Let’s Talk About Food!

My mother-in-law recently made a comment about how restrictive my her son and I are with our diets. It gave me pause, as our meals no longer seem restrictive. I may not be able to eat beef, shellfish, dairy, gluten, or avocado, but I still have access to thousands of options. I don't feel limited... Continue Reading →

On Flexible Spending Accounts

I was recently intrigued by a article titled, I Still Hate Flexible Spending Accounts. My current employer is the first to offer the tax-advantaged medical account, and it saved me around $850 this year. They are a great tool for those with high medical expenses. However, for those with less predictable expenses, it may be... Continue Reading →

5 Tips for Healthy Eating On a Budget

Eating a balanced diet has lifelong health benefits, no matter your age or current health status. People with healthy eating patterns tend to live longer and are at lower risk for chronic health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. For people with chronic diseases, healthy eating can help manage these conditions and prevent... Continue Reading →

The Silent Pandemics

For three years, we have been inundated with talk of the pandemic. On a daily basis, we've heard the words virus, mask, and vaccine. Yet, there are numerous more subtle pandemics plaguing our lives. And, with that awareness, there are lifestyle changes we can make to remedy these silent killers. The Silent Pandemics We don't... Continue Reading →

Autoimmune Disorders: Healing & Hope

Just 20 years ago, autoimmune diseases were considered a rare medical condition. Cases are now skyrocketing, especially in the Western World, with the condition impacting people who should be enjoying the prime years of their life. Why is that, and what can we do about it? For those suffering from autoimmune disorders, I'm here to... Continue Reading →

The Heavy Toll of Brain Fog

I was recently sent an article on brain fog from The Atlantic. I tried to skim, but was sucked into the details. I felt like an obsessive-compulsive personality meticulously picking open an old wound--it was one of those situations where you're staring at a horrific train wreck, but can't bring yourself to look away. For... Continue Reading →

5 Reasons To Eat With The Seasons

If you've ever bitten into a strawberry in the middle of winter, you’ve likely noticed that its flavor and texture aren’t nearly as decadent as what you’d experience during summertime. Due to advancements in modern agriculture and international trade, you can find just about any fruit or vegetable year-round in the grocery store. Increased produce... Continue Reading →

The Future Of Medicine: Plasmalogens

I have spent the last several years tumbling down the rabbit hole of regenerative medicine. A horde of pathogens overwhelmed my immune system, leaving me with significant brain inflammation and heart damage. Regenerative medicine is my key to middle-age and beyond. Thanks to forward thinking doctors, I've learned about research, therapies, tests, treatments, and working... Continue Reading →

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