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Whole-food Plant-based Diet

Posted to: Wellness Blog by Dr. Joanne on Jul 9, 2015

I am concerned about developing diabetes and heart disease. Everything I read recommends eating a whole-foods plant based diet, but what exactly is that? What foods should I avoid?

Diabetes, heart disease, elevated cholesterol, obesity, and cancer are some of today’s most common health problems. What do these conditions have in common? They share a similar cause – mainly poor diet and lifestyle. Yes there are factors that contribute to these diseases that go beyond what you eat and how much you exercise, but these other factors can be difficult or impossible to address in our modern world. So if you want to prevent the development of these chronic diseases, make changes where you can. One very profound and key change you can make is to eat a who

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Green Smoothie Power for Wellness

Posted to: Wellness Blog by Dr. Joanne on May 16, 2015

I struggle to get in the recommended 5 servings of vegetables per day. Any suggestions for how I can more easily reach this goal?

Making a daily vegetable smoothie is a great way to get in your greens! Making this a part of your daily routine is a great way to boost your health, increase intake of alkaline forming foods and will likely make your skin feel and look more radiant. And for those of you who don’t like vegetables, you won’t have to eat as many! It’s win-win.

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Eat More Chia!

Posted to: Wellness Blog by Dr. Joanne on Oct 17, 2014

I would like to incorporate chia seeds in my diet,  but I don't know what to do with them! Any suggestions?

Chia seeds can easily be added to your diet with little prep or culinary expertise. Read this blog for the plentiful benefits and uses for  chia seeds!

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