Year after year we get the same question: “Should I get the flu shot?” And according to experts, this year’s flu season is going to be a whopper.(1) The topic of whether to vaccinate is a loaded one and not what we’ll be tackling in its entirety today. Rather, we will present the cold hard […]
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It’s barely December and we are already seeing clients struggling with colds, viruses, and other unsavory seasonal illnesses. Why oh why is it the tastiest and most festive times of year are also the most sickly!? It just doesn’t seem fair. Thankfully, there is a lot you can do to prevent pesky seasonal illnesses like […]
In last month’s post I intended to fully cover the top 10 reasons we’re fat, and what to do about it. But before I knew it, I had written an epically long blog post that, I was told, should be split in two (lest I overwhelm my dear readers). So, today I bring you the […]
Why is America so fat? Everyone seems to have an opinion on this: “we don’t exercise enough”, “our portions are too large”, “it’s the fast food companies”, “we eat too much processed foods”, “everyone lacks self-control”. All these points have some validity. But the REAL reason so many Americans struggle with weight-gain and obesity isn’t […]
The effects (or perceived effects) of MTHFR genetic mutation are something we address in practice every day. I say “perceived effects” because in truth, it is one of THE most hyped up, over-complicated, and misunderstood conditions out there. Discovered during completion of the Human Genome Project, this genetic mutation is believed to be associated with […]
Blood Sugar: The Difference in Diets
Dr. Marlene Merritt explains the confusion around other “diets” and why they may have worked in the past, but why they fail for most people now.