Aging and Weight Loss
I’ve got a slight obsession with Jamie Oliver – I’m not afraid to say it. Several of his cookbooks line our shelves, and I find they are frequent go-to books for food inspiration both mid-week and for when company’s coming. I love the way he writes recipes. They’re easy to follow, and always use fresh healthy ingredients. A lot of his recipes are plant based, and fit in perfectly with the approach of the
We have staff lunches fairly often at Acubalance, at least once a month, to discuss the goings-on of the clinic – we talk about what’s working, what’s not, specific patient cases, directions for the practice, and we often also celebrate achievements and birthdays. Yesterday was one such lunch, and we were all treated to a healthy spread of salads, hummus, and roasted cauliflower. I absolutely love to roast veggies in the fall and winter.
It’s no secret that as we age, the reproductive potential of women decreases – the fertility cycle becomes more irregular the closer we get to menopause, in all female mammals including humans. Some new research is shedding light (literally) on how light-dark cycles (think the sun and moon phases in each 24-hour period) may be a major driver of these changes.
If you’re like most men and women living and working in the first world today, you probably spend a good majority of your day sitting down. We go from the kitchen table, to the car, to our workstation, and back home to our couches for a little Netflix before bed.
A really interesting article in Fertility and Sterility this month suggests that pregnancy may have a rejuvenating effect on the mother. That is, pregnancy may cause the cells and tissues in women to regenerate and perform as they did in their youth!
Bulletproof coffee a new health fad or the next cause of chronic disease?
We rolled out an exciting new service at Acubalance this September 2014 – it’s called IV Micronutrient Therapy (IV = "intravenous" – directly into the vein) and we’re really excited about it! Here’s a little information about IV Therapy, why you should consider it, and how to get started.
I saw a patient today at Acubalance who has me really excited about the comprehensive lab testing we do here! I wanted to share this story to let you know why. Our hormone panel helped diagnose her with Hashimoto's disease, not the low thyroid condition or high estrogen condition her doctor had suggested.
Many of the same things that make people feel sick also make them fat — being overweight is often a symptom of an und