March 8, 2018 2

Love Your Liver To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Modern man is lucky to have things he didn’t have just a couple of hundred years ago. Electricity and running water in the home. Appliances that make life easier and more convenient. And technology that helps keep him informed and connected 24/7. But with the good things come the bad; namely, modern man is plagued with diseases that were not…

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February 28, 2018 0

Learning To Be Patient With Change

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Change can be difficult, especially when it comes to lifestyle habits that are deeply engrained, such as when, how, and what you eat. The key to forming healthy habits is embodying these three characters: flexibility, consistency, and patience.  Being patient with yourself is probably more important than anything. “Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing,…

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February 22, 2018 0

What Are The Causes Of Insulin Resistance

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Insulin is an important hormone in our body that is responsible for controlling how much sugar remains in our blood after we eat something. Insulin is made by the pancreas exclusively and its most important job is to remove glucose (from carbohydrates in food as well as the sugar release by the liver) away from the blood and feeds it…

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February 15, 2018 0

What’s The Deal With Caffeine?

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Coffee, in particular caffeine, can be a point of great controversy and contention in the health community.  Depending on the nutrition and health authority that you ask, you will get a different answer about the health effects of caffeine. Some feel that caffeinated drinks like coffee can be considered fine to consume in moderation for many people, while others think…

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February 9, 2018 0

Low Carb Or High Carb?

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

It seems like a pretty simple question, but alas, it is not.  The American Diabetes Association (ADA) admits that low carbohydrate diets would help patients manage their blood sugars, but the organization still recommends a high carbohydrate dietary approach.  Why? According to Regina Wilshire, science writer, the ADA feels that low carb diets are too difficult for people to follow. …

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February 2, 2018 4

Eight Health Benefits Of Eating Fish

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Too many of us are guilty of walking straight past the fresh fish in the supermarket and straight to the red meat or chicken.   We all know it’s delicious, so maybe it’s just force of habit that makes us skip this easy to prepare meal.   If the flavor isn’t enough to make you throw some in your cart, fish is…

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January 26, 2018 0

Artificial Sweeteners Are Not So Sweet

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

The first thing you learn as someone diagnosed with diabetes is to avoid sugar, but are sugar substitutes like aspartame and sucralose the answer? It’s not hard to imagine why people look at artificial sweeteners like a sweet superhero whether they have diabetes or are just looking to drop a few pounds. The concept is simple. You can enjoy something…

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January 19, 2018 4

My Secret Weapon To Prevent Colds And Flu

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

With cold and flu season rapidly approaching, I am often asked how I am able to avoid getting sick.  After all, I see patients all day long, shaking hands, and interacting with hundreds of people each week.  Not only that, I have four kids in school and daycare.  You would think that I would get sick often, but I typically…

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