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What We Can Do to Boost Our Immune System During a Pandemic

Boost Our Immune System During a Pandemic

  What we can do to boost our immune system during a pandemic: This is not medical advice. This is information only.  By Erin Stair, MD, MPH  A lot of the news is about things we can’t do during the pandemic. There are mandates, closings, restrictions and lockdowns all in the name of health. That […]

The Relationship between Obesity and COVID-19

Obesity and COVID-19

  What is the relationship between Obesity and COVID-19? Does one fuel the other and vice versa? You know, the pandemic has bred a lot of memes. Some of the memes were about how folks were gaining the “COVID-19”, meaning 19 pounds while on lockdown or in quarantine. Folks were gaining weight! When I first […]

The Healthiest Sugar: Regular, Artificial, Stevia, Monk Fruit…

The Healthiest Sugar

  By: Erin Stair, MD, MPH, follow on Instagram  Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, what’s the Healthiest Sugar of All?  I feel like everyone is always searching for the answer to that question. I’m not a big sugar person, but I’m also not one of those “sugar is the enemy” people. My diet is rooted […]

Apple Cider Vinegar and Health: Is it Really a Cure-All?

Apple Cider Vinegar and Health

    I want to start this blog on Apple Cider Vinegar and Health, by sharing an original song I wrote:   View this post on Instagram Just another laundry day, trying to pass time and thinking about that God-like miracle cure #applecidervinegar…. #healthyeating #laundryday #laundryroom #miraclecures #holistic #wellness. DC: This is sarcasm. A post […]

The 9 Researched-Based Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease are All Things We Can Work On.

By: Erin Stair, MD, MPH Even though there are things I would love to forget,  I definitely want to do what I can to prevent Alzheimer’s disease when I’m older. I’m hoping, by that time, I’ll have more experiences that I want to remember.  😉 A new study published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and […]

All the Reasons You are Fat & The Answer to “I’m doing Everything Right, so Why Am I Not Losing Weight?”

obesity

In June of this year, and after much debate, the American Medical Association labeled obesity a “disease.”   As soon as I read about the AMA’s decision, I posted the news to the Blooming Wellness Facebook page  and asked people what they thought.  Some agreed with the AMA’s new label, however others were quite upset and […]

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