15 06, 2022

Get Your Fiber!

By |2022-07-28T15:28:47+00:00June 15th, 2022|Detox, Digestion, General, Gut Health, Heart, High Cholesterol, IHC News, Insulin, Nutrition, Triglycerides|

Are you finding it hard to get the recommended daily intake of fiber? What is recommended? According to the Institute of Medicine: Soluble and insoluble are the two types of fiber. Both are healthy bulk that feeds the good bacteria in your large intestine. Soluble fiber is good at helping you feel fuller while eating, [...]

24 02, 2022

How is your heart feeling today? Have you ever checked?

By |2022-03-09T15:27:00+00:00February 24th, 2022|Atherosclerosis, Blood Pressure, Exercise, Heart, High Cholesterol, Hyperlipidemia, Hypertension, Inflammation, Insulin, Nutrition, Nutritional Deficiency, Stress, Supplements, Triglycerides|

Cardio-Metabolic Disease is the leading cause of death to Americans since WWII according to the CDC. By taking a look under the hood we can see that heart disease is just not about LDL. Heart disease is a constellation of metabolic dysfunctions. Insulin resistance, obesity, hyperlipidemia, high blood pressure, and Type 2 diabetes (T2D). How [...]

12 04, 2021

Your Body Needs More Fiber: Understand The Health Benefits

By |2021-04-12T13:46:55+00:00April 12th, 2021|Diabetes, Digestion, Exercise, General, Gut Health, Heart, High Cholesterol, Insulin, Nutrition|

You’ve probably heard about the importance of fiber in your diet. But if you’re like most North Americans, you’re not getting nearly as much as you should. (7) That’s because the typical Western diet is high in sugar and fat (particularly animal fat), and generally low in sources of fiber such as fruit and vegetables. [...]

17 03, 2021

Reduce your A1C levels: Lifestyle, Diet, and Nutrition

By |2021-03-17T14:26:39+00:00March 17th, 2021|Diabetes, Exercise, General, IHC News, Insulin|

Yes, Lifestyle, Diet, and Exercise are key to supporting a healthy A1C. Making sure you are getting movement throughout the day is something we hear a lot about. Suggestions for adding whole nutritious foods to your plate are all over your morning news and social media feed. With the rise in temperatures and spring just [...]

30 10, 2017

The Relationship between Obesity and Hormone Replacement

By |2020-07-01T18:38:03+00:00October 30th, 2017|BHRT, Estrogen, Hormone replacement, Insulin, Menopause, Menstrual Cycle, Obesity, Progesterone, Stress|

This newsletter is a follow up to the previous newsletter (see May issue) on obesity. Why am I so concerned about obesity as it relates to hormone replacement? Because the science shows us that there is increased risk for patients who are insulin resistant, maintain high blood insulin/glucose values and have increased visceral adipose tissue [...]

30 10, 2017

But I eat a balanced diet, exercise and take a multivitamin

By |2020-07-01T18:30:31+00:00October 30th, 2017|Digestion, Fatigue, Insulin, Nutrition, Nutritional Deficiency, Spectracell, Stress, Supplements, Vitamin D|

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. College in the 60s if that gives you a clue. When I was in school we had no [...]

30 10, 2017

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked More Closely to Diabetes than Obesity

By |2020-07-01T18:32:35+00:00October 30th, 2017|Diabetes, Insulin, Obesity, Spectracell, Vitamin D|

Study finds direct correlation between low vitamin D levels, glucose metabolism Newswise - Washington, DC - People who have low levels of vitamin D are more likely to have diabetes, regardless of how much they weigh, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. The results [...]

30 10, 2017

Simple Guidelines for Preventing and Managing Diabetes

By |2020-07-01T18:32:45+00:00October 30th, 2017|Diabetes, Digestion, IHC News, Insulin, Nutrition, Obesity|

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. It's the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Basically, diabetes is a disease [...]

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