing medicinal uses that pique my interest when planning the garden.