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Top Habits to Maximize Longevity

A recent study out of Harvard can finally quantify exactly what healthy living is likely to do for you. The study, encompassing over 123,000 participants and spanning 34 years, makes some stunning connections between five healthy habits and longevity. The habits tracked include healthy eating, regular exercise, maintaining a low BMI, [...]

By |2019-01-25T13:49:04+00:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss, Health|0 Comments

Non-Hormonal Treatments for Hot Flashes

Women in early menopause or perimenopause are most familiar with hot flashes: they’re generally understood to occur with declining estrogen levels. Occasionally I’ll see a still-menstruating woman who experiences hot flashes in the week or two before her period (when estrogen levels are declining), too—though this is much less common. [...]

Counting Macros

There are a lot of trendy diets out there (paleo, ketogenic, Whole 30, Autoimmune Protocol, GAPS, Specific Carbohydrate, etc). They all have their merits, and I do put people on each of them in specific cases. But one of the simplest, longest term approaches is “counting macros.” Macronutrients: What They [...]

By |2017-12-08T08:20:15+00:00December 8th, 2017|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss, Health, Nutrition|0 Comments

The Relationship Between Hypothyroidism and Iron

Hypothyroidism is often responsible for hair loss. So is low ferritin, the storage form of iron. One of the main reasons why ferritin can decrease involves overgrowth of iron-stealing organisms, like candida. But hypothyroidism itself is also  associated with low serum ferritin levels. There are several reasons for this. The [...]

By |2017-11-03T17:53:28+00:00November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Articles, Health, Nutrition|0 Comments

The Safest Natural Deodorants

Underarm odor happens when we sweat: the bacteria that are always present on the skin break the sweat secretions down into odor-causing fatty acids. Because sweating is one of the body’s four main emunctories (routes of excretion) for toxins, it is definitely true that body odor is a function of [...]

By |2017-09-01T16:55:33+00:00September 1st, 2017|Categories: Articles, Detox, Health|0 Comments

Is Dairy Different in Europe?

I wrote here on the difference in European bread versus bread produced in the United States. Many of my patients (myself included) also discovered a distinct difference between the dairy in Europe versus in the States, as well. Here’s why. Different Components of Dairy There are three main macronutrients in [...]

By |2017-07-07T18:01:58+00:00July 14th, 2017|Categories: Articles, Chronic Illnesses, Health|0 Comments

A Surprising Potential Cause of Bipolar Disorder

Some 6 million people in the United States suffer from Bipolar Disorder. Research indicates that genetic factors account for about 80% of it. It is widely believed to be incurable and lifelong, able to be managed only with antipsychotic medications. But it may have a surprising cause. Iodine and Bipolar [...]

By |2017-07-01T07:32:29+00:00July 1st, 2017|Categories: Articles, Chronic Illnesses, Conditions & Treatments, Health|0 Comments

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