EMF Exposure Awareness

Over the last 20 years, we have increased our use of electronics with computers, phones, iPads, etc. As a result, we have increased our exposure to EMFs (electromagnetic fields). According to the NIH, EMFs are defined as “invisible areas of energy, often referred to as radiation, that are associated with the use of electrical power […]

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Break Down Your Food to Beat the Bloat

Bloating is defined as a build up of gas in the stomach or intestines that causes swelling and makes the abdomen look extended or feel full or tight. It can be caused by candida, parasites, food intolerances, dysbiosis, SIBO, poor eating habits, constipation, liver disease,  or pancreatic insufficiency. Bloating can be an indicator that your […]

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Dealing with Vacation Constipation

Have you every noticed that when you travel, you often have a change in bowel habits?  For those of us who suffer from chronic constipation,  this can further exacerbate symptoms and affect our vacation plans. Vacation constipation, also known as travel constipation, occurs when you are not having a bowel movement on your regular schedule. […]

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How Do I Count My Carbs?

Carbohydrates are a macronutrient found in sugar, starch and fiber. They are made up of simple sugars, such as glucose, fructose and galactose.  Carbs are found in cereal, grains, dairy, legumes, fruits and vegetables. When carbohydrates are broken down, the glucose is used as energy for the cells in your body. Carbohydrates are not all […]

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Am I Inflamed?

When we discuss  disease states, health providers often refer to inflammation in the body. In fact, chronic inflammation is at the root of many diseases. Inflammation is the body’s natural response to illness and infection as a way to protect itself. However, when the body becomes chronically inflamed, the body’s immune system may start attacking […]

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