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Holistic Health Living & Eating Tips by Dr. Ruby Lathon

While many things affect your thyroid, what you eat has a significant impact on the health of your thyroid. A healthy, whole food diet can keep it running optimally while a poor diet, full of refined starches, fried and sugary foods can cause the thyroid to malfunction...

We all love summer. It is certainly my favorite time of year and with my June birthday ushering it in, what's not to love! Summer is a great time to recharge and have more fun, and often that means indulging a little.  Eating healthy doesn't have to come to end because...

Women are spending billions of dollars a year on improving their health and personal development, not getting the results they want. There is a lot of overwhelm and confusion, which then leads to no results.

That’s why I’m part of an event that will give you REAL soluti...

Veganuary is a pledge to try a vegan lifestyle for the month of January and then throughout the rest of the year.  Well over 100,000 people made the pledge, with thousands continuing to join the challenge.  If you have been toying with the idea of giving the plant-base...

When I decided to switch to a plant-based diet, it was fairly easy because I was facing thyroid cancer and was ready to try almost anything that I thought would help cure it.  Even though I was motivated and very familiar with vegetarian food, it still took some planni...

Have you had a vegan Thanksgiving?  Believe it or not, it is possible and can be DELICIOUS!  I’ve had many and am never disappointed.  Yummy tried and true recipes are the key to a successful vegan Thanksgiving dinner, especially for the entrée or Turkey substitution....

The change of season is often a time when many decide to embark upon a cleansing program or ritual to help reset their bodies and mind set. Fortunately, there ways to assist cleansing. Many choose stringent detoxification or cleansing regimens, or fasting programs to h...

You’re probably familiar with probiotics, but what about prebiotics? But before we get to PRE-bitoics let’s recap PRO-biotics. Probiotics are the “good” bacteria in the body, most of which reside in the intestines or gut. Probiotics keep your digestive system running s...

Making a few substitutions can be a simple way to boost your nutrition intake and health. To get the most out of your diet, try making these four healthy and easy substitutions in place of less healthy choices. 

  1. Whole grains: swap refined grains with whole grains or...

Have you seen this 81 year old body building grandmother? She is amazing! But before you dismiss her as superhuman or someone who lucked out with "good genes", know that she puts in the work to be and stay fit. It may not be your goal to be a bodybuilder, but we all wa...

I believe in a holistic approach to wellness. Although some often compartmentalize systems and bodily functions, every system in your body is critically connected. However, it seems that nothing is more compartmentalized than oral health, with many avoiding the dentist...

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