6 Habits that Decrease Inflammation

  Last time, we looked at 6 of the top foods that caused inflammation. This is dangerous because inflammation causes a host of detrimental health effects. Let’s look at 6 habits that one can implement to counteract the negative effects of inflammation. These habits are easily implemented and can offer a whole host of wonderful […]

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2 Supplements to Help Stop Inflammation

If you are bothered by the pain of inflammation in your joints a supplement that contains glucosamine and chondroitin can help rebuild some of the damaged cartilage and decrease inflammation and swelling. Capraflex™ is an ideal remedy for swollen painful and inflamed joints. Adding phytonutrients and antioxidants from fruit and vegetables is an excellent way to include anti-inflammatory foods in your […]

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Top 6 Foods that Cause Inflammation

  Last week, we laid the foundation for understanding the importance and dangers of inflammation. This week we are going to look at the top 6 foods that cause a pro-inflammatory response.   Eating to Decrease Inflammation When you eat, your body produces substances called prostaglandins from nutrients in your food. These substances can be […]

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Inflammation Explained

  If you’ve ever been stung by a bee, sprained your ankle, or suffered from a runny nose as the result of the common cold or an allergy, then you have encountered inflammation.  Inflammation is your body’s reaction to irritation, injury, or infection.  Inflammation is the way your body protects itself and begins the process […]

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Ironman World Championship Video Coverage

  I had the pleasure of sitting down with Ben Greenfield for a short pre-race interview just hours before his Ironman race in Kona, Hawaii. We discussed a variety of topics from pre-race nutrition/training, to helpful tips on lessening exercise-induced damage. Ben shares some secrets of training embraced by the greats such as Dave Scott […]

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Ironman World Championship – A Photo Journal

  As many of you know, last weekend my wife, Elizabeth, and I were in Kona Hawaii for the Ironman World Championship. Kona is where the best of the best come together to complete in the worlds toughest sporting event; 2.4 miles of swimming in open water, 112 miles of biking in 120+ heat, and […]

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potassium fruits and vegetables

5 Fruits and Vegetables High in Potassium plus 1 Secret Food Hack!

Fruits and vegetables are one of the best sources for getting heart-healthy potassium. Because potassium is found naturally in fruits and vegetables, it is highly absorbable and can be used by the body in a variety of ways. Potassium is a mineral and electrolyte that regulates blood pressure as well as muscle function. Symptoms of […]

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Vitamin Water Lawsuit

  So the folks over at Vitamin Water aka Glacéau aka Coca Cola must be shaking in their sugar-laden boots over the lawsuit brought against them by the Center for Science in the Public Interest. The CSPI has filed the lawsuit over a year ago and is claiming that the company made deceptive advertising claims […]

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Benefits of Goat Milk vs. Cow Milk

By Dr. Thomas Cooke D.O.

“Milk, it does a body good.” This was the marketing mantra employed by the cow industry in the 1980’s to boost interest in cow’s milk. The campaign was wildly successful and as a result, The Dairy Farmers of America have reported sales topping 11 billion dollars in 2007. But does the overwhelming popularity of cow’s milk in the United States signify that it really is the best?

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