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Do You Need to Detox?

Spring is in the air. Is it time for spring cleaning in your home?  At least once per year, my wife and I go through the spice drawer, check out cooking oils in the pantry, look at condiments and jars in the refrigerator, and throw out items that are old and/or...

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What foods should you buy organic?

Nobody will likely tell you to consume more pesticides, yet every single day, the average American eats foods that are sprayed with these nasty chemicals. The questions I get often from my patients about organic foods and pesticides are, “what should I buy organic?”,...

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What Are the Best Herbs for Your Brain?

I enjoy cooking with herbs and spices that are great for my health and make my food taste fantastic at the same time—it is a win/win. Several herbs provide both of these benefits, and these are flavors that you should use more often. Rosemary For centuries, rosemary...

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Does Your Supplement Contain BAD Ingredients?

** Coupon code below** March is National Nutrition Month! In honor of this, my blogs for March will focus on nutrition-related topics. The nutrient ingredients in a supplement can be essential to your health, or they can be inactive, and sometimes even harmful. I want...

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Tips to Treat the Flu

Every year my patients ask me if they should get a flu shot, and what treatments they should consider if they do get the flu—both are great questions, but let’s start with a bit of background. The influenza virus (the flu) represents a group of RNA viruses that vary...

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What 5 Foods Are Fantastic for Your Heart

Heart disease is the #1 killer of women and men and has an enormous impact on health worldwide, even though we can prevent it with lifestyle 90% of the time.  Equally important is that the same factors that lead to heart disease play a dramatic role in your quality of...

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Top Foods to Better Manage Your Stress

Stress levels are reported to be getting higher every year. 24/7 smartphone and e-mail access, the recent conflict packed news, national weather disasters, and demands to get more and more productive at home and work could easily stress out even a normally serene yoga...

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What’s my New Years’ Resolution?

I have found the New Year as great opportunity to improve my health by making resolutions that turn into daily habits. I like to focus on four pillars (healthy food, essential nutrients, excellent fitness, and optimal stress management) and select an area for...

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What Are 4 Easy Steps to Prevent Cancer?

I spent last week at the annual meeting of the American College of Nutrition, which is one of my favorite annual education meetings that I attend every year. The focus this year was on “Disrupting Cancer”. The conference has been great, and I’d like to share some of...

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