September is Healthy Aging Month, serving as a gentle reminder that our minds and bodies evolve as we age—and it’s ok! It’s a time to reflect on the changes we experience and the proactive steps we can take to embrace this natural process. And, as we step into October, World Menopause Month raises awareness about menopause and the various support options available for women to care for their health and wellbeing.
If you’re a new mother, you’ve likely experienced your baby having an upset tummy due to gas. While gas is normal, it can cause you and your baby discomfort as you search for some sort of quick relief. Pediatrician Lauren Crosby, MD, who practices in Beverly Hills, and is a scientific advisor for TruBiotics shares her recommendations for soothing a newborn’s belly with gas drops for infants and discusses the positive effects TruBiotics probiotic Baby Drops can have.
May is the unofficial start of summer and marks the beginning of Women’s Health Month. This month is an excellent reminder for females to reevaluate their health needs and explore new ways to achieve wellness, inside and out. Whether you’re adding more movement or exercise throughout the week, you’re eating more seasonal, colorful and fresh foods, or filling in nutrition gaps with high-quality supplements…
Every Kid Healthy Week happens the last week of April every year. It’s encouraged for families, schools, communities, and caretakers to act on improving our kids’ social, emotional, physical, and nutritional well-being. The goal is to teach our young people the importance of taking care of one’s health early in life. By doing so, they have a foundation that promotes lifelong health habits that can reduce the chances of both present and future health issues.
March is National Nutrition Month, a perfect time to review how eating habits impact your overall health and wellness. Are you drinking enough water, eliminating processed foods, or curbing “boredom-snacking?” As you think about what is or isn’t working for your body, focus on your gut because this microbiome is vital in supporting everything from digestion and immune health to skin, memory, and mood.
It’s that time of year again—pediatric offices are getting busier. We are seeing an uptick in illnesses, which will likely continue to increase as the weather gets cooler and people congregate indoors more, and often without following the prior COVID-19 prevention measures.
With so many brands and strains of probiotics on the market these days, it has become a difficult and indeed an overwhelming task to choose the one that best addresses an individual’s medical conditions and personal health concerns. Is the benefit worth the time and effort to pick the right one and then add it to our daily routines? The answer to these questions is yes!
Dr. Lauren Crosby This August, we’re highlighting the importance of breastfeeding for both the mother and child. Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics announced a new policy statement about breastfeeding that acknowledges that families need support during the breastfeeding journey. Breastfeeding provides many benefits to both the child and the breastfeeding mother. For the child, there … Read more
By Registered Dietitian Mia Syn, MS, RD, scientific advisory board member, PanTheryx If you are familiar with chicory, then you may know that it’s been used for its health benefits for centuries, that it makes a great-tasting caffeine-free “New Orleans-style” coffee substitute, and that the leaves and flowers can be tossed into a salad. But … Read more