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12 Facts You Probably Never Knew About Vitamin D and Sunlight Exposure

May 21, 2018

12 Facts You Probably Never Knew About Vitamin D and Sunlight Exposure Vitamin D has been shown to help prevent and improve osteoporosis, depression, prostate cancer, breast cancer, and even effects of diabetes and obesity. Vitamin D is perhaps the single most underrated nutrient in the world of nutrition. That’s…

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Tips to Dummy Proof Your Life

May 1, 2018

Tips to Dummy Proof Your Life One of the most common challenges that patients face when doing any program is how to incorporate changes with a busy schedule. For this post, I will give you an inside peek into a nutritionist’s life and show you how I set myself up…

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Risk of Consuming Artificial Sweeteners

April 26, 2018

Risk of Consuming Artificial Sweeteners According to the dictionary, Metabolic Syndrome is “a cluster of biochemical and physiological abnormalities associated with the development of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.” Johns’ Hopkins University defines Metabolic Syndrome as “The cluster of metabolic factors (that) include abdominal obesity, high blood pressure, impaired…

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Heart Healthy Exercises

April 12, 2018

Heart Healthy Exercises February is National Heart Month, and it is now clear that summer is quickly approaching! As people are getting back into the gym and returning to their exercise routines, I wanted to give our readers some advice on the best fat burning and heart healthy exercises. Before…

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Was Your Test for Gluten Reactivity Complete?

March 29, 2018

Was Your Test for Gluten Reactivity Complete? Was Your Test for Gluten Reactivity Complete? Gluten and its effect on one’s health has become part of everyday conversation. It’s mentioned in magazine articles, at restaurants, on television and in the newspaper. More and more people are becoming aware of the possible…

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Techitis: Are You At Risk?

March 29, 2018

Techitis: Are You At Risk? A common cause of Techitis – texting. Techitis is a fairly new diagnosis term used to describe neck pain caused by the constant use of portable electronic devices. Neck pain has become a common complaint among working adults. In 2012, neck pain ranked the third…

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Cataract Awareness

March 28, 2018

Cataract Awareness What is a cataract? According to the National Institutes of Health and the National Eye Institute, “a cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye that affects vision.” Most cataracts are related to aging and are very common among older people. By the age of 80,…

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10 Signs Of a “Wannabe” Healthier Patient

March 28, 2018

10 Signs Of a “Wannabe” Healthier Patient Every month I sit with hundreds of patients that have goals to get healthier. Goals like have more energy, lose weight, reduce and eliminate having to take medications and maintaining an overall high quality of life. But I’ve learned over the years that…

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6 Essential Functional Medicine Laboratory Tests That Your Doctor Should Be Running, but Is Probably Not

March 28, 2018

6 Essential Functional Medicine Laboratory Tests That Your Doctor Should Be Running, but Is Probably Not planning the appropriate treatment plan. Comprehensive testing provides our patients with information and knowledge about the function of their body that they typically do not receive from their conventional doctor visits. These tests are…

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