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Monthly Nutritional Practice Builder: August 2017

Since the time of the most ancient civilizations, athletes have attempted to enhance their athletic performance with various nutritional approaches. However, as our knowledge of athlete metabolic physiology increases, we have learned that recovery from intense exercise is just as important as actual athletic performance in the athlete’s total training […]

Monthly Nutritional Practice Builder: July 2017

Arthritis refers to nearly 100 different rheumatic diseases occurring in and around the joints, and is now our nation’s leading cause of disability, projected by the CDC to affect nearly 60 million Americans by the year 2020. Of the two primary forms of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, osteoarthritis is […]

Monthly Nutritional Practice Builder: June 2017

The increase in the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease is a concern shared by most Americans. The process of aging is challenging enough without fear of declining cognitive function. The actual cause of Alzheimer’s disease is unknown. But what is definitely known is that the development of Alzheimer’s disease begins decades […]

Monthly Nutritional Practice Builder: May 2017

“You cannot poison a crucial enzyme, block an important receptor, or interfere with a metabolic function for the long term and expect a good result.” – David Brownstein, M.D. Drugs that Don’t Work and Natural Therapies that Do The issue that we need to consider is not whether alternative or […]

Monthly Nutritional Practice Builder: April 2017

There is no question that there is an ever increasing awareness and interest in nutritional supplementation to help maintain health. Millions of Americans are taking nutritional supplements every day and experiencing better overall health for their efforts. However, there is also no question that ALL SUPPLEMENTS ARE NOT CREATED EQUAL. […]

Monthly Nutritional Practice Builder: March 2017

In recent years, we have seen more and more articles discussing the health issues that men face. All too often, the adverse effects seen with aging are blamed on declining testosterone levels. Men perceive that if they supplement their declining levels of testosterone, they will once again have the vitality […]

Monthly Nutritional Practice Builder: February 2017

“Why can’t I lose weight?” is a question that many of us have asked ourselves. However, effective weight loss means dealing with several variables. Poor diet: Most of us eat ethnically or habitually, or follow the recommendations of the processed food and fast food industry who encourage us to eat […]

Monthly Nutritional Practice Builder: January 2017

Your immune system is a multifaceted, complex system that protects you from internal and external harmful substances. Your immune system differentiates pathogens and foreign substances from your own cells and helps to destroy or inactivate these substances. Maintaining a healthy immune system is not just a matter of taking vi-tamins […]

Monthly Nutritional Practice Builder: November 2016

The nutritional needs of a pregnant woman are critical for the ultimate health and development of her child. Not only is her nutrition important while pregnant, but this nutritional foundation will impact her child for many years after birth. For that reason, certain lifestyle and dietary changes are encouraged during […]

Monthly Nutritional Practice Builder: October 2016

A diagnosis of cardiovascular disease, usually hypertension (high blood pressure) or dyslipidemia (elevated cholesterol), often marks the beginning of multiple medication therapy. A multiple medication regimen not only can be difficult and expensive to maintain, but quite often brings on drug-induced nutrient depletions, due to the actions of the medications […]