Dr. Kim Foster

The Surprising Reason Why Your Kid May Have Trouble Sleeping

It’s rare for me to meet a parent who is unfamiliar with bedtime battles. This age-old struggle is crazy making, to be sure. I have known a lot of trying situations in my life, but very little compares… Read More

The Anti-Inflammatory Lifestyle

An anti-inflammatory lifestyle has become something of an obsession for me. It was thrust upon me, really, after a health incident that caused me to take a very hard look at my own lifestyle. Chronic inflammation is at… Read More

10 Tips to Prevent Cancer

It’s like Voldemort. It strikes such fear into people’s hearts, some of us are afraid to even speak the word, for fear of invoking the name…but let’s just say it: Cancer. Everybody is afraid of cancer. It’s the elephant in the room… Read More

Are You Getting Enough Calcium?

Calcium has taken a back seat, lately, to some of the current darlings of the vitamin and supplement scene (like vitamin D and omega-3). So it’s easy to forget about calcium. But…is calcium something you need to worry… Read More

An Antidote to Stress

The holidays are over, but does that mean your stress has magically gone away? Didn’t think so. Dealing with stress, in my opinion, requires a multi-pronged approach…but not all of those prongs need to be complicated. Over on Yummy Mummy… Read More

How to Fight the Common Cold with Zinc

Got a cold? Yes, there are tons of viruses going around this year. If you haven’t caught one yet, just wait…(sorry!)  However, when you’re sick with a cold, do you have to suffer in misery? Well, truthfully, your immune… Read More

4 Reasons to Include Probiotics In Your Diet

The World Health Organization defines probiotics as: “Live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host”. So, to paraphrase…good bacteria. Most of us have a sense that probiotics are a good thing. That’s… Read More

Detox Diets & Cleanses: What’s The Deal?

A friend of mine recently told me she’d done a “cleanse” that lasted 9 days. It cost her $150. It involved a regime of supplemental shakes and powdered cleansing drinks (this product was the reason for the $$), fasting days… Read More

Should You Take A Multivitamin?

Many people have no idea whether a multivitamin is essential or a total waste of money. Or something in between. So what’s the truth? As with many things, it’s controversial. And not even the “experts” can agree. Some… Read More

How Healthy Are You, Really?

So you feel, well, okay. But is okay good enough? Could you do better? Time to be honest…with yourself. Because prevention, in my book, is far better than waiting for symptoms to appear. Below you’ll find some questions to… Read More