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Cardiac Health

Sweeteners
By: Scott Vander Wielen, DC

There is evidence that refined sugar contributes to obesity, nutrient deficiencies, and hypoglycemia. It also appears to play a role in increasing cholesterol levels, decreasing HDL (good cholesterol), and the development of diabetes.
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Detoxification

Me? Do an Estrogen Detox? How Both Men and Women Can Benefit
By: Scott Vander Wielen, DC

There is no question that no matter how hard we try, we will all be exposed to man-made chemicals. You can be very certain that just about any household “goop” will contain estrogens that we will absorb into our system.
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This Detox is For You
By: Scott Vander Wielen, DC

Our brains are vulnerable to toxins. A part of every wellness strategy requires an effective detox plan to protect our vitality so we can realize a long life with an overall sense of well-being.
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Digestion Help

Can We Talk About…IBS?
By: Scott Vander Wielen, DC

It is estimated that 10 to 20% of the population suffers from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). By and large, women are afflicted more often than men, and as much as 38% of children suffer from IBS. If you suffer from IBS, there is hope!
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Functional Medicine

Functional Medicine: Bridging the Gap
By: Scott Vander Wielen, DC

Currently, there is a gap between the needs of the patient with a chronic disease and the health care the patient receives in standard medical care. Functional medicine is an approach to health care that bridges that gap.
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Healthy Food Choices

Breaking Free from Emotional Eating
By: Christine Vander Wielen, MSW, LCSW

What is your relationship to food? We each have a relationship to food that can be beneficial and promote good health or it can be harmful and destructive to our health.
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“But, it’s Just a Doughnut Hole…” The Larger Picture behind Our Food Choices
By: Scott Vander Wielen, DC

Making healthier food choices is not about living with more rules, or being perfect, but it is about being aware of how you respond to choices in your life.
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Do You Have a Fixed Mindset or a Growth Mindset?
By: Christine Vander Wielen, MSW, LCSW

Mindset is defined as the beliefs you hold about yourself, your abilities, intelligence, talents, and personality.
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Why Eat Organic Foods?
By: Scott Vander Wielen, DC

Organic farmers usually rely on crop rotation and animal manures to maintain soil productivity, to supply plant nutrients, and to control weeds, insects, and other pests.
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Hormone Help

All in a Flash: The Functional Medicine Approach to Understanding Hot Flashes
By: Scott Vander Wielen, DC

Hot flashes are more than just a hormonal imbalance; they are a signal of greater health risks. For most women, therapeutic lifestyle changes and a sensible nutritional program is effective in reducing or eliminating hot flashes and promoting well-being.
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Pain Management

Making Waves in Pain Management with Frequency Specific Microcurrent
By: Heather Scholz, CMA (AAMA), CT

Recent studies have shown that when a patient is in pain, their ability to heal is significantly compromised. Frequency specific microcurrent, also referred to as FSM, has been clinically shown to relieve pain and aid in the recovery of injuries.
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Weight Loss

This Detox is For You
By: Scott Vander Wielen, DC

Having trouble losing weight no matter what you do? Then detoxing can be a solution for you because it can be the critical obstacle to your losing weight.
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What to Look for in a Weight Loss Program
By Scott Vander Wielen, DC

There are many weight loss programs from which to choose. This article will give you the tough questions to ask when evaluating any weight loss program.
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