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The Toxic Truth

We need to talk. Don’t you hate hearing those words? But seriously we need to talk. You know like the time your high school sweetheart wanted to talk and dumped you right before the prom. Well, this is kind of the same conversation only instead of breaking up with a boyfriend or girlfriend, it’s breaking…

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Helping Kids Overcome Bedwetting

Bedwetting has become commonplace in our society. Unfortunately, most doctors tell parents that the child will eventually “grow out” of the problem. But in the meantime, the child can suffer through their teen years and even into adulthood. The shame and embarrassment they carry leave them feeling isolated and unable to participate in social activities like…

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Caring For Children With Special Needs

I began my career as a health care provider almost 30 years ago. At that time “special needs” children were either limited to 1 or 2 children you heard about in your community or it was a very well-kept secret. I tend to think it was the former and that the number of children with…

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It’s All About Energy

Do you ever wonder why some people suffer from physical pain, some are emotionally drained and others struggle with weight challenges? And how about those people you know that suffer from a combination of these? We are all different. And the difference lies in our body’s ability to produce and use energy. It takes energy…

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Preparing for Pregnancy

Have you ever thought it strange to give prenatal vitamins and minerals to a woman AFTER she becomes pregnant??

Prenatal nutrition should start several months BEFORE conception to get the bodies of both parents ready for a baby.

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What You & Melania Trump May Have In Common

Much can be debated on genetically modified or engineered foods, but really anything that is grown using toxic pesticide spray we’re gonna take a pass on. It’s just not justifiable to ingest something that can also make an insect explode, but hey if you’re into that sort of thing go right ahead. The First Lady,…

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Crack Stress Before It Cracks You

Studies have shown that stress not only contributes to weight gain and weight loss but also causes a process of overeating that can lead to imbalances and spikes within the body. For example, cortisol and insulin are the two most common hormones that can do real damage if left unchecked.  These hormones contribute to fat…

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Doing Your Part To Get Healthy And Stay Healthy

  Two phrases to live by: When you learn, teach. When you get, give.   In our constantly changing world of healthcare, there is a rapidly increasing need for education. People are becoming desperate for answers, change, healing and wellness. You need only look at the multitude of drug commercials on television to get an…

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Food For Thought

  “Rather than think in terms of calories, menus and diets, begin to think in terms of how food makes you feel. Foods should leave you feeling light, energized, revitalized– not heavy and dull.” ~ Dr. Howard Loomis, Jr.   Do you feel like your life is like running uphill? Do you push through your day,…

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What Can Nutrition Do For You?

  “The only work that will ultimately bring any good to any of us is the work of contributing to the healing of the world.” ~ Marianne Williamson   Change is in the air. Wouldn’t you agree? You only need stop and take a look around you to see the changes in the trees, the clouds,…

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The Effect Of Sugar On The Body

That chocolate cupcake has been calling your name all afternoon. Yes, it’s time for your sugar break before you hit “the work wall”, and you know what? It’s fine. There is, believe it or not, an allotted amount of sugar your body can consume each day, but the problem is we love excess, don’t we?…

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Always Challenge Your Healthcare

Once upon a time it was unheard of for a doctor’s opinion to be challenged, but today’s patients are getting second and third opinions, seeking out alternative health care solutions and pursuing natural options to find out the best course of action for their health. And recently, the medical system is now being challenged by…

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