The Best Dairy Free Recipes for Kids.

The Best Dairy Free Recipes for Kids.

Dairy Free. The craziest thing happened.  My child became my patient! Early last summer, my 5 year old woke an hour or so after going to sleep complaining that he was itchy.  In the dim lights of his room I could tell the poor little guy had large raised hives all...
Low FODMAP Recipes for IBS

Low FODMAP Recipes for IBS

Are you running to the bathroom every time you eat?  Do you feel constipated and bloated after certain foods?  Has a physician told you that you may have IBS?  These are all reasons to try a Low FODMAP diet. My understanding of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and all...
Increase Your Metabolism Naturally.

Increase Your Metabolism Naturally.

What is metabolism?  According to Robert Yanagisawa, MD, director of the Medically Supervised Weight Management Program at Mount Sinai Medical Center, metabolism is “The rate at which we burn our calories and, ultimately, how quickly we gain weight or how easily...
What is the Best Probiotic for Weight Loss?

What is the Best Probiotic for Weight Loss?

Since I’m sort of on a probiotic kick right now, I thought I’d address the best probiotic for weight loss.  If you’ve been following along, I recently wrote a blog about the best probiotics for kids, and the basics of that article apply for adults.  In general,...
What is the Best Probiotic for Kids?

What is the Best Probiotic for Kids?

What is a probiotic? Probiotics are really having a moment right now, and for good reason: Research shows some of the best probiotics for kids can lead to major health benefits. By definition, a probiotic is a a substance which stimulates the growth of microorganisms,...