Food 4 Thought and Dementia

You've probably heard the old saying "you are what you eat", and that is because the food we eat affect every function of our bodies. Many people would be surprised to discover just how many food ingredients are linked to a variety of chronic conditions, as well as cognitive disorders, like dementia, which is considered by many to be an age related disease. However, contrary to many beliefs, dementia isn’t a specific age related malady, rather a general term that encompasses a variety of cognitive impairments in memory, thinking, and communication. Thus, since what we eat nourishes every cell...
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Deliciously Detoxifying Hot Super-Coco Recipe

Sweet Detox with Super-Coco Delight!!! There is nothing like a hot creamy sweet coco-cinnamon delight for winter mornings! Couple that with some of the most potent naturally detoxifying and immune boosting substances known to man, and you have a purrrrrfect internal barrier to fight off the winter blues, colds, flu, and harmful bacteria! Best of all, Super-Coco easy and inexpensive. For best results, I suggest to prepare it with a plant based milk - my personal favorite is a Flaxseed milk; but you can use the rich flavors of cashew, rice, or coconut milk as well. Since Almonds ...
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Frozen Shoulder?!?

Although the winter temperatures are dropping - even here in Florida, it is no reason to let your joints get "frozen". Frozen shoulder, also called adhesive capsulitis, causes pain and stiffness in the shoulder. Over time, the shoulder becomes very sore and hard to move. Frozen shoulder occurs in about 2% of the general population. It most commonly affects people between the ages of 40 and 60, and occurs in women more often than men. People suffering from frozen shoulder cannot raise their arm up sideways more than 90 degrees without rotating the entire shoulder girdle. As a result, they...
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Detox, Regenerate, & Thrive!!!

The New Year is just around the corner and everyone is making resolutions about their health and wellness. Keeping yourself mentally and physically fit is essential to good health and being your best self! We all know that getting started with healthier eating habits and new fitness routines, is the toughest part of embracing those new resolutions. However, once you start feeling better and notice the results of your efforts, you become empowered, energetic, happy, and unstoppable. Our premier facility on Clearwater Beach is designed to help you get started with customized wellness and...
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Are Cholesterol Drugs Safe, & Can Stretching Exercise Help Your Heart?

  Your heart is an astounding and powerful organ. It is the body's engine room, constantly pumps oxygen & nutrient-rich blood right through your body to keep you going, and enjoying life! Most of us already know that aerobic and resistance training exercises have been shown in many studies to improve cardiovascular and respiratory health, and that exercise helps lower blood pressure, reduce resting heart rates, and lower cholesterol. However, recent studies now show that regular stretching exercise and trunk flexibility training cannot be overlooked either, as it has a direct con...
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Are You Truly …Stuck?!?

I often write about life choices, and lifestyle....however, in order to have choices, or style, we must first have ....life. Unfortunately, although our bodies are truly miraculous in their ability to regenerate; they are also very fragile. And as the old but true adage goes, "tomorrow is promised to no one." This notion hit home hard recently when, in a matter of a month, our world experienced the devastating loss of three timeless legends - David Bowie, Allan Rickman, and Prince. These three untimely and tragic losses were just another poignant reminder that life is really fleeting. ...
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Pain, Pain Go Way …Without Drugs

  At various times in our lives we all experience pain in different parts of our bodies. However, pain is subjective in nature, and what might be agonizing to one person, may be just a discomfort for another. Nevertheless pain should never be ignored as it is the body's way of communicating that something has gone wrong, and more often than not, it is a protective measure of signaling danger. Major joint pain - knees, shoulders and hips - will strike everyone of us at some point of our lives. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 34% of Americans over th...
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Hempathetic

  Lately due to the controversies surrounding medicinal marijuana, Hemp is again in the center of many conversations. Irrespective of your personal position on this issue, the many medicinal remedies and benefits of this potent and natural plant, are indisputable. Furthermore, in the recent years, this mega plant has been used to make organic clothing, make paper, and even build houses!   However years ago, when my father had to survive the horrors of WWII in Eastern Europe, he was able to do so by collecting and eating Hemp Seeds, also known as Hemp Hearts. Since many a...
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Chronic Inflammation & 10 Easy Immune Boosters

For thousands of years, practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine have defined chronic inflammation as a blockage of Chi, or blood stagnation, which they believe to be the root cause of many serious ailments afflicting the human body. Modern medicine, on the other hand, typically addresses these issues only when the symptoms (i.e. pain) are no longer manageable. Their treatment of choice usually includes the myriad of over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs, which reduce these symptoms, but all too often suppress one of our most important healing mechanisms as well.   Frequen...
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GMO…OMG!!! Turmeric or Curcumin?!? What’s All The Fuss?!?

Oney of the most common concerns and questions people have today is What can one do to heal from the effects of eating GMOs? As many of you already know, I am an avid health, wellness, and fitness advocate, and as a result, my family and I practice what I preach daily. Why am I so passionate about it?!? Well, because I have lived in the medical environment all my life, simply because everyone in my family is a physician. However, the truth be known, most classically trained physicians know nothing about nutrition or wellness, since their medical training only involves the study of ill...
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