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Resident expert Brad King addresses our society-wide sleep issues and gives real solutions that can combat the domino effect that we experience when we don’t get enough sleep. Researchers have long known that regular bouts of sleep loss lead to … Continue reading

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The holiday season is supposed to be a time of festivities visiting with friends and family and ringing in the New Year.  Yet for many of us, holiday cheer can dissolve into holiday stress.  Long distance traveling, family get-togethers, extra … Continue reading

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What happens when a woman isn’t in the mood for sex? NOTHING! Let’s face it, most women are in tune with their feelings and believe it or not, sex actually starts in the brain when testosterone—the hormone of desire—latches onto … Continue reading

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  Patients and supplement users always want to know if there are any factors affecting the absorption or effectiveness of the supplements they are using. Thanks to a recent research trial in which one of Preferred Nutrition’s experts participated helped … Continue reading

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As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, even the best of us can get a little down. This time of the year, many of my patients seem to struggle with the darker days and thus their moods … Continue reading

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Insulin has an especially dramatic influence on enzymes called lipases. Lipases are like little Pac Men who run around your body, releasing body fat from its cushy containers so it can be shuttled into muscle cells to get burned off … Continue reading

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Do you remember what life was like when you were 20 years old? Vaguely, huh? Well, those were the days when you had the energy to shoot hoops for three hours for nothing more than something to do. Those were … Continue reading

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General nutrition support for PMS can help women manage bloating, mood swings, cravings and anxiety when their hormones are getting the better of them. Key diet strategies include: choosing natural low-fat foods, cutting down on sodium, abstaining from alcohol and caffeine and eating low GI carbs when a craving for sugar hits. The latter is particularly important because changing estrogen levels alter insulin levels which in turn, make managing blood sugar tricky. Continue reading

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