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The New War on Sitting

The New War on Sitting

On average, how many hours a day do you spend sitting, uninterrupted? One hour? Two hours? Three…or more? I make it no secret that I'm an armchair evolutionary biologist and like to think of how our bodies were originally designed. Our ancient ancestors spent much of...

5 Ways to Rev Up Your Energy!

5 Ways to Rev Up Your Energy!

One of the best indicators that you’re having a great day is the feeling that your energy is high, steady, and that overall you feel good and can enjoy accomplishing the tasks at hand. Experts often call it “flow,” where tasks seem nearly effortless because you have...

Is Your Thyroid to Blame for Stubborn Weight?

Is Your Thyroid to Blame for Stubborn Weight?

Most women struggling with their weight come into my office hoping for answers. For example, patients ask why it is so tough for them to maintain their healthy weight of years past. Most people secretly hope that their thyroid is the culprit, the answer to their...

Your Perfect Prenatal: What to Look For

Your Perfect Prenatal: What to Look For

The health of your baby is determined long before you learn you're pregnant, which is why perinatal experts advise that women trying to conceive should start taking their prenatal vitamins months before starting a family. In fact, because ova and sperm take about 3...