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Health: How Safe are Your Meds

You suffer from GERD or heartburn and your doctor recommends something like the over-the-counter drug, Zantac to give you relief. Or you are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and your doctor prescribes Metformin, considered by many medical experts to be … Continue reading

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Health: Could You Be at Risk for Kidney Disease

I was reading a very interesting and alarming article in Life Extension Magazine about some hidden factors behind the kidney disease epidemic. In case you were not aware, more than 1 in 10 Americans have some stage of chronic kidney … Continue reading

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Healthy Blood Pressure: Is Salt Really the Problem?

One of my very first coaching clients came to me because he wanted to lower his blood pressure without going on pharmaceutical drugs. I created a Get Healthy Game Plan for him and one of the recommendations was to include … Continue reading

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Healthy Living: This is Your Brain on Sleep

You need adequate sleep each night even though your brain actually doesn’t sleep. It is constantly working even when you sleep! We tend to try and get every little bit of benefit out of every waking moment. Too many of … Continue reading

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Healthy Foods: Connection Between Salt and Autoimmune Disease

“Processed foods and the loads of nutrient-stripped salt that they typically contain could be a leading cause of autoimmune disease, according to new research.” We’ve all heard the experts tell us (for years!) to stop using salt to avoid high … Continue reading

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Don’t Avoid Salt – Just Choose the Right Kind

Salt is salt right? We are supposed to cut out salt because it raises blood pressure, causes strokes and heart attacks. Many doctors and medical experts call salt a villain that will ruin your health. But is that really true? … Continue reading

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Should You Follow the Government’s New Dietary Guidelines?

Every five years the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture release their revised Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The most recent ones came out today. With obesity reaching epidemic proportions in this country, these … Continue reading

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