Is Your Food Giving You Headaches?

More than ten out of a hundred people suffer from migraines, debilitating headaches that can cause blinding, throbbing pain, lasting from a few hours to several days. If you’ve ever had one, you know they are nothing like ordinary headaches. Unfortunately, I am myself one of these migraine sufferers.

Tips for Kickstarting a Healthy New Year

New Year’s resolutions are a time to set new goals for a healthier you. Whether you are resolved to achieve a healthy weight, boost your immune system, fight inflammation, live a more peaceful life, get in touch with your environment, or simply feel and look better, the answer to all of the above is simple: Power up on a plant-based diet strategy!

Why We Should Place Greater Value on Our Health

When I ask my patients why they come to see me, inevitably it’s because they want to be healthy, get healthy, stay healthy, get healthier, or some variation of this kind. Rarely over the years have I thought to ask them: Why? Rarely, if ever, have they thought to ask themselves this question. I accepted that what they seemed to be saying was that their health was the ultimate objective.

Food Sensitivities Can Cause Weight Gain

Think food allergy and you might conjure the worst-case scenario, like a child going into anaphylactic shock after exposure to peanuts. No doubt, a severe food allergy is scary. But it’s also relatively rare. A much more common scenario is an adult with a low-grade food allergy to, say, gluten who never pinpoints the cause of his or her misery.