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From Farm to Fork: Enjoy the Nutritional and Medicinal Benefits of This Sustainable Food Strategy

From Farm to Fork: Enjoy the Nutritional and Medicinal Benefits of This Sustainable Food Strategy

By Eileen West, MD, FACP, NCMP, CCD   In today's world, minerals are no longer the only thing that can be considered scarce, but it's easy to overlook the journey…

Farm-to-Fork Recipe: Barley and Lentil Soup with Kale

Farm-to-Fork Recipe: Barley and Lentil Soup with Kale

By Mary Hunt, MS, RDN This is a family favorite and represents the Farm-to-Fork concept well! Kale is a cooler-weather vegetable, but can be harvested locally. And because the recipe…

Top 5 Functional Movements You Can Practice at Home

Top 5 Functional Movements You Can Practice at Home

Did you know that your ability to perform certain functional movements is correlated to greater longevity? Examples of such movements are balance, strength, power, flexibility, speed, and more. Let’s take…

Do You Know Your Hereditary Risk for Breast Cancer? 

Do You Know Your Hereditary Risk for Breast Cancer? 

By Eileen West, MD, FACP, NCMP, CCD  In today's rapidly advancing field of women’s health medicine, I have been very pleased to see recent developments around breast cancer prevention. One…

Men’s Sexual Health: What You Don’t Talk About Can Hurt You

Men’s Sexual Health: What You Don’t Talk About Can Hurt You

By Eileen West, MD, FACP, NCMP, CCD Weight? Check. Blood Pressure? Check. EKG? Check. Sexual health? Wait, what? If you and your doctor haven’t talked about your sexual health, you’re…

Top 10 Food Choices for Women’s Health

Top 10 Food Choices for Women’s Health

By Mary Hunt, MS, RDN Good nutrition can positively influence our health, and there are many ways to eat healthfully. It’s important to learn what choices work best for you…

Alcohol in Moderation: 6 Tips to Reduce Alcohol Consumption and Lower Stress

Alcohol in Moderation: 6 Tips to Reduce Alcohol Consumption and Lower Stress

By Eileen West, MD, FACP, NCMP, CCD Times have been stressful lately. Political and racial tensions, economic ups and downs, and the after effects of the pandemic have changed our…

Simple Changes in Nutrition Can Make a Difference in Your Health

Simple Changes in Nutrition Can Make a Difference in Your Health

By Mary Hunt, MS, RDN As we spring forward and the signs of nature's beauty are all around us, what a wonderful time to pause and reflect on our self…

Healthy Recipes: White Bean Salad

Healthy Recipes: White Bean Salad

Recipe courtesy of our nutritionist, Mary Hunt, MS, RDN. Mary grew up in a home with a wonderful Armenian grandmother who loved to cook, and this is a family favorite! …

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Menopause: Timing Matters–don’t wait!

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Menopause: Timing Matters–don’t wait!

Towards the end of 2020, the American Heart Association (AHA) published a statement on “Menopause Transition and Cardiovascular Disease Risk: Implications for Timing of Early Prevention.” Below are the salient…

Ask the Expert: Time to Move

Ask the Expert: Time to Move

By KT Prominski, DPT For a lot of us, the morning is a time where we may be rushed to get out of bed, get the kids fed, and start…

5 Tips for Staying Healthy Over the Holidays

5 Tips for Staying Healthy Over the Holidays

By Eileen West, MD, FACP, NCMP, CCD The holidays can be a fun and busy time, but also physically and emotionally stressful. Here are 5 quick tips for staying healthy…

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April is National Oral Health Month! Did you know? A healthy smile is more than just a cosmetic asset—it's a cornerstone of overall wellness! 🦷✨ From reducing the risk of heart disease to enhancing mental health, oral health plays a pivotal role in our wellness journey. Let's prioritize those dental check-ups and daily oral care routines for a happier, healthier you!

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. MS is unpredictable. Some people may be only mildly affected. Others may lose the ability to see, write, speak, or walk. It is important to note that no two individuals experience the same symptoms and these symptoms can also change or fluctuate over time.

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With the days getting longer and the first signs of warmth returning to the air, we know spring is coming. Spring is typically associated with new beginnings and fresh starts. It’s the perfect time to tidy up, physically and mentally. Spring cleaning isn’t just about sprucing up your living space, it’s also about rejuvenating your body & mind. Check out the blog linked below for tips on how to declutter your mind and space! https://www.mymsmedicine.com/blog/revitalize-your-mind-and-body-the-ultimate-guide-to-spring-cleaning

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