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Iodine (August 2009)

Traditionally, iodine has been known as an element necessary for thyroid hormone production. Most people think this is the sole purpose of iodine. You may be surprised to find that iodine is found in each of the trillions of cells in your body. Without adequate iodine...

Thyroid Health (July 2009)

Have you long suspected you had thyroid problems but your test results come back “normal”? Maybe you’re not being testing thoroughly! Commonly a routine thyroid screening only involves testing the Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH). TSH is produced by the pituitary...

Endocrine Disruptors (June 2009)

The classical approach in studying environmental chemicals was to only examine high doses of those environmental chemicals. The goal was to determine the doses that resulted in death, malformations and low birth weight. Today…thankfully the focus is starting to turn...

CoQ10 (May 2009)

What is CoQ10? Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a naturally occurring substance required by all the cells of the body with particularly high concentrations in the heart and liver. CoQ10, also known as Ubiquinone, is a necessary component of cell respiration and ATP production...

Natural Allergy Relief (April 2009)

Springtime means the start of little league games, gardening, long walks with your dog, and for at least one in five Americans, itchy watery eyes, sneezes, runny noses, swelling, nasal congestion and a slew of other allergy related symptoms. Before you start pointing...

BPA: Bisphenol-A (March 2009)

There’s quite a buzz about environmental contaminants these days…particularly from plastics. Bisphenol-A (BPA) is thought to bind to estrogen receptors and mimic some of the hormone’s physiologic activities. Much of the public debate on the effects of BPA...

Sucralose: Safety Issues? (January 2009)

For some time now, many of you have been asking about the safety of sucralose most commonly known as Splenda™. We are led to believe that the product can be ingested with little regard for potential side effects. Besides, it’s the weight loss we’re worried...

Strength Training (December 2008)

The measure of longevity? Strength training has been shown to improve bone density, increase energy levels, improve metabolism, increase muscle strength and mass, and maintain stronger more resilient bodies. It’s been shown that seniors who strength train have...

Flexibility Guide (November 2008)

This month we will address the flexibility component in exercise. Your exercise program should consist of 3 components: aerobic, strength training and flexibility. Aerobic exercise consists of any exercise that challenges your cardiovascular system for a sustained...

Aerobic Exercise Guide (October 2008)

Being a couch potato can kill you, literally. More deaths are attributed to sedentary lifestyle than even smoking! It has been estimated that 20% of all deaths of people 35 and older are attributed to a lack of physical activity. When you lack physical activity, the...
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