eating as an emotional coping aid los angeles

Eating as an Emotional Coping Aid

How worried should we be about the extra pounds we’re putting on while stuck at home?  With the effects of the pandemic stretching on far longer than most people had any idea that it would, a lot of us have begun to worry about the extra pounds that we are putting...

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Caffeine and Metabolism Los Angeles

Caffeine and Metabolism

Does caffeine speed up the metabolism and help with weight loss?

There are few topics that get more attention, with wildly varying opinions, than the benefits of weight loss and the detrimental effects of caffeine. Obviously, there is no argument about the importance of reaching and maintaining a healthy body weight, but is it...

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avoid bloating | Gut health | Functional medicine LA

Lifestyle Changes to Avoid Bloating

What can I do to avoid feeling bloated?

Bloating is a common problem, but embarrassment sometimes prevents us from discussing it openly, even with our physicians. Though not usually a symptom of a serious medical problem, bloating can be extremely uncomfortable and interfere with our quality of life, particularly as we get older. Because it...

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How to Avoid Weight gain Los Angeles

15 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Looking to avoid holiday weight gain? You're not alone. The average American gains five pounds during the holiday season. This may seem inevitable with all those family gatherings, workplace events and other food- and drink-laden social engagements.  However, with a little planning, adding those extra pounds can be avoided

Set realistic Weight Loss...

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Los Angeles Genetic vs. Genomic Testing

Genetic vs. Genomic Testing

What Is Genetic Testing?

Gone are the days of waiting to develop a disease.  Genomics (the study of DNA sequencing) is offering new possibilities for diagnosing, treating and even preventing diseases.  With currently available genomic testing, it is possible to know what diseases you are at risk for.  With this knowledge, lifestyle changes and even...

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