Discussing DASH Diet Options With Your Doctor

When the word "diet" is used, it is most often intertwined with weight loss. While improved dietary habits can lead to weight loss, there...

How to Reverse Diabetes

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Diabetes is a very common but very treatable illness with 2 very different types. Type 1 diabetes develops because of antibodies against the pancreas that...

3 Reasons to Check Your Blood Pressure Daily

Bottomline: Check your blood pressure every day. It’s too important and too easy not to. What is hypertension? Hypertension is defined as having a blood...

Women Get Heart Disease Too

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Heart disease is the most common cause of death for men and women. Unfortunately women can present with atypical symptoms and are often under-diagnosed...

Understanding the Gluten Sensitivity Spectrum for Those in the Autism Spectrum

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In the United States, it is estimated that one in 110 U.S. children has autism. Further, there are 14 treatment and research centers that...

The Insomniac’s Sleep Smoothie Recipe

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This post is for those know how much better your day is when you get a good night's rest. Insomnia is a major problem in...

Reverse Diabetes Now

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“Black death of the 21st century”. This is how type 2 diabetes has been described. Here's the good news, you can reverse diabetes all...

Deceptively Delicious: Cauliflower Pizza

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Who doesn't love pizza? It's delicious! Just give me a reason to have pizza and I will do it. Have you heard of a pizza...

Chicken: The Food With More Sodium Than You May Realize

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Increasingly, today's consumers are eating more chicken largely due to its versatility and low cost. Indeed, if prepared in a healthy way (ie. baked, rotisserie, or...

What Tests Should I Ask My Doctor For?

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Answer the 2 questions below to see general recommendations. First let me explain: At the moment, there is no consensus on how frequently doctors should...

Which Diet Should I Follow? : Comparing 5 Popular Diets

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These five popular diets have varying effects on health. Studies indicate plant-based diets provide many health benefits not offered by a non-vegetarian diet. Vegan A well-balanced...