Health Category

High-fat, low-carb diets are bad for bones

High-fat, low-carb diets, like the Ketogenic Diet, are problematic since they can increase bad cholesterol, cause dehydration and digestive issues, and increase the risk of cancers and diseases due to the diet’s restrictions (2). These types of diets are bad for the bones too. High-fat diets decrease bone density because they slightly increase blood acidity, […]

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Does your canned tuna contain GMO soy?

I was shocked to find GMO soy in my canned tuna fish. Apparently, it’s not that unusual to have soy in tuna. How do I know it’s GMO soy? If the label doesn’t have the certified organic symbol, or clarify that the soy is non-GMO, you can assume that the soy is genetically modified. Luckily, […]

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How I got rid of plantar fasciitis pain

  These exercises got rid of my plantar fasciitis pain in just two weeks! Watch this YouTube video to see which stretches are effective at relieving plantar fasciitis pain. Make sure to do them three times a day. P.S. If you want to remove dairy from your diet, check out my nutritional program with over […]

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Why you want these herbs

The right combinations of herbs and spices can transform plain meals into exquisite entrees, and we know that the fresher they are, the better they taste. So when I received these herbs and spices from FreshJax, I realized how old and stale the spices I buy from the store really are, and how fresh and […]

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The vitamin no one takes, but should

Vitamin K2 works with vitamins A, D, and calcium to strengthen bones and keep our bodies healthy and running efficiently. Without vitamin K2, calcium could end up in joints and arteries. Lack of this essential vitamin is linked to osteoporosis, atherosclerosis, bone fractures, plaque in coronary arteries, vitamin D toxicity, insulin resistance, MS, excess body […]

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The 1 carb rule to lose weight & balance blood sugar

For anyone who has high blood sugar and/or wants to lose weight, the one carb rule per meal is very effective. The amount of carbohydrates people eat at one time are typically way too high, which cause insulin spikes and weight gain. By only plating one carb, not exceeding 30 grams, and pairing it with […]

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This product in your garage can kill you

To this day, manufacturers are still putting known toxic ingredients in their products. Case in point: methylene chloride is a toxic substance found in paint strippers, has caused dozens of deaths (1), and “OSHA considers methylene chloride to be a potential occupational carcinogen” (2). Yet, the current EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, is doing nothing to […]

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Sugar increases cholesterol

When I was diagnosed with diabetes, I had no idea that my blood sugar levels were high, and I was completely shocked that I had high cholesterol since, at that time, I was in my early 30’s and was a healthy weight and exercised on the weekends. My doctor wanted to put me on cholesterol […]

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Free San Diego Seminar on Managing Diabetes & Weight Loss

If you are in San Diego, don’t miss out on the free seminar I am giving in April at Jimbo’s Markets. Topics to be discussed: • How to calculate net carbs & why it matters • The difference between simple & complex carbs • How exercise & stress affects blood sugar levels • Which order […]

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Reduce waste with one easy change

Starbucks coffee is so good, but the plastic-laminated disposable cups are so bad for the environment. “…they are almost impossible to recycle, meaning they don’t degrade for up to 500 years. In Britain alone, an astonishing 2.5 billion cups are discarded each year” (1). Just like bringing your bags from home to the grocery store […]

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