Happy New Year everyone! Since it is a NEW YEAR we get a LOT of patients asking about the best diets for weight-loss, health, and better energy. Is it better to go low-carb? Small and frequent? Plant-based? Paleo? Or do a cleanse? With so many diets and conflicting advice out there, it’s no wonder people […]
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It is that time of the year; when cold and flu season is approaching. Is your immune system ready to fight? Did you know inflammation is an important function of the immune system, designed to protect your body in times of illness or injury? Inflammation is at the root of all chronic disease, so it […]
Cold and flu season is creeping up fast and (since you’re reading this post) I’ll bet you have a stash of your favorite immune-boosting remedies ready for the first sign of the sniffles… …but, do you know which of these supplements have really been proven to work? For example, you may think you know that […]
by Marlene Merritt, LAc, DOM (NM), MS Nutrition It is the rare person these days who doesn’t have a concern about cancer. Between the constant headlines, pink ribbons on everything from planes to lapels, to hearing that Aunt Stacy was just diagnosed, it is impossible to NOT be aware of cancer’s presence. And we SHOULD […]
Cleansing, once reserved for the eccentric and ultra-health-conscious has become a HUGE trend in healthcare. It seems every time we turn around, there’s a new cleanse, detox, elimination diet, or cure-all program being touted as “the” way to lose weight, look younger, and live longer. But, despite its newfound fame, cleansing is still controversial, misunderstood, […]
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.