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5 weight-loss myths that are holding you back

In Weight Loss by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 30th, 20180 Comments

Could certain weight-loss myths be holding you back from achieving your weight-loss goals? Here are five common myths about weight loss debunked by real scientific evidence. More than one-third of American adults suffer from obesity, which is why nearly everyone is talking about weight loss these days. Considering all the buzz about this major health epidemic, it can be hard to distinguish between weight-loss methods that work, and those that don’t — especially when advice …

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From the doc: Choosing an omega 3

In Dr. Jay Garcia MD, Supplements by Jay J. Garcia M.D. September 1st, 20180 Comments

You work out, watch your diet, and take supplements. Is omega-3 fish oil part of your wellness routine? Omega-3 fish oils are one of the most important supplements you can take. When choosing an omega-3, it’s important to consider both quality and cost. Research shows that supplementing with omega-3 fatty acids provides numerous benefits, including: Lower blood pressure Increased HDL (“good”) cholesterol Reduced risk of heart attack Lower levels of stress hormones, which is critical for …

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How does green coffee bean help with weight loss?

In Weight Loss by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 21st, 20180 Comments

Green coffee bean extract seems to be the newest miracle weight-loss supplement. What is it, how is it different from regular coffee, and how can it help you lose weight? What is green coffee bean? Green coffee beans are simply regular coffee beans that are unroasted. Normally, coffee beans are roasted to produce the smoky, aromatic flavor that we all know and love. But for green coffee extract, the beans are left in their raw, …

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The Importance of Vitamin D

In Health and Wellness, Supplements by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC November 6th, 20180 Comments

Vitamin D receptors are found in all tissues of the body, including the brain, heart, and muscles. Typically referred to as the sunshine Vitamin, it is becoming known as D for Disease Preventer.  This vitamin actually acts more like a hormone, by interacting with enzymes in the body to promote calcium absorption, bone metabolism, and healthy bone remodeling. However, a large majority of the US population is suspected to have suboptimal levels of Vitamin D.  …