Health Articles

When Eating Makes You Itch

Living well, EATING WELL, moving well, thinking well You eat strawberries, you get hives. You eat shellfish, you vomit. Your child eats peanuts, and you better have an epi-pen handy for anaphylaxis – a severe food allergy reaction that can cause death. What causes food allergies and what can be done about them? In Western …

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Make a Mole Hill Out of a Mountain!

LIVING WELL, eating well, moving well, thinking well We are creatures of habit. If we want to grow, we must change. Change. The very word itself causes some people to tremble. These are people who like status quo, day in and day out. They like routines. They like to know what to expect and when to …

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The Role of Diet in Chronic Pain and Inflammation

Living Well, EATING WELL, Moving Well, Thinking Well Inflammation is your body’s natural response to outside invaders it perceives as threats. Specifically, it’s a process in which your body’s white blood cells protect you from foreign substances such as bacteria and viruses. However, when your body is in a chronic state of inflammation, the inflammation can …

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Seeing the Glass as Half Full

Living Well, Eating Well, Moving Well, THINKING WELL Why is it that some always see the glass as half empty, while others always see it as half full? What is it about some people who are always upbeat and positive? And why do negative people generally find each other so that they can complain about …

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Re-introducing the Four Pillars of Health

I’d like to begin by re-introducing you to the first HEALTH NEWS YOU CAN USE article I have ever written. As many of you already know, I have been practicing Chiropractic, Allergy Wellness, and alternative-based healing techniques for approximately 22 years. During this time, I have had the privilege of learning from some incredibly gifted …

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Fats that are Essential…

Living Well, EATING WELL, Moving Well, Thinking Well When have you last heard that it was OK to eat more fats? Well this HEALTH NEWS YOU CAN USE article talks about just that, with a recommendation to increase your consumption of essential fats (or essential fatty acids). Before you run off and super size your fries …

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Gratitude… the Key to a Healthy Life

Living Well, Moving Well, Eating Well, THINKING WELL “We count our miseries carefully, and accept our blessings without much thought” Chinese Proverb In previous articles we have shared research showing the connection between the mind and the body and how “thoughts” can influence not only the inner expression of our “genes” but also influence the circumstances …

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Is Sugar Killing You?

Living well, EATING WELL, moving well, thinking well In this HEALTH NEWS YOU CAN USE article, I’d like to share with you a list of some of the devastating effects of sugar on your health.  In previous articles, we discussed the effects that sugars and high Glycemic Index carbohydrates have on insulin and how this affects the …

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Living well, eating well, moving well, THINKING WELL Every major religion makes mention of the spiritual benefits of spending time communicating with a Higher Power or a Higher Being. It really doesn’t matter what you call this Higher Power, the benefits of spending frequent time in communication, meditation, prayer and silent contemplation has benefits beyond the spiritual …

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