Time to Get Fed Up

Growing up in the 60’s, I was very familiar with the movie “Mary Poppins” and the memorable song, “A Spoonful of Sugar”. The lyrics chimed that adding a spoonful of sugar would make medicine go down in the most delightful way. Ironically, a movie that I recently saw, “Fed Up,” takes a serious look at […]

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Diet Soda Deathtrap

Today, I just happened to read an article by Dr. Mark Stengler, entitled “Diet Soda’s Death Risk” that sites new research confirming just how deadly diet drinks truly are and how damaging they are to the heart.  Women who drink two diet sodas per day are 30% more likely to suffer a heart attack or […]

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Acid and Alkaline

In 1863, Ludwig Feuerbach wrote, “Man is what he eats.” In my work in healthcare and wellness, I frequently find many people have some misunderstanding when it comes to acidic foods and alkaline foods and effects these have on overall health. Thinking back to your high school science class, you may have tested various substances […]

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What Pain Are You Shouldering?

I often work with clients who report repeated episodes of neck and shoulder pain. Sometimes these symptoms are also accompanied by frequent headaches and TMJ pain. It is not uncommon for these clients to enlist a series of pain medications, anti-inflammatories or muscle relaxers to manage their pain. Perhaps the symptoms may be temporarily minimized, […]

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