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What Are Chronotypes, and How Do They Affect Your…

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This Tiny Seed Could Help with Pain, Anxiety, and…

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Heard of Food Combining? Get a Dietitian’s Take.

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10 Plant-Based Breakfast Ideas to Have on Rotation

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Everything You Need to Know About Elimination Diets

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How to Break A Fast (The Healthy Way)

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Think You Have A Food Allergy? It Could Be Histamine Intolerance.

You probably know someone (or a few people) with a food intolerance or allergy—that’s how common…

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6 Foods to Improve Cognitive Function And Optimize Brain Health

Every day, your brain works hard to juggle multiple tasks at a time, compartmentalize memories, and…

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Your Water Probably Isn’t As Clean As You Thought. Here’s How to Stay Safe.

Everyone can benefit from a water filter, according to Lilli Link, MD a board-certified internist and…

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Everything You Need to Know About Elimination Diets

Doing an elimination diet might sound intimidating at first, even insurmountable. Can you really take out…

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Looking for a new restaurant in SF that fits your eating habits? Never fear—we’re here to…

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Heard of Food Combining? Get a Dietitian’s Take.

Just like every other trendy diet, food combining promises some pretty amazing things. But also like…

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Are Plant-Based Meats Really Healthy?

Plant-based meats are having a moment. You know the type: “burgers” that are supposed to “bleed”…

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Got gut issues? The low FODMAP diet may help

For many years, people with functional gastrointestinal issues, issues like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and small…

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10 Plant-Based Breakfast Ideas to Have on Rotation

Starting your day with a nutritious, filling, and energizing meal is the best way to get…

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This Comfort Food Is Actually Super Healthy, Says A Nutritionist

Is rice good for you? Here’s why you might want to consider including it in your…

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10 Foods to Relieve Constipation

We’ve all been there—those hours, or even days, when your body is just not cooperating. But…

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8 Thyroid Healing Practices You Can Start Today

Dealing with a thyroid disorder? Stress and diet play key roles in thyroid function, so it’s…

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Should You Be Taking a Prebiotic Supplement?

If you’ve been having stomach issues, it could be due to an imbalance of bacteria in…

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Get Your Fill of B Vitamins With These Foods

If you’re looking to optimize your health and feel energized in daily life (aren’t we all?),…

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The Gut-Brain Connection, Explained

You may have heard that you can improve your mental health via diet, and that less…

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This Power-Carb Should Definitely Be on Your Plate

Are potatoes healthy? In defense of the mighty spud, here’s our case for why you should…

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Boost Your Thyroid Health with These Key Nutrients

Iodine levels play a big role in making sure your thyroid functions properly. Here are some…

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Navigating the Holidays with Food Sensitivities

Are your food sensitivities putting a damper on your holiday spirit? They don’t have to! While…

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The Healthy Twix Bar Recipe Our Health Coach Loves

Craving candy, but don’t want the chemicals, added sugar, and artificial flavors that come with it?…

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Meet CYP1A2, The Caffeine Gene

There’s a gene that determines how caffeine impacts you. Here’s how to use it to your…

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The Trending Diet Our Doctors Love

Move over keto, the pegan diet is here—and we hope it’s here to stay. Unlike most…

Autoimmune & Inflammation
What You Probably Didn’t Know About Dairy And Inflammation

On the fence about whether you should be eating dairy or not? The decision may come…

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Omega-3 vs Omega-6 Fatty Acids: Why Essential Fatty Acids Matter

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How to Meal Prep And Healthy Batch Cooking Tips to Get You Started

Prepping ingredients and even full meals ahead of time for the week ahead can be game-changing.…

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Healthier Wines Are A Thing: Here’s What to Know

Have you ever talked yourself into pouring another glass of wine because it’s “heart healthy” and…

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What is Gluten and Should You Go Gluten Free?

Gluten has become the food devil of the decade, but what is gluten and should you…

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The Best Restaurants in LA for Healthy Eating

There are few cities in the world as well known for their healthy restaurants as Los…

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The Definitive Guide to the Healthiest Alcohols

Trying to understand scientific research on alcohol and drinking too much alcohol have one thing in…

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5 Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies Explained

Even if you are super health-conscious, our heavily processed food supply and the demands of modern…

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Here’s How to Decode What Your Food Cravings Are Trying to Tell You

Cravings have historically had a bad wrap, and we have often looked for ways to curb…

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The Newest Superfoods That Can Boost Your Health

You’ve probably heard of some famous superfoods like turmeric, matcha, and acai berries, but there are…

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Do You Need A Heavy Metal Detox?

Heavy metals—they’re in our food, beauty products and even teeth fillings, but many of us know…

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What’s the Best Milk to Drink If You Don’t Have A Dairy Allergy?

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What is Intuitive Eating and How Can You Eat More Mindfully?

Free yourself from diets that don’t work by practicing intuitive eating. If you have spent most…

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The Best Plant-Based Restaurants in LA for Every Time of Day

Trying to up the plants in your diet? Look no further than these LA vegan restaurants…

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What is Intuitive Eating and How Can You Eat More Mindfully?

Free yourself from diets that don’t work by practicing intuitive eating. If you have spent most…

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Self-Care Tips from a Health Coach for a Happy, Healthy Life

In the era of ‘treat yo’self’, focusing on nourishing yourself is a radical act of self-care.…

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13 Genius Tips for Eating Healthy on A Budget

Cleaning up your diet? There is a misconception that eating healthy is expensive, but there are…

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Ten Foods to Boost Your Immune System

From fighting off the common cold to preventing long term illness, a strong immune system is…

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Taking A Break From Alcohol? 5 Tips To Help You Succeed

 Drinking alcoholic beverages has become synonymous with being social, relaxing, and having fun. It can be…

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Lectins, Phytates, and the Real Deal with Antinutrients

Are there really sneaky substances hiding in healthy foods that could be derailing your health efforts…

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Is Sparkling Water Healthy?

Sparkling water seems like a healthy option as compared to other sugary drinks, but is sparkling…

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Everything You Need to Know About Protein Powder

Protein is an essential part of a balanced diet, and depending on your diet, sometimes you…

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The Ultimate Guide to Breakfast

Challenge yourself to make one change in your life this month to better your health. Where…

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What Are the Benefits of Celery Juice? A Doctor Explains

Wondering what all the hype is about celery juice? Get the details from a doctor before…

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Why Sugar Makes You Feel Bad and How to Detox

Sugar can make you feel sluggish, bloated, and anxious, so why do you still crave it?…

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Top 5 Healthy Fats To Get Into Your Diet

Fat was demonized for years, but now science is pointing to the benefits of healthy fats.…

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How to Drink Alcohol and Still Be Healthy

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What Does Sugar Do to Your Brain?

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Healthy Homemade Chocolate

When you typically think about chocolate, “healthy” and “dairy-free” probably aren’t the first words to come…

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Fake Sugar vs Real Sugar: The Best and Worst Sweeteners

We all have a general understanding that eating excessive sweets is not good for us. However,…

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A Doctor’s Top 3 Superfoods for 2018

The health food scene is constantly evolving and there are always new trends to discover. Here…

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Top 5 Foods for Clear Skin

If you are what you eat, then incorporating the right foods into your diet could help…

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Have you tried a ketogenic diet?

The media has been buzzing about this popular trend. Ketogenic diets have been on the rise…

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The Ultimate Protein Packed Berry Smoothie

When you’re looking for a quick, nutrient dense, and delicious option for breakfast, there’s absolutely nothing better than…

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Recipe: Chinese Chicken Salad And Two Sweet Treats To Boost Your Fertility

As part of our two-day summit The Fertility Life Cycle: From Prenatal Care to Postnatal Health,…

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Eating for Fertility

At Parsley Health, we recommend taking a year to prepare your body to conceive; our founder/CEO…

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How Much Fat Should Be in Your Diet?

For decades, scientists and nutritionists have debated how much fat the average person should consume. The…

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These Are the 5 Most Filling Vegetables

If you’re subsisting on mostly produce, it can be hard to stay satisfied. The great thing…

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Collagen Protein: How And Why You Should Include It In Your Diet

Collagen has recently become the darling of the protein powder world, and for good reason. It has…

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What Is A Ketogenic Diet and Should You Try It?

Ketogenic diets have been on the rise lately and for good reason. With new research coming…

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The 5 Must-Have Ingredients for Spring

Spring is the time of year when nature is waking up from a long winter’s rest…

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A Quick Primer On Healthy Portion Sizes

If I’m eating healthy, whole foods, do portion sizes still matter? If so, how do I…

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3 Foods That Boost Collagen That Aren’t Bone Broth

Bone broth is a trendy health elixir you’ve likely heard all about, but did you know…

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Mindless Snacking Is Messing With More Than Just Your Diet

The clock reads 9:37 a.m. Is it too early to eat a Snickers? “Just buy it…

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How Much Salt Should You Be Eating?

There’s a reason we say good people are “the salt of the earth” and reliable people…

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Healthy Wine? One Woman’s Search for a Better Drink

Our patients ask us all the time, “Is wine good for me? If so, what is…

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Stop Your Food Cravings By Understanding What They Mean

Food cravings may sometimes arise from old habits or memories (like the smell of your grandmother’s…

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The Truth About Calcium, Milk and Strong Bones

Calcium is a crucial mineral for the body that is most known for its association with…

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Should I Go Gluten-Free?

As with all food trends, picking through the muck of what your friends are doing, what…

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Does This Food Help You Lose Weight, Build Muscle and Slow Down Aging?

Our health coaches are one of the things that sets Parsley Health apart from other medical practices.…

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What is Mindful Eating Again? Do I Need to Be Doing It?

Mindful eating is a phrase that gets thrown around quite a bit, especially when it comes…

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The Parsley Health Guide to a Healthier Thanksgiving

Holidays can be magical. They can also be rough. Underneath the pumpkin spice lattes and twinkling lights…

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How to Use Food to Battle Stress

Most of us have experienced stress and anxiety at some point during our lives. Maybe you’ve…

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11 Restaurants for Real Food in San Francisco

At Parsley Health, we believe that food is medicine. What you eat has the ability to…

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This is Why You Need to Stop Eating Dairy

Everyone is talking about dairy these days? Should you eat it? Shouldn’t you eat it? Is cheese…

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5 Reasons You Should Be Eating a Plant-Based Diet

While we’re not big on diets in the traditional sense, we do talk about one type…

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One Woman’s Inspiring Story of Beating Cancer By Cleansing Her Body

After surviving her own battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Elissa Goodman, the celebrity nutritionist and lifestyle cleanse expert,…

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How To Know If You’re Drinking Enough Water Every Day

There’s no “one size fits all” when it comes to shoes, coffee orders, or 21st century…

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Life Lessons From an Oprah-Approved Wellness Guru

Latham Thomas is a wellness guru, a celebrity doula, a best-selling author, and has been knighted as…

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Get A BETTER GUT: the foods that boost + habits that harm your most popular organ.

Foods and drugs affect the bacteria in your gut, but not always in predictable ways. Recent…

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Attention dessert die-hards: New research says Omega-3 might be the antidote to sugar.

So the effects of high fructose corn syrup still found in a lot of everyday food…

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Cook once, eat healthy all week! Food prep tips from the cleanest cook – Lily Kunin at Clean Food Dirty City.

We have really messy lives, which means we likely aren’t going to make it into the…

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Fiber. The forgotten superfood that balances your body + protects your lungs

Let’s be honest, there’s nothing sexy or exciting about fiber.  It’s one of the unsung heroes in…

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Must read: The bitter truth about sugar. Your 5 step guide to escaping the candy grip.

Sugar is getting better and better at hiding from us. Research now shows it can be as…

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5 Reasons “Juicing” Is Dangerous

Whether you’re bouncing back from the holidays, envisioning your goals for the New Year, or wanting…

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How to Shop Healthy at a Bodega or Small Grocery

Whether you’re on a road trip or trying to find a late night snack, 24-hour bodegas…

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5 Tips To Break Your Sugar Addiction

Do you find yourself seeking out sugar and not being satisfied until you get your fix?…

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Why is Parsley Our Favorite Herb?

One thing is pretty obvious about us over at Parsley Health: we love parsley. You may…

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Lemon Water: Our Secret Weapon for a Healthy, Happy Gut

It’s no secret that proper hydration is key to living in a healthy, happy body. Water…

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