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Natural Allergy Treatment: Let’s get ahead of allergies before the season is in full swing.

Understanding the allergic response: In an allergic reaction, an allergen stimulates the release of chemicals that attach to our body’s mast cells, triggering these cells to release histamine. Histamine is responsible for the typical symptoms of the allergic response: Itchy tearing eyes, runny nose/sneezing, rashes/hives, congested sinuses/headaches, wheezing, even stomach cramps and diarrhea. Antihistamines block […]

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Collagen: What’s the deal?

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about collagen lately in conjunction with the paleo and keto diet plans. The market has become flooded with a variety of products and I’ve waited until now to offer a collagen protein that I feel confident standing behind due to its extensive research support. It is easy to add […]

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Strategies for Success with your Program

Parties/Celebrations: Think ahead! Don’t set yourself up for failure: Eat something before: Shakes are perfect for taking the edge off. Bring something that you can share that also provides you an option to fall back on-i.e. a large salad, a tray of roasted veggies: These can serve as a base for whatever protein is available. […]

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Aged garlic extract is hands down one of the most effective means to prevent and manage heart disease risk factors

Research has proven that garlic is capable of the following: Prevention of atherosclerosis: Research published in the Journal Current Pharm Des in 2016 found that men treated with aged garlic capsules had a 26% reduction in the ten-year risk for acute MI (heart attack) and sudden coronary death. In another study published in the Journal […]

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Cholesterol Medication Lowering CoQ10 Levels?

CoQ10 is a vitamin-like substance that is essential for energy production in the body. Our ‘busiest’ organs are the most reliant on CoQ10 for energy, and this includes our heart, brain and nervous system, as well as liver detoxification pathways. Unfortunately, statin medications that are used to lower cholesterol also lower CoQ10 levels…. and quickly. […]

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How To Get The Most Out Of Your Green Tea

Green tea is the most widely consumed beverage worldwide, second only to water. Green tea has proven health benefits including reduction of many cardiovascular disease risk factors such as diabetes, hypertension and elevated cholesterol. It helps prevent the oxidation of LDL (lousy) cholesterol, which is what makes it ‘sticky’ and adherent to the arterial walls. […]

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Water: How much and why?

You’ve heard about the 8×8 rule, eight 8 ounce glasses of water, which equals 2 liters (1/2 gallon). That’s a good amount for most of us, as an insurance policy, but there are things to factor in regarding optimal hydration-hot weather, exercise, breast feeding, vomiting, diarrhea, and sweating, obviously all increase our fluid requirements. Thirst […]

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The Facts About Supplement Safety

Educate yourself about supplement vs. medication safety armed with facts and not propaganda:  Dr. Adria Rothfeld-Magenheim, DC, MS, CNS Recent headlines have once again attempted to discredit the use of supplements, with conclusions based upon very selectively chosen snippets of data, leading to significant misrepresentation. In an effort to illustrate how convoluted the path from […]

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Featured Supplement: Ultra Glucose Control

 We have the secret to keeping your sugar cravings in check during the holidays! We’ve gotten rave reviews and exceptional clinical results in our patients. Ultraglucose Control has the distinction of being a Medical Powder, indicating that it has been scientifically formulated and its benefits and claims are based on published human studies. This smoothie […]

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