What’s Going On in Your Gut. It's Not Always IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is one of those things no one likes to talk about but many seem to experience at some point in their lives. At Princeton Integrative Health, we can’t talk enough about IBS and other gastrointestinal conditions.  We pay very...
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Eat to Nourish Your Body and Your Soul

It's National Nutrition Month, the perfect time to take a look at your relationship with food. Instead of thinking of food choices as what you “should” or “should not” eat, based on the nutrition fad or latest finding of the day, think of food as fuel for...
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A Message from The Heart

In recognition of National Heart Month, Dr. Vincent Leonti of Princeton Integrative Health shares his personal story and offers suggestions on living a truly heart-healthy life.  A former marathon runner, Dr. Leonti considered himself the  “picture of heart...
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Maintain a Healthy Weight for Life

Once again, the $66 billion dollar weight loss industry is ringing in the new year by ringing in the sales made from “resolutioners” looking for the “secret” to weight loss. Yet it’s no secret that fad diets don’t work, and that new year’s resolutions don’t...
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Skip the New Year's Resolutions. Rewrite Your Health History

The cat’s been out of the bag for a long time. New Year’s resolutions don’t work. Santa doesn’t come down the chimney either, although he is trying to lose weight and exercise more just like the rest of us. While we love holiday traditions and storytelling,...
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Gratitude Is Good for Your Health

Every year at Thanksgiving, we are reminded to acknowledge the goodness in our lives—the people and moments for which we are most grateful. It’s a wonderful tradition that sets the tone for a meaningful and authentic holiday season. Why stop there? At...
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Good Health Starts with a Healthy Gut

According to Hippocrates, “All disease begins in the gut,” a concept that has withstood the test of time. Like our brains, our guts play a significant role in regulating our metabolism as well as our mood, our thoughts and our hormones–essentially our overall...
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Cracking the Case for Coconut Oil

It’s not every day the American Heart Association (AHA) is challenged, especially when it comes to the basics of a heart-healthy diet. Yet, when then AHA reported last June that coconut oil is not a health food after all and can, in fact, raise your risk of...
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A Summer Tip: Don’t Pack Toxins in Your Beach Bag

Remember when heading to the beach meant slathering on the SPF 50, loading your bag with plastic water bottles, and hitting up the snack bar for fresh fish tacos? It wasn’t so long ago that these habits were hailed as healthy, safe and effective alternatives...
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Functional Medicine: The Basics of Good Health

Functional medicine is often referred to as an evolutionary, or even a revolutionary, practice of medicine. Yet just the opposite is true. Functional medicine is a back-to-basics approach to healthcare that honors the human body as an innately intelligent...
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