Author Archives: Dr. Steven Forrest

How to Manage Stress-Eating During Quarantine

For some, being at home during the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t been detrimental, but, for others, the negative emotions connected to the virus have resulted in stress-eating and, ultimately, a negative effect on health and unwanted weight gain. If you’re eating … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Boost Your Immune System

Our immune system, a combination of several processes, works together to protect us from many threats, including viruses like COVID, bacteria, and other infections. In order to offer us this protection, our immune system must be in top condition. There … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Prebiotics and Probiotics?

A healthy immune system regulates inflammation and defends our bodies against harmful invaders like germs and viruses. We now know that the population of good bacteria in our gut lining makes up a significantly large part of the immune system. … Continue reading

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The Importance of Folic Acid During Pregnancy

Folic acid, a synthetic B vitamin, is a nutrient that’s absolutely vital to the healthy growth and development of a baby in the early weeks and first trimester of pregnancy. We take a closer look at the benefits of folic … Continue reading

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