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Sugar Addiction…Are You Addicted?

Think of the perfect drug; something cheap and easily attainable. Something which infuses us with energy and leaves us intensely satisfied. A drug which we do not need to snort, inject or inhale, but something which we simply consume in the form of food or beverage. This drug can be taken while pregnant, and is […]

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Anything And Everything You Need To Know About SUGAR!

Sugar. Crazy addictive, terrible debilitating, too many forms to keep a track of, leads to obesity…but so DELICIOUS!! We all know America is going through an obesity epidemic, but if we could pinpoint one of its leading culprits, it would be SUGAR. So why not just QUIT SUGAR? American becomes healthier, more energetic, and we […]

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Colorful Foods Improve Colon and Overall Health

Did you know that you can reduce your risk of colon cancer by incorporating more colorful fruits and veggies into your diet? And eliminating meats further lowers your risk for developing colon cancer! However, for many of us, giving up meat is almost impossible. But as long as we include more colors into our diets, […]

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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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