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Nutrition for Muscle Cramps

Nutrition for Muscle Cramps

Have you even been woken in the middle of the night with a cramp in your foot or lower leg?  It may have been a painful reminder that you weren’t getting enough of some essential nutrients. Muscles commonly go into spasm when they don’t have the right […]

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The CoQ10-Statin Secret

The CoQ10-Statin Secret

The CoQ10-Statin Secret Ronald Grisanti D.C., D.A.B.C.O., D.A.C.B.N., M.S. The medical literature clearly shows that statin medications like Lipitor,Crestor, Zocor shut down the production of one of the most important nutrients in the body.  I am referring to Co-Enzyme Q10 (CoQ10). What many people are unaware of […]

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Vitamin D – Why you should get tested and use a high-quality supplement

Vitamin D – Why you should get tested and use a high-quality supplement

Have you had your vitamin D level tested?  I checked mine a few weeks ago, and despite spending time outdoors in the middle of summer in Austin daily and wearing no sunscreen whatsoever, my vitamin D was lower than the healthiest levels.  This is also despite the 100% […]

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Depression, Nutrition, and Optimal Brain Function

Depression, Nutrition, and Optimal Brain Function

Depression, the most common mood disorder in the U.S. is characterized by a low mood accompanied by low self-esteem and loss of interest or pleasure in normally enjoyable activities.  Most people are aware of treatment for depression through psychotherapy and behavior modification, and most people accept that […]

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Nutrition and the Brain

Nutrition and the Brain

You’ve heard the term “brain-food”.  The truth is your brain needs fuel as much as the rest of you.  In fact, your neurons (the cells that make up your brain and the rest of your nervous system) need two things to survive: fuel and stimulation. This is […]

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Healthcare vs. Sick Care

Healthcare vs. Sick Care

Our definition of healthcare is wrong.  Healthcare is defined as the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury and other physical and mental impairments in humans.  If the focus of your care is an impairment or dysfunction as described, then it is not really care for […]

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Natural Medicine for Chronic Fatigue: A Holistic Approach

Natural Medicine for Chronic Fatigue: A Holistic Approach

Fatigue is a very common problem these days, and the solution can be complex.  Stimulants, energy drinks, and herbal remedies seem very appealing when you are always tired, but these quick fixes can make your problem even worse.  Instead, you need to get to the root of […]

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Why Don’t I Have Any Energy? Part 4 – Adrenal Glands and Hormones

Why Don’t I Have Any Energy? Part 4 – Adrenal Glands and Hormones

The adrenal glands sit on top of each of your kidneys and produce a number of hormones, especially the hormones that help your body react to stress.  It doesn’t matter whether the stress is physical or emotional, real or imagined, your body sends signals for the adrenal […]

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Why Don’t I Have Any Energy? Part 3 – Blood Sugar

Why Don’t I Have Any Energy? Part 3 – Blood Sugar

Most people are aware that their energy can change with their blood sugar.  When blood sugar levels drop, you may feel tired, shaky, dizzy, or moody.  If it happens at night, you may wake up and not be able to fall back asleep.  Other symptoms of blood […]

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Why Don’t I Have Any Energy? Part 2 – Thyroid

Why Don’t I Have Any Energy?  Part 2 – Thyroid

  Low thyroid function is a very common cause of fatigue.  Thyroid hormones affect every cell in the body, and your cells cannot do their job without adequate levels.  When your thyroid function is low, you may be tired, have difficulty losing weight, puffiness, poor skin and hair, […]

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Why Don’t I Have Any Energy?

Why Don’t I Have Any Energy?

Fatigue is a very common problem these days, and the solution can be complex.  Stimulants, energy drinks, and herbal remedies seem very appealing when you are always tired, but these quick fixes can make your problem even worse.  Instead, you need to get to the root of […]

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Boost Your Immune System to Prevent Cold/Flu

Boost Your Immune System to Prevent Cold/Flu

Have you ever noticed that the “flu season” is right around the holidays?  The same viruses that actually float around all year long suddenly settle in and do their worst.  The reason has less to do with the time of year or weather than it does with […]

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The Ugly Truth About Statins

The Ugly Truth About Statins

32 million Americans are prescribed a statin drug.[1]  In cases where the person has suffered a heart attack or stroke or has narrowed arteries with calcified plaque, statin drugs help to reduce the risk of a future cardiovascular event.[2]  However, in uncomplicated cases of high cholesterol, these […]

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A Comprehensive Detox Program for a Clean and Healthy 2013

Current law allows 350 different pesticides to be used on the food we eat The average home contains 3-10 gallons of hazardous chemicals Four hundred synthetic chemicals can be found in the average human body by lab testing Our bodies are designed to cleanse themselves of many […]

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Nutrition, the Brain, and Mental/Emotional Health

Nutrition, the Brain, and Mental/Emotional Health

You literally are what you eat.  The nutrients that you consume and digest are used to make up your tissues, organs, and all the signaling molecules running throughout your body.  Most people are aware that foods and supplements can improve their heart health or reduce their risk […]

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