Insider / Dr. Nancy Rahnama 8 simple ways to curb your sugar cravings May 22, 2018

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A year-round resolution that many people make is to have healthier eating habits. Whether that means eating more fruits and veggies or cutting down on portions, changing your eating habits is a good start to having a healthier lifestyle. One of the first steps you can take to help is to cut down the amount of sugar you intake on a daily.

Though it wasn’t easy at first, Paddy Spence, CEO of Zevia– a line of zero-calorie, naturally sweetened beverages — cut sugar out of his diet 18 years ago.

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Barber Surgeons Guild / Dr. Nancy Rahnama IS OUR DIET MAKING OUR SEASONAL ALLERGIES WORSE? May 22, 2018

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Allergies can be the worst, forcing us to wake up every morning for weeks at a time like we feel like we have the worst cold ever, except it never actually does away.

We keep on hoping that there’s something we can be doing to help the symptoms, and many believe the changing our diet can help to alleviate symptoms – or avoid them getting worse. But is that actually true?

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U.S. News & World Report / Dr. Nancy Rahnama The hCG Diet May Help You Lose Weight, But at What Cost? May 22, 2018

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IS THE HCG DIET A SAFE, healthy and effective way to drop pounds? Or is it a gimmicky, unhealthy and even unsafe regimen that doesn’t help its followers achieve long-term weight loss? Many experts think poorly of the hCG diet – which combines an extremely low daily calorie intake with ingestion of the hormone hCG – as an effective way to lose weight. “The hCG diet is almost the quintessential fad diet,” says Mike Israetel, chief sports scientist for Renaissance Periodization, which provides online dieting and training templates and coaching. There are no clinical studies suggesting using hCG helps with weight loss.
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brit + co / Dr. Nancy Rahnama These Are the Vitamin Supplements Worth Taking May 21, 2018

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Is it just us, or are supplements *everywhere* these days? There are magic pills to boost your brain power. You can find beauty-enhancing vitamins to make your skin glow, your hair grow, and your nails get strong. Or, if you’re feeling more high-tech, there’s even a fitness device that creates personalized health supplements based on your activity. But do we really need all of these boosters, or are we just paying for a quick infusion of hope? We checked with the pros to find out which vitamins and supplements are worth shelling out for — and when to save your money.
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U.S. News & World Report / Dr. Rady Rahban Why Using Instagram to Find a Plastic Surgeon Is Unreliable May 21, 2018

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IN THE FALL OF 2017, A petite woman in her 30s asked Dr. Rady Rahban, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, California, for a breast lift and augmentation, up to a D-cup. Rahban told the woman her frame was too small for such an enhancement and suggested she consider enhancing to a C-cup instead.
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