Category Archive for: ‘Health’

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Natural Remedies for a Healthy Heart By: Saira Gillani, ND

Author by Saira Gillani, ND Did you know that more than 41 million women in America have heart disease? And the most interesting thing is that more women than men will die from it. In fact, it’s the leading cause of death in women today. But by following these 10 healthy steps, you can avoid a heart attack by 92%. …

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Resistant Starches: How Eating Carbs Can Help you Slim Down

  Don’t get me wrong, as a Naturopathic Doctor, I was taught that all carbohydrates should be avoided at all costs. However, new studies suggest that Resistant Starches are the New Power Fiber! Although this may be the first time you’ve heard of the phrase resistant starches, it is very likely to have been part of your diet for most …

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Diabetes: Leading Cause of Mortality in South Asian Community

Author by Saira Gillani, ND What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a disease that occurs when a person’s body doesn’t make enough of the hormone insulin or can’t use insulin properly. There are 2 types of diabetes. Type 1 diabetes occurs when your body’s pancreas doesn’t produce any insulin. Type 2 diabetes occurs when the pancreas either doesn’t produce enough insulin …

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Incorporate Superfoods into Your Diet

These days, it seems like your doctor, nutritionists, and your friends are suggesting you try this diet or that. With so many different diets, from weight­loss to improving heart health, it can be difficult to figure out what first step to take in your journey to live a healthy lifestyle. Set the diets aside, and try adding superfoods to your …

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Understanding Breast Cancer

One of the most pervasive cancers in women today is breast cancer. One in eight women is diagnosed with breast cancer every day ­ a statistic not to be taken lightly. According to World Health Organization (WHO) reports, over 508,000 women died of breast cancer in 2011, and World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) reports around 1.7 million new cases in …

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Global Weight Loss Program Addresses Global Obesity

Global Weight Loss Program Addresses Global Obesity

As a doctor, my mission is to ensure all my patients have the healthiest life possible, and we both know that means you need to lose some weight. More and more of my patients are coming in and telling me about the latest fad diets. As I weigh them, I see they are gaining weight instead of losing pounds of …

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When Getting Healthy, Start Small

When Getting Healthy, Start Small

Author by Amanda Williams Craving Thirty and The Self Love Project Beginnings are the worst. At least when it comes to starting healthy habits. If you have ever kicked an old habit to replace it with a new one, you know what I am talking about. Most of America survives on food laden with refined sugars, salt and fat. We …

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Why Health and Fitness Month Should Include Your Mouth

Why Health and Fitness Month Should Include Your Mouth

Author by Dr. Arun K. Garg Why Health and Fitness Month Should Include Your Mouth: Tips and Tricks to Live up to Your New Year’s Resolution By Arun K. Garg, DMD One month down, 11 to go. At several weeks old, 2015 has barely been run through its paces and the next Times Square ball drop feels like an eternity …

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The Path To Healthy Skin

The Path To Healthy Skin

Did you know that skin is your body’s largest organ? And yet, it is the most neglected. The skin not only shields and protects the internal organs of the body; it regulates body temperature and also, provides us with the sense of touch. Moreover, a healthy radiant skin is a clear indication of a healthy body and mind. Follow these …

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Enjoy the Celebration... and Keep it healthy!

Enjoy the Celebration… and Keep it healthy!

The festive season is here! Navratri, Halloween, Diwali, Thanksgiving … the list is endless this time of year. No doubt each holiday holds a special meaning for you and your family, be it cultural traditions or an outing you do as one unit. For many, our fondest memories of holidays often revolve around food. Not just any food of course, …

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