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Green Tea Lime Mine Detox Drink

Minty Lime Iced Green “Flat Belly” Tea Recipe

With the long days of summer upon us we are always looking for a light and refreshing drink to cool off with. One of our favorite recipes comes from the Nutrition Twins is simple to make and leaves you feeling light without any bloating. From the moment you cut into the lime and pinch off

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Coronavirus Anatomy

COVID-19 Antibody Testing for Phoenix Arizona

Are you wondering whether you have been exposed and/or infected with COVID-19? Many people who have tested positive for the virus did not have any prior symptoms. Did you have an upper respiratory illness in December or early 2020 and you are now questioning whether that may have been COVID-19? Do you want to be

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Paleo and Keto Sheet Pan Chicken

PALEO & KETO SHEET PAN CHICKEN

This keto sheet pan chicken dinner is packed with flavors and a great way to cook up some veggies. With only about 15 minutes of prep time you’ll be enjoying this meal in a little over an hour. Recipe Notes *Real balsamic vinegar has no sugar added, but it can be on the pricey side

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Stay At Home – Helping Stop the Spread of COVID-19

During this challenging time there is a lot of fear and anxiety in the world as the COVID-19 pandemic begins impacting every corner of our lives. As President Trump said recently in his national address on the COVID-19 pandemic, “We are at war against an invisible enemy” and “Stay at home and save lives.” While the

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Eat The Rainbow Challenge

Eat The Rainbow Challenge

That old saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” still holds true. Eating a diet high in fruits and vegetables is associated with a decreased risk of many health issues including heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity and some cancers. In addition, fruits and vegetables provide a good source of important

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10 Holiday Eating Strategies

10 Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

At Integrative Medicine of Arizona we help patients everyday to find their journey to better health and we work as a team to give the patient the most support. Using a team-based approach with doctor, dietitian, health coach, life coach, acupuncturist and a mental health counselor as needed gives the patient the best opportunity to

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts

As part of the cruciferous vegetable family, Brussels sprouts provide a rich variety of nutrients compared to their calories. They are packed full of some great health benefits including vitamin C, vitamin K, and vitamin A, all helping to protect the heart, boost your immune system and lowering your risk of cancer. Original recipe by Lena

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Healthy Tips to Prevent Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women, with over 200,000 new cases diagnosed each year in the United States. That translates into one in eight women who will get breast cancer in her lifetime. The good news is that survival rates today are higher than ever, due to advances in diagnosis and

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What is Prediabetes and Are You at Risk?

More than 84 million American adults have prediabetes, and 90% of them do not know they have it. Think about it. One out of four people in the United States has this condition and 90% have no idea. This very well could be you or someone close to you. So, what exactly is prediabetes? Prediabetes

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Coenzyme Q10

What is CoQ10 and Should You Be Taking It

Every single organ in the human body needs energy to function. Our internal systems need energy to grow, repair, and maintain our cells and body tissue. This is especially important for our heart as it is one of the organs in our body that is constantly working day and night without resting. To continue to

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Baked Greek Chicken Recipe

Low Carb Baked Greek Chicken

This Low Carb Baked Greek Chicken is bursting with flavor and is the perfect dish for those who have to watch their blood glucose and trying to stick to a Mediterranean Diet. This recipe was originally published by: Easyhealth Living Low carb Greek seasoned chicken thighs make a delicious and healthy one pot meal. Served

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benefits of Rhodiola rosea

The Benefits of Rhodiola

Rhodiola rosea is an herb that has adaptogenic properties. This means, it helps the body adapt to internal and external stressors. Adaptogenic herbs work by helping the body’s autonomic nervous system return to its normal, relaxed state. They also help the body recover more quickly after stressful situations have passed. The extract of rhodiola is often

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October-Breast-Cancer-Awareness-Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Integrative Medicine Clinic is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the most common kind of cancer in women after skin cancer. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer. Most breast cancers are found in women 50 years of age or older,

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Go Red for Women

What it Means to Go Red

Go Red For Women encourages awareness of the issue of women and heart disease, and also action to save more lives. The movement harnesses the energy, passion and power women have to band together and collectively wipe out heart disease. It challenges them to know their risk for heart disease and take action to reduce

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Healthy Holiday Eating Guide

Maintaining healthy eating habits throughout the holiday season is challenging. Many people will create their most decadent recipe to bring to holiday gatherings, and more often than not, flour and sugar are the first two ingredients. It can be difficult to resist holiday favorites served in abundance this time of year. Equally abundant are the

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Elizabeth Banks Just a Little Heart Attack

February is Women’s Heart Health Month

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=_JI487DlgTA Take Care of Your Health Heart disease and stroke are the number one killers of women in the United States. February is Go Red for Women Month which was started in 2004 by the American Heart Association to empower women to take charge of their own health and decrease their risks. Know Your Numbers

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Are you struggling with health issues and looking to live a healthier life? Dr. Dersam and Integrative Medicine of Arizona can help you. Contact our office and we will set up a FREE 20-minute online Zoom meeting with Dr. Dersam. Learn how Integrative and Functional Medicine can help get to the root cause of your health difficulties. We are using in home lab testing to safely get you the answers you need. Start your journey to better health today!