When being sweet is not a good thing: understand health implications of sugar levels in our body It’s no secret: we live in a carbohydrate heavy society. Since a young age, we learn that carbs are our friends and healthy. In 1977, the US […]
By a mom who happens to be a doc with an entrepreneurial spirit
Ending the love affair As I went through my list to select this week’s topic, I decided to choose something not from my list. It seems so many people are hooked on soda these days. A few nights back, I was working […]
Understanding the gut microbiome and the importance of your intestinal flora I hope everyone is enjoying these holiday days and, hopefully, a little time off! This week I wanted to talk about those friendly bacteria that live in our gut and the impact these […]
Last week I was chatting with my good friend Carmen. We were discussing behavior changes and the frustrations that come from a lack of it. Change comes hard for most of us. Especially as we get older! This is an opportune time to talk about […]
High intensity interval training has been gaining popularity over the last few years. Find out if it is better than regular exercise!
Whether you are a busy professional or a busy mom, we all struggle to find time to prepare healthy nutritious meals. Often times we may end up choosing unhealthy snacks or meals just because it is faster and easier to get these. Many of you […]
Sugar versus greens: let’s talk about healthy eating in our kids My dear friend Christina suggested I write a post about healthy eating. She said she had always been impressed by how “healthy” my daughter’s diet was. The first thing I thought was: What?! […]