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This month Dr. Marita Schauch discusses a subject that many women (or rather most women) obsess over: hormonal imbalance. How many of us feel the effects of so much happening in our systems and wish there was a way we … Continue reading

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Expert Brad King offers great advice for battling the inevitable holiday bulge! Great advice that I know I’ll be taking this season! Ask almost anyone about the weight loss industry and they will tell you that when it comes to … Continue reading

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This month Dr. Ludovic Brunel discusses how to stay healthy as the colder weather approaches….. September has come to an end and with it Summer has ended. Soon there will be snow, less sunshine and colder temperatures. Any change comes … 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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Speak to almost any anthropologist and he/she will tell you that 99.9% of human physiology developed in the wild, thousands of years ago. As some Paleolithic experts have said in the past, “We are in a sense living with Fred … Continue reading

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Mood and food are intimately related as certain flavours and aromas trigger memories of special occasions and feelings of contentment. All emotions including stress and anxiety trigger chemical responses in our body as hormone levels fluctuate and the sympathetic “fight or flight” system kicks in. With each meal, we have the opportunity to counteract or subdue the stress response with the foods we choose. Continue reading

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