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YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT!

YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT!

The largest blood supply in the body is in the GI tract using at least 1/3 of the blood flow from the heart. The transit time in the intestine from mouth to rectum should be …

Digestion and Immune Function

The intestinal micro flora or bacteria is balanced and needs to remain so for proper intestinal function, digestion and immune function. An imbalance of the bacteria in the gut is called DYSBIOSIS and can lead to a host of symptoms …

90% of Americans don’t get Enough Chromium

Chromium is an essential trace mineral commonly deficient in American diets. It has been reported that 90% of Americans have a diet that contains less than the recommended dietary allowance for chromium. Even though the concentration of chromium in healthy …

High Fructose Corn Syrup

Did you know that the number one source of dietary calories in the United States comes from a corn based industrial sweetener called high fructose corn syrup? This ingredient is used as a sweetener and is omnipresent in cookies, sodas, …

Cancer patients: Increase your nutritional status

The standard approaches to cancer produce a cure only about 50% of the time. The goals of therapy should be to support the WHOLE person and remove factors that support cancer development such as stress, toxins (household cleaners,cosmetics, pesticides) and …

Insulin Resistance

Today I would bring to your attention several botanical and herbal compounds that are very useful in this regard. Ginseng (American ginseng) has been shown to reduce post-prandial glycemia in both type 2 diabetics and non-diabetics. In an eight week …

Always feeling tired?

Twenty four percent of adults seeing a primary care physician “always feel tired”. There are multiple reasons for fatigue including anemia, infection, adrenal dysfunction (stress), lack of fuel or wrong fuel in the body, medications, thyroid disease, insomnia, allergies and …

Nutrients in Cancer Therapies

Here are some interesting facts about the use of nutrients in cancer therapies. Studies have shown that taking nutrients does not cause cancer to spread but in some cases they may aid in augmenting cancer therapy. Nutrient depleted patients have …

ENDURE, a protein shake that goes beyond protein

Allow me to devote this post to a project of mine that has finally come to fruition. I have been working on the ideal metabolic protein shake supplement for over a year. I would like to introduce ENDURE, a protein …

Vitamin D is Not Really a Vitamin

Let’s review some data on Vitamin D. Vitamin D is not really a vitamin but acts more like a hormone. There are vitamin D receptors in bone, intestines, the brain, breast tissue, prostate and white blood cells. Vitamin D is …

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