The Best Diet for Athletes

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And the Best Diet Is… Drum roll please…   It depends.   I know, I know that’s a terrible answer and probably not the one you were looking for. But stick with me and I’ll show you why it actually “depends” on who you are, what’s currently going on with your body, and your performance goals that determines the best … Read More

Is the Beyond Meat Burger Good for You?

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What is the Beyond Meat Burger? Vegan eating seems to be more and more prevalent these days.  Most people go vegan for health reasons whether it is to lose weight or decrease inflammation and then the few who just don’t want to eat meat.  What’s funny is that even though vegans and vegetarians want to avoid meat, they still want … Read More

What Increases Cholesterol Levels in the Blood?

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Controversies Over What Raises Cholesterol The answer to what raises your cholesterol should be a simple one, but even today there are conflicting opinions.  I would like to shed some light on the subject not with my opinion but with fact… ok some opinion.  Paleo and Keto diets are quite popular in Crossfit, health and fitness and even functional medicine. … Read More

Breakfast Ideas Your Kids Will Love

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Kids are picky eaters; there’s no getting around it. While it’s so tempting to go for an easy fix and just give them a bowl of Fruity Pebbles every morning, you have to realize that this is not healthy for your child. Cereals are highly processed and they are almost 100% refined carbohydrates. Cooking breakfast for your kids doesn’t have … Read More

Heal Your Gut

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Having a healthy gut is a mainstream phenomenon. We hear the term “gut health” thrown around on social media, on cable TV, and of course from functional medicine practitioners. It has been linked to everything from weight loss to cancer prevention. But do you really know the true benefits of gut health? Before I delve into everything that can go … Read More

Avoid Restaurant Traps

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One of the toughest parts about eating healthy is trying to avoid restaurant traps.  Eating out is necessary for people who travel often or have an active social life that requires meeting for meals.  And while eating at a restaurant can require careful planning, there are ways to do it without falling prey to the problems of restaurant eating. Portion … Read More

Naturally Improve Digestion

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How is your digestion? I ask this simple question multiple times each day, sometimes pausing for several minutes to give my patient the time to formulate a response. In a country plagued with obesity, food allergies, emotional eating, and ads selling us the biggest, best new fast food followed by skinny underwear models, it’s no wonder we have a skewed … Read More

Natural Remedies for Menstrual Cramps

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Picture this: an entire month without suffering through debilitating cramps, popping over-the-counter and prescription pain pills, and stumbling through those first few days of your period. Sound too good to be true? If you’re one of half the menstruating population who experiences painful cramps each month, it may seem like it. The best solution for any uncomfortable condition is to … Read More

How to Relieve PMS Bloating

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If there’s one part of PMS that almost every woman hates dealing with, bloating would be it. You’re already sensitive about your body weight and then PMS comes along and your pants are fitting even tighter than normal. While retaining water is, unfortunately, a common part of the PMS process, it’s not normal.  However, there are some great strategies that … Read More

No Time for You? Here’s How To Lose Weight

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Looking to finally shed the weight that you’ve put on over the last few years? If so, it all comes down to getting the right game plan in place. Far too many women don’t clearly define their plan before attempting their weight loss journey and this is the reason they fail to see results. Fortunately, we’ve done the hard part … Read More