Tis the Season to be…Healthy?

November 20th, 2020

Big dinners. Carbs. Cocktails. Sweets… For many people, the holiday season signals an extended period of unhealthy overindulgence. But it doesn’t have to be all bad news. In fact, several of our favorite holiday foods actually have some surprising health benefits. So when you’re planning (and eating) those holiday feasts…you can feel good about these […]

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The “Fast” Way to Better Health

November 12th, 2020

Traditional weight loss diets have historically followed a few basic rules: Limit portion sizes to reduce calories. Space your meals evenly throughout the day to prevent hunger. Always eat breakfast. But recently these time-honored concepts have been turned head-over-heels by a radical new approach to eating…where you may actually skip breakfast, or not eat at […]

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How to Live a Less Toxic Life

November 5th, 2020

You try to be healthy. You eat right, exercise regularly, manage your stress level, and do the best you can to get enough sleep. But…all of the above may not be enough. Despite your best efforts, the world around you can damage your body in small ways every day. It’s simply a result of the […]

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It’s That Time of Year…Be Ready!

October 27th, 2020

This has been a strange year. And you’ve probably been anxious to get back to “normal”. Unfortunately, not everything “normal” is good. Around this time every year something predictable happens that you’d probably rather avoid. Cold and flu season. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted everyone’s lives. But that doesn’t mean the common cold and the […]

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Can You Reverse Aging?

October 21st, 2020

This timeless question is the reason Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon searched the New World for the Fountain of Youth. For thousands of years, people have tried to turn back the clock. But doing so has been little more than an impossible dream. Given enough time, the human body ages. It’s inevitable…and unchangeable. But maybe […]

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Aging: It’s a Medical Condition

October 11th, 2020

Imagine you’re in your 40s, 50s, or 60s…and something isn’t right. You’re so tired you can’t get through the day without a nap…but you can’t seem to sleep at night. No matter how much you watch your diet, you can’t lose weight. And you don’t get as much benefit from working out…when you have the […]

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Stress…A Tale of Three Glands

October 6th, 2020

When it comes to hormones, we commonly focus on the more obvious players within the endocrine system like testosterone, estrogen, and progesterone. But there are other hormones that are also critically important to your health. Not just because of what they do…but because of how they affect glands that produce other hormones. Three glandular systems […]

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Seven Signs Your Hormones Are Out of Balance

September 28th, 2020

Let’s face it…you probably felt pretty good during your twenties and early thirties. There’s a simple explanation for this. The hormones that control most of your body’s vital functions are at their peak during this part of your life. But at some point after age thirty, most men and women experience a slow (or not […]

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Oxidative Stress: What You Should Know

September 24th, 2020

Stress is almost never a good thing. But there’s one kind of stress that’s particularly damaging to your body. It’s called oxidative stress. Your body contains two important but different kinds of compounds: free radicals and antioxidants. Free radicals are atoms within your cells that contain unpaired electrons…making them extremely unstable and reactive. Antioxidants, on […]

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Hormone Testing…Which Way is Best?

September 21st, 2020

Hormone testing is a key part of effective hormone replacement therapy. Not just to diagnose hormone imbalances…but also to monitor the results of your hormone replacement therapy and ensure hormones remain within optimal ranges. Hormone levels can be tested in one of four different ways. Each has its own advantages and disadvantages: Blood serum test […]

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