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Lose Some Weight. Lose Your Diabetes. Lose it For Good.

Lose Some Weight. Lose Your Diabetes. Lose it For Good.

We’ve mentioned many times here that diet can play a powerful role in your health. Even something like diabetes can essentially disappear with changes in diet and lifestyle. This is hard for people to accept, but a recent study may help change peoples minds. The study appeared in the journal Diabetes Care from March 21, […]

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1 in 5 Adults Will Be Obese by 2025. Maybe We Should Do Something About This?

1 in 5 Adults Will Be Obese by 2025. Maybe We Should Do Something About This?

The title says it all. 1 in 5 adults obese by 2025. It’s 1 in 8 right now. This is a global number, which frankly, does not make it better. Basically if the trends continue as they seem to be, 18% of men and 21% of women will be obese. This comes from a new […]

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Does Fish Oil Actually Help You?

Does Fish Oil Actually Help You?

How helpful is fish oil? Is it good for you? Or should we stay far away from it? My hope today is to weigh the evidence and offer you what you need to know about this much talked about subject. In our Better Eye Health Program, we use a form of fish oil that is high […]

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More Support That What You Eat Actually Does Matter

More Support That What You Eat Actually Does Matter

You are what you eat. It’s a theme we return to again and again. A theme that focuses on the profound impact diet can have on health. We return to it frequently because we see it play out regularly for the people we work with. A person presents with a host of issues, which somehow vanish […]

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How Much Vitamin D Do You Need?

How Much Vitamin D Do You Need?

Vitamin D. An essential nutrient we all need. However, there is much disagreement among doctors as to how much Vitamin D needs to be taken as a supplement. Physicians, who often prescribe and recommend vitamin D2, have concerns because too much vitamin D2 can definitely be toxic, and harmful to your liver. Integrative practitioners, and people who […]

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The New Dietary Guidelines: Here’s The Science You Didn’t See

The New Dietary Guidelines: Here’s The Science You Didn’t See

The results are in! Finally. The new (2015) dietary guidelines from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) were finally published in January 2016. Here’s the link: NEW DIETARY RECOMMENDATIONS A large part of the delay came from intense lobbying to prevent language that would discourage people from eating too much beef. Despite extensive peer reviewed […]

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Does Organic Food Prevent Cancer?

Does Organic Food Prevent Cancer?

Does the idea that organic food might help prevent cancer strike you as a wild notion? I mean can it be that simple? Recent research suggests that it is, if we are willing to make a few changes. There are multiple studies comparing organically grown foods with foods grown using standard industrial methods. The conclusions vary in […]

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Sugar Levels Out of Control? Start Getting To Know Yourself Intimately.

Sugar Levels Out of Control? Start Getting To Know Yourself Intimately.

We have a problem in this country. (OK, more than one problem, but for right now I’ll try to tackle just one.) The problem I want to talk about today concerns blood sugar. More and more people have elevated levels of fasting blood glucose (blood sugar). This is the level of blood sugar in your […]

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You Want To Eat Meat And Animal Products Grown Without Antibiotics. You Really, Really Do.

You Want To Eat Meat And Animal Products Grown Without Antibiotics. You Really, Really Do.

You’ve heard about the dangers of bacteria developing antibiotic resistance, right? If not you might want to read on. Excessive use of antibiotics leads to the development of superbugs that are more and more resistant to antibiotics. The problem? If you or someone you love gets an infection with one of the superbugs, there may […]

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Fast Food, Candy and Soda Are Not To Blame for Rising Obesity? Really. Well, Except French Fries.

Fast Food, Candy and Soda Are Not To Blame for Rising Obesity? Really. Well, Except French Fries.

So junk food is ok? Not exactly. A Cornell University research study seems to be making quite a buzz today in the world of nutrition. According to a new study they found consumption of fast food, candy and soda had little impact on a person’s Body Mass Index (BMI) as did things like exercise and […]

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Your Mind May Truly Be Your Best Ally If You’re Trying To Lose Weight

Your Mind May Truly Be Your Best Ally If You’re Trying To Lose Weight

Our mind is incredible. It impacts so much of our daily lives. What we think, and how we think it. It can inspire us as easily as it can derail us. From an early age we form opinions and ideas about any number of things, from whether we like broccoli to what kind of music […]

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Sugar, Cancer and the Old Story Medicine Keeps Forgetting to Remember

Sugar, Cancer and the Old Story Medicine Keeps Forgetting to Remember

In part two of our series I wanted to share about a great event I attended. I recently attended the 2015 Annual meeting of The International & American Associations of Clinical Nutritionists (IAACN). The IAACN is the Professional Membership Organization of practicing clinical nutritionists in many health care professions, and the focus of this year’s […]

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