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Are There Foods That Help My Gut Be Healthier?
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Are There Foods That Help My Gut Be Healthier?

Nowadays we hear a lot about a healthy gut or healthy microbiome, so what does that even mean? Our gastrointestinal tract (aka “gut”) has flora that lives in there; some are healthy bugs and some are more insidious and can overgrow and negatively impact our health. There has been more […]

Are Multivitamins Necessary for Everyone?…
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Are Multivitamins Necessary for Everyone?…

Should I take a multivitamin? That is a question I frequently hear in my integrative medicine clinic in San Jose, CA. It seems that the supplement industry has done a great job in instilling in our minds that everyone should be on a multivitamin but in reality, if you eat […]

Dreary Weather Getting in the Way of Your Summer Body? It Doesn’t Have to…
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Dreary Weather Getting in the Way of Your Summer Body? It Doesn’t Have to…

With Spring right around the corner but we’re still drowning in rain, snow, or any variation of the two, how do we keep our spirits up and our mind firmly set towards attaining our Spring/Summer body? The key is to focus on what we can do indoors for both our […]

The Kind of Love that Helps You Reach Your Health Goals
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The Kind of Love that Helps You Reach Your Health Goals

As Valentine’s Day passes us by again, the question of who’s your true love might have come up. Perhaps a magazine or TV ad posed this question or it’s your best friend or your frenemy. No matter who brought up this question, most of us think externally for the answer. […]

Brand New You in the Brand New Year…Really?
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Brand New You in the Brand New Year…Really?

So, I’ve been frequently asked by my patients at my integrative medicine clinic in San Jose, CA about what it takes to create a ‘brand new me in the brand new year.’ But my reply is that there’s nothing wrong with the way you were, we just have to tweak […]