Vegetarian Protein Sources

If you’re worried about getting enough protein on a vegetarian diet, you don’t have to be. Here are some of the best sources of protein for vegetarians. Quinoa and other whole grains: Whole grains are a great source of protein, but the queen of whole grains when it comes to protein content is quinoa. Unlike many sources of […]

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Signs and Causes of Hormone Imbalance

Hormone imbalance is one of the most common issues that we see in our adult patients. In men we see declining levels of testosterone as well as increases in estrogen levels causing fatigue, loss of sex drive, weight gain and breast growth. In women we see PMS symptoms, menopause symptoms, weight gain and loss of […]

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40 Interesting Facts About Stress and Anxiety

Interesting facts about stress and anxiety Stress comes in many forms including, mental, emotional, physical, chemical, toxic, immune and electromagnetic. If you are suffering from the effects of stress contact us at 704-837-2420 to arrange a no charge 15 minute consultation or click the appointment link below. Stress has been called “the silent killer” and […]

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Lowering Cholesterol Naturally

Lower Cholesterol Naturally Here are some tips on lowering cholesterol naturally: Get your cholesterol tested and get a comprehensive test.  Total cholesterol does not tell what your risks actually are.  Getting the particle size of your cholesterol is important.  There are safe and inexpensive nutritional supplements that can make a huge difference. Eat a diet that is […]

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Reduce Blood Pressure Naturally

  “After six months my blood pressure dropped, even below my goal of 110 over 70, to 106 over 67” Hi, my name is Mike Shay and I am the author of “Reduce Blood Pressure Naturally.” This is the story of how I discovered, how to lower my own high blood pressure, help others to […]

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Reversing Insulin Resistance

A leading cause of weight gain is insulin resistance. Insulin is a hormone that transports glucose into our cells so that the cells can burn the glucose as fuel. When we bombard our cells with insulin by eating lots of carbs, our cells stop letting the glucose in.  When the glucose gets stuck in circulation, […]

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Is Your Thyroid Under Active?

Is Your Thyroid Under Active? Low thyroid function is one of the most common causes of weight gain and it is frequently undiagnosed. The signs of an low thyroid are:      Weight Gain      Fatigue      Memory Loss      Dry Skin      Dry Hair      Hair Loss     […]

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Weight Loss Made Easy

Over the past thirty three years I have found that patients who have had difficulty with weight loss have missed addressing one or more key metabolic issues.  Issues such as thyroid insufficiency, insulin resistance and hormone imbalance must be addressed along with the usual diet and exercise protocols. Under-active thyroid function slows metabolism and causes under utilization […]

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Study links pesticides to attention problems

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Children whose mothers were exposed to certain types of pesticides while pregnant were more likely to have attention problems as they grew up, U.S. researchers reported on Thursday. The study, published in Environmental Health Perspectives, adds to evidence that organophosphate pesticides can affect the human brain. Researchers at the University of California […]

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Nutrition for Athletes

Maximizing Training and Performance By Kenneth N. Haas, DC, CCSP was former 3 time All-American gymnast at Southern Connecticut University in the 1970’s   Although most athletes and their parents understand the basic principles of physical training most people have very little understanding of the underlying physiology of high-level training. There is great demand placed on […]

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