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Sports Nutrition & ATP Creation: How to Create Cellular Energy for Sports

How to Create Cellular Energy for Sports Video coming soon... Ready To Know More? FREE 30-min Practice Analysis Call for Clinicians Schedule now Placeholder text To continue reading CLICK HERE. Book My Free Practice Analysis Call Clinic Site for Patients and Public

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Sports Nutrition & Gut Health

Ready To Know More?FREE 30-min Practice Analysis Call for Clinicians Schedule now Welcome back to our series on Sports Nutrition. In this week’s article on Sports Nutrition & Gut Health we will look at the role of the gut (our favorite topic!) in Sports Nutrition. For a review of last week’s discussion of how much to eat and which macronutrients

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Sports Nutrition 101

Ready To Know More?FREE 30-min Practice Analysis Call for Clinicians Schedule now Welcome to our blog this week, which starts our coverage of Sports Nutrition. We plan to write a number of articles covering some key aspects of Sports Nutrition, including tips on how to fuel your athletic activities. Please stay tuned with us each week!** Please note: If you

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The Virus Series, Part 3: Vitamins and Minerals for Optimized Immune Competence and Viral Resistance

Ready To Know More? FREE 30-min Practice Analysis Call for Clinicians Schedule now ** Please note: If you want the longer version of this article with full details, then please click here **  Vitamins and minerals are powerful substances and deciding how much of any given supplement to take is a very individualized decision. It should ideally be done with the guidance

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Thyroid Series: Thyroid Nodules

Ready To Know More?FREE 30-min Practice Analysis Call for Clinicians Schedule now ** Please note: If you want the longer version of this article with full details, then please click here ** Thyroid Nodules - What are they? A thyroid nodule is a growth of thyroid cells that forms a lump within the thyroid (Smith-Bindman R, 2013). Most nodules are cysts filled

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Thyroid Series: Graves Part #2: Solutions using Functional Medicine

Ready To Know More?FREE 30-min Practice Analysis Call for Clinicians Schedule now Last week we looked at the root causes of the autoimmune thyroid disease Graves. This week we look at solutions using FM.** Please note: If you want the longer, detailed version of this article, then please click here **TO RECAP: According to conventional medicine, there is no ‘cure’ for Graves

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Thyroid Series: Graves disease Part #1 Root Causes

Ready To Know More?FREE 30-min Practice Analysis Call for Clinicians Schedule now ** Please note: If you want the longer version of this article with full details, then please click here ** GRAVESdisease is an autoimmune disorder that causes hyperthyroidism, or overactive thyroid. In Graves, the immune system makes antibodies that falsely act like TSH, causing the thyroid to create more thyroid

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The Virus Series, Part 2: Basics of Immunology and Lifestyle Practices for Immune Competence

Ready To Know More?FREE 30-min Practice Analysis Call for Clinicians Schedule now In this article, we discuss fundamentals of immunology and how to strengthen the immune system with lifestyle factors to help mitigate the negative impact of viruses.Basics of ImmunologyLife has been attempting to protect itself from harm since the dawn of biology.This protective system is known as the immune

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Thyroid Series: Hashimoto’s Root Causes & Solutions

Ready To Know More?FREE 30-min Practice Analysis Call for Clinicians Schedule now What is Hashimoto’s? Hashimoto's disease, or Hashimoto's thyroiditis, is an autoimmune disease that damages the thyroid gland. It is the most common cause of hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid). In Hashimoto's disease, the immune system makes antibodies that attack the thyroid gland. This damages the thyroid gland, so it does

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Viruses: An Introduction

Ready To Know More?FREE 30-min Practice Analysis Call for Clinicians Schedule now ​​In this article, we discuss the basics of viruses, how they can harm or benefit human health, and basics of testing.​​​​How ​viruses cause disease:​Out of millions of viruses, 320,000 (Anthony SJ, 2013) different viruses can infect mammals, out of which only 219 ​(Woolhouse M, 2012) are currently known

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Thyroid Series: Hyperthyroidism Part #2

Ready To Know More?FREE 30-min Practice Analysis Call for Clinicians Schedule now Last week’s article on Hyperthyroidism can be found here. This week we have more solutions for Hyperthyroidism….As a Recap,We recommend following a whole-foods based, blood sugar-balancing, anti-inflammatory diet. Examples are the Paleo diet or a gluten-free Mediterranean diet.In addition, specific foods should be eaten to help thyroid function:Eat

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Thyroid Series: Hyperthyroidism Part #1

Ready To Know More?FREE 30-min Practice Analysis Call for Clinicians Schedule now Welcome to our Thyroid Series of blog articles. This article covers hyperthyroidism and how to address it using Functional Medicine and diet.Hyperthyroidism: Hyperthyroidism, or overactive thyroid, is when the thyroid produces too much thyroid hormones.1.2% of people in the US have hyperthyroidism, which is approximately 1 person out of

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Mold Illness and Remediation Dos and Do Nots

Ready To Know More?FREE 30-min Practice Analysis Call for Clinicians Schedule now Approximately 24% of people have a genetic polymorphism (abnormality in a gene), which prevents them from properly breaking down the toxins that mold create. Different types of molds will produce different toxins. Different toxins will cause unique changes in our body and therefore, unique symptoms. As we live

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Depression & the Gut: Are they linked & what is the link? Part 2: Depression, in the Gut-Brain Axis Series

Ready To Know More?FREE 30-min Practice Analysis Call for Clinicians Schedule now Last week in Part 1 of Depression and the Gut, we defined depression and outlined the potential causes of depression; genetics, a chemical imbalance in the brain, hormones, stress or trauma, blood sugar dysregulation, poor diet, medications, inflammation and gut health.This week we provide specific ways to address depression

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Depression & the Gut: Are they linked & what is the link? Part 1: Depression, in the Gut-Brain Axis Series

Ready To Know More?FREE 30-min Practice Analysis Call for Clinicians Schedule now We’ve written about the gut-brain axis and anxiety, ADHD and autism. In this week’s article on the gut-brain axis, we address depression and the gut. The gut and the brain are linked by the “gut-brain axis”, which regulates brain function and behavior (Chunlong Mu, 2016). For a full

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