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  • Jun 15, 2015
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As a way of introduction, I started Dr. Vikki’s Kitchen as an answer to the dilemma many of you, my patients and followers, encounter when trying to eat healthier and follow our program here at HealthNOW Medical Center. You want to eat healthy nourishing food, but often just don’t know where to start. ..

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  • May 26, 2015
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Mother Nature is smart; she’s brilliant in fact. How do I know? Having been trained for decades in the constantly evolving area of functional medicine and root cause medicine, it has become very clear that the worsening state of health on our planet, and most especially here in the U.S., stems from rampant, out of control inflammation. Inflammation is the known initiator of all the chronic degenerative diseases so plaguing our citizens, both young and old. What causes inflammation and how do we fix it? Enjoy Mother Nature’s bounties—the natural ones that are free of GMO, chemicals, pesticides, etc.  ..

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  • Feb 18, 2015
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Happy 2015! If you are like many people in our town of Sunnyvale, CA/ Silicon Valley, you likely made a resolution to lose weight, get healthier, or 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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  • Dec 15, 2014
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I give lectures around Silicon Valley, one of them is 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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  • Oct 27, 2014
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Halloween is a fun holiday. Here in Silicon Valley 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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