Don’t Let the Holidays get you “Holi-Dazed”

Don’t Let the Holidays get you “Holi-Dazed” It’s that time of year again. In fact, it seems to be creeping upon us earlier and earlier each year. The Holidays are coming. This year, stores were starting to display their holiday items before Halloween, let alone before November. In this article we will share with you […]

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5 Ways to Create Healthy Recipes

5 Ways to Create Healthy Recipes Try these tips to reduce the fat, calories and salt in your favorite recipes. By Mayo Clinic Staff *THIS HAS BEEN MODIFIED from original article. Please go to the link for the original article by Mayo Clinic. https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/healthy-recipes/art-20047004 Looking for some ways to help you in the kitchen this […]

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Strengthen Your Immune System

Strengthen Your Immune System Your immune system is your defense mechanism that kicks into high speed when you: Are sick        Are injured      Have allergies     Have food sensitivities In order to boost the function of the immune system there are some steps you can take to improve the availability of biochemical products needed to get the […]

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Autumn Stew

Autumn Stew Modified From: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2010 This simple chicken stew stars three of fall’s best crops—apples, carrots and parsnips. By: EatingWell Test Kitchen • 5 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided • 1 pound chicken or turkey, cut into bite-size pieces • 1 large onion, chopped • 3 medium parsnips, peeled and chopped • […]

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Shoo Flu- Don’t Bother Me!

Shoo Flu- Don’t Bother Me! As cough and cold season makes its debut this fall- don’t find yourself unprepared to fight off these viral and bacterial infections. All too many times patients come in and ask us “What can I do now that I have the flu”? The truth is, a strong immune system to […]

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What is a Leaky Gut?

What is a Leaky Gut?  A leaky gut is a syndrome in which the protective barrier of the small intestine is compromised and allows undigested foods and anything else that happens to be in the gut to cross into the body.  When this occurs the immune system attacks the these the leaked material that doesn’t […]

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Are you over medicated?

The patient was a man in his seventies and had travelled from Florida to see me for a consultation.  His family told me that he had a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease but they were more concerned that he seemed extremely fatigued and “out of it.”  They dropped this bag of medications on my desk: There […]

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Solving the Sleep Problem

Difficulties with sleep are very common.  There are many factors to consider if you are having problems with either going to sleep or staying asleep. Here is a very basic explanation of the neurotransmitters involved in sleep.

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