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  • Feb 18, 2015
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Happy 2015! Did you make a resolution to lose weight, get healthier, both? If you did you’re not only in very good company but what you’re trying to do for yourself is very smart. Obesity and overweight is creating much of the health complaints and diseases suffered by Americans. Whether the scale says a number you don’t like, or your body fat percentage is too high, or you just don’t feel right, you are part of the majority of our population who is being hindered by too much fat, too much inflammation and suffering from, or close to developing, a degenerative disease such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer or autoimmune disease. This is shortening people’s lives, escalating healthcare costs and causing a lot of misery. ..

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  • Jan 29, 2015
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In the Clinical Nutrition department here at HealthNOW, we know that there are certain foundational basics to keeping a body healthy. If you omit any one of these, a lot of fancy tests and treatments will not achieve the goal of optimal health. ..

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  • Dec 15, 2014
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I give a lecture called “Living Healthy in a Toxic World” where I try to showcase the avoidable toxins in our environment because they are just that, avoidable. I purposefully don’t focus on unavoidable toxins such as air pollution because we have to breathe, right? The thrust of my lecture is two-fold:  ..

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  • Dec 11, 2014
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The average American gains a couple of pounds or more during the Holiday Season. With the abundance of parties, cookies and traditions that involve food, it’s no wonder. Unfortunately many Americans have trouble shedding that weight in the upcoming year and instead just keep adding to that.  ..

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  • Nov 12, 2014
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Stress fractures occur when continuous stress is placed on bones, fatiguing the bone structure.  Unlike most fractures of bones where a large-scale impact causes a partial or complete breakage, stress fractures occur over a much longer time span. Instead of a sudden impact, continuous, less severe impacts accumulate over time.  These fractures are quite small, and have also been described as hairline fractures in the medical field. ..

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  • Oct 27, 2014
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Halloween is a fun holiday. Kids are super excited about their costume (adults can get excited about theirs too!) and the adventure of walking around one’s neighborhood in the dark and viewing the costume creations of others is a big deal as a child. Getting to go from house to house and have someone dole out a handful of candy, just because you showed up, is something that happens only one day a year. When you think about it, what could be more fun than that? ..

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