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Metabolic Health: Brain Function

Metabolic Health: Brain Function Today we are talking all about brain health and how fixing your metabolism can improve cognitive abilities, reduce risks of degenerative brain diseases, and reduce or eliminate migraines.   Every cell in the body has insulin receptors – the brain and blood vessels are no exception.  In the brain, the insulin receptors …

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Hidden Gems in Gut and Metabolic Health

I was recently interviewed on the Living Life Naturally podcast with Lynne Wadsworth. You can listen to this podcast here, in your favorite podcast player (Apple, Spotify, Stitcher), or watch the video on YouTube! Gut and Metabolic Health In this episode, we talked about a wide range of health topics: Why conventional medical testing doesn’t …

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Metabolic Health: Heart disease and Hypertension

In this episode, we’ll be discussing the causes of heart disease and hypertension – specifically how this relates to metabolic health. Yes – heart disease and high blood pressure are both metabolic disorders. Heart disease and hypertension Heart disease is still the leading cause of death in both men and women in the US with …

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Metabolic Health: Diabetes and blood sugar dysregulation

Diabetes and blood sugar dysregulation Diabetes can show up in a variety of forms, and there are other types of blood sugar dysregulation conditions.  In this episode, we’ll break it all down. Types of Diabetes:  Type 1 Type 1 is an autoimmune condition where the body’s own immune system has attacked the portion of the pancreas …

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Metabolism and Metabolic Health

Metabolism and Metabolic Health Metabolic health is one of my primary focuses in my practice because studies have shown that nearly everyone has some level of metabolic dysfunction in America…in 2018 a study published by the University of North Carolina found that only 12% of the population meet all 5 primary criteria of good metabolic …

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Salt – friend or foe?

Salt – friend or foe?  There is so much conflicting information on salt! The mainstream media and medicine will tell you salt is dangerous.  But what does the research actually show?   Episode notes: Most of us equate salt to sodium…but they’re not actually interchangeable.  Sodium can combine with chloride to make one type of salt …

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Keto versus Mediterranean for Diabetes

Keto versus Mediterranean Diet Study

Keto versus Mediterranean for Diabetes Today I’m sharing results from a research study looking at the differences and benefits between a well formulated ketogenic diet (very low carb at 12%-18% of intake) versus a moderate carb Mediterranean Plus diet (carb at roughly 36-37% of intake).  This information comes from a study published in May 2022 …

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Can Type 2 Diabetes be Reversed?

To watch this content, click here. To listen to the podcast, click here. Can type 2 diabetes be reversed? Conventional medicine providers will often say that type 2 diabetes is a progressive disease – meaning that the disease will continually get worse and will be with you forever.  That leaves you very little choice in …

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Top 10 Things to Know When You’re Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes or Prediabetes

To watch this video, click here. To listen to the podcast, click here. Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes Your doctor just told you that you have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes…now what? You might be feeling a range of emotions from scared to angry to just plain overwhelmed. You’re not …

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