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  • Yesterday was National Pistachio Day! What makes them a real super food?

    Yesterday was National Pistachio Day! What makes them a real super food?

    A 2013 study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that people who consumed more nuts were at a lower risk of death from all causes. The nutrient and ability to satiate that we derive from these unique shelled, nuts have always made this a real super food! Turkey, Iran and California, all … Read more


  • Stents vs. A Natural Alternative and Non Surgical Approach to Coronary Heart Disease

    Stents vs. A Natural Alternative and Non Surgical Approach to Coronary Heart Disease

    The primary goal for treating coronary artery disease is to decrease the risk of myocardial infarction, MI which is when one or more of the heart’s arteries becomes blocked suddenly or has extremely slow blood flow. The usual cause of sudden blockage is the formation of a blood clot, a thrombus. If this becomes serious … Read more


  • Seafood: Farm Raised – Striving for a Healthy Alternative

    Seafood: Farm Raised – Striving for a Healthy Alternative

    But what do they feed all those little fish on those farms? These eco-certification programs are striving to adhere to standards set by the FDA, EU or equivalent. Some major criteria are: Feed systems must deliver diets that are nutritionally complete for the species cultured. The use of probiotics to support animal health is permitted. … Read more


  • Intermittent Fasting Considerations and Benefits

    Intermittent Fasting Considerations and Benefits

    The bulk of scientific evidence for the health benefits of intermittent fasting primarily comes from studies of male rodent models. Human studies have largely been limited to observational studies of religious fasting (e.g., during Ramadan) and experimental studies with modest sample sizes. In randomized, intervention trials studied thus far the efficacy of intermittent fasting on … Read more


  • Nutritional Support for Asthma

    Nutritional Support for Asthma

    Asthma is a common, chronic condition characterized by wheezing coughing and inflammation of the airways. This is caused by spasms and the inflammation of the air ways which makes it difficult to breathe in and obtain oxygen. – The airways are often sensitive and in turn there is a spasmatic reaction – a cough. This … Read more


  • Bone Density and Osteoporosis, how can nutrition help?

    Bone Density and Osteoporosis, how can nutrition help?

    Bone loss, osteoporosis, is now an issue for everyone more so, females. There are now diagnostics that are more readily available to patients in some health practices. – We test our patients to obtain a baseline for their bone density. And, I contend, don’t wait for a bone mineral density test – just prepare for … Read more