1. How To Lose The Pandemic Pounds

    How To Lose The Pandemic Pounds We (hopefully) are finally out of the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic. While we begin to adjust to our new "normal," we may find ourselves changing out of our sweats and comfy clothes and back into "real" clothes. Does anyone notice your pair of jeans are tighter than …Read More

  2. How To Age Well

    First of all, what does the phrase “age well” mean? Is it by achieving a certain weight? No. Not by any means. Aging Well sets your body up for success by establishing habits to encourage overall health and wellness and lowering your current risk for heart disease, diabetes, stroke, cancer, and …Read More

  3. Tricks and Tips To Break The Sugar Addiction

    Excessive sugar consumption has MANY negative health effects. I am not saying you can never have added sugar again, but rather, I hope this information will make you aware and mindful of what you are putting into your body. The current dietary guideline recommends that calories from added sugars sho…Read More

  4. 7 Reasons Why Sugar is Bad For You

    It is a pretty common phrase these days - “sugar is bad for you.” One that you hear over and over again… But why? Why is sugar so bad for you? Is there any merit to this statement? Absolutely. Besides the weight gain that is typically associated with an increased intake of added sugars, the ri…Read More

  5. Why You Should Start Fasting This Holiday Season

    I know what you are thinking...It is just NOT practical or doable to fast during the holidays!! But I promise, this can work. If you are new to fasting, it is easier than you think. If you practice intermittent fasting but are hesitant to continue during the holiday season, I promise, you can do it …Read More

  6. Unlocking the Power of the Omega 6: Omega 3 Fatty Acid Ratio

    (and how it could save your life) You may have heard me say it before – “it is so important to lower your omega 6: omega 3 ratio…..” But why? What is the difference between these two types of fatty acids? Should you really be concerned😳? The answer – absolutely YES! Biochemically speaki…Read More

  7. Wine: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    As we age, it is especially important to make educated decisions about our health – and whether or not to drink alcohol and what type of alcohol to drink are actually more important questions than you think. I’d like to shed light on the benefits and potential consequences of my most frequently …Read More

  8. 6 Habits of Women Who Don’t Gain Weight in Menopause

    As an OBGYN, I have had the privilege of taking care of thousands of women each year. Young and old, these women are the cornerstone of my medical practice, and where I spent most of my time away from my family. Over my twenty years of practice, I noticed the trend of weight gain in women - from one…Read More

  9. The Science of Weight Gain in Midlife

    Over my 20 years of practicing medicine, I have had the privilege of taking care of thousands. Young and old, these women are the cornerstone of my OBGYN career. In retrospect, the patterns that I noticed emerging during my interactions with these amazing women, formed the basis of The Galveston Die…Read More