Regulating Sugar Intake During the Holidays

The holiday season brings joyful family celebrations, festive decorations, and delicious meals. And of course, there will be decadent treats as well! Sugary foods are prominent around the holidays,…


Nut Consumption and Inflammatory Biomarkers

By TAP Integrative Nuts were one of the many targets of the “war on fat” that began in the 1970s. Because of their high fat content, they were on the do-not-eat list of those seeking to reduce…


DIY Cough Drops

By Chef Lauren, Closer to Your Food Organic natural cough drops are expensive, and they don’t necessarily taste the best. When you’re fighting off a bug and need some relief for your sore throat, try…


Magnesium Supplementation Reduces Blood Pressure

By TAP Integrative Hypertension affects approximately one third of all American adults, contributing to more than 360,000 deaths each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and…


Ashwagandha Mitigates Chronic Stress

By TAP Integrative Chronic stress is a widespread concern across the world. If left unchecked, it can cause psychological and relationship issues, but it affects the body as well. In the short-term,…


Fever Phobia

By Holly Lucille, ND, RN and Jared Skowron, ND Cold and Flu Season is upon us, and along with sniffles, sneezes and a cough, fever may be lurking nearby. For many people, having a fever is alarming.…


What’s Up With Bone Broth?

By Chef Lauren Cox, Closer to Your Food Bone broth is essentially broth that has been cooked so long that the animal bone begins to break down into it, lending a myriad of vitamins, nutrients, and…


Vitamin D3 and Sodium 4-Phenylbutyrate as Adjunct Tuberculosis Treatments

By TAP Integrative Tuberculosis (TB) is responsible for approximately 1.5 million deaths per year worldwide, with 9 million people diagnosed with active pulmonary TB cases. Multidrug-resistant TB is…


Dr. Gladys McGarey Explains the "5 L's" of Modern Medicine

Featuring Gladys McGarey, MD, MD(H) Dr. Gladys McGarey is fondly known as the Mother of Holistic Medicine. She has held a family practice for over 60 years and is a pioneer of integrative medicine.…