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Your Healthy Thanksgiving Table

The holidays are a magical time of year, but for many of us they’re also an annual challenge to fit in the same clothes or stick with a healthy eating plan. Temptation is everywhere, from holiday chocolate to pumpkin pies to indulgent seasonal coffees to holiday parties. And your healthy …

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My Favorite Halloween Tricks and Treats

One of the most common questions I’m asked in my practice this time of year is “what do YOU do for Halloween?”. Truthfully, there isn’t one set of rules that I prescribe to. When my daughters were younger they wanted to have the candy and so I let them with …

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Healthy Hemp Seeds

Did you know that the hemp plant has superfood qualities? When most people think hemp, they think marijuana. While hemp and marijuana are in the same plant family, they’re very different in a very important way – their THC content. Hemp plants contain very little of the THC that gives marijuana its reputation. Historically, …

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Craving Chocolate? Think Magnesium.

I love chocolate. As a child, I remember chocolate nut bars during the winter holidays, steaming hot chocolate after a day of skiing in Vermont, and chocolate chip cake every year for my birthday. Always homemade and always delicious. I still enjoy chocolate, though now I prefer it in its raw form, known as cacao. Cacao …

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Collagen: A Gut-Supportive Superfood

It’s chilly here in the Northeast, my favorite time of year to cozy up with a good book and a warm bowl of soup. The thought of soup reminds me of my great-grandmother-in-law who turned ninety years old last week. Her secret to longevity: a daily bowl of vegetable soup for …

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Surprising Links: Diet and Depression

Depression and anxiety in Western society are more common than one would think. For many of us, relief comes in the form of a pill. For some, this is certainly warranted, and for others, there may just be another, more natural approach to this difficult mental health concern. Anti-depressant drugs …

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