Karen Latimer

Karen is a Family Physician, Wellness Coach, and founder of Tips From Town. She is passionate about sharing her medical expertise, her coaching techniques and her parenting experience to encourage happier and healthier lives.

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What Diet Is Right For You in 2021?

With the snow and sleet, January also brings a bombardment of information about the different diets which will make you thin, happy and healthy. It becomes very difficult to weed through the exaggerated claims and riveting testimonials. I support happy, and I know maintaining a healthy weight will decrease your risk of both long and […]

Why is Turmeric So Good for You?

You will be surprised at how many health benefits it can provide.

Don’t Let Politics Destroy Your Health

Right around December 30th, my liver started shouting at me. Normally, she is really quiet and just does her business no matter what I throw at her. Usually, we get along very well. Now, not unlike the many family relationships that were destroyed in 2020, she and I are having a hard time finding common ground. […]

How to Protect Thier Eyes for At-Home Learning

When school means hours more in front of a screen, our kids can benefit from some eye protection. For $20 on Amazon, these are worth a try.  Originally published by dormMD. While virtual learning may protect you from coronavirus, it carries with it a slew of other health risks. Perhaps you have already noticed some of the symptoms associated with staring […]

Protecting Your Kids From Chronic Disease

Also read: Protecting Their Eyes from Screen Time For all the dieting and working out (and spending on dieting and working out) our society does, we still have a major problem, and the effects of it are being highlighted every time we turn on the news. Obesity and its oft companion, diabetes, are major risk […]

Ridgewood’s Downtown for the Holidays!

Downtown for the Holidays  •. December 11  6pm – 8pm   Shop: RHS Fundraiser: Festive Wreaths, Trees, & Centerpieces Tech Gifts for Everyone on Your List RHS New Players Present… 15+ Adult Games…for the 21 and Over Crowd How to Visit Santa This Year 20+ Festive Cocktails to Go with Your Game Night UNPLUG: Our 25+ Favorite Family Games […]

10 Quick Tips for Better Sex in a Pandemic

Also Read: 5 Things You Should Never Do Before Bed Don’t Let Covid Infect Your Marriage! Do not let this global pandemic get in the way of your relationship with your significant other. When the dust settles, and your masks have been relegated to the goodwill pile, and we are no longer cloaked in uncertainty, doom […]

20 Things to be Grateful for in 2020

Each year at this time, we post articles on how an attitude of gratitude decreases stress, improves health and generally makes you a better person to be around. When have we ever needed these things as much as we do right now?? Here are 20 things that inspire gratitude for me right now. Whatever yours […]

35+ Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

Also Read: 7 Signs You Might Be Gluten-Intolerant In our family, there are three people who are gluten-free. I have two nieces with celiac disease, and I have been gluten free for about 6 years. The first few years after diagnoses were made, Thanksgiving was a challenge, but we have since gotten the hang of […]

Apple Crisp – Your Go To GF Fall Dessert

Even if I wasn’t gluten free, I would prefer this to a traditional apple pie. Warm it up and add some vanilla ice cream or homemade whipped cream! Ingredients: 6-8 tart apples sliced 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup GF all purpose flour 1/2 cup GF oats 1/3 cup butter, softened 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon […]


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