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Are We an Inflammation Nation?

With upwards of 80% of chronic illness a direct result on inflammatory responses, it’s easy to conclude we are an inflammation nation. That said, there is much that can be done to address this growing health concern.

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Digestion and Inflammation

By: Tieraona Low Dog, M.D.   Happiness for me is largely a matter of digestion – Lin Yutang(1) The gut is our most intimate interface with the world. So if digestion goes awry, few dysfunctions are harder to bear. Which means the modern prevalence of digestive distress is true cause for alarm. An estimated 60 […]

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What’s in Red Wine: Resveratrol and Cardiovascular Health

By Jesse Davis, DC The science of resveratrol has grown substantially since 1991, when a 60 Minutes segment first made the public announcement of red wine’s impact on health with much fanfare. Red wine as a good-for-you drink quickly became known as one aspect of the French Paradox. Following the broadcast, red wine sales improved […]

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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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Top 3 Botanicals for Healthy Inflammation

By Erin Stokes, ND Inflammation is on the radar for many of our patients. People often ask me, “What do you believe are the best plants that help maintain healthy inflammation?” Here are my Top 3 Botanicals: Turmeric has been widely utilized in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. A rhizome that is a staple […]

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Time to Talk Inflammation

By Erin Stokes, ND Inflammation has become a buzzword in the media. In fact, over a decade ago, inflammation appeared on the cover of TIME magazine, a sign that it has definitively found its way into the mainstream lexicon.[1] As practitioners, we understand the supreme importance of addressing healthy inflammation with all of our patients. […]

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Taming the Fire Within, with Tieraona Low Dog M.D.

Systemic, chronic inflammation is at the core of so many health issues today. In this interview with Tieraona Low Dog M.D., she offers pragmatic advice on how to address systemic inflammation. Dr. Low Dog unpacks her medical kit of foods, supplements and pragmatic advice on how to quell this instigator of chronic illness. Interviewed by […]

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Reducing Inflammation with Diet & Exercise

Inflammation plays a major role in diabetes-associated cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, there is uncertainty whether diet and physical activity interventions can be successfully integrated into healthcare settings and reduce markers of inflammation and risk of CVD in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). This study, funded by the British Heart Foundation, examined the systemic markers […]

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