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Reduce Inflammation With These Key Foods

May 11, 2018

Reduce Inflammation With These Key Foods Inflammation. It’s not just for health headlines. It’s a fact. Scientists are measuring levels of inflammation in our bodies and finding that it can be pretty bad for our health; this is especially true when it’s chronic (i.e. lasts a long time). Inflammation has been linked to obesity, heart…

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Phytic Acid, The Mineral Reducer

May 2, 2018

Phytic Acid, The Mineral Reducer Do you soak or sprout your nuts, seeds, grains and legumes? Is it to help improve their digestibility? To help increase their nutrition? Perhaps, it’s to reduce phytic acid? Phytic acid is naturally present in most nuts, seeds, grains and legumes; it is the plant’s storage form of the mineral…

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How Do I Keep My Blood Sugar Stable?

April 23, 2018

How Do I Keep My Blood Sugar Stable? Oh, the words “blood sugar.” Does it conjure up visions of restrictive eating, diabetes medications, or insulin injections? Blood sugar is the measure of the amount of sugar in your blood. You need the right balance of sugar in your blood to fuel your brain and muscles.…

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How Can I Get Enough Vitamin D?

April 16, 2018

How Can I Get EnoughVitamin D? When we think of “vitamins,” we know they’re super-important for health.  But vitamin D is special. It’s difficult to get enough vitamin D; vitamin D is, therefore, a very common deficiency. So, let’s talk about how much of this critical fat-soluble vitamin we need, and how you can get…

Will Losing Weight Help Me Eliminate Joint Pain in Springfield?

April 15, 2018

Will Losing Weight Help Me Eliminate Joint Pain in Springfield? One of the negative side effects of carrying excess weight is joint pain. It stands to reason, that your muscles, joints and ligaments would be heavily burdened by having to cart around more weight than they were designed to handle. For someone who is 50…

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Adrenal Fatigue: What Is It?

April 10, 2018

Adrenal Fatigue: What Is It? Stressed? Tired? Craving sugar? Can’t sleep? All of these can be related to the constant stress we feel in our lives. We know that stress can have a huge impact on our health and wellness in Springfield. And, since your adrenal glands produce stress hormones, adrenal fatigue (or “HPA Axis…