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4 Quick Morning Meals When You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dr. Aly Cohen recently contributed to this Everyday Health article on healthy foods for rheumatoid arthritis sufferers… Starting your morning with the right foods can help alleviate joint pain and stiffness throughout the day. By Julie Stewart    Medically Reviewed by Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt, MD   Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and that certainly holds true […]

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Meal Prepping May Actually Be Sabotaging Your Diet

If your Sunday nights are dedicated to meal prepping for the week ahead, you’re part of a mighty group of health nuts. The planning ahead of meals is a main tip of weight loss coaches, food bloggers, and nutritionists. Indeed, meal prepping’s popularity has exploded on social media. On Instagram alone there are 5.5 million […]

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Understanding Disease Through Gut Microbiome – Oxford Medicine Article by Dr. Aly Cohen

The gut microbiome, composed of various fungi, viruses, and bacteria, is a vital part of the human host. Taking centre stage, with regard to understanding disease and what causes chronic medical conditions and symptoms, the gut microbiome can play a significant role in the intestinal immune system and inflammation. Research is being carried out to […]

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Education in Environmental Health a Needed Tool In Ongoing Efforts to Grow Healthy Children in U.S.

To the Editor: Every day, the United States alone uses or imports about 42 million pounds of synthetic chemicals. There are more than 84,000 compounds approved for commercial use in the U.S., most of which have never been tested for toxicity. A 2011 Policy Statement issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics acknowledges that the […]

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