What are the obesity experts saying about intermittent fasting? We all know the diet fads - we see them come and go. Some are based in science, most are not. There are some diets that make sense but are too difficult to maintain. Some are just plain silly. And through...read more
What are positive thoughts to believe you can lose weight? We all have the best of intentions, don't we? If you are anything like I was for years, you start noticing a tightness of your jeans on Friday. You say to yourself, " I really need to get this weight off. I...read more
Do you need the mineral replacements found in your daily multivitamin? Check out your daily multivitamin label - you just may be getting 120% of your allotted daily Molybdenum and just 30% of your allotted calcium. Say what? You might be wondering, "What the heck is...read more
Here's the top 10 reasons I believe intermittent fasting with a low-carbohydrate/modified ketogenic diet works and may be the best solution for you. It Started with a Skeptic... My husband, Brian, and I started our intermittent fasting with low-carbohydrate diet a bit...read more
Need some help with positive thoughts to beat eating for pleasure? That's a HUGE one, isn't it? Food is enjoyment after all for most of us. But, does it need to be? And why did it go from a necessity to stay alive to the mainstay of recurrent pleasure in most of our...read more
What is the scoop on potty training? As the mother of a rambunctious 18-month-old daughter who constantly follows me into the bathroom and likes to throw toilet paper into the bowl, I'm tempted to start potty-training my little lady. The Family Physician in me,...read more
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Dr. Emily VinZant is an experienced Family Physician and Mom of teen to toddler. She provides easy medically-based solutions on all things health and parenting to help Mom’s raise healthy families and simplify their lives.