Tag Archives | Weight & Obesity

The Diabesity Epidemic Part III: Treating the REAL Causes Instead of the Symptoms

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THERE IS ONE driving factor that contributes, above all else, to the epidemic of diabesity and other chronic illnesses we see today. By addressing this one problem you may reverse many of your health problems, even if you don’t do anything else. In today’s blog, the last in my three-part series on diabesity, I will […]

Mercury: Get This Heavy-Metal Poison Out of Your Body

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IF YOU ARE HEAVY, it could be making you sick and tired and age prematurely. And I don’t mean heavy with fat … I mean heavy with heavy metals–like mercury. Unfortunately, toxic mercury problems are common. Along with polar bears, beluga whales, ducks, otters, panthers, and all river fish as well as most large ocean […]

Flax Flash!

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LOOKING TO COOL DOWN those blistering hot flashes naturally? You may want to sprinkle some ground flaxseed on your cereal, toss some in your smoothie or grab a flaxseed muffin. Just a little over 1 ounce/day may tame those troubling transient temperature rises. The best news yet, Flaxseeds have a wonderful, nutty taste. In fact, […]

A 7-Step Plan to Boost Your Low Thyroid and Metabolism

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LOW THYROID FUNCTION was the topic of a recent blog. I covered how it affects more than 30 million women and 15 million men. So why are we seeing such an epidemic of thyroid problems? Well, chronic thyroid problems can be caused by many factors … What Causes Hypothyroidism? One of the most important factors […]

5 Steps To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin Resistance

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BREAKING NEWS! Some newly discovered compounds have just been found to turn off all of the genes that cause diabetes. Are these compounds found in a pill bottle? No! Instead, you’ll find them on your dinner plate — in rye bread and pasta. As I wrote in another blog about diabetes, rye contains special phytonutrients […]

How to Optimize Your Nutrition and Achieve Vibrant Health

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CONFUSED ABOUT WHAT “good nutrition” is? You shouldn’t be—we know what works and what doesn’t. In a moment, I will share 5 simple tips to help you optimize your nutrition and achieve vibrant health, but first let me clear up a few misconceptions. Despite the “conflicting” scientific studies and media reports designed to confound rather […]

How to Lower Your Risk Of Heart Disease Without Using Drugs

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IN ANOTHER POST I EXPLAINED how preventing heart disease has very little to do with simply lowering cholesterol with statin drugs. Our current thinking about how to treat and prevent heart disease is at best misguided, and at worst harmful. We believe we are treating the causes of heart disease by lowering cholesterol, lowering blood […]

Are Diabetes and Insulin Resistance Reversible? The Facts.

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THE MEDICAL PROFESSION WOULD have you believe that diabetes is not reversible and only controlling your blood sugar with drugs or insulin will protect you from organ damage and death. But medication and insulin can actually increase your risk of getting a heart attack or dying. The diabetes epidemic is accelerating along with the obesity […]

Recipe: Cod with Roasted Chili Peppers and Cayenne

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YOU CAN ROAST the fillet as one whole piece or cut into 8-ounce pieces. Have your fish provider cut them for you if you want portioned pieces. Cod with Roasted Chili Peppers and Cayenne Ingredients 1 medium poblano pepper ½ jalapeno pepper 1 tbsp plus 1 tsp olive oil 1 garlic clove ½ shallot ¼ […]

Cod with Roasted Chili Peppers and Cayenne

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Recipe: Tuscan White Bean Stew

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THIS STEW has a delicate flavor. For a deeper flavor, try roasting the garlic. Serve warm or chilled. Tuscan White Bean Stew Ingredients 1 can (15 ounces) organic great northern beans 1 garlic clove ¼ cup onion ½ cup carrots ⅓ cup celery 1 tbsp olive oil 2 cups UltraBroth or organic vegetable broth ⅛ […]

Tuscan White Bean Stew

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