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The Building Block of Healthy Lifestyles

Healthy eating is not a small feat these days. Busy schedules, poor food choices, commercial agriculture, tight budgets and plain old skepticism get in the way of eating nutritious foods. This center will help answer your questions and your patient’s questions about things like organic food, whole-food dietary supplements, detox plans and ways to eat healthier.

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A Dose of Foundation Nutrition

By Kevin Lamberg As a company that uses fruits, vegetables and Saccharomyces cerevisiae to deliver our foundational nutrients, we are intimately acquainted with the ongoing debate between megavitamin therapy, food concentrates, and whole-food diets. When it comes to maintaining health, is one way better than all the others, or do they all have a place […]

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Vitamin D Deficiencies: From Rarity to Public Health Concern

By Jesse Davis, DC Vitamin D research papers indexed in Pubmed Central have more than tripled from 2002 to the year 2012,[1] far outstripping the growth of other micronutrient-focused research. First discovered in 1913 by E.V. McCollum and others, its existence and actions has been hypothesized since ancient times.[2] Today, despite a growing understanding of […]

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Teaching the Teacher to Teach Healthy Eating

Q&A with Matt Hand, DO, Interview by Kimberly Lord Stewart Matt Hand, DO, and integrative pediatric nephrologist, frequently teaches doctors on how to teach healthy eating. He finds many practitioners are as confused as the patients. His advice is to keep it simple. Q: Kimberly Lord Stewart: Since most chronic disease can be attributed to […]

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Smart Docs use Smart Detox in their Practice

Webinar by Deanna Minich, PhD The word detox could easily end up on the most overused word list of the last five years. This is unfortunate, because a true detoxification program is not based on fads or the diet of the day. As you will hear in this webinar by Deanna Minich, PhD, it is […]

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Why Detox?

By Erin Stokes, ND The spring and early summer seasons are filled with new life and new energy. It’s an excellent time to embark on a detoxification plan, and support detoxification in our patients. The term “detox” also can cause a lot of confusion for our patients. They hear about detoxification and think it may benefit […]

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Research Review: Using Whole Food Phytonutrients to Modulate Detoxification Pathways

Prevailing scientific thought indicates that specific foods may upregulate or help balance the metabolic pathways that assist the body with toxin biotransformation and subsequent elimination. Studies have identified whole foods such as cruciferous vegetables, berries, soy, garlic and even spices like turmeric as beneficial in aiding the detoxification process.*[1] However, as science on this important […]

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Chromium: Key Mineral for Insulin Signaling

By Jesse Davis, DC The history of chromium and the current state of knowledge of its role in human health and nutrition is an interesting and evolving one. The story revolves around its function in insulin signaling, where it “potentiates the action of insulin in vivo and in vitro” according to the National Academy of […]

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The Power of Protein

by Erin Stokes, ND, Medical Director at FoodState® All of us need regular protein intake, since our bodies do not naturally store amino acids, the building blocks of protein. Therefore, it’s vital to include adequate and high quality protein in our diets every day. Why is protein crucial to our health and well-being? In reality, […]

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Diet for a Chronic-Fatigued Planet & Chronic Inflammation

By Kimberly Lord Stewart At the 2015, Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives (HKHL) conference at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, St. Helena, health care providers learned the benefits of healthy diets and the pleasure of culinary arts to inspire and motivate their patients to lead a healthier life. No matter the topic, a continuous […]

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