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How to Rationalize Your Chocolate

Death by chocolate?  Well, maybe not so.  You may have heard that there is a saving grace in that luxurious, seemingly sinful, guilty pleasure called chocolate.  Well, here’s the latest scoop but I’ve kept it kiddie size. Chocolate goodness starts […]

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Tame the Flame! (Acid Reflux Misunderstood Part II)

Today we’re continuing the ‘burning discussion’ on acid reflux.  Called by many names, acid reflux is one relatively new condition which is on the rise mostly due to our culture’s lifestyle habits, particularly overeating and increasing weight gain.  The excess […]

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The Modern Doctor-Patient Relationship

“These days, our culture encourages patients to find a doctor who understands their needs best, and to seek out treatment that best suits them, health experts say.  “What we noticed in the last 10 or 15 years, is the patients […]

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Random Acts of Kindness in Honor of Tucson Victims

The suffering caused by the terribly violent events in Tucson, Arizona bring into focus the desperate need of our society to focus on a solution to this type of behavior.  When we forget that we are all simply the same […]

Find Two Friends and Call Me in the Morning

  It may come as no surprise that I consider myself a work in progress.  I am the kind of friend that wants to hear criticism and thoroughly enjoys being critiqued by those who know me well.  So naturally, during […]

A Message from India

My husband’s cousin is visiting from India and the topic of what I do always seems to get some good conversations and questions rolling.  Believe me, I know it’s not because of me.  It’s because the concept of being healthy […]

The Great American Cookie Debate

I was reading an article in the New York Times November 28, 2010 edition tonight and found a catchy title that obviously had me at ‘Junking.’  The title, “Junking Junk Food” did not prepare me, however, for the subject matter-  […]

To Soy or Not to Soy… The Sequel

Welcome back to our second post on ‘To Soy or Not to Soy…”  I would highly encourage you to read my previous post as you will need that quick update to make the most out of this post.    Now, […]

To Soy or Not to Soy…

One of the biggest debates in the health food-minded world today surrounds the use of soy and soy derived products.  Some extol the benefits of soy ranging from healthier skin to breast cancer prevention, while others condemn the bean as […]

The Latest Theory on Vitamin D

Apologies to all of you!  I have been delinquent in keeping up with my blog duties, but alas, there is much to come after this drought of information.  OK, I know it’s only been one week but I hope that […]

Don’t Take Your Osteoporosis Sitting Down

More and more, I find women are apprehensive about starting medications for osteoporosis or osteopenia.  The most common of these pharmaceuticals, called bisphosphonates, include popular brands like Fosamax, Boniva, and Actonel.  Due to an increasing concern about the risks of […]

Allergies Cause More Than Just Snot

Not a day goes by in our Integrative Medicine office that we don’t see a “unexpected”  manifestation of allergies.  Most patients think that allergies are something that many people get because things like pollen, dust and other environmental allergens are […]

Diagnosing Celiac Disease Changes Lives

It’s been a long week at the office with plenty of excitement.  It’s rewarding on most days and occasionally emotionally draining on others.  But today, I wanted to share a pull-at-your-heartstrings type of visit that I had.  Sometimes, I’d like […]

Going Organic – Global Impact

So when we last left our Organic food blog, we talked about the Clean 17 (the ‘cleanest’ produce) and the Dirty Dozen (the most chemical-laden produce).  Chemical toxins were a big part of that discussion as the first factor that […]

Indigestion Due to Drinking Liquids During Meal

Dinnertime at my house was always different as compared to the typical house in Suburbia, USA.  As Asian Indians, we ate a vegetarian diet complete with grains, veggies, legumes and yoghurt.  We ate with our hands and did many things […]

Medicine to Move You

Integrative Medicine, Alternative Medicine, Natural Medicine, Holistic Medicine- many people are confused about the differences between these words but people are not confused about what they want from their doctor in concept.  Integrative Medicine combines the knowledge of Western medicine […]

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Diabetes Linked to Alzheimer's Disease Risk
Alzheimer's…the word alone is enough to scare most people over 50.  Whether it be because we know someone or some family that has been effected by this condition or whether we fear it for ourselves, Alzheimer's disease (AD) has become a popular concern for my older patients.  By the way, many of

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A Bone-afied Plan for Managing Osteoporosis
Surprise, surprise.  In the news this last week, another class of pharmaceutical medications is undergoing scrutiny by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for safety concerns.  Known as  ‘bisphosphonates’, this class include drugs such as Fosamax (alendronate), Boniva, Actonel and Reclast

posted 4:29:52pm Sep. 19, 2011 | read full post »

Cell Phones Linked to Brain Tumors
Cell phones are here to stay and we knew it the moment we laid hands on our first mobile communication superstar back in the early 1990s.  Technology has come a long way from the remote control sized cell phone and getting in touch with someone never seemed so easy.  But with everything that socie

posted 8:15:46am Sep. 04, 2011 | read full post »

How to Rationalize Your Chocolate
Death by chocolate?  Well, maybe not so.  You may have heard that there is a saving grace in that luxurious, seemingly sinful, guilty pleasure called chocolate.  Well, here's the latest scoop but I've kept it kiddie size. Chocolate goodness starts as a sparkle in a cacao tree's eye.  Cacao be

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