Soy Foods and Thyroid Health

  Along with the increasing presence of soy foods in grocery stores and on restaurant menus has come increasing controversy over soybeans and thyroid health. We’re not surprised to find strong conflicting opinions in this area because scientific research on thyroid and soy is both complicated and inconclusive. Here’s what we know – and what [...]

Sugar, how much is too much?

I have a colleague who is doing this detox diet under the guidance of a doctor and he can only eat 17 grams of sugar per day. Now, that’s not a lot. Did you know that there is 1 gram of sugar in 1 leaf of romaine lettuce? He used to eat romaine salads and [...]

Happy Mother’s Day Week!

I love Mother’s Day. It’s fun to have a day to celebrate being a family and spending some time together. Our family usually enjoys a special brunch or dinner either in a restaurant or made by my husband and son. It’s nice, since I’m the primary food preparer, to have a meal prepared for me. [...]

5 Healthy Habits for Managing Psoriasis

> 5 Healthy Habits for Managing Psoriasis Unhealthy habits can affect the health of your skin and worsen psoriasis. These healthy habits will help you manage psoriasis symptoms and make life less stressful. By Beth W. Orenstein Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH     Psoriasis is a chronic condition that can’t be cured, [...]