Topic: supplements

The Hormone Diet: Trendy Weight Loss Supplements That Are Worth The Hype

The Hormone Diet: Trendy Weight Loss Supplements That Are Worth The Hype

As spring comes upon us, our attention often turns to achieving new health goals. Whether yours is getting into skinny jeans, fending off allergies, fighting a change-of-weather cold or breaking a post-winter gym plateau–read on. Here are some cutting-edge dietary supplements I recommend having at your disposal. Though some of these are quite trendy, they’re well worth the hype. More »

The Hormone Diet: Are You Mixing Your Meds With The Wrong Foods?

The Hormone Diet: Are You Mixing Your Meds With The Wrong Foods?

The combination of certain foods and your medication(s) can affect how the drug is broken down, absorbed or metabolized in your liver. Whether you have just started on a new medication or you suddenly find your medication isn’t working as effectively, I suggest checking to make sure your prescriptions are consumed away from the most common offending food interactions. More »

Prebiotics Primer: Why You Should Never Buy Prebiotics Supplements

Prebiotics Primer: Why You Should Never Buy Prebiotics Supplements

Recently I’ve been hearing or seeing the word “prebiotics” thrown around increasingly often. There are ads for prebiotics supplements in vegetarian magazines and reminders about prebiotics’ importance in women’s health articles. Geezus, I thought, another supplement that’s now allegedly essential? Yes and no. While they are essential for staying healthy (and slim), you can get all the prebiotics you need from a healthy diet. More »