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“The good news is that it’s fairly easy to prepare and enjoy your delicious holiday favorites by swapping out the inflammatory ingredients for healthier ones,” says Yoko Kawashima, functional medicine certified health coach at the AAPRI Center for Functional Medicine.

Healthier Holiday Feasting

November 15, 2022

Let’s face it, a traditional Thanksgiving feast is packed with some of the worst offenders when it comes to inflammation-causing foods. “The good news is that it’s fairly easy to prepare and enjoy your delicious holiday favorites by swapping out the inflammatory ingredients for healthier ones,” says Yoko Kawashima, functional medicine certified health coach at the AAPRI Center for Functional Medicine. Here are some tips and recipe ideas to help you enjoy healthy holidays—without sacrificing flavor.

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Fall allergy season in Rhode Island is upon us. And even though seasonal allergies happen year-round, fall is when ragweed pollen wreaks havoc on allergy sufferers throughout the Northeast (other common fall allergy culprits are mold and dust mites).

Fall foliage is here—and so are the allergies

October 18, 2022

Fall allergy season in Rhode Island is upon us. And even though seasonal allergies happen year-round, fall is when ragweed pollen wreaks havoc on allergy sufferers throughout the Northeast (other common fall allergy culprits are mold and dust mites). Like other seasonal allergies, fall symptoms typically include sneezing, itchy eyes and throat, and runny nose—and it’s essential to determine what’s triggering your symptoms so you can effectively get relief.

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New Website for AAPRI's Center for Functional Medicine

New Website for AAPRI’s
Center for Functional Medicine

September 20, 2022

AAPRI just launched a brand-new website for our Center for Functional Medicine! This informative and useful resource is designed to help you better understand what functional medicine is and how our functional medicine program can effectively get to the root cause of your symptoms—so you can get on a path to better health and quality of life. We’re excited to invite you to check it out today!

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AAPRI Staff Spotlight – Welcome, Vikram Malik, MD

AAPRI Staff Spotlight –
Welcome, Vikram Malik, MD

August 23, 2022

Dr. Z and all of us at AAPRI are pleased to welcome Vikram Malik, MD, to our practice. Dr. Malik is an Allergy and Immunology physician with a special interest in food allergies and sensitivities. He joins us from Ochsner Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA, where he was a Clinical Fellow in Allergy/Immunology.

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A Glossary to Nutritional Supplements

A Glossary to Nutritional Supplements

August 9, 2022

These days we often hear terms like “antioxidants,” “omega-3s,” and “probiotics” when talking about health and nutrition. Making sure you’re meeting all of your nutritional needs can feel a bit overwhelming.

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What’s the Eczema-Allergy Connection

What’s the Eczema-Allergy Connection?

July 26, 2022

Every day we’re exposed to thousands of different substances—from the foods we eat to personal care products we use to things we come in contact with in our environment. Occasionally a particular substance will set off an allergic reaction, which can take a number of different forms—from difficulty breathing, runny nose, and itchy, watery eyes to changes in our skin, known as eczema.

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