How Hormone Imbalance May Be Stalling Your Weight Loss

Have you noticed that you have the most difficult time losing weight, no matter how much you diet or exercise?  Have you gained 5, 10 or 20 or more pounds without doing anything differently? Are you looking to lose weight AND keep it off for good? Hormone Health is Good Health One of the most overlooked facets of metabolism and …

High Dose Intravenous Vitamin C (IVC): Kills Cancer!

The Origins of Vitamin C Research “If you feel a cold coming on, take your vitamin C!”  There has been a long-held belief that vitamin C (in the form of supplements or food) will prevent the common cold or shorten the duration and decrease the intensity of an illness.  This belief was thrust into the mainstream by Linus Pauling who …

Mitochondria: Beyond Just a Powerhouse

What are mitochondria? Mitochondria are organelles that exist inside of most of your cells.  What is so special about them?  They are the literal powerhouses of your cells.  Your mitochondria are responsible for turning the fuel that you put into your body into a form of energy that allows your body to run all of its different processes.  Mitochondria are …

Is Inflammation the Root Cause of Your Pain?

Pain is a very strong and, at times, debilitating force that consumes your energy and dictates what you can and can not do with your body. Pain restricts you. And, what does conventional wisdom say about treatment of pain? It recommends interventions such as medication and/or surgery. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), prescription painkillers, like opioids, are amongst …

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Prescribing Lifestyle As Medicine – Back to the Basics

Lifestyle medicine is no longer just recommended for disease prevention — it is now being prescribed to also treat chronic diseases. Majority of our healthcare dollars are spent on chronic diseases that are rooted in lifestyle choices. This is important because we have the power to change the outcome by changing our lifestyle. What is the Basis of Lifestyle Medicine? …