Green Tea for Weight Loss

Compelling evidence presented in the journal Nutrition Research makes the irrefutable connection among green tea consumption, lowered body weight and reduced levels of dangerous belly fat. Drinking between 5 and 8 cups of green tea each day was shown to lower body weight by 5.6% and to decrease abdominal fat stores by 17.8% over a […]

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How to Reduce Cravings

How to reduce cravings? One of the greatest barriers to success in weight reduction and detoxification if the battle that some of our patients must endure with their cravings.  The physiology of the process is complex and  involves neurotransmitter balance and blood sugar balance most frequently.  The goal is to reduce hunger and impulse eating. Here […]

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How to Lose Fat

How to Lose Fat Losing weight and losing fat are not necessarily the same thing.  You might think that they go hand in hand but that isn’t always the case.  Here is an example.  Spend some time in a sauna.  You will sweat and probably detox some but what you eliminate mostly is water weight. […]

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Detoxification: Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Detoxification: Slow and Steady Wins the Race At this time of the year we get a lot of patients asking about detoxification procedures.  After holiday indiscretions come the remorse and sick feelings that result form eating and drinking sweets, alcohol and chemicals that many of our healthy patients usually avoid. The first step in the […]

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Are There Better Halloween Treats?

There are times for us parents who try our best to keep our children healthy that are difficult.  Halloween is one of those times.  I have five children and all of my kids loved Halloween time.  They loved the dress up and they loved the “treasure” in their bags. If you look at the labels […]

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Do You Want Cheap or Good Healthcare?

Do you want cheap or good healthcare?  Although we would like our good healthcare to be cheap, it can be difficult to get quality doctor time.  As a patient I found that being limited to ten to fifteen minutes with a practitioner was frequently a waste of my time and money.  If your problem is […]

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Kill the Monsters While They’re Small

  Many years ago I learned the phrase “Kill the monsters while they’re small.”  For over thirty years I have been seeing patients and with some serious health challenges.  When a condition has been present for a long time, it is usually more severe and takes longer to correct.  Sometimes we cannot correct it, we can […]

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AromaTouch

What is the AromaTouch Technique? The DoTERRA AromaTouch Technique is a clinical approach to applying essential oils along with energy meridians and visceral contact points on the back and feet to help balance sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems of the body. Developed by Dr. David Hill, a leading expert in integrative medicine and therapeutic applications […]

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It All Depends on What you Test For

A few years back I had a child patient that was having some problems with digestion.  She would frequently vomit after meals.  One of my concerns was the potential for a food allergy as we had eliminated many other causes.  I suggested some blood work for food allergies and discussed the benefits and the cost […]

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