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RN Advice: Should I take my prescriptions?

December 8, 2017 by

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Karen asks: I have been diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis and my doctor is prescribing several anti-inflammatory medications to manage the pain.  Should I take them? This question could easily be for any number of inflammatory illnesses such as: Any arthritis Crohn’s disease Heart disease High blood pressure High cholesterol Thyroid issues Fibromyalgia Type II diabetes, […]

Sugar Industry paid Scientists – Say WHAT??

September 14, 2016 by

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by GT Client Patty K Seen on Facebook:  Full article is worth the read:  http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/13/well/eat/how-the-sugar-industry-shifted-blame-to-fat.html?_r=1  

Sugar is a Dangerous Drug

September 14, 2016 by

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Robert Lustig is a medical expert at the University of California, San Francisco, who has written extensively about the major health problems attributed to sugar. He’s written two major papers — “Fructose: it’s ‘alcohol without the buzz'” and “The toxic truth about sugar” — laying out the case for treating sugar like a controlled substance, similar to alcohol and […]

RN Advice: Carbohydrates

February 2, 2016 by

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Angela asks: Are all carbohydrates bad for you? First, let me explain what is a carbohydrate.  Any food that breaks down into sugars is considered a carbohydrate.  With that being said, that includes a huge range of foods such as breads, chips, pasta, sauces, etc., as well as fruits and vegetables. Carbohydrates are classified as simple or complex.  […]

The Rabbit Hole

November 24, 2015 by

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Even coaches succumb to the sugar addiction cycle.  While I would like to think I could resist or had measures in place to prevent going into this cycle, I am just like each and every one of you.  I sometimes fall into it and have to work my way out of the rabbit hole.  For […]

Detox Brain

July 20, 2015 by

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Have you ever taken a bite of something you know is not good for you and then decided ‘what the heck, I have to detox anyway so I might as well have some more’?  Most of us have. Really think about that. What is wrong with that picture?  Or perhaps think of it another way. […]

RN Advice: What’s with My Appetite?

February 3, 2015 by

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‘Why am I starving (or not hungry at all)?’ Just recently I had someone ask me why she did not feel hungry since she had cut out sugar and wine for her New Year’s resolution. I thought this would be a great topic to talk about. Our appetite is a great indicator of what is […]