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GERD Awareness Week!

Thanksgiving is no holiday when it comes to chronic heartburn. Turkey. Gravy. Stuffing. Antacids? If that last item is always on your menu, come and see us. It could be GERD.   What is GERD? GERD otherwise known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, is a very common disorder where the stomach contents flow back up the […]

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Your Favorite Halloween Candies…Ranked!

Halloween is a fun holiday. It’s a day where sugars, fats and calories do not count! It is an ultimate cheat day ~or cheat week~ if you take your time eating all of that delicious candy. While it is fun to indulge from time to time, it is also good to be mindful of exactly […]

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Fiber and Your Health

From our regular doctor’s appointments, to television commercials, we have all heard the same thing before: “you need to eat more fiber”. However, many of us do not really know what to eat or how much fiber we need every day. What is Fiber Fiber, or dietary fiber, is found in plant foods which we […]

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Alkaline Water: Legitimate Health Claim or Overpriced Hoax

There have been many rumors and myths about how alkaline water is supposedly good for eliminating toxins out of your body, thus slowing down the ageing process and improving your overall health. However, there is not any legitimate research to support this data. Let’s explore this further. What Is Alkaline Water Think of acids and […]

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Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

What is it? Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is an accumulation of excess fatty tissue in liver cells that is not caused by alcohol use. Normally there is less than five percent of fatty tissue in the liver. However, if more than five to ten percent of the liver’s total weight is fat, then […]

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