Newsletter May 1, 2020

This week we are weighing in with ways to address stress in this challenging time. You’ll find many tools to use now, and even when life returns to the new normal–whatever that may be. From mindfulness, to breathing, and even what you eat can make a difference in your experience …

10 Easy Ways to Lower Your Sugar Intake

BY ALISHA WiTHAM, BS IN NUTRITION, RD ELIGIBLE SPECIAL DOWNLOADS! Glycemic Index of Foods Recipes: Vinaigrettes 3 Different Ways Chart of Hidden Sugar Americans today are consuming an alarming amount of sugar. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, two hundred years ago the average American consumed 2 …

Metformin: Is it worth it?

BY LEE RICE, DO, FAASM, FAAFP Many of you have asked me to render my opinion on the disease preventive aspects of Metformin, a widely prescribed drug to control high blood sugar. I’ve kept you waiting so I could check in with my buddy Mark Moyad, M.D. Mark is a …

ApoE genetics: what your genes want you to know

By Dave Larson, MD ApoE Genetics: As the prices of genetic testing have fallen, more and more data is being generated about the interplay between our genetic code, our lifestyle choices, and the burden of disease. For example, every baby born in the US is tested for Phenylketonuria (commonly known …

Attitude of Gratitude

by Ryan Bart  “Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.” ~Rumi Two people can share the same experience on the outside, such as watching the sunset at the beach, yet their inner experience is likely substantially different. This is based on the lens …