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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
If you have never heard of the vagus nerve, now is the time to learn! This nerve is a very important part of the autonomic nervous system, the part that controls involuntary action such as breathing. It serves as a communication pathway between the brain and the gut,…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 1 in every 12 people has asthma, and the numbers are increasing every year. Asthma is a condition in which a person’s airway swells and becomes inflamed, resulting in difficulty breathing, shortness of breath and coughing. There are many reasons that…
By Maggie Ward, MS, RD, LDN
It seems that the decades-old fat phobia is finally on its way out. And good riddance! I have to admit, when I was a young athlete and just starting to learn about nutrition, I too held my biases against fat. Thinking butter and nuts were bad, I would opt for…
By Todd R LePine
Getting Healthy is an Inside Job The body has an amazing and innate ability to heal itself. As much as modern medicine knows and has to offer us, there is a deep wisdom within our body in that it knows how to create health, given the proper environment. To a…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
By Elizabeth Boham, MD, MS, RD and Mark Hyman, MD Low T? You have seen the ad. Are you a man who wonders if you have low T or low testosterone levels? If so, do you wonder if medication is indicated? Steve* was one such patient, who came…