Adverse Food Reactions – Food Allergies, sensitivities, and intolerances

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Adverse reactions to foods are on the rise, becoming more of a health concern for many.  While true food allergies are certainly on the rise, there are many people who don’t have food allergies who are still experiencing adverse food reactions.  It is important not to … [Read more...]

The Good Guys

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Beneficial bacteria and how it affects your digestion Most people know a little about probiotics – they are a beneficial type of bacteria that aid us with digestion.  They can be found in yogurt or you can take a probiotic supplement.  However as time goes on we are … [Read more...]

How Might Diabetes Affect You?

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How Might Diabetes Affect You? Last Saturday, I had the privilege of joining celebrity chef Charles Mattocks for the Phoenix leg of his “The Diabetic You” tour. I spent the day on the tour bus answering questions about Type 2 diabetes and spreading the word about its prevention. … [Read more...]

How Many Calories Should I Eat to Lose Weight?

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I get asked this all the time, and finding the answer to this question is one of the first things I do when working with a client who wants to lose weight. Calories are a big deal; the fact is, if we eat too many, we gain weight and if we eat too few we lose weight. There are … [Read more...]