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Have low metabolic energy?

July 31, 2013

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by Julia Busch —  A wide variety of seemingly unrelated symptoms — hair loss, forgetfulness, irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, carpal tunnel syndrome, sleep problems, slow healing, dulled senses, feeling cold and fatigued — can result from low metabolic energy (LME). Symptoms can include nonspecific aches, weak ligaments and bones, sexual dysfunction, numb hands and feet, […]

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Stress, exercise, aging and the metabolic syndrome

September 9, 2012

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by Dr. Thomas Alexander —  If a patient with insulin resistance were to ask me, “Doc, give me just one thing I can do to improve my insulin resistance,” I would probably have to say, “Exercise.” Since the word exercise can have many negative connotations, let’s use the term physical activity instead. When we were […]

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The versatile, tasty potato

September 5, 2012

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by Stan Kalson —  There is a love affair between Americans and the potato, and cooler weather rekindles memories of potato recipes that fill and nourish. Controversy surrounds the white potato’s nutritional benefits — some believe that a large percentage of the population is allergic to it. Others feel that when eaten in moderation, the […]

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Power foods to help with weight loss and health

September 2, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  If your goal is to lose weight or prevent weight gain, you must stabilize your insulin, the fat-storing hormone. This is the one hormone we actually have control over and our food choices can prevent unhealthy insulin spikes from occurring. Numerous studies have shown that eating a low carbohydrate-to-protein ratio with […]

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Seven hidden benefits of weight loss

April 12, 2012

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by Alan Christianson —  You incorporate protein in every meal, provide your body optimal nutrients, combine burst training with weight resistance four times each week, and turn down numerous late-night dates with your girlfriends in order to meet your eight-hour nightly sleep quota. Your herculean efforts have paid off. You are finally able to get […]

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Alcohol addiction and sugar

February 27, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  In the United States, there are 17 to 20 million alcoholics — or about one in every 10 people. One-third of Americans are heavy drinkers (50 percent consuming more than 14 drinks weekly). Alcoholics are more prone to disease and accidents than the rest of the population and tend to die […]

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Cutting back on carbs for the carbohydrate-sensitive athlete

February 25, 2012

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by Karen Langston —  Whether you are a runner or a bodybuilder, as an athlete you require quality protein, essential fats and complex carbohydrates from grains, fruits and vegetables. Or, that is what most experts, books and magazines catering to the average population recommend. But what if you are gluten intolerant or sensitive to wheat? […]

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How to start a clean eating diet

February 25, 2012

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by Heather Demeritte —  Clean eating is nothing new. For many decades, our forefathers ate unprocessed foods that centered around seasonal fruits and vegetables, whole grains and lean meats. But in a world governed by junk food ads, convenient vending machines and time-saving frozen dinners, we are far from true clean eating. Clean eating may […]

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Power your brain with food

February 24, 2012

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by Rima Mehta —  It is common for many of us to resolve to lose weight, but any sane person dreads a diet’s dulling effect on the brain. We know that the foods we eat affect the body, but they may have even more of an influence on how the brain works — including level […]

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Helping autism spectrum disorders by opening the lymph/brain connection

February 24, 2012

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by John Ossipinsky —  If you have a child with learning disabilities or who is on the autism spectrum, you must learn how to open his lymph/brain connection. When you look at autism spectrum disorders, you read a lot about protein abnormalities. What we are not seeing is how the lymphatic system, a sewage-treatment plant […]

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Lifting the cloud of depression

February 23, 2012

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by Gracelyn Guyol —  In 2002, within 48 hours of taking three milligrams of fish oils daily, my life-long bouts with depression vanished. It was the thrilling finale to my search for a natural solution to bipolar disorder. Nineteen million people suffer from depression in the United States. Major depression is the leading cause of […]

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Microwave ovens: Another form of radiation?

February 23, 2012

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by Dr. Ann Louise Gittleman —  Radiation from nuclear power plants has been in the news a lot these days — and for good reason. But what about the radiation emitted from your microwave oven? Convenience vs. health Microwaves are a form of electromagnetic energy, like radio waves or light waves. They do not use […]

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Have you had a date lately?

February 23, 2012

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by Rima Mehta —  By now, we all know that we should eat plenty of fruits and vegetables every day. They are great sources of vitamins and minerals that help our bodies function well. If you follow a diet plan, no matter what kind, there is always the possibility of craving something sweet. Here is […]

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