CBD Oil: Is it a Beneficial Oil or “Snake Oil”?

CBD Oil: Is it a Beneficial Oil or “Snake Oil”?

On December 20, 2018, President Trump signed into law the 2018 Farm Bill, legalizing hemp.  This bill now amends the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) of 1970 to remove hemp from the definition of marijuana and subsequently open the doors to research and production.  It...

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Is Your Weight in Your Jeans or Your Genes?

Is Your Weight in Your Jeans or Your Genes?

Ketogenic, Paleolithic/Primal Blueprint, Mediterranean, DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension), MIND (mix of DASH and the Mediterranean), Gluten-Free, Anti-Inflammatory, Atkins, The Zone, Vegetarian, Vegan, Raw Food, Flexitarian, Pescetarian, Nutritarian,...

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The Holiday Stress Mess and Your Health

The Holiday Stress Mess and Your Health

We all have some level of stress, right? It may be temporary (acute), or long-term (chronic). Acute stress won’t mess too much with your health. It is your body’s natural reaction to circumstances and can even be life-saving. Then, when the “threat” (a.k.a....

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Adrenal Fatigue: What Is It?

Adrenal Fatigue: What Is It?

Stressed? Tired? Craving sugar? Can’t sleep? All of these can be related to the constant stress we feel in our lives. We know that stress can have a huge impact on our health and wellness. And, since your adrenal glands produce stress hormones, adrenal fatigue (or...

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Female Sexual Dysfunction Summary

Female Sexual Dysfunction Summary

Long considered a taboo subject, women's sexuality is now openly discussed and portrayed on television, in magazines, and on the Internet. Most importantly, women themselves are becoming increasingly aware of their sexuality and their sexual health. Women of all ages...

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What’s For Breakfast?

What’s For Breakfast?

What have mothers across the centuries always said?  Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!  And, in fact, to paraphrase Michael Pollan, author of Food Rules, we should “Eat like Kings/Queens at Breakfast, Princes/Princesses at Lunch, and Paupers at...

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Do Calories Really Count?

Do Calories Really Count?

What is Metabolism? This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days. You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight. But what exactly does this all mean? Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your...

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