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Dr Craig’s Blog

Thoughts and suggestions on how you can increase your wellness, infinitely...

Macronutrient Spotlight: Alcohol and Fat Burning

Let’s talk about alcohol. In the world of nutrition, alcohol is sometimes considered the fourth essential macronutrient. But this one is a bit tricky. I’m going to highlight it as a macronutrient spotlight, simply because I think it important for everyone to understand how it is processed in our bodies so we can make the best and most educated choices for ourselves.

Can you drink alcohol on a “Diet” or should it be avoided?

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Macronutrient Spotlight: Earn Your Carbs

Carbohydrates are considered an abundant cheap and quick energy source. They have also become the center of the battle over the cause in the rise of obesity. Just like with proteins and fats we need to not only consider quantity but also quality and timing when eating carb forward foods.

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Are You Exercising Yourself to Death?

Contrary to what most people believe to be true about the best way to exercise for heart health, the medical facts simply don’t support it. A comprehensive study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that the recovery of your heart rate immediately after exercise is a risk factor for sudden death.

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Mercury Toxicity: Associated Symptoms and Conditions

Mercury in significant quantities is toxic to the human body. Despite important actions taken to reduce our exposure, there are unfortunately still cases about that can be a cause for concern. It’s important to stay vigilant and understand how mercury and mercury poisoning can affect your body. Here are symptoms, categorized by body system or area of the body, in which to lookout for:

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Leaky Gut: Can This Be Destroying Your Health?

Leaky Gut Syndrome (LGS) is a major cause of disease and dysfunction in modern society, accounts for at least 50% of chronic complaints, as confirmed by laboratory tests. In LGS, the epithelium on the villi of the small intestine becomes inflamed and irritated, which allows metabolic and microbial toxins of the small intestines to flood into the blood stream. This event compromises the liver, the lymphatic system, and the immune response including the endocrine system. Some of the most incurable diseases are caused by this exact mechanism, where the body attacks its own tissues. This is commonly called auto-immune disease.

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Mapping Your Journey For Success: Beginning, Middle, and End.

Anticipation of the destination – It is really exciting to be going somewhere, to be starting something new. You likely set meaningful goals…something that you can aim for and something to focus on – the destination or the outcome you are striving for.

We all do this, and we are told that it is good to have something to aim for.

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Get Out of Your Mind and Out of Your Own Way

Training the "body" is much easier than training the mind.  In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the average person has between 12,000 and 60,000 thoughts per day. Of those, 80% are negative and 95% are the same repetitive...

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The Way to Optimal Health Lies Within You: Ask Yourself These 5 Questions

The way to your optimal health lies within you, but the only way to find “the way” is to stop following the paths of others that lead you astray. In my last article, I wrote about the importance of experimentation. You have to experiment – because if you don’t, nothing will change. If you don’t experiment, you’ll never discover what truly works for YOU and your body, as an individual with unique traits and characteristics.

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How To Create a Healthy YOU: Experimentation is Key

In the age of Dr. Google, celebrity diets, six pack abs, and med-utainment I believe that more and more people are unhealthy - more than ever before. Of course the reasons are maybe the drastic population explosion, the compromised food supply, polluted air and water,...

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Thyroid Health

It is estimated that 59-million people in the US suffer from thyroid issues and most are not aware they have a problem. However, when the thyroid is dysfunctional, it can cause a vast array of health issues, most commonly weight gain, depression, sexual dysfunction,...

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What is in your chemical soup?

There was a study released in the middle of last month showing that the chemicals in our surroundings may lead to up to 20{e987fd4ab73c7ba649275e16c9ad393ef7fb43f3b4712defef8e086f100ec6f4} of all causes of cancer!!! No this is not another report from the Dept of DUH!...

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