How To Prevent Hypertension

How To Prevent Hypertension

Did you know that 45% of adults in the US have hypertension? Hypertension, otherwise known as high blood pressure, is defined as systolic blood pressure when it is above 130 and diastolic blood pressure when it is above 80.  This condition...

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How do you get SIBO?

How do you get SIBO?

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) is a very common condition that causes chronic abdominal pain, gas/bloating, diarrhea, or constipation.  Here’s a visual that can help you understand what causes SIBO: picture the small intestine as a...

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What is Perimenopause?

What is Perimenopause?

For some women, hormonal changes are gradual. For others, especially those who go through severe stress or a hysterectomy, there can be a more sudden dropoff in hormones. These changes are perimenopause, which is the slow climb to menopause that...

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Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl

Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl

The summer season is a fantastic time to enjoy seafood salads. Poke bowls highlight fresh fish and a wide variety of vegetable flavours. Tuna is a wonderful source of protein, and the combination with avocado provides excellent healthy fats...

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The Truth About Red Meat

The Truth About Red Meat

Too many people have come to believe that eating red meat is an unhealthy choice.  In fact, beef, pork, and lamb are highly nutritious when properly raised and prepared.  These meats are rich in complete protein, minerals, B vitamins, fat-soluble...

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What foods should I eat if I have IBS?

What foods should I eat if I have IBS?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a disorder characterized by chronic abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea or constipation.  In the United States, there are 15 billion people suffering from IBS, and this disorder accounts for 25-50% of referrals to...

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What Women Need To Know About Iodine

What Women Need To Know About Iodine

Women are disproportionately affected by thyroid disorders, fibrocystic breast disease, breast pain, and ovarian cysts, all of which are symptoms of iodine deficiency. Iodine supports the balanced production of thyroid hormones, as well as the...

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Fertility Optimization with Epigenetics

Fertility Optimization with Epigenetics

When it comes to fertility, your genes can provide valuable insight into what diet and nutrients are critical for you. More and more people are electing to test either specific genes or to have their entire genome sequenced. However, as we learn...

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