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Supporting Immune System Health Naturally

Fruits in crates; supporting immune system health naturally.

We have received lots of questions recently about what people can do to help bolster their immune systems since you can’t guarantee that you won’t be exposed to a sickness. Washing your hands often, not touching your face with unwashed hands, and keeping a distance from others, especially those who are coughing or sneezing is…

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Supporting a Healthy Immune System

Nutrient-dense foods and supporting a healthy immune system.

Autoimmune diseases are being diagnosed more and more frequently, and the causes are still not exactly known. Genetics, environmental toxins, inflammation, hormonal imbalances, poor eating habits, and sedentary lifestyles are all believed to contribute to the development of certain autoimmune diseases and other serious health conditions. Many people are looking for ways to decrease their…

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The Importance of Optimal Digestion

Easy-to-digest soup; the importance of optimal digestion.

With the rise of leaky gut syndrome, food allergies, and gastrointestinal disorder, it is more important than ever to be mindful of your gut health. Having a healthy gut is more difficult than it used to be due to the large number of environmental toxins, food additives, poor diets, and stress we face every day.…

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Supplements for Healthy Living with Jack Spirko

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Dr. Lewis recently had the opportunity again to be a guest on The Survival Podcast with Jack Spirko. This is one of Dr. Lewis’ favorite podcasts to speak on, and we would love for you to listen to it! They discussed the importance of nutrition tailored to each person’s different needs, the keto diet, and…

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The Dangers of Obesity

Unhealthy burger to show the dangers of obesity.

Obesity rates are on the rise, and many health conditions are on the rise with it. Being overweight or obese takes a toll on every part of the body, and can increase the risk of developing many different conditions. Obesity is incredibly common, with estimates placing the obesity rate in the U.S. at over 38%…

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Candida – Getting to the Gut of the Matter

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Candida overgrowth is a frequently discussed topic, and we get many questions about it from our patients. It is often blamed for many different health issues like autoimmune diseases, sinus infections, urinary tract infections, chronic fatigue, and many others. However, candida overgrowth is not solely responsible for all of these, and there is a lot…

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Eating Clean and Stress-Free

Colorful salad as an example of clean and stress-free eating.

With all the different diets being pushed today, it can be hard to know which one you should follow. Keto, vegan, vegetarian, carnivore diet, Paleo, intermittent fasting, juicing, etc. all have their pros and cons, but some of these diets are very restrictive, and are often difficult to maintain. Most people just need to eat…

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Are You a Pre-Diabetic?

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The Standard American Diet (SAD) typically consists of foods high in sugar, calories, carbohydrates, and bad fats, and low in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and protein. This diet has been linked to the development of many different health issues like diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune diseases, and certain cancers. A diet high in sugar is especially harmful…

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The Aging Effects of Stress

Stress is affecting your quality of life by: It is messing with your brainIncreases risk of heart attack, heart disease and strokeStress dials down your immune systemChronic stress contributes to agingContributing to weight gain and digestive disordersChronic stress affects your mood and relationshipsStress increases painStress affects sexuality and reproductive functionsChronic stress affects your skin, hair…

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Antinutrients and Nightshades

Antinutrients are compounds mostly found in foods and drinks that interfere with the body’s ability to absorb nutrients like certain vitamins and minerals. Legumes, grains, and nuts and seeds often have the highest concentration of antinutrients, but they can also be found in certain herbs, spices, and fruits and vegetables. There are many different types…

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