Prebiotics & Probiotics

One aspect of a healthier lifestyle that is starting to take hold is the focus on the health of our gut microbiome through diet. But first, what is a gut microbiome you may ask? This is the bacterial community that resides within our stomaches and small intestines...

Is It A Cold Or The Flu?

Chances are great that this year that either you or someone you know has had the flu. This season, the flu is making headlines as potentially the worst since 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Emergency rooms are being flooded with patients and...

SEEING YOUR NEW YEAR’S FITNESS RESOLUTIONS THROUGH

Every holiday season, many of us find ourselves putting together a list of changes that we would like to make improvements to our finances, health, relationships or whatever the new cause may be. But this year, if your goal is improving your health or fitness, prepare...

Taking the Stress out of the Holidays

The holidays are meant to be a time of cheer and merriment spent with our closest friends and family. But the lead up to the holidays is often reported as the most stressful time of the year. With the headache of gift shopping, organizing people to come together with...

SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER

If you feel as though the gloom of the cold winter days has the potential to bring down your mood, you’re not alone. As many as 10 – 20% of Americans claim to feel increased fatigue and depression when there are fewer hours of daylight during the winter. This...

FEMALE PHYSICIANS

When it comes to booking your next doctor’s appointment, you may have a different outlook on who attends to your care. A study released by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health says that female physicians have different patient outcomes from their male...