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What you need to know about Metabolic Syndrome: America’s Silent Epidemic

This title expresses a grave concern to the healthcare community that Metabolic Syndrome truly is a “silent epidemic”. While America’s waistline keeps expanding, so does our national debt, making this epidemic not only detrimental to our patients but to our entire healthcare system. In this week’s post, I want to try to give you some insight on what Metabolic Syndrome is, what tests should be ordered to properly diagnose it, and alternative therapies that can help you from ha

Why you should LOVE the Avocado

The Avocado. Probably one of the most beloved fruits (yes fruit!) in this nation. Packed with almost 20 different vitamins (ex: C, K, E, B-6) and nutrients (ex: folate, riboflavin, magnesium, potassium), this fruit is a game changer for your overall health when incorporated regularly into your diet. Avocados are also the only fruit that provides us with heart healthy monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs). Not only is it beneficial for us internally, the oils help replenish dry