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22 Mar Coconut Water: Friend or Foe?

Coconut water has certainly been touted as one of the best all natural, healthy electrolyte replenishers and a superior beverage to commercial sports drinks. The benefits of coconut water are great: it's an excellent thirst quencher, a good way to hydrate, and has important nutrients....

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16 Mar Lentil Risotto

Urad dal (aka white lentils) in risotto is a very non-traditional spin on dal, and completely delicious! It's also more nutritious than white rice and the cheese rind truly takes this dish to another level, but using it is completely optional. I suspect a small...

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16 Mar Acne and the Pill

If you have been struggling with acne, natural medicine can help! What is acne? Acne, also called "zits' or "breaking out," usually consists of different types of bumps on the skin. The most common are pimples, blackheads, and whitehead. Severe acne can cause deeper bumps, called cysts...

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27 Feb Menstrual Cycle Changes?

Experiencing changes in your menstrual cycle? One of the earliest signs that perimenopause is occurring and that menopause is approaching, is a change in your menstrual cycle. Here’s what I tell my patients they may experience: Missed periods ­ you may skip your period for a month...

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19 Feb Spinach Soup

Spinach Soup (adapted from NYTimes) Makes 6.5 cups There's such an abundance of beautiful spinach leaves at the grocery store and very soon as Spring approaches, our local farmer's market will have them in plenty! I love this recipe as it feels like I'm offering my body so...

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