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Your Hormones Are Making You Fat

When we think of the words “crazy hormones,” we often think of pubescent tweens and pregnant women. While this mental picture holds some truth to it, it’s lacks the sad reality we’re facing today. What should really come into our minds when we...

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Dieting is Disastrous

Why Restricting Calories is Ruinous    Whether you’ve tried losing weight so that you could fit into a dress for an upcoming event, run a half marathon with your twenty-something-aged kids, or wean off one of your prescription drugs, dieting and calorie...

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What are PREbiotics…And Do I Need Them?

P R E B I O T I C S We have more bacteria in our bodies than we do human cells. Why is this important and why should we care? With the high level of toxins we are constantly exposed to on a daily basis (pesticides on food, chlorine in our shower water, flouride in our...

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Could a Cup of Coffee a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

For years, I have been warning many of my patients about the potentially negative health effects of drinking coffee. Recent new studies, however, have concluded that coffee consumption might not be bad for you after all, and may actually decrease your risk of...

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MTHFR: Methylation, Gene Mutations, Testing, and Treatment

If you have a family history of heart disease including heart attack or stroke, if you’ve had multiple miscarriages, or if you suffer from depression, migraine headaches, irritable bowel syndrome or infertility, you may consider getting tested for a common (yet...

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Are Food Sensitivities Troubling Your Child?

Are food sensitivities troubling your child? Here are 10 symptoms to look out for. Most parents know if their child has a true food allergy because the symptoms are obvious and immediate. For instance, your child’s throat may swell shut after eating peanuts, or he may...

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4 Steps To Preventing Colds and Flus

Cold and flu season is now in full effect. According to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, more than 1 billion colds will be had this year in the United States—that’s about three colds per person! Think of all the missed days at school...

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Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

  Have you heard about “SIBO?” If not, let me introduce you… SIBO stands for small intestine bacterial overgrowth and it’s responsible for many common conditions that conventional medicine has no solid answers for. An ever-growing number of...

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