Category: Nutrition

Natural Ways to Prevent and Treat Colds and Flu

Natural Ways to Prevent and Treat Colds & Flu 
When it comes to cold and flu season, prevention really is the first line of defense. To keep your body’s defense system–the immune system–in peak condition, follow our immunity-boosting tips to help your body fight off the bugs looking for a host.
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Don’t Let Food Labels Give You Indigestion

Don’t Let Food Labels Give You Indigestion 
When you are cruising the grocery store aisles, you probably flip over a few items to scrutinize their nutrition labels. But do you understand what you’re looking at? The government is working on updating the label to reflect today’s nutritional concerns and include more realistic serving sizes, but until that happens, use the diagram included with this article to help make quick, informed food choices that contribute to a healthy, balanced diet.
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Yoga for Your Plate: Mindful Eating

Yoga for Your Plate: Mindful Eating 
 The race is on: Cooking, cleaning, hosting, visiting, and tackling a holiday shopping list that is growing faster than last summer’s weeds. Before you know it, the table is set and you’re serving the holiday meal.
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Secrets to a Healthy Heart

Secrets to a Healthy Heart
  Long before the ancient Greek surgeon Galen carried out meticulous dissections of the heart, the Egyptians wrote about health and disease in relation to how the heart “speaks in vessels” with the rest of the body.
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But I eat a balanced diet, exercise and take a multivitamin

BUT I EAT A BALANCED DIET, EXERCISE AND TAKE A MULTIVITAMIN

Many people lead healthy lifestyles, yet some individuals still have deficiencies. Why?

Is Your Body Saying YES to the Supplements you are Taking?
Are You WASTING Your $$$?

I have been practicing pharmacy for many years.

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Detoxing Strengthening Your Body’s Defense Team

Detoxing: Strengthening Your Body’s Defense Team
Detoxification is a natural healing process that incorporates resting, cleansing, and nourishing the body from the inside out. By eliminating toxins, then fueling your body with healthy nutrients, a planned period of detox can strengthen your body’s natural “Detox Team” and help maintain optimum health.
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Boost Breast Health with these Bust Musts

Boost Breast Health with these Bust Musts  
From the bare-breasted days of the cave woman, through the Renaissance and into the era of blonde bombshells, a woman’s bosom has been an icon representing both sexual prowess and vitality. But the breasts are also vulnerable.
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Simple Guidelines for Preventing and Managing Diabetes

Simple Guidelines for Preventing & Managing Diabetes

If you’ve been diagnosed with Diabetes mellitus (DM), or even pre-diabetes, don’t take it lightly. Follow treatment plans and lifestyle recommendations. Left untreated, diabetes can lead to many complications such as heart disease, blindness, kidney failure, and lower-extremity amputations.

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Healing Acid Reflux Naturally

What’s New?
Stomach rumblings are caused by wave-like muscular contractions (peristalsis) at the walls of the stomach and small intestine. These are normal digestion movements, however the process is louder and more noticeable when the stomach is empty as the sound is not muffled.
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Spectracell Micronutrient Testing

If you’re ready to feel your absolute best, and be proactive at preventing future illness, the very best way to accomplish this is to establish a regular testing regimen, and the lab test I find most valuable for nearly every patient in our practice is intracellular micronutrient testing through SpectraCell Laboratories.  Read the rest

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