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Diet Soda – Should You Drink It?

By on June 5, 2015 in Diet & Nutrition with 0 Comments
Diet Soda – Should You Drink It?

Diet soda – should you drink it? Probably not! For years we have noticed that avid diet soda drinkers struggle with their weight, blood sugar control, and other features of the “metabolic syndrome.” Some of the theories are that the sweetness of artificial sweeteners tricks your brain into thinking here comes something good … but […]

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Have Fibromyalgia – Need to Get Moving

By on June 5, 2015 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Have Fibromyalgia – Need to Get Moving

WOMEN WITH FIBROMYALGIA NEED TO GET MOVING Excerpt from MD News: “Exercise has an analgesic effect over time,” Merriwether told MD Magazine. “It may a hurt a little bit, or even a lot, in the beginning, but once you get past that threshold it has an analgesic effect.” “Women with fibromyalgia who are highly active […]

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Cruciferous Confusion

By on March 18, 2015 in Thyroid with 0 Comments
Cruciferous Confusion

Did you skip out on the cabbage on St. Pat’s day because you read somewhere that cruciferous vegetables are “goitrogens” and bad for your thyroid? Is this true? Answer: Not exactly. What are cruciferous vegetables? Cruciferous vegetables to the family Brassica (see list below) and are low calorie nutrition power houses packed with fiber, vitamins, […]

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