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Nutrigenomics & Reversing Heart Disease

Epidemiological studies have shown as much as 2-3% increase in Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) risk for each 1 mg/dl decrease in HDL-C level. A myriad of lifestyle factors such as: oxidized fat intake, smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, limited physical activity...

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Exercise, the Hippocampus and Post-traumatic ...

According to the CDC ~1.6 million to 3.8 million concussions / year.   5-10% of these concussions are accounted for by athletes during their season. The CDC states  <10% have LOC with American Football and boxing being the highest “at risk” ...

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Skin Health and Immune Potential Found in Lac...

A DBPC trial showing improved skin health and on symptom questionnaire a decreased  report of skin burning, sensitivity and discomfort in those participants consuming the Probiotic lactobacillus paracasei.  After 2 months of use compared to those that did not take...

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Magnesium…It Does A Body Good.

Magnesium is essential- Meaning your body cannot synthesize it de novo. If you can not make it! you need to take it! Magnesium proves to be one of the more important minerals for its impact on so many metabolic pathways....

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Exercise and Memory

Exercise boosts memory and thinking skills. Exercise has a remarkable benefit in mediating insulin resistance, decreased inflammation by measure of cytokines, and stimulating production of brain growth factors, which are chemicals in the brain that affect the health of brain...

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Vitamin D3-25(OH)D serum Levels and Mortality

In cross-sectional multivariate analyses, increasing age, female sex, nonwhite race, diabetes, current smoking, and higher body mass index were all independently associated with higher odds of 25(OH)D deficiency (lowest quartile at <17.8 ng/mL, while greater physical activity, vitamin D supplementation,...

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The Road To Health is Paved With Good Intesti...

The mind body connection is not nearly as “fringe”, today in medicine, as it once was. Those at UCLA have recently demonstrated a way to modulate brain function, with a simple dietary ingredient, doing a whole lot more than just...

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Depression and Diet…a Link to Explore

Depression and Diet…a Link to Explore According to a study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, adherence to the Mediterranean/ low Glyceamic diet is associated with a decreased risk of depression in women. Depression affects women 2x as...

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Ignite Your Nervous System

What is the difference between age related memory decline, and something more serious? Where is our ounce of prevention? vs. a pound of cure? As we advance in years, our nervous tissue need a little more time to ignite. It’s...

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Circadian Rhythm & Obesity

Time and time again, literature has questioned the link between sleep habits and the increasing rates of obesity. Over the last 3 decades we have seen a precipitous incline in the number of adults and children presenting to their Physicians/Health...