Nutrition, Health, and Wellbeing Articles

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Homocysteine and Cardiovascular Disease

  • The Reasons for Elevated Homocysteine Levels
  • The Relationship of This to Heart Attacks and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Common Treatments

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Quercetin

  • Its Uses with Asthma, Allergies, and as An Anti-viral Agent
  • How It Works
  • References

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Dysglycemia, Insulin Resistance, & Diabetes

Topics also covered include:

  • Hypoglycemia
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Glycemic Index
  • Exercise as Therapy
  • Nutritional Supplements

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Nutrition Basics

Liz covers the basics of proper diet in this short easy to read article. Includes:

  • Eight Rules for Healthful Eating
  • Foods That Help Lower Cholesterol

Fats and Oils: A Primer

A short introduction explaining why fats are essential to our well-being.

Snacking

  • An Article Featuring Four Nutritionists
  • The Pros and Cons of Snacking
  • What to Avoid
  • Recommended Snacks

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome


(Published in the Integrated Pharmacist Newsletter)
Describes the causes and recommended treatments for this malady that affects 10 to 20 percent of Americans. Includes:

  • Summary of the Causes
  • Short Summary of Five Natural Treatments
  • Scientific References

Ulcerative Colitis

Provides an overview of the causes and recommended treatments for this genetic disease. Includes:

  • Causes of the Disease
  • Role of Diet
  • Use of Probiotics

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Seven Essential Herbs for Women


Herbs to help stock your herbal medicine chest:

  • Self-Care
  • Medicinal Plants
  • Healing Herbs
  • Essential Herbs for Women
  • Hormonal Balance
  • PMS
  • Boost Energy

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

  • Effects
  • Causes
  • Treatments

Specific Needs of Women

  • Why Women are Different
  • Osteoporosis
  • Thyroid Dysfunction
  • Research Summary

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Understanding Functional Medicine

A good introduction to Functional Medicine including:

  • Patient Centered Care
  • Common Categories of Functional Imbalance
  • How Functional Medicine Differs from Conventional Medicine