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Artificial Sweeteners – How Sweet It Is

In the effort to cut down on the sugar in their diet many people turn to artificial sweeteners. Trying to lose weight, control diabetes, or just eat healthier, are these sweeteners the answer? Understanding the terminology and different types of sweeteners is challenging, as there are quite a number of types and brands. Sorting outView Article
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Are Food Allergies Making You Gain Weight?

If you struggle with losing weight despite eating well and exercising then consider investigating for delayed food allergies.  Along with hormone imbalance and poor intestinal health we find the connection between food allergies and weight gain to be quite common.  Our clinic tests 6-8 people each week and we routinely see patients losing 10 orView Article
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Autoimmune Disease – Cause and Cure

Autoimmune disease is caused by the immune system attacking one’s own body, instead of doing it’s normal job of defending against foreign invaders such as bacteria, viruses, etc.  For example, in rheumatoid arthritis the target is joints, in type 1 diabetes the target is the pancreas, in Hashimoto’s thyroiditis the target is the thyroid, andView Article
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Stress Video Series

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Insomnia Treatments

To sleep: perchance to dream: ay, there’s the rub; – William Shakespeare Insomnia is characterized by the inability to fall asleep or by waking up during the night and having difficulty going back to sleep – and it can be maddening. An estimated 10-15% of people suffer from chronic insomnia, which may be associated withView Article
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Allergy Treatments and Cure

Aah-aah-aah-choo! That sound marks the time of year for stuffy noses and itchy, watery eyes. The best treatments are started early and used regularly. Here are some tips on natural, over the counter, and prescription relief, as well the closest thing to a cure for allergies. Allergies are the result of pollen triggering the releaseView Article
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The Connection Between Gut Health & the Mind

“What does your gut tell you?” Hmmm … “I’ve got a gut feeling” this is going to be a great column. Do you get “butterflies in your stomach” when you are nervous or upset? Then you’d better “go with your gut” and read on! These colloquialisms are truer than simple literary comments imply. The connectionView Article
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Functional Medicine is the Future of Healthcare

The healthcare paradigm is shifting. Many physicians are changing the way we practice, analyzing the systems that keep us “healthy” and focusing on the root cause of disease instead of just treating the symptoms. Applying a holistic lens to our patients we are also integrating complementary and alternative therapies to help them achieve wellness. ThisView Article
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Walk Your Way to Health

I walk because it’s good for me. Most every morning, year round, rain or shine, my wife and I walk. Up the drive, along the gravel road, detour in the long field above the creek, out on the road again, down the steep hill to the creek and up the other side, then back. OurView Article
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Whole Food Plant Based Diet

A whole food plant based diet simply emphasizes getting more plants in our diet and less meat, dairy, sugar, with less processed or packaged foods.  A Mediterranean diet is a good example. CONSUME DAILY Vegetables & Fruits 2-3 cups of Leafy Greens (Kale, Spinach, Chard, Arugula, etc.) 2-3 cups of Sulphur donors (Onion, Garlic, Broccoli,View Article
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