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Swim into Slim with these Omegas

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When it comes to hunger and tummy fat, your hormones are key. Similar to how the thyroid hormone controls metabolism and insulin is driven by excess carbohydrates, hunger and stress hormones affect your appetite and belly. By resetting hormones, you will effortlessly increase insulin sensitivity, stabilize blood sugar levels, reduce that fight or flight urge, and preserve more lean muscle mass while you fast track your weight loss. Love that Read More

Do You Have a Sexy Brain?

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How intimacy and balanced hormones protect your health. My friend and colleague, Dr. Devaki Lindsey Berkson, celebrated the release of her new book Sexy Brain this week—and I’m a big fan. I was lucky enough to receive an early galley copy of this fantastic read and even with my hectic schedule, poured through it in a matter of days. For peri- and menopausal women, this is a terrific adjunct for Read More

A Sneak Preview of the Year Ahead

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Won’t you join me for a lean and serene 2017? It’s THAT time of year… Time to reflect on the year gone by and to think about all those who make life so much brighter and warmer—wonderful people like you. So, I couldn’t let 2016 pass without expressing my profound thanks and gratitude for all the faith and confidence you put in me. Whether it’s a comment on my blog Read More

Live to 120

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The longevity secrets to extend your youth span. My mentor, Dr. Hazel Parcells, lived till 106. As the grande dame of alternative medicine, she was wise, well spoken, and decades ahead of her time. Her life experience didn’t come easy. She earned every single year of her long life after a diagnosis of incurable tuberculosis complicated with heart and kidney issues. Dr. Parcells was forced to change the way she Read More

Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy: Medicine of the Future

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A guest blog by Laura Fristoe, Director of Marketing at IMAC Regeneration Centers. Are you disappointed with your doctor’s recommendations for prescription medicine to treat your pain? Are you frustrated that the only option you’ve been given for improving your mobility is surgery? Have you or someone you love given up on ever having a good quality of life as you suffer from Parkinson’s Disease or Multiple Sclerosis? You are not Read More

First Aid Essential Oil Picks

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Heal with ancient miracle remedies. Essential oils are all the rage. Whether you’re seeking to treat a specific ailment or simply want a safe scent to fill your home, essential oils provide a wide array of therapeutic benefits. Yet, they are hardly new to the scene. Quite the opposite, actually. Essential oils date back to Biblical times. In fact, the Bible contains 14 principle oils: calamus, cassia, cedarwood, cinnamon, cypress, Read More

The Drug/Depression Connection

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Why birth control pills are not good for mental health. I have been concerned—no, make that worried—about the nutrient depletion impact of meds for years. Many anti-depressants can make us fat while others impact our ability to exercise (like statins). So—to get the low down on which class of drugs might be making us depressed, I turned to my friend the Natural Pharmacist Ross Pelton who wrote The Drug-Induced Nutrient Read More

6 Healthy Summer Habits

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Don’t let your self-care dip this season. Summer’s in full swing, but that shouldn’t be license to throw caution to the wind and give up on all of your healthy habits. Most of us go into this time of year looking forward to relaxing and recharging during  those easygoing summer days. But, you might be feeling disappointed that the summer seems to be flying by and you haven’t taken nearly as much healthful Read More

Summer Wellness from the Ground Up

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Reconnect to the Earth daily. As a society, we seem to be so disconnected. We view moments happening right in front of us through the screen of a phone while we snap photos, we spend our “social time” online, and we don’t get out and about in the great outdoors nearly as much as we’d like. As you’d imagine, this is taking a toll on our health and well-being. Most of Read More

Take the Edge Off, Naturally

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Holistic anxiety and stress support. Let’s face it—we live during stressful times. These days, we can just turn on our televisions or login to any given social media and we are submerged into a barrage of instant news that is often upsetting and troubling. Plus, our lives seem to consistently move at seemingly a million miles per hour. Between worry for our world, finishing our to-do lists and planning for Read More