How does the food we eat directly impact our health?

Posted by Leyda Figueroa RD, LND on Mar 10, 2018 8:30:00 AM

Did you know food can help prevent and in some cases even reverse disease?  I emphasize a whole foods diet for my patients which focuses on quality of nutrients instead of quantity.   Some of the results I have seen in my years of experience as a result of my patients' commitment to these diet changes include body transformations, healthier social lives, increased activity levels, and overall improved health and vitality. 

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Topics: health tips, nutrition, Whole Foods, diet, lifestyle

IV Vitamin Drips: What's with the trend?

Posted by Dr. Tania Rivera on Feb 10, 2018 9:00:00 AM


An IV vitamin drip refers to the process of providing concentrated levels of vital nutrients directly into the bloodstream.  When nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and amino acids are injected directly into the bloodstream, they bypass the digestive system and are pushed directly into cells where they can be more effectively utilized by the body.  

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Topics: prevention, boost, vitamins, IV

Influenza & how to bounce back faster!

Posted by Dr. Tania Rivera on Jan 25, 2018 7:00:00 AM


Influenza or ‘flu’ is an acute respiratory illness caused by the Influenza A or Influenza B virus.  Outbreaks and epidemics occur worldwide, mainly during the winter months of December through March.  Historical data shows that December and February are peak months for influenza cases. (1)

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Topics: health tips, disease, prevention, flu, monga

Boost your health with supplements...especially NOW

Posted by Dr. Tania Rivera on Oct 24, 2017 11:49:31 AM

Food quality and availability have significantly decreased in our post Hurricane María world, with fresh vegetables, fruits and leafy greens almost non-existent. And don’t even dream about farm-to-table food or fresh fish, as that's all gone with the wind...pardon the pun.

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Topics: supplements, disease, prevention

Staying healthy after a hurricane | Pravan Health

Posted by Dr. Tania Rivera on Oct 6, 2017 2:08:22 PM

Puerto Rico has suffered a major hurricane event, which creates multiple challenges to staying healthy and preventing disease. With the collapse of Puerto Rico's healthcare system, it becomes imperative that you take great care of yourself to avoid getting sick.

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Topics: health tips

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