It’s that time of year again — sneezing, itching, sniffling, and coughing. Chances are, you’re one of the 24 million Americans who experience seasonal allergies, and you’re familiar with the toll it can take on your body. Due to both the symptoms of seasonal allergies, and the physiological process your body goes through when reacting to an allergen, your health can suffer more than usual during this time of year. And oftentimes, allergy medicines only provide temporary relief. It’s important to keep in mind your body’s overall well-being when dealing with allergies, and not just treat the isolated symptoms.
Your “gut” is more than just your stomach: it is actually a group of organs that starts with the mouth and ends with the colon. The health of this system has a profound impact on the overall health of your entire body. Join us for a webinar with nurse practitioner Sarah Bird, DNP, who will discuss the importance of maintaining excellent gut health and how you can influence your microbiome to improve your immune function, mood, and metabolism.
There’s a lot of information circulating about COVID-19 right now. What do we know for certain? In this live Zoom webinar, our PALM Health physicians will address current statistics on the coronavirus, the spectrum of symptoms, medications and supplements for prevention and treatment, the status of a possible vaccination, and concerns about exposure as children head back to school.
Could your digestive health be compromising your immune system? Join our PALM Health functional medicine physicians for a live Zoom webinar addressing how the digestive and immune systems are related, what symptoms and signs may indicate if you have leaky gut, how the gut becomes leaky, and what you can do to treat and prevent leaky gut for better health. Send questions for the webinar ahead of time to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Varsha Rathod shares her "no excuse" recipe for Frozen Veggie Crock-Pot Soup that she mentions in the live webinar, Eating Well During COVID-19. Prepare this simple recipe when you have minimal time to shop and cook.
Dietitian Katheryn Scauzzo shares a recipe for Protein Balls that she mentions in the live webinar, Eating Well During COVID-19. Prepare these ahead of time for a quick and healthy bite to grab when you're having a low-energy spot.
Astragalus root is a natural dietary supplement that has been used to boost the body's immune system. Dr. Basima Williams, integrative and functional medicine physician, recommends the following recipe for Immunity Soup to support your health.
Often referred to as a superfood, quinoa is a quality source of complex carbohydrates and fiber that contains all nine essential amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein. Dietitian Katheryn Scauzzo recommends the following recipe for Quinoa Salad to support your health and immune system.
We all know the importance of washing our hands and social distancing to keep our immune system healthy, but what about improving your immune health from the inside out? Our immune system is linked to our gut microbiome, so maintaining a healthy gut is crucial to preventing illness. Dr. Varsha Rathod, integrative and functional medicine physician, recommends the following recipe for Russian Root Vegetable Salad to support your gut health.
We all want to enjoy a long healthy life, yet fad diets are not something you would want to follow for the rest of your life — or should. They’re often exceedingly restrictive nutritionally, difficult to adhere to over time, a bit boring for some people’s tastes and, most troubling, many lack scientific evidence of their medical effectiveness. They could be doing you more harm than good.