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Size Really Does Matter

Hey now… we’re talking about cholesterol here. If you’re in your 30s or 40s or above, you can probably relate to what seems like an endless debate over certain nutrients, health markers and foods. Coffee is good for you; no it’s bad. Wait.. it just depends. Butter is bad, eat margarine. Wait, margarine is a…

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6 Ways Salt is So Much More Than a Condiment

You go to the restaurant and there it is, in a little glass shaker, predictably next to the pepper. But let’s shatter any preconceived notions right away–that’s not even salt. Real salt, more specifically Himalayan Sea Salt, or Celtic Sea Salt, is something much more amazing, integrated, healthy and beautiful than what you’ll find infused…

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Why You’re Not Sleeping: The Sleep-Hormone Connection

Quick question: how did you sleep last night? See if you fit into any of these statistics: 50-70 million Americans have a sleep disorder. 25 million Americans have sleep apnea. 37% of 29-35 year-olds sleep less than eight hours per night. 40% of 40-59 year-olds sleep less than eight hours per night. 35% of American…

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Mind Your Mighty Mitochondria

Energy! The life-force, get-up-and-go. You either have it or you don’t. But where does it come from? And where do we get more of it, right? If food is your fuel, the engine using it is your mitochondria. The long, complicated process by which the body takes food, digests it to smaller and smaller pieces,…

My Favorite Fats

My Favorite Fats

By now you should know how important healthy fats are for a healing and healthy body. Yet, I still get strange looks when I tell some of you to EAT FAT! So, here are my favorite fats. I suggest you eat one of each every single day for healthy longevity. Jumping right in. Avocado: Technically…

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The EASIEST Way to Turn Your Health Around: Stop Eating

No, not forever. Not even for that long. In some cases, not even for a full day! I’m talking about fasting. Let’s start off easy. Intermittent Fasting If you’re not familiar, this basically means you skip breakfast. To take the explanation a little further, you only allow yourself a specific window of time of the day…

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Lyme Disease: Protect Yourself and How to Come Back

That time of year is approaching when Lyme Disease rates go on the rise. The weather is warmer, ticks are in greater numbers and people are more eager to get out into nature. But this isn’t the only reason I’ve decided to address this topic. I ran across a study of the prevalence of Lyme…

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FINALLY! A Ketogenic Wine – And It’s Actually Good!

A very common question among patients is: Can I drink wine and still be in ketosis? And if it’s not necessarily about ketosis, the question is just generally: Does wine fit into a healthy lifestyle? As usual, the answer isn’t so simple. But to be succinct, it depends on the wine. A common refrain among…

Adrenal Fatigue

3 Steps to Heal Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome (AFS)

Adrenal fatigue is estimated to affect around 80% of people in the world! Chronic stress and a busy, unhealthy lifestyle affects the body’s ability to recuperate from physical, mental or emotional stress. Whether for a short time or a chronic condition, most people will struggle with adrenal fatigue at some point in their life. Do…

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Is Wearable Tech the Wave of the Future?

This isn’t the NEWEST trend on the market, but it’s still fairly new in the world of fitness and health: wearable technology. And it is quickly becoming to this decade what short shorts and jazzercise were to the 80s. There are so many options. In fact, just take a look at this video here. This doctor recommends…

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Superfoods! for Healing

The father of medicine, Hippocrates, is quoted as say, “let food be thy medicine; and medicine be thy food.” That little quote is at the foundation of so much of what I talk about on the radio show, at my clinic, at my events, in the blogs and videos—as well as informing me how I live…

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Your Liver Health in a Nutshell

I bet you didn’t know that you liver is actually a gland! Yes, the biggest gland you’ve got, but a gland nevertheless. It basically has two functions: To produce bile and send it to the gallbladder (where it is stored until needed in the small intestine). Bile breaks down lipids (which are types of fat)…

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