Health & Wellness

Are Cosmetics Really Toxic?
What We Need To Know To Understand
Are Cosmetics Really Toxic?  <br />What We Need To Know To Understand <br />What We Are Putting On Our Bodies

With all the recent press on both the health and safety of our personal care products as well as the limited FDA regulations on labeling them, the average c

Be Well Kitchen: Pumpkin Pie Smoothie...
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By Be Well Health Coach Jackie Damboragian This time of year, I love pumpkin everything. Most of the pumpkin foods I love are rather indulgent, like my favo

Conquering Constipation...
Conquering Constipation

By Be Well Health Coach Kerry Bajaj If you are dealing with constipation, you should start with the basics: eat a whole foods diet, avoid processed foods, a

Interview with Kathie Swift About Her New Book “The Swift Diet&#
Interview with Kathie Swift About Her New Book “The Swift Diet”

Dr. L:  It seems like every month brings us the latest, greatest diet book. Why contribute to the glut? Kathie:  Believe me, I’m as tired of these magic

Smoothies: Why We Love Them...
Smoothies: Why We Love Them

I recently suffered a nasty side effect of Doxycycline which made it difficult to swallow and painful to eat solid foods, making liquids my only option. For

Why Your Hand Sanitizer Doesn’t Stop the Flu (And Might Make You Sic
Why Your Hand Sanitizer Doesn’t Stop the Flu (And Might Make You Sick)

Despite my longtime annoyance with Purell-toting moms, once I had my own children I found myself–to my horror–becoming something of a germaphobe

6 Healthy Lifestyle Apps...
6 Healthy Lifestyle Apps

By Be Well Health Coach Jackie Damboragian Here at Be Well we love anything that makes living a healthy lifestyle easier. Apps are a great way to do just th

4 Reasons Why Agave is No
4 Reasons Why Agave is <span style=Not a Health Food" />

Millions of people have their vices, and for many it’s that available-without-prescription drug known as sugar. Its destructive and addictive abundance ha

Fodmaps Diet Simplified...
Fodmaps Diet Simplified

By Be Well Health Coach Kerry Bajaj When we see patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, we often start by doing a Cleanse and using lots of probiotics to ba

How to Care for Red, Sensitive Skin...
How to Care for Red, Sensitive Skin

The American Academy of Dermatology says that sensitive skin affects millions of people, causing uncomfortable and embarrassing issues. A 2011 study found t