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As a registered nurse, it is my job to stay on top of pertinent public health trends, which is why I feel inclined to …

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Our doctoral candidate, Allysen Kelly BSN RN, explains when you eat is just as important as what you eat: We’ve always been told that …

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The latest classification of meat as a carcinogen is obviously bad news for meat-loving carnivores. However, this claim has come under recent scrutiny, and …

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Nurse Mia Ross is over the pumpkin spice craze and she’s helping mulled wine make a healthy comeback. Red wine is perfect for the …

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Eating healthy when you are busy is tough.  Trust me, I know!  I work 12-hour night shifts, am pursuing my doctorate degree, and raising …

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A reader wrote in to ask NurseGail.com if coconut milk is better than cow’s milk.  Nurse Practitioner Keilynn Hopkins answers: Food is a true …

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Nurse Allysen Kelly has two young boys of her own and when the mommies on the playground started asking questions about A1 milk versus …

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In response to a recent post about dairy, one of our readers asked, “Do kids need cow’s milk?”  Cynthia Jaffe, a family nurse practitioner and …

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  The milk industry has convinced us that milk is vital to good health in an attempt to boost sales. We’ve been told that …

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Regular readers know that I use my own education, experience, and professional opinion to write my posts.  But, I have to say, Nicholas Christakis …

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Nurse Mia Ross is passionate about nutrition and preventative medicine.  She created this easy NutriBullet lemonade recipe for maximum health benefits.   It’s been …

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Gail Ingram, a primary care practitioner, explains why benifuuki green tea for allergies is the best (and probably the only) variety that works. I …

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Nurse Marsha Battee discusses the importance of ruling out a wheat allergy and Celiac Disease before blaming a food or gluten sensitivity. Gluten is …

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In the article Mocha Coffee Drinks Are As Bad As Soda, Gail Ingram explains that mochas (lattes with chocolate) are “sugar-sweetened beverages” that are comparable …

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Nurse Marsha Battee explains that the healthiest chocolate is DARK chocolate ONLY–not the low quality Valentine’s Day stuff at the drug store. The media …

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Nurse Gail Ingram answers the question, “Does dairy make a cold worse?” and discusses the milk-mucus myth:   I can’t count how many times …

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Nurse Mia Ross questions her daily honey habit and asks, “Is honey good for you?”  Nope, not really.  Few honey benefits.   I am …

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I may have been an overachiever at the orchard last weekend (climbing trees is excellent exercise) and I found myself with ten pounds of leftover …

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Who knows how to nurse a hangover better than an actual nurse?  Gail Ingram is a concierge nurse in NYC and makes house calls …

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Nurse Gail Ingram provides nutritional counseling and has made of list of healthy food bank donations to maximize your good intentions: We all have …

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Nurse Gail Ingram is a concierge nurse and makes house calls to treat hangovers in NYC.  She’s a seasoned expert and says coconut water …

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Nurse Mia Ross is all about preventative medicine and she shares 4 tips to maximize your water intake:   Drinking water is an imperative addition to …

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Nurse Gail Ingram reminds us that not all soup is healthy.  As an expert in nutrition, she helps you make the healthiest soup choices: …

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Nurse Gail Ingram developed a diet for the Texas State Department of Transportation and provides nutritional counseling.  Here is one of her quick tips …

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Just because it’s “organic” doesn’t mean its good for you. Slapping “organic” on a box and jacking up the price is a marketing scheme …

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I find that few Americans continue to learn about food and nutrition once they’ve graduated from school.  At some point, learning how to change …

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