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We don’t even realize it most of the time, but for every holiday or special gathering, there’s a food (or at least food-like substance) we expect to eat.   We’re so conditioned that we don’t hope for a grilled bratwurst washed down with cold root beer and followed later by watermelon and maybe onion rings […]

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When all else fails…

This post won’t be for everyone, but if it’s for you, it might change your life.   Are you eating right, exercising, sleeping 8 hours most nights, and still feeling like crap or failing to get the body you want?  If the answer is ‘yes,’ something needs to change.   First, are you being honest […]

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Do you ever feel like something or someone came out of nowhere and sucker punched you?  You know…those times when your previously peaceful life suddenly gets turned upside down for reasons out of your control?     Stress, and occasionally lots of it, is just part of life.  So what do we do when it […]

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I’m Sooo Tired!!!

Patient: I’m extremely tired all the time. Doctor: I can prescribe something for your depression. Patient: I’m not depressed.  I’m exhausted.  (…and potentially have sore muscles, achy joints, headaches, and a painful gut.) Doctor: Wanting to sleep a lot is a sign of depression. Patient: It’s also a sign of being sick. Doctor: I can’t […]

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(While this series is aimed at those with celiac disease, gluten-intolerance, and multiple food allergies, there are many others who might find it useful.) When the diagnosis is given, some feel relief that they finally have an answer and a way to heal.  Others feel completely overwhelmed and at a loss for how they’re going […]

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Oh wait; the research paper said extraintestinal manifestations of celiac disease.  While that may still sound alien to some of you, what it really means is that there are symptoms of gluten-intolerance that go beyond the obvious gut issues. Look through the celiac forums and you’ll see anemia, osteoporosis, hair loss, excess appetite or no […]

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To “Nuke” or Not…

Angela in California wrote in and asked: “Do you know if microwaving food is bad for you/ the food? I remember when I was little my mom would tell me to “stop looking into the microwave” while I was watching my marshmallows grow. And I’ve heard it’s now recommended to stay at least 3 feet […]

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This was originally posted in the RMAX Magazine – Volume 7, Issue 5. Hello Fellow RMAX’ers, While deciding the topic this issue, I did a search for “health” on the internet thinking that it might help me to know what’s on the minds of most folks.  The results were interesting, but almost all of them […]

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You don’t crave green veggies but you don’t like the effects your actual cravings are having on your body.  So what do you do about it?  Give your body what it needs, and then give it what it wants. You thought I was going to tell you to never again eat any of the foods […]

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Why don’t I crave broccoli?

Dominic in KC wants to know: I’ve always thought it was odd that we crave so many foods that are bad for us (salty, sweet & high fat) & we seem to naturally avoid the things that are good for us (at least in my family & most people I know).  Why is that? I […]

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