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Five Easy Changes to Transform Your Health

I am often asked what can one do that really improves one’s health. More and more research is showing that healthy lifestyle choices such as not smoking and eating a plant-based diet, combined with moderate exercise, adequate sleep and good … Continue reading

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Antibiotic Overuse – Healing the Gut

Randy came to me very concerned about a serious systemic bacterial infection. As a client he wanted to know if any alternatives existed for the harsh antibiotics his doctors were recommending. He was frightened. I told him he had to … Continue reading

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Killing the Golden Goose – Antibiotics

I am struck by all the articles related to antibiotic abuse and drug interactions. How has the agent of much of the increase in our life span also, increased our morbidity? Prior to penicillin coming into common use around 1940, … Continue reading

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Morbidity and Mortality – What this Means for You

Morbidity and mortality, terms used in public health to refer to sickness and death are changing, but not in the way most had expected or hoped. People are living longer, but not necessarily living better. Chronic diseases such as diabetes … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating Essentials

People are so confused about what they should and should not eat. There is so much conflicting information about diet. Registered dieticians talk about the food pyramid, which would give you a diet heavy in grains. Dr. Atkins talks about … Continue reading

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Optimize Your Health w/ the Alkaline Diet

Proponents of the alkaline diet believe that we eat too many acid-forming foods and that excess acid is a source of many of our chronic illnesses. Critics of the diet say that the body’s pH is tightly regulated and cannot … Continue reading

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Healthy Bone the Natural Way

Bones define the very structure of your body. These constructs of protein, minerals, and collagen allow you to stand, walk, and resist gravity. They also serve as the body’s principal storehouse for essential minerals. Most importantly, bones are living tissues … Continue reading

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Inflammation, Friend or Foe?

We all know what inflammation feels like. You hit your finger with a hammer while hitting a nail, or perhaps you wake up one morning with a big, red, swollen sore on your face. Both are inflamed. Physicians in ancient … Continue reading

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How is Good Health like Building a House?

Most of us have some idea about how to construct a house. Even if you did not get the Home Depot gene, you know the roof goes on after the house is framed; the walls are painted after the house … Continue reading

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Treating Colds and Flus using Chinese Medicine

Treating Everyday Colds and The Flu Why are some people more susceptible to colds and the flu? We are all familiar with the basic treatment principle, “Take 2 aspirin or Tylenol, drink plenty of water, and go to bed”, or … Continue reading

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