Snacking on Sweet Potato Chips Is Not The Best Idea

Snacking And Weight-loss: Snack for Success

There seems to be a lot of discussion about snacking and if it is good for you. What exactly is the relationship between snacking and weight-loss? Expert Jill Weisenberger from Foodandnutrition.org says that “snacking may help control appetite, or it may contribute to recreational eating and excess calories. Research supports both opposing views.” Our answer is that […]

Turn Your Frown Upside Down: How to Change Your Mood

Have you ever tried to snap yourself out of a bad mood? It can be difficult, but we are here to give you some great techniques to change your mood. There is no denying the very strong “link between good mental health and good physical health”, as stated by Harvard University. Meaning, if someone has […]

Sub-Clinical Inflammation Lesson from “The Inflammation Doctor”

I am often asked how I got into helping people work towards reversing chronic health issues without the use of medications or surgery.  The simple answer, My mom.   OUR STORY: When I was young, I didn’t have a mom due to her chronic disease. When my mom was in her 40s, she went from working […]

Memorial Day BBQ: Outdoor Entertaining Ideas to Stay Healthy

Although summer doesn’t officially start until June 21st, many people consider Memorial Day weekend to be the unofficial beginning of summer. According to Harvard Health, getting outside can drastically improve your mood, help your concentration, and can even help your body heal injuries faster. Take this long weekend and entertain guests outdoors or go to a BBQ […]

Manage Your Stress to Avoid Disease

Most people know that stress is bad for the body, but why it is so important to manage your stress levels? Can stress actually cause disease? The short answer is “yes.” Research indicates that stress can cause or worsen disease and, according to the Cleveland Clinic, has been “linked to 6 of the leading causes […]

How Much Water Should You Really Be Drinking?

As the warmer months are approaching, it is even more important to stay hydrated. According to Harvard University, as the weather heats up, you are more likely to lose fluids through perspiration. Here at Dr. Gala’s office, we recommend drinking half to a quarter of your body weight in ounces each day. If you weigh […]

Spice Up Your Life

Do you cook at home and feel like your food is always bland? Do you want to spice up your life by trying some new flavors? Adding spices to your food will not only make it more flavorful, they can be good for you too. Adding more spice can boost the flavor of your food, […]

Health Benefits of Gardening

Reap The Health Benefits of Gardening

May is approaching fast, so now is the time to start thinking about putting in your garden. Research shows that there are numerous health benefits to gardening. The sun is starting to come out, so get outside and put your hands in the soil! Mental Health:  Have you ever noticed that being outside lifts your mood? […]

Hypothyroidism On The Rise

As our world changes, health professionals are finding that some diseases such as low thyroid (hypothyroidism) are on the rise. Dr. Laura Deleruyelle, who holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from Case Western Reserve University, says that “hypothyroidism rates have skyrocketed since the 1950’s when the US started spraying pesticides and insecticides on […]

Caribbean Turkey Wraps with Jicama Slaw

If your family loves tacos, try making them with these lettuce wraps for a healthy protein packed twist. This dish packs in the flavor with explosive ingredients like tangy lime juice and spicy jalapeño. Top it all off with the refreshing and crunchy slaw that uses juicy jicama in place of traditional cabbage. Caribbean Turkey […]

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