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Intermittent Fasting

If you’re interested in fitness and weight loss and you’ve been following the trends at all, then you probably have heard of intermittent fasting. Intermittent fasting means alternating between fasting and eating for longer periods than just while you’re asleep (which is what most of us do). The most common [...]

By |2017-05-30T07:34:01-07:00January 15th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss, Nutrition|Tags: |0 Comments

5 Tips to Maintain Your Weight This Holiday Season

1) Eat before you go to the Christmas party. This principle is similar to “don’t go shopping when you’re hungry”: if you’ve already eaten something healthy before you get there, you’ll be much less likely to pig out on the delicious but thoroughly unhealthy spread you’re likely to find [...]

By |2017-05-30T07:34:01-07:00December 18th, 2015|Categories: Articles, Health, Nutrition, Recipes|Tags: , |0 Comments

Why Diet Soda Makes You Fat

Most of you probably already know that diet soda isn’t good for you because, collectively, artificial sweeteners are associated with leukemia, brain tumors, breast cancer, bladder cancer, uterine and ovarian cancer, skin cancer, immune dysfunction, DNA damage, preterm delivery, and neurological problems. *Whew.* But, in the moment, sometimes you just [...]

By |2017-05-30T07:34:02-07:00October 23rd, 2015|Categories: Articles, Health, Nutrition|Tags: , |0 Comments

The FODMAPs Diet

What FODMAPs Are The FODMAPs acronym stands for Fermentable Oliogosaccharides Disaccharides Monosaccharides And Polyols—all of which are carbohydrates. Fermentable carbs are those that bacteria digest for you. The FODMAPs diet was developed to deal with functional gastrointestinal symptoms such as bloating, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain or discomfort. Here's what those [...]

By |2017-05-30T07:34:02-07:00October 9th, 2015|Categories: Articles, Conditions & Treatments, Nutrition|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

5 Ways Alcohol Affects Your Heart

This guest post comes from Jessica Kane of AEDs Today. Thanks for the great content, Jessica! Drinking alcohol can either hurt you or help you, depending on the amount you drink. Although it's usually heavy drinking and binge drinking that can have the most dire effects, even moderate drinkers can't get [...]

By |2017-05-30T07:34:02-07:00September 11th, 2015|Categories: Articles, Conditions & Treatments, Health, Nutrition|Tags: , |0 Comments

Why the Chronic Vitamin D Deficiency?

Just about every patient I test is low in Vitamin D unless they’re supplementing with it (which by my standards means less than 40 ng/mL — the lab says less than 30 ng/mL is considered deficient). This is the case across the board, even though I live in AZ where [...]

Taurine and the Overexcitable Membrane

I’m currently at a conference where I’m spending the majority of the day in what they call “Genomic Medicine Boot Camp” (aka biochemistry through a firehose. It’s fun, trust me). Most of it wouldn’t translate to a blog very well, but here’s one clinical pearl that might. I’m gonna do [...]

By |2019-08-02T15:44:25-07:00August 7th, 2015|Categories: Articles, Conditions & Treatments, Nutrition, Supplements|Tags: |0 Comments

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