Digestion

The clock reads 9:37 a.m. Is it too early to eat a Snickers? “Just buy it now and save it for the long afternoon. It’ll be a reward for getting through that big meeting,” I unconvincingly tell myself. I hit the vending machine, and the whole candy bar is gone by the time I return … Read More


Digestion

When it comes to packing a lot of nutrients into a single food, avocados have pretty much cornered the market. They are the ultimate healthy fat, one of the best in helping your body absorb healthy nutrients from your vegetables. Avocados are also high in monounsaturated oleic acid, a “heart healthy” fatty acid. When consumed … Read More


Salt in Food
Digestion

There’s a reason we say good people are “the salt of the earth” and reliable people are “worth their salt.” Salt, or sodium chloride, is a valuable mineral. It’s an essential nutrient the human body cannot make itself and plays a role in nerve and muscle function as well as regulating the body’s water content. (No wonder … Read More


Digestion

Are you tired of eating the same lunch from the same deli every single day? Ditch the boring salad for this warming, filling and healthy lunch bowl recipe. The Nourish Bowl, one of the delicious lunch options from our 7 Day Detox program, is a Parsley Health favorite. You can prepare most of the ingredients … Read More


Healthy Wine
Digestion

Our patients ask us all the time, “Is wine good for me? If so, what is the best type to drink? According to Parsley Health’s San Francisco Medical Director Dr. Tiffany Lester, all wine is not created equal and it’s not just about box vs. bottle. Even expensive wine can be loaded with preservatives, additives, and … Read More


Digestion

We treat patients suffering from indigestion on a daily basis. Patients come to us with symptoms like bloating, constipation, diarrhea, gas… These problems can affect your mood, give you brain fog, and decrease your productivity, not to mention the physical discomfort you have to carry around all day. One of our most common recommendations for improved … Read More


Digestion

Food cravings may sometimes arise from old habits or memories (like the smell of your grandmother’s chocolate chip cookies…mmm). However, while most of the research is still new doesn’t show a direct link between specific cravings and nutrient deficiencies, there is some evidence pointing to food cravings as your body’s natural, instinctive way of letting you know you that … Read More


Calcium For Strong Bones
Digestion

Calcium is a crucial mineral for the body that is most known for its association with bone health and the prevention of osteoporosis. Most people get their daily calcium intake from supplements and dairy products. However, recent studies have revealed that these sources are less than ideal, if not dangerous. “Milk often doesn’t do a … Read More


Morning Protein Smoothie Recipe
Digestion

We live for breakfast protein smoothies here at Parsley Health. They’re quick to prepare, easy to digest, help you stay you energized all day long and kick that mid-morning sugar craving. At Parsley Health, our doctors recommend people eat protein and fat with every meal to keep cravings at bay, and we have a few tricks up our … Read More


Digestion

Sometimes we eat a little more than we should or indulge in something rich that inflames our digestion. Unfortunately for most of us, this is often accompanied by bloating and discomfort. Impaired digestion is at the root of many health issues. Without a well-functioning digestive system, the body struggles to pass along nutrients to our cells. At Parsley Health we … Read More


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