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Top 10 Ways to Balance Blood Sugar Naturally & Lose Weight

Balancing your blood sugar is important, not just for preventing insulin resistance, but also for losing and maintaining weight. Lowering insulin also has been shown to affect mood, sleep, appetite control, and prevention of chronic disease including cardiovascular disease and cancer. Try introducing these 10 guidelines into your life and notice how much better you…

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Finding Time To Eat Healthy

Most of us know what we are supposed to eat, but many of us wonder how to find the time to shop for fresh foods, let alone prep and cook them.  This is difficult with our busy schedules and is often what stands in the way of incorporating healthy foods into our diets.  Here are…

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Painful Periods?

Dr. Schulz specializes in naturopathic primary care with additional training in women’s health and bioidentical hormone therapy. She has training in bariatric medicine and helps patients lose weight through the use of customized diets.

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Circadian Rhythms

  On a 24 hour period, we should be in tune with our natural circadian rhythm.  The word circadian comes from the Latin word circa, meaning ‘around’ and diem which means ‘day’.  Every animal, plant and other living organism tunes into this 24 hour period.  The natural rhythm affects our body’s temperature, alertness, performance, blood…

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Metabolic Disorders and Weight Gain

Weight gain is a common health problem among both adults and children in the United States with approximately 70% of adults being overweight, and 1 in 3 being classified as obese according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.   Although high-fat diets seem to be a part of the problem, excess carbohydrate intake…

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Wellness Exam After Hysterectomy?

So you’ve had a hysterectomy, now what? Many women think that they are done with pelvic exams and women’s health doctors once they have had a hysterectomy, especially a complete hysterectomy with removal of the ovaries as well as the uterus and cervix. Well.. not so.  There are many other variables to take into consideration,…

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Osteoporosis: the hidden disease

Osteoporosis: a pediatric disease with geriatric consequences. Hightower L. Source: Community Medical Center, Missoula, Montana, USA. Abstract Source: Pubmed Osteoporosis affects 28 million Americans. The National Osteoporosis Foundation estimates this number will increase to 41 million by 2015. Ninety percent of bone growth occurs between the ages of 10 and 20. Present lifestyles of adolescents leave…

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Cervical Screening Recommendations

Recommendations for Cervical Cancer Screening Benefit vs Risk Annual cervical screening is thought to lead to a large number of unnecessary procedures and treatments. The prevalence of the virus associated with cervical cancers is high, but the cervical cells will likely return to normal within 1 to 2 years as your body is capable of fighting off the…

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Pediatric Fevers

When children get sick, we always want to do what we can to help them feel better.  However, when they have a fever, our efforts could be counter-productive.  The ability that children have to mount a fever is a clear demonstration of the inherent potential that the human body has to heal itself.

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Fatty acids from MUFA to PUFA…

A lipid (sometimes used synonymously with the word fat) is the term used to encompass all water-insoluble biological molecules.  Examples of lipids are fatty acids and all of their derivatives (mono-, poly-, trans-, saturated, and omega fatty acids) as well as, metabolites such as cholesterol and its variety of particle sizes (LDL, HDL, ect.).  Lipids…

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