What is the Whole30?

Generally, I can't stand the latest "vogue" diet but. Things like the Potato Diet, the Alkaline Diet, the Cookie Diet, The Master Cleanse Diet, or the myriad of other oddball diets that try to get you to eat anything but real, unprocessed foods.

However, this natural skepticism of "fad" like...

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Why You Should Avoid High Fructose Corn Syrup!

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Why You Should Avoid High Fructose Corn Syrup

High Fructose Corn Syrup is simply put, sugar made from corn. Back in the early 1970’s, they figured out how to digest the corn to get a higher yield of sugar out of it, and that resulted in what we know today as High Fructose Corn...

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How to Get More of the Most Important Nutrient for Life

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 How to Get More of the Most Important Nutrient On the Planet!

There is a nutrient that is the most important nutrient that you need to get into your body every single day. This nutrient is related to things as far ranging as Dementia and Alzheimer's down to chronic fatigue and an inability...

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What is Vitamin D and How Can You Get More of It!

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Today I wanted to talk to you about one the questions I get asked almost daily in practice, and it’s always talking about vitamin D levels.

So, what is Vitamin D? Well, simply put Vitamin D is obviously, a vitamin but it is honestly much more like a hormone.  It acts on the...

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Tips to Naturally Deal with Anxiety and Worry

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Addicted to Worry?

Today we are going to do something a little different, I am going to share an article that I thought was amazing! One of my former students, Dr. Madison, at fulloflifeholistics.com wrote an amazingly personal and heartfelt post about struggles with anxiety and how she...

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Are Vibram Five Finger Shoes Safe?

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There is a debate in the athletic and academic world about minimalist shoes safety and efficacy.  I tend to fall on the anti-establishment side of most things in life.  Naturally, I have gravitated to the minimalist and ancestral theories of running and foot mechanics. 

So, the...

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The Afternoon Blahs

The afternoon blahs, that tired feeling somewhere around 3 p.m. Most of us have experienced at least mild fatigue in the afternoon. Most people just seem to think it is just part of the modern life. We justify the mid-afternoon run to Starbucks because we just didn’t get enough sleep, or we...

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How Do You Make A Lasting Change In Life?

Weekly I get asked how long do I have to follow the diet or how long do I have to exercise. Usually, I give them a timeframe that sound doable.  Secretly I am hoping that it will be long enough that it will become a habit and stick for the rest of their lives.  So, my question often of...

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Pillars of Health Staying Hydrated

In the first Pillar of Health, we talked about your diet and more importantly keeping your blood sugar balanced. That balance is possibly the most important thing you can do for your health; it keeps you from developing the diseases of modern society and degenerative diseases.

Everything from...

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Why Does My Child's Asthma Seem Worse This Time of Year?

I have to admit when I received this question I hadn't given a lot of thought to the significant increase in asthma attacks during the holiday season.  However, when you think about what is going on during the holiday months, it makes complete sense. 

The weather has turned colder, and...

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