Category Archives: Nutrition

Utilizing Hair Mineral Analysis to Identify Nutritional Deficiencies

Hair Mineral Analysis is most helpful for people who would like to know if symptoms they are experiencing are due to a nutritional deficiency and for individuals who are interested in improving their overall health, energy level or sports performance.  I like using Hair Mineral Analysis in my nutritional practice, as I have found that

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Tired, Exhausted and Stressed Out? How To Get Your Energy Back

Most Americans say that they feel stressed out and exhausted most of the time.  Their busy lifestyles; high, consistent family, financial and work stress; and fueling their bodies with caffeine, sugar, high energy drinks and junk food to keep going are all culprits in feeling chronically tired.  We are survivors! No matter how tired we

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Is There Something “Fishy” About Your Fish Oil Supplements?

Most patients respond to this question with, “Absolutely, yes!”  There is no hesitation whatsoever.   However, I challenge you to consider this question in a little more detail. The benefits of taking a fish oil supplement are generally well known.  The primary benefit, in my opinion, is its natural anti-inflammatory properties.  Particularly, since many chronic conditions

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How Much Sugar Are You Really Eating? You’ll Be Surprised

Sugar…the wonderfully delicious ingredient that makes foods taste yummy! The obvious sugary foods are ice cream, candy, and sodas to name a few. However, did you know that even “healthy” foods can contain a large amount of added sugar? Cereal, yogurt, granola bars, protein powders, protein bars and fruit juices also contain large amounts of

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Leg Cramps

Do you suffer from leg cramps? Leg cramps or severe, intense muscle spasm in the calf or thigh can be quite debilitating for many people. Some people describe a leg cramp as a “Charlie Horse,” which occurs abruptly and is very painful. Many people note they need to “walk it off,” or try and stretch

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Whey Protein Powder

Whey Pro Complete by Standard Process is probably one of my favorite nutritional products.  I believe this quality protein powder is an essential product to keep in the pantry at home. There are many benefits to getting enough protein.  Here are just a few: Protein helps build muscle and bone, it helps in tissue repair

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