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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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Oxalates, Lectins and Nightshades…Oh, My!

An oxalate are chemical compounds found in many green vegetables and other “healthy” foods. Your body produces them as waste products as well. Glutathione is your body’s master antioxidant and detoxifier. It is vital for metabolizing the toxins. Some examples of the damage that can be done by glutathione deficiency include: Inability to repair DNAToxin…

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All About Probiotics

Probiotics are an important part of a supplement regimen and a healthy lifestyle, but just how important are they? They have shown potential in easing the symptoms of conditions like IBS, acid reflux, constipation, and even anxiety and depression. Taking a daily probiotic is one of the best things you can do to help promote…

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Probiotics – The Next Big Thing!

5 Benefits of a Probiotic Supplement: Improves Mental HealthSupports DigestionBoosts Immune FunctionPromote Weight LossEnhances Skin Health How do you choose the right probiotic? Brand QualityHigh CFU countSurvivability and strain diversityPrebiotics and supplementary ingredientsStability and organism typesSugarLiving vs. dead Probiotics mentioned in todays show: Probiotic 225 – is a maximum-strength probiotic for cases of acute gastrointestinal…

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Common Nutritional Mistakes

Piles of vegetables as an example of good nutrition; common nutritional mistakes.

Health and nutrition recommendations are always changing, with new fads and ideas emerging every week, before research can be done to determine whether they are true or not. Some advice that has been around for years has been proven wrong, but many people continue to follow the advice and pass it on to others. With…

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