Savory Snacks That Will Keep You Feeling Full

Are you tired of reaching for a snack only to find yourself hungry again an hour later? It’s a common scenario many of us face, especially when our snack choices aren’t quite hitting the mark in terms of satiety. But what if we told you that there’s a way to snack...
Is Better Sexual Health Only An Apple Away

Is Better Sexual Health Only An Apple Away

You’ve heard the phrase an apple a day keep the doctor away, correct?  It’s common knowledge that eating a diet full of fruits and vegetables promotes optimal health.  What if that apple is the key to better sexual health?  Could it be that simple? Is...
Feed Your Beneficial Bacteria

Feed Your Beneficial Bacteria

Your gut and its inhabitants, the microorganisms that make up your gut microbiome have many key functions that influence your overall health. A healthy gut microbiome is important for men and women of all ages and something to take into consideration when it comes to...
Sugar Can Crash Your Immune System

Sugar Can Crash Your Immune System

Hey, Its Dr. Melissa Brennan! I know right now everything in life is out of balance. It seems that since our routines have all but gone out the window that our eating habits have followed.  That may be OK for a day or so but not for longevity.  Why?  Because eating...
Natural Approaches to Digestive Health

Natural Approaches to Digestive Health

In this series on Digestive health, we have discussed alarming facts and statistics of the number of people suffering from digestive issues, why the digestive system is so important and ultimately how the digestive system works. In this article, we’ll look at...
Why health foods may be making you feel sick

Why health foods may be making you feel sick

It’s so easy to do… You want to eat healthy foods, and so as you push your cart into the grocery store, you start scanning for the words “healthy”, “low fat”, “enriched with vitamins and iron”, “sugar-free”, “low sodium” or “gluten-free”. You start filling your cart...
The Truth About Food: Carbs, Proteins and Fats

The Truth About Food: Carbs, Proteins and Fats

For many years, my husband and I exercised and “ate healthily.” We cut down on carbs and focused on lean meat and veggies for our dinners. We worked hard all week so felt we deserved to “take the weekends off” which usually meant overindulging way too much for 3 days....