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Are You Inflamed?

Do you know what the following conditions have in common? Diabetes, obesity, syndrome X , cardiovascular disease , strokes, psoriasis, eczema, acne, dermatitis, asthma, allergies, sinusitis, arthritis, aches and pains, infections, injuries, autoimmune diseases, multiple sclerosis, crohn’s and colitis, gastritis, periodontitis, cancer, aging, Alzhemier’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and even feeling tired or unwell INFLAMMATION One of the most effective ways …

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Got PMS?

PMS is thought to affect around 30-40 % of menstruating women. The symptoms occur 7-14 days prior to having a period. Stress can make PMS much worse. The most common hormonal imbalance is a high estrogen level relative to progesterone. According to Dr. Guy Abraham, M.D., a research gynecologist and endocrinologist, PMS can be classified into one of four types …

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Why Are You Still Fat?

A new study by the medical journal The Lancet (2011), has come to a startling conclusion: nearly 7 out of 10 Americans are either overweight or obese. Conventional guidelines for weight loss are based upon the calories in calorie out theory, i.e. if you take in less calories than you use then you will lose weight. The problem with this …

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Ten Tips for Weight Loss and Optimum Health By Geoff Lecovin. D.C., N.D., L.Ac.

Eat a whole foods diet– foods that are closer to their natural form are more nutrient dense and do not have chemicals/additives that can be toxic and affect metabolism Identify potential food allergies/sensitivities– we can be sensitive or allergic to some of the foods we eat. This can slow down metabolism as well as cause water retention Eat small frequent …

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Health Topic and Tips March 2011

Weight Gain and Food Sensitivities Geoff Lecovin, D.C., N.D., L.Ac., CSCS Conventional ideas about weight gain revolve around the premise that when there is an imbalance between how many calories you ingest and the amount of energy you expend through activity, the surplus of energy (calories) will be stored as fat. However, what if you have restricted your food, think …

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