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Infrared vs Regular Saunas

I wrote here on the health benefits of sauna generally. But infrared saunas are touted to have the highest health benefits compared to other types of sauna. What is the difference between them? Infrared vs Regular Sauna Infrared and regular (or dry) saunas look very similar, in that they are both [...]

By |2019-05-03T10:07:39-07:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Articles, Detox, Fitness & Weight Loss|0 Comments

Berberine: Treating Metabolic Syndrome Naturally

From Dr. Lauren Deville - Naturopathic Doctor

The power of naturopathic medicine is in the philosophy: remove obstacles to cure and give the body the building blocks it needs to heal itself, and within reason, healing will follow. I prefer not to give supplements to treat symptoms, because that approach doesn’t get to the root cause… but in the short term, sometimes [...]

Berberine: Treating Metabolic Syndrome Naturally

By |2018-02-09T09:16:16-07:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Conditions & Treatments, Fitness & Weight Loss, Supplements|Comments Off on Berberine: Treating Metabolic Syndrome Naturally

How to Build (Or Break!) A Habit

From Dr. Lauren Deville - Naturopathic Doctor

When it comes to trying to create a new habit (or overwrite one that isn’t serving you), the best resource I’ve ever found, hands down, is Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit. I highly recommend that you pick up the book for yourself, but let me give you a brief little run-down of what I [...]

How to Build (Or Break!) A Habit

By |2018-01-26T16:34:07-07:00January 26th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss, habit, Health, resolution|Tags: |Comments Off on How to Build (Or Break!) A Habit

The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

From Dr. Lauren Deville - Naturopathic Doctor

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is one of the most popular folk remedies I hear about in my practice, and for good reason. There’s some impressive research to back up its health claims. But first things first: definitions. Apple Cider Vinegar: Is It All Created Equal? Apple cider is basically unfiltered, unprocessed apple juice. It becomes [...]

The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

By |2018-01-05T16:51:44-07:00January 5th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss, Health|Comments Off on The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Counting Macros

From Dr. Lauren Deville - Naturopathic Doctor

There are a lot of trendy diets out there (paleo, ketogenic, Whole 30, Autoimmune Protocol, GAPS, Specific Carbohydrate, etc). They all have their merits, and I do put people on each of them in specific cases. But one of the simplest, longest term approaches is “counting macros.” Macronutrients: What They Are “Macros” is short for [...]

Counting Macros

By |2017-12-08T07:27:49-07:00December 8th, 2017|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss, Health, Nutrition|Comments Off on Counting Macros

The Many Faces of Glutamine

By Dr. Krisel Nagallo If you ever stepped foot in your local GNC or Vitamin Shoppe, you may have noticed a supplement called Glutamine occupying many shelves in the bodybuilding aisle. Glutamine is an amino acid and is involved in building protein; therefore, the stores’ product placement is warranted. But [...]

By |2017-12-06T12:47:29-07:00December 6th, 2017|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss|0 Comments

How Insulin Affects Growth Hormone and Muscle Repair

Physiology 101 Insulin is the gatekeeper for glucose: it allows glucose to get inside the cells where it can be utilized for energy or for storage. When glucose gets used, your cells produce ATP (your body’s energy currency). When glucose gets stored, it gets stored as triglycerides (fat). Insulin is [...]

By |2017-10-19T12:12:29-07:00June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Articles, Conditions & Treatments, Fitness & Weight Loss, Health|0 Comments