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Cleanse Your Liver Naturally With These Doctor-Approved Tips

You may have heard the term “autophagy” before, maybe in the context of intermittent fasting, sleep,…

Is Adrenal Fatigue Real? Get Our Doctor’s Take.

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What You Can Learn from A Hormone Test

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The Top Science-Backed Adaptogens with Major Benefits

You may have heard the term “autophagy” before, maybe in the context of intermittent fasting, sleep,…

The Easiest Way to Boost Your Health? Step Outside.

You may have heard the term “autophagy” before, maybe in the context of intermittent fasting, sleep,…

8 Herbs to Fight Fatigue And Boost Your Energy…

You may have heard the term “autophagy” before, maybe in the context of intermittent fasting, sleep,…

Recipes & Nutrition
The Healthy Twix Bar Recipe Our Health Coach Loves

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Plant-Based? Try These Vegan Collagen Boosters

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Boost Your Thyroid Health with These Key Nutrients

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How Parsley Health Pediatrics Uncovered A Child’s Hidden Digestive…

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Parsley Health Launches New Digital Services on Tail of…

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Case Study: How Parsley Health Discovered One Member’s Mold…

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This Cellular Process Is The Key to Healthy Aging

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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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Why Do I Get Night Sweats and How Can I Stop Them?

Night sweats are common in women of all ages—here’s what could be causing them. Does waking…

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

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6 Best Supplements to Boost Your Health and Immunity

With so many supplements on the market these days, determining which are actually high quality, safe,…

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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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6 Natural Remedies to Get Rid of Nausea

Nausea is not just unpleasant, it can also mess with your overall quality of life. But…

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8 Thyroid Healing Practices You Can Start Today

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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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The Absolute Best Time To Take Your Probiotic

Probiotic supplements can help keep your gut — and entire body — healthy. But in order…

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Plant-Based? Try These Vegan Collagen Boosters

Searching for a source of vegan collagen? Rather than choosing a lab-engineered product, there’s a better…

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The Top Science-Backed Adaptogens with Major Benefits

You may have heard about ashwagandha, cordyceps, ginseng, and other adaptogens, but what are adaptogens? Find…

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Should You Try Dry Brushing? A Health Coach Explains.

You’ve probably heard about dry brushing given its popularity in recent years thanks to beauty and…

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The Easiest Way to Boost Your Health? Step Outside.

It doesn’t have to be complicated. Incorporate 20 minutes of time in nature into your daily…

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8 Herbs to Fight Fatigue And Boost Your Energy Naturally

When it comes to boosting energy and preventing fatigue, some specialized or adaptogenic herbs can be…

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Drink More Water with These Expert-Approved Tips

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30, Flirty, And Still Breaking Out Like A Teen? Here’s How to Get Rid of Your Hormonal Acne

What’s worse than teenage acne? Adult acne. It may feel like you should have outgrown your…

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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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Want to Slow Down Aging? Meet Your Telomeres.

Ever wish there was a magic bullet that could slow down aging? Maybe even stop the…

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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…

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The Hidden Chemicals That May Be Impacting Your Hormone Health

There are chemicals lurking in more products and foods than you may realize, and while some…

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Meditation Classes in Los Angeles You Don’t Want to Miss

In LA, life moves fast (unless you’re on the 405 at literally any point during the…

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Do Essential Oils Work? A Doctor Investigates

If there’s one wellness trend that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon, it’s essential…

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Are There Natural Ways I Can Increase My Libido?

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Is Sunscreen Safe? And the 4 Biggest Sunscreen Myths

Sunscreen ingredients have long been debated—here’s how to choose the best sunscreen for you. It’s no…

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Try Hiking in Los Angeles on These Scenic Trails

Hiking in Los Angeles is all about finding that perfect combination of getting out into nature…

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Do You Have A Hormone Imbalance? Here’s What To Look For

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

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Leaky gut syndrome is becoming more common due to modern diets, medications, and chronic stress. And…

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Natural Allergy Remedies to Keep You Sniffle-Free this Spring

It’s officially spring! While many of us look forward to shedding some layers and watching the…

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Seven Surprising Health Benefits of Spring Cleaning

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What is MCT Oil And Do You Need It?

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Are IV Drips Healthy? Everything You Need to Know.

The latest health trend—vitamin drips—take a page straight from hospitals, but should you risk the needle?…

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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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How Often Should You Really Be Peeing?

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How to Get Over A Cold in 48 Hours

Need to get rid of a cold fast? Dr. Robin Berzin shares the foolproof method that…

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Why Do My Cheeks Get Red When I Drink?

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Parsley Health’s 2018 Healthy Holiday Gift List

Looking for the perfect healthy gift idea? We’ve got you covered. Scroll for our favorite wellness…

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Don’t let travel impact your health. Here’s how you can travel healthier year-round. Whether you’re traveling…

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We’ve helped hundreds of our patients at Parsley Health answer the question, “Why can’t I sleep?”…

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Why Do I Sweat When I Sleep?

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How Much Sex Should You Have for Optimal Health?

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Are you feeling tired, wiped out, or spent? Is going to work a struggle regardless of…

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6 Ways to Treat Eczema Naturally

If you or your child struggle with eczema, you know too well the symptoms of itching,…

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Proponents of cryotherapy claim it can help with weight loss, pain relief, and boosting athletic performance…

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What Does Sugar Do to Your Brain?

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At Parsley Health meditation is prescribed by your doctor the same way an antibiotic or an…

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The Surprising Secret to Glowing Skin

It’s 2018 and let’s face it, we have access to the world’s most advanced external tools…

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The Gene Mutation That Affects 40% of People

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What’s Causing your Seasonal Allergies & How to Resolve Your Symptoms

If you suffer from Spring allergies, it’s likely you experience some or all of the following…

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While research indicates that moderate alcohol consumption may have significant health benefits, we also know that…

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No one wants to be hit by the flu so stopping it in its tracks is…

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Nootropics, also known as “smart drugs”, are compounds that enhance brain function and are becoming a…

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Dr. Robin’s Morning Glory Coffee

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The Easiest Way to Prevent Wrinkles Naturally

Trying to prevent wrinkles? Bad news: even if you’re slathering on sunscreen three times a day and are…

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The Absolute Best Workout To Get Ready For Summer

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What You Need to Know about Yoga in the First Trimester

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Is a Sleep Disorder Keeping You From Getting Enough Rest?

Many Americans are suffering from a sleep disorder that will go undiagnosed. How can you tell…

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4 Yoga Poses to Aid Digestion

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This is Why Melatonin Doesn’t Help Everyone Sleep

I hear from patients all the time who have tried melatonin to help with their sleep…

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Choose the Right San Francisco Yoga Studio for You

Choosing a yoga studio is a deeply personal experience. At Parsley Health we prescribe both movement…

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