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Why Retinol has been replaced by Bakuchiol

Why Retinol has been replaced by Bakuchiol

The Problem with Retinol: Most of us know retinol as an anti-aging product used to diminish the look of fine lines, wrinkles, and roughness. What we don’t know is that prolonged use of retinol can cause damage to the skin resulting in “retinoid dermatitis.” This...

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Collagen: The glue that holds our body together

Collagen: The glue that holds our body together

When we think of collagen, as promoting healthy skin, hair, and nails. This is true, but it has even greater importance to our bodies. The word “collagen” itself, derives from the Greek word “kolla,” meaning glue.  Collagen is the glue that holds the body together! It...

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The Cow is on Vacation

The Cow is on Vacation

It’s not difficult to give up dairy, there are good alternatives Based on the research and my experience practicing Functional Medicine, I typically advise most of my patients to avoid dairy products completely. I like ice cream and cheese, but as a doctor, I have to...

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Essentials to Stay Healthy  in the Sun

Essentials to Stay Healthy in the Sun

As we enjoy the heat of the sun, let’s review sun protection. If you are someone who loves outdoor activities, sit and read a book or walk with friends, sun protection is key to keeping your skin healthy while still taking in the Vitamin D that we all need. Here are...

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Fascial Stretch Therapy

Fascial Stretch Therapy

To have an understanding how Fascial Stretch Therapy is helpful, let’s first discuss what the fascial system is. Fascia is a layer of dense connective tissue. The fascial system diffuses and surrounds all organs, muscles, bones and nerve fibers, and provides an...

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A Healthy Substitute for Traditional Coffee

A Healthy Substitute for Traditional Coffee

If you’re anything like the rest of us, you look forward to your morning coffee…and maybe your mid-day coffee, as well! Coffee is a staple for the majority of people. The problem with conventional coffee is that it is contaminated with synthetic fertilizers,...

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