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Improving Your Sleep During Hormone Replacement Therapy

Natalie Buscemi Healthy Living, Hormone Replacement

  When you’re young, heading to bed—brushing your teeth, slipping into your PJs, and getting under the covers—after a long day of work is something to look forward to. But when you’re middle-aged and your hormones aren’t in balance (for …

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The Right Food, The Right Way: HRT and Diet

Natalie Buscemi Healthy Living, Hormone Replacement, Nutrition

At Allure Medical, we frequently have to remind our amazing patients that age isn’t something that can be stopped, but it is something that can be slowed.  In fact, it’s something that can be slowed in a BIG way if …

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Healthy Hamburgers You Need to Try

Natalie Buscemi Healthy Living, Nutrition, Recipes

Of all the foods in the world, there is one that is quintessentially American: The hamburger. The problem is, eating a big, juicy hamburger rarely aligns with the dietary and weight loss objectives we set for ourselves and our patients. …

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The Health Benefits of Greek Yogurt

Natalie Buscemi Healthy Living, Nutrition, Recipes

When it comes to breakfast, there are lots of healthy things you can eat. You can eat whole grain cereal with fresh fruit and a glass of water. You can eat an egg white omelet with fresh spinach and mushrooms. …

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The Two Different Types of Protein Shakes Every Man Should Know How to Make

Natalie Buscemi Healthy Living, Men's Health, Nutrition, Smoothie

If you’re a man who wants to maintain muscle mass as you age, then you need to learn to love protein. More specifically, you need to learn to love protein shakes. Why protein shakes? Because these delicious, nutritious, protein-packed beverages …

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Diet and Hormones: Achieving Balance with the Right Foods

Natalie Buscemi Healthy Living, Men's Health, Testosterone

When you’re hungry, you can only think of one thing: FOOD. FOOD. And more FOOD! You want to use that food to attack the hunger in your belly, but the problem is that food is going to attack a lot …

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Why Men Need to Eat Oysters to Keep Their Testosterone Levels Up

Natalie Buscemi Healthy Living, Men's Health, Nutrition, Recipe

In the battle against age, most men know they need to exercise and eat right if they want to look (and feel) young.  But what most men don’t know is they need to make changes to their diet and lifestyle in …

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Can Low Testosterone Lead to Early Death?

Natalie Buscemi Men's Health, Testosterone

When men think of lower testosterone, they typically think of things like a lower sex-drive, lower-energy, and a gradually thinning head of hair.  The one thing they don’t think of? Lower lifespans.  But according to researchers in Great Britain, a lower resistance to …

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Grazing Versus Set Eating—What You Need to Know

Natalie Buscemi Healthy Living, Men's Health, Nutrition, Testosterone

For decades, dieticians and nutritionists have been encouraging Americans to eat three square meals per day—breakfast, lunch, and dinner—and avoid snacking as a means of losing weight.   But now weight loss experts appear to be changing. Instead of encouraging people …

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What Is the Plant Paradox? Does It Actually Work?

Natalie Buscemi Healthy Living, Nutrition, Weight loss

Of the dozens and dozens of fad diets in the media, none is trendier than the Plant Paradox which—thanks to a very public endorsement from Grammy-award-winning singer Kelly Clarkson—has become the diet across the country. But what is the Plant …

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Can Hormones Make You Fat?

Natalie Buscemi Men's Health, Testosterone, Testosterone Replacement, Uncategorized

Hormones are one of many chemical messengers the body uses to regulate its various processes. your mood to your hairline to your waistline Hormones are playing a bigger role than you think. For hormones to be most effective, they need …

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The Low FODMAP to Weight Loss

Natalie Buscemi Healthy Living, Nutrition

One of the biggest obstacles to effective weight loss is food sensitivity—it can be incredibly hard to eat the “right things” and have the energy to exercise when the “right things” you’ve been trying to eat leave you feeling **bleh**. …

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