June 30, 2018 0

Eat Your Water

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Our body is made up of about 80% water. Each day we lose a good amount of this water from urination, sweat, and exhalation, so it’s important that we replenish to keep our body running optimally. For instance, water is essential for keeping all of the delicate tissues in the mouth, eyes and nose moist. Water helps to lubricate our…

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June 21, 2018 0

Grab A Plate – Just be Careful Which One!

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

The USDA’s dietary guidelines are a bit like the Batman movies. There was the version with Christian Bale, and the versions with Val Kilmer, Michael Keaton, Ben Affleck, and my favorite, Lego Batman with Will Arnett. Depending on who you ask, one version is better than the rest, though some will say none of those versions were that great. Since…

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June 15, 2018 0

Nutrition Bars: Healthy Treat Or Expensive Junk

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Are you someone who typically “burns the candle at both ends?” Would you say your health and physique are important to you? If you answered “yes” to both of these questions, chances are you’ve been known to toss a nutrition bar into your pocket or purse before running out the door. Nutrition bars are advertised as a convenient way to…

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June 10, 2018 0

Why Olive Oil Is Still The King Of Fats

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

At the mere mention of dietary fats, pleasant, civilized conversations can suddenly turn into heated arguments. And that’s to be expected with so much misunderstanding out there about fats. But while a majority of people can’t agree on whether or not saturated animal fats raise cardiovascular risk (they don’t) or vegetable oils cause inflammation (they do), pretty much everyone agrees…

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June 2, 2018 0

What Is The Fasting Mimicking Diet?

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Chances are you’ve heard that fasting offers numerous health benefits, from boosting the immune system to weight loss to improving insulin sensitivity. But while many people want the benefits of fasting, not many welcome the idea of going without food for long periods of time. But what if there was a way you could gain the benefits of a fast…

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May 24, 2018 0

The Seven Worst Foods For Blood Sugar

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Whether you have diabetes or not, there are some foods that are simply better, or in this case, worse, for your health. Do they taste good? To most of us, yes they do. Should you eat them? No, no you shouldn’t. Why? Because, the seven foods on this list either cause blood sugar spikes in those with diabetes, or they…

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May 17, 2018 0

Five Strategies To Beat Stress

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Stress is a bit like salt: the right amount can be good for us, but too much can make us sick. Sadly, most of us modern humans are living with chronic stress, and this is leading to diseases [1] like hypertension, obesity, heart disease and diabetes. What Happens to Our Bodies When We’re Stressed? While we may think stress only…

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May 7, 2018 0

Can Cholesterol Drugs Cause Diabetes?

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

For every prescription drug that is developed and offers benefits to patients, there are those that also pose significant risks. Physicians must always weigh the benefits to risks in order to make informed decisions as to whether a particular medication should be used for treatment. Recent findings suggest statins, a class of prescription drug used to treat high cholesterol levels,…

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