By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
Iron is a key nutrient in the body that’s needed to keep you feeling awake, strong, and capable of charging through your day. How does one mineral do so much? Iron helps to make hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen between the lungs and…
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
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 Elizabeth Boham, MD
An estimated 330,000 new cases of breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in American women this year. This is a scary statistic, but an important one to be aware of. Through conscious lifestyle choices, you can reduce your risk for breast cancer,…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
Our bodies are meant to age, they change with each passing year and we may notice both internal and external signs that things aren’t working the way they used to. But, it’s important to note, that though aging is a natural process, many aspects of our modern world…