For Weight Loss Or Feeling Great, A Dietitian’s Favorite Foods

by Jennifer Blau, CHC As a wellness coach, it’s my job to share (or suggest) what you SHOULD be eating for weight loss or achieving your optimal health. We work together to make little changes gradually to your diet so that you can feel your best. I spend the majority of my day talking to […]

How to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

by Dr. William Epperly of Forum Health Bloomingdale Did you know that stress, eating inflammatory foods, and being dehydrated can all affect your blood pressure? Luckily functional and integrative medicine have powerful tools and recommendations to help with regulating blood pressure. Read on to find some of our favorite ways of helping our clients maintain […]

Treating, Not Just Preventing, Diabetes with Lifestyle Change

by Dr. Shilpa Saxena MD There is one word that strikes fear in the hearts of every diabetic that I have ever diagnosed in my office.  One word conjures up images of needles, syringes, blood, pricking yourself day in and day out, chasing high blood sugars and low blood sugars to avoid the dismal future […]

Ken’s Recovery Story

by Dr. Shilpa Saxena MD of Forum Health, Tampa It’s story time again. While I enjoy writing educational blogs, my passion lives with patient recovery stories. In the medical world, we call these case studies, but to me that term sounds sterile. These are real people….parents, siblings, children, unique individuals who all have a story […]