There are over 50 different hormones that regulate various facets of your body. The task of a hormone is to carry information from cell to cell throughout your body. Because the role of hormones are so impactful, yet so mysterious (considering their effects are not not visible to patients), many patients consult our providers to learn more about their hormones.
Be it the flu or a similar stomach bug, what you eat while you are feeling ill can play a big role in how you feel as your body recovers. It’s likely you grew up being told to drink lots of fluids – this is great advice!
Seeds are tiny – but mighty! It’s amazing that contained in a seed is everything it needs to sprout into a plant.
Seeds are also very nutritious to eat, straight up, even without planting them. They can be a good source of healthy fats, fiber, and minerals.
Change your diet and you can change your overall health… but can it also change your mood?
Serotonin, along with dopamine, is a chemical in the brain that influences your mood. Food you eat can actually influence your serotonin production. The most common foods that can boost your serotonin levels are carbohydrates, fish, and foods high in vitamin D.
Cranberries are most commonly served around Thanksgiving, but transitioning this holiday side to a year-round snack can offer some surprising benefits. These little red fruits are known for their taste that’s both bitter and sour – making an ideal snack for those that enjoy the taste.
Walnuts are a great snack and an even better combatant of high cholesterol. So will a handful of walnuts every day keep the doctor away? Let’s take a look.
Pumpkin seeds are packed with nutrients for your heart and bones – making them a great snack or addition to your cooking this holiday season.
Vitamins A, B, C, and D get plenty of attention for good reason: they are part of the foundation of healthy eating habits. If you are eating a healthy and consistent diet of fruits and vegetables, you are already getting most or all the nutrients your body needs.
When you think about potassium the first food you probably think of is bananas. The fruit has long been synonymous with potassium, but you may not be aware of what potassium actually does for your body.
Turmeric has been praised for its ability to help decrease inflammation and […]