June 2018 - Karen Berrios

Archive for June 2018

Can Sunscreen Cause Cancer?

Here we are, right in the midst of summer. Right now, it’s still romantic to think about—long days, short and sultry nights, and visions of sun, sand, and surf dance in our heads. You may be planning on spending a lot more time by the pool or at the beach. Anything to be outdoors, really.…

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Why I Choose BioDentistry

I am constantly amazed at the connections the environment has on me. Everything I put into my body has an impact on a cellular level. We all know that we are what we eat. That is because what we eat and drink to nourish us is broken down and absorbed into our bloodstream. Each cell…

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The Role of Psycho-Oncology in a Cancer Diagnosis

My path has taken me in so many directions I never would have dreamed of. Ever since my cancer diagnosis, I have discovered a lot of things about myself, about treatment, and about the disease itself. There are a few things I’m absolutely sure of in my life: among them is that cancer is more…

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Can Your Emotions Affect Your Immune System? The Thyroid Puzzle!

It’s amazing how much control the thyroid has over our bodies. The butterfly-shaped gland in the neck controls so much of how we feel physically, emotionally, socially, and mentally. For many patients with thyroid conditions, often the first clue something is amiss is because of a feeling of depression. It is a psychological symptom of…

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BANANA PANCAKES

Ingredients: 1/4 cup oat flour 1/4 cup organic maca powder 2 eggs 2 bananas 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon Cinnamon powder 1 teaspoon Coconut oil 1 tablespoon of yacon syrup or honey Strawberries, blueberries; or any other fruit you prefer!   Instructions: Pour all ingredients in a blender, with the exception of berries and honey or syrup. Blend until you get a uniform…

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Biological Dentistry vs. Traditional Dentistry

Your mouth is literally the gateway to the rest of your body. What you put in your mouth has a tremendous impact on your overall health and well-being. Of course, when I say “what you put in your mouth”, most people assume I am talking about nutrition. Sure, nutrition has a major impact on your…

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