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How is your favorite soft drink affecting your body?

Summer is right around the corner, which means days will be spent grilling outside, kids will be at the pool, and there won’t be a care in the world; except for what you are putting into your body. It’s easy to grab a refreshing soda; but, what is all that carbonation and sugar doing to…

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Heart Health Hack: Nutrition Response Testing

February is heart health month and it’s no wonder with statistics like these taken from The Heart Foundation: Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States Cardiovascular diseases claim more lives than all forms of cancer combined In the U.S. someone has a heart attack every 34 seconds In the…

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Sleep Problems and Solutions

At one time or another we have all had trouble with sleep, getting to sleep, falling asleep, or even just staying asleep. Sometimes we do find sleep but then wake up feeling as though we could sleep even more. There are actually many reasons sleep can affect us, which is the topic of our upcoming…

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Health Benefits of Honey & Cinnamon

Benefits of honey and cinnamon

  Uses of Pure Honey & Cinnamon Honey and cinnamon, when mixed together works like a medicine.  Cinnamon possess essential oils, when when mixed with honey, produces hydrogen peroxide which has the ability to stop the growth of bacteria and fungus.  Honey is also known to enhance the immune system, reduce inflammation, and stimulate cell…

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Weight Loss and Nutrition Response Testing

Weight Loss and nutrition response testing

Americans are more overweight than ever and these issues are affecting both children and adults alike.  There has been an increase in prevalence of heath conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke and arthritis. And it is not a lack of knowledge, we’ve all heard that all we have to do is eat less and…

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How Scars Can Interfere With Healing

Scars on the surface of your skin from past injuries, piercings, surgeries, tattoos, chicken pox, measles, or wisdom teeth extraction have consistently been found to cause disturbances in the functioning of the autonomic nervous system. They need to be properly and thoroughly handled whenever they show up in Nutrition Response Testing in order to attain…

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How Physical Pain is Linked to Emotions

I recall a patient that injured his back when he was a child.  His mother had been in the act of scolding him for climbing a tree when he fell from the tree and injured himself.  She lectured him, saying that he would not have been hurt if he had not disobeyed and had used…

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The Dangers of Excess Carbs

When we consume carbohydrates, we are really consuming sugar, but just in a different form.  Carbohydrates are sugar (glucose) molecules bonded together.  When we eat carbohydrates, the pancreas releases insulin to bring down the blood sugar levels.  The hormone insulin also causes our metabolism to store food energy for later.  When we keep eating carbohydrates,…

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