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Magnesium is one of the most purchased supplements, most people are deficient in magnesium. Why?

Today’s supplement spot light is magnesium.  Although it is one of the most purchased supplements, most people are deficient in magnesium.  Magnesium is needed in over 300 biochemical reactions in the body.  Magnesium is needed for protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, control of blood glucose, blood pressure, forming ATP which is the energy the […]

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What you need to about fish oil.

This week supplement spotlight is fish oil. Fish oil contains Omega-3 fatty acids, EPA, and DHA.  There is another omega oil that is important for health, Omega 6 which is derived from plants and animal proteins.  Both omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids should be taken in the balance of a 4-1 ratio, respectively.  […]

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The pros and cons of vitamin D3

According to the Council for Responsible Nutrition, approximately 77% of Americans take at least one dietary supplement. 81% of adults from 35-55 years old are taking at least one dietary supplement. I am starting a new series called Supplement Spotlight. I will be reporting on the top 10 supplements that were listed in a survey […]

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How to Avoid Fake Supplements

The supplement industry is like the Wild West. There is a pandemic of vendors especially online selling fake supplements. Please click on this link below. Link will take you to an excellent article on fake supplements by Jill Carnahan, MD. You will be very surprised.   https://www.jillcarnahan.com/2018/02/17/fake-supplement-issue-no-one-talking-beware-amazon/

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L’ Art de Vivre

  The French phrase L’ Art de Vivre (The Art of Living) sums up all of the core principles of Functional Medicine. In one of my past articles I wrote about the “French Paradox”.  This is in regards to a study that compared health and longevity of the French population with the United States Population. […]

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