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Botox FAQ
If you're interested in getting Botox, I highly recommend doing your research before seeing a doctor. In this article, I'll reviews exactly what you need to know about Botox, including how it works and what to expect during treatment. What is Botox? Botox, along with Dysport and Xeomin, are neuromodulators that are used to relax the muscles of the face and...
The New and Improved FDA Food Label - A Registered Dietitian's Review
Learning about exactly what’s in the food we buy can be overwhelming. Fortunately, the old food labels are getting a facelift and will be easier to interpret and understand.  The nutrition facts label mandated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a tool that can help you make improved, more informed food choices. As of July 26, 2018, a...
The Most Common Mental Health Disorders Among Millennials
There’s a reason why we spend so much time talking about the millennial generation. They’re different than any generation that came before them and, honestly, they had no choice. Kids who grew up in the millennial generation never knew what it was like to live without the internet. For the most part, technology was always a major part of their...
Here's Why Depression and Addiction Often Occur Together
There’s something seriously troubling with how we educate youth about the dangers of addiction. We tend to speak of drugs as an alluring evil, almost like the proverbial devil on the shoulder, which they may get hooked on because they're fun. The narrative of marijuana as a gateway drug epitomizes this approach. One thing leads to another, and before...
Prebiotics and probiotics are getting a lot of attention from nutrition and medical communities! Why? Many research studies are showing a wide variety of health benefits from these food components. In this article, I will review exactly what you need to know about prebiotics and probiotics. This includes ways both food components can benefit you as well as how...

Do You Have a Marijuana Addiction?

Do You Have a Marijuana Addiction
Are you concerned that you or a loved one may have a marijuana addiction? To be honest, this is a valid concern! Marijuana is generating more inches of newspaper print than it once did as it continues to gain legal status in a number of states. While federal laws in the United States still prohibit the use or possession of...
Top Food Safety Tips To Avoid Foodborne Illnesses
When you are preparing to enjoy a meal with your family or friends, getting sick is probably one of the last things on your mind. However, if you have ever had a foodborne illness, referred to as gastroenteritis, you know you would do anything to prevent it.  Unfortunately, symptoms can range from inconvenient nausea to serious organ failure or even...
Is the Ketogenic Diet Your Key To Weight Loss Success
You have probably heard people promoting the ketogenic diet for weight loss. It's the newest fad diet people are raving about, but it is right for you? Even more important, is it safe, reliable, and sustainable? Continue reading as I go over exactly what you need to know about the ketogenic diet! In this video, Amanda Haney weighs in on...
Drug Development Process Overview From Lab to Market
Many people are unaware of just how complex and long-winded the route of bringing a drug to the market really is. From first laboratory discovery to the clinical research testing phases and then eventually being granted a license to become available for purchase, the whole process typically takes up to 12 years and costs over $1.4 billion dollars. That being...
What is wellness and why is it important?
The words health and wellness are marketed all over the place! And while the word health is generally well understood, the word wellness is not. In fact, if you do a quick google search, you'll discover that wellness has a number of different dimensions, all that are all a little bit different depending on your source. In this article, I'm...