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Eat Fat to Lose Weight

Just so you know, it’s taken me decades to improve my diet. Growing up, I drank plenty of soda, ate donuts every weekend, and fast food several times per week. I still love sugar and baked goods- I just don’t eat as much as I used to. We are all plenty educated about what to […]

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Gymnema for Diabetes

The Sugar Destroyer: An Ayurvedic Gem Nicknamed the ‘sugar destroyer’ (1) in Indian Ayurvedic medicine, Gymnema sylvestre is an herb that is has used for hundreds of year to control blood sugar levels. In my practice, I use Gymnema for it’s ability reduce sugar and carb cravings; this makes it a great adjunct to any […]

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Young woman enjoys drinking coffee and coconut. Koh Phangan island, Thailand

Coconut Oil: Healthy or Harmful?

Whether you’re looking to lose weight, support your heart, or support your immune system, there’s a simple solution at the ready: coconut oil. Long used by the tropical island cultures of the Pacific for it’s many health benefits, this oil has only recently come back into fashion in the west. That’s because for decades Americans […]

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