Pregnancy

Want a Tattoo? – Read this first

Want a Tattoo? - Read this first

Your consideration for getting a tattoo go beyond image and graphic selection.  Getting a tattoo puts you at risk for acquiring hepatitis C from poorly sanitized tattoo needles. More importantly, tattoo ink contains a number of potentially carcinogenic substances including […]

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Natural Treatments for Infertility Interview

Natural Treatments for Infertility Interview

Dr. Hirani discusses infertility with Jordyn Goodman for her Empowered Women blog. Listen to learn about causes and risk factors of infertility, how food choices can cause impaired fertility in women and men, and about mitochondrial dysfunction and fertility. Also […]

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Pregnancy: Vitamin-D Deficiency and Gestational Diabetes Risk

Pregnancy: Vitamin-D Deficiency and Gestational Diabetes Risk

Vitamin-D Deficiency and Gestational Diabetes Recent studies of pregnant women show that vitamin-D deficiency during pregnancy was linked with a significantly increased risk for development of gestational diabetes by the second trimester. Increased insulin resistance was linked to vitamin-D deficiency […]

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My daughter is now 3 years old and not only healthy but very advanced for her age

My daughter is now 3 years old and not only healthy but very advanced for her age

A few years ago I returned from traveling overseas and was suffering from severe fatigue and had difficulty concentrating and wasn’t myself. A friend referred me to Dr. Hirani to see if I had food allergies. I ended up getting […]

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ADHD and Fish Consumption during Pregnancy

ADHD and Fish Consumption during Pregnancy

Pregnancy and Pre-conception Wellness Advice Children exposed to low levels of mercury in the womb through their mothers eating fish high in mercury have an increased risk of ADHD. The findings were published in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent […]

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Pregnancy and Toxins

Pregnancy and Toxins

A new UC Berkeley study shows the chemical Bis-Phenol-A (BPA) found in hard plastics alters thyroid hormones which are essential for healthy growth in newborns and children.  This alteration is evident in pregnant women and newborn boys according to the study. […]

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Should I eat Organic?

Should I eat Organic?

Should I Eat Organic? There has been a lot of controversy in the news and blogosphere about the recent study by Stanford researchers whether organic foods are more “healty” or “better” for you than conventionally grown food.   The researchers […]

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