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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 […]

Monthly Nutritional Practice Builder: September 2016

Nowhere are the adverse effects of the Standard American Diet (SAD) more visible than in the current nutritional status of American children. Poor nutritional intake beginning in the womb, followed by a diet of highly processed, refined, high fat, high sugar, low fiber “foods” has led to a generation of […]

Monthly Nutritional Practice Builder: August 2016

The thyroid gland serves as the fuel center and energy regulator for every cell in our bodies. Low thyroid function, or hypothyroidism, is a condition in which the thyroid is not producing sufficient quantities of thyroid hormones. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is the most common form of hypothyroidism, and is thought to […]

Monthly Nutritional Practice Builder: July 2016

It is estimated that worldwide, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 12 men over the age of 50 suffers from the bone-weakening disease known as osteoporosis. Osteoporosis occurs when there is an imbalance between bone reabsorption (bone breakdown) and bone formation. Bone is a living tissue that undergoes constant […]