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Inositol and Sleep

Posted by David Brady on

To many patients, adequate sleep might often be a low item on the priority list until the years of insufficient sleep and/or low quality sleep stack up, producing chronic fatigue, a weakened immunity and compromised health. Many fail to understand the importance of the restoration and healing that occurs during those eight critical hours when the body disengages from the stimulating activities of the day and focuses on rebuilding and repairing hormones, cells, and immunity.

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Black Cumin: Tiny Seed, Big Potential

Posted by David Brady on

The kitchen spice rack sometimes proves as powerful as the bathroom medicine chest. From turmeric and ginger’s ability to modulate a healthy inflammatory response, to the antioxidant effects of rosemary and oregano, it’s a win-win when herbs and spices that enhance a meal’s flavor also bring with them beneficial effects for health. A new kid on the block to be added to the category of highly effective and evidence-based botanical medicine is black cumin seed.

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Eating Insects

Posted by David Brady on

From the creepy-crawly to the slimy and slithery, Halloween is filled with all sorts of scary and shudder-inducing creatures. But with the growing popularity of edible insects, it doesn’t have to be Halloween to find something with a crunchy exoskeleton and lots of legs on your plate.

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Bowel Function and Regularity – Part 2

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In part 1 of this series, we touched on some of the causes of bowel dysfunction in the form of diarrhea. In this part, we’ll move to the other end of the spectrum, to constipation. 

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Cheers for a Fabulous 4th of July

Posted by David Brady on

The Fourth of July – a great time for getting together with friends and family to celebrate the birth of the United States and enjoy good company and good food. Whether you like to watch a local parade, get your fill at a picnic or barbecue, wait for an evening fireworks show, or all of these, this summer holiday is a way to nourish both body and spirit.

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