Nutrition


Aug

21

2014

Body Mass Index and Cancer

In the News – August 20, 2014 The Journal LANCET has published a very large study (Over 5 million individuals) examining the link between high body mass index (BMI) and 22 common cancers. Increased BMI appeared to be “roughly linearly associated” with increased risk of cancers of the uterus, thyroid, gallbladder, kidney, cervix and leukemia. There was also a positive association with liver, colon, ovarian...

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Aug

10

2014
Vitamin D and Dementia: A Very Close Tie

Vitamin D and Dementia: A Very Close Tie

Older patients with very low levels of vitamin D have about a 122% increased risk for dementia compared with those with higher levels, according to a large, prospective, population-based study. The study provides “robust evidence” of the link between vitamin D and cognition and adds important new information to the association, said study author David J. Llewellyn, PhD, senior research fellow in clinical epidemiology, University...

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Mar

10

2014
30-day Paleo Challenge

30-day Paleo Challenge

Getting ready for a 30-day Paleo Challenge with Dr. Rhea Bucasas. The pre-challenge workshop will be at our office on Thursday, March 20th @ 6:30 PM. This is a special challenge as we’ve teamed up with Dr. Anna Colombini (naturopathic doctor), who will be instructing on a 3-week cleanse (during the challenge) and performing before/after blood work. This program is for anyone looking to shed...

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Nov

17

2013

Paleo Stuffing – OMG it’s good!

It’s that time of year and I keep finding myself telling everyone about PaleOMG.com and their wonderful recipes . . . especially their Thanksgiving stuffing. Here’s the recipe and be sure to check out their site for tons of other good grub:-) Prep time: 25 mins Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 40 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients * 1lb ground pork sausage * 2 yellow...

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Oct

30

2013
Killer Breakfast Smoothie

Killer Breakfast Smoothie

So many people have asked what we do for breakfast since we don’t eat grain – well, here it is . . . the Killer Breakfast Smoothie! First things first . . . we love the Vitamix – blends everything up perfectly. On this particular model, we just set it on the smoothie mode and it works out perfectly. Keep in mind that you’ll need...

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Oct

19

2013
Dr. Roundy’s Paleo Book Recommendations

Dr. Roundy’s Paleo Book Recommendations

Here’s a list of some books that we like that will help you on your path to a low-glycemic and anti-inflammatory diet. You can check them out on Amazon here: http://amzn.com/lm/R3UJG9FVU0IFHH


Aug

20

2013

Natural remedies for migraine relief

Sacramento Bee (CA) 08-19-13 Suffering from migraine headaches and can’t find a cure? There may be natural remedies that may help. Here are some holistic interventions that have been shown to reduce migraines. Feverfew: In supplement form _ as long as it contains at least 0.2 percent parthenolides _ 100 to 150 milligrams a day may work in reducing migraines. Feverfew has been shown to...

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May

02

2013

Kerri Walsh Jennings: From The Inside Out

We just added a new product line to our office – BioPharma Scientific. Their products are super clean, organic and made with integrity. L O V E the NanoGreens (green drink) and NanoPro (protein) – started the day off with them. The emulsified fish oil tastes like dessert and will satisfy the pickiest palate:-) A new up close and personal interview with Kerry Walsh Jennings...

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Mar

12

2013

Reduced antioxidant levels in PAD

November 9, 2012. An article published on September 24, 2012 in the Journal of Physiology reveals a protective role for antioxidants, particularly vitamin C, against the rise in blood pressure that occurs in the legs of individuals with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) during exercise. Peripheral artery disease is characterized by poor blood flow and pain in the lower extremities due to the presence of plaque...

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