How to Prevent Weight Gain During Menopause

For many women, menopause represents a turning point where fertility, youth and vitality are replaced with low hormones, low energy, mood swings, and the inevitable weight gain.  Associated with these changes comes the increase in risks for cardiovascular disease, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, cancer, and osteoarthritis.  However, rather

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How Your Genes Influence Weight Loss

Did You Know Your Genes Could Be Influencing Your Weight? Ever wonder why some people can get away with eating carbs all day, while you just look at them and gain weight? Better yet, ever wonder why some people have immediate weight loss when they exercise and some don’t? For

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Signs of Sun Damage You Shouldn’t Ignore

Even in today’s world, where a wealth of knowledge can be found with the click of a button, many people are still unaware of how damaging the effects of the sun can be. While everyone wants some fun in the sun, too much UV exposure causes skin deterioration and photo-aging;

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3 Ways to Avoid a Filler Nightmare

Facial fillers are a common cosmetic treatment for wrinkles with low risk of ill-effects–in the hands of a skilled physician. Fillers such as Restylane, Perlane, Juvéderm, Voluma, or Boletera have become a great way to rejuvenate your face without surgery or downtime. However, when used incorrectly or in excess, clients

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SKINSHIFT® by Ruthie Harper MD

Through your genetic profile, Dr. Harper reveals your personalized treatment strategy for beautiful, healthy skin.

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Natural Supplements to Prevent Aging of your DNA

The interest in DNA over the last 5 years has grown exponentially because it provides an additional tool to personalize both integrative health programs as well as provide preventative care for patients. Dr. Ruthie Harper used breakthrough’s from the human genome project to create SKINSHIFT, the only genetically designed skincare

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Dr. Harper’s interview with Dr. Oz online

Going Meat-Free? Get Iron-Savvy Why women—and vegetarians in particular—should boost awareness of this important nutrient. Feeling wiped out at the end of the day is par for the course for most of us, thanks to logging long hours at the office and juggling overloaded weekend schedules. But if you can’t

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Skin Cancer: What is the cause?

Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. Energy from the sun actually is a form of radiation. It consists of visible light and other rays that people can’t see. Invisible infrared radiation, for instance, makes sunlight feel hot. UV also is invisible, and causes sunburn

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Speed Your Medical Weight Loss With A Personalized Workout Program Designed to Boost Growth Hormone

There are many different types of personalized work out recommendations in the exercise marketplace today. Each is designed to give you a different benefit or result. The goal of different programs may be to increase muscle mass, increase strength, build cardiovascular conditioning, or help with weight loss. Today we want

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I’m a Young Woman, Why Should I Check My Hormone Levels?

Most women believe that if they are having regular menstrual cycles their hormones are “healthy”. The idea of routinely checking for hormonal balance when they are young does not cross their mind until pregnancy or menopause occurs. However, many women experience symptoms of hormonal imbalance throughout all stages of life,

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