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Energy, fatigue and exhaustion are becoming bigger issues for Americans as we find ourselves working harder and longer hours. Energy drinks and coffee are popular quick-fixes, but there are better ways you can fight fatigue throughout the day that aren’t as hazardous to your health long- and short-term.

Congestive Heart Failure Improves with CoQ10

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Weakness…fatigue…swelling in the legs and abdomen…shortness of breath, even at rest…. When a patient comes to me with those symptoms, it’s a safe bet that congestive heart failure (CHF) is involved. CHF affects some 5 million Americans and claims 40,000 lives each year. CHF is so common among older patients that it sends more people […]

PQQ Improves Memory and Thinking

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One of the biggest fears among seniors is a loss of independence, especially as it relates to one’s mental faculties. They say, “The mind is the first thing to go,” and They aren’t too far off. As we age, our mitochondria, the tiny energy-producing generators in every cell in your body, just don’t pump out […]

PQQ is an Effective Anti-Aging Supplement

Each of the billions of cells in your body is home to microscopic organelles known as mitochondria. These tiny heroes produce your body’s energy supply and determine how long your cells – and you – will live. As a matter of fact, as much as 95 percent of your energy comes from the mitochondria. Lifestyle […]

Inflammation, Memory, and Hormone Balance: Three Supplements

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Every month, thousands of new clinical trials are published in scientific journals. Unfortunately, due to the sheer volume of studies, few physicians have the time to explore new research. But years ago, I discovered that combing through these publications is an excellent way to turn up new developments that could help my patients. As time […]

Why Am I Tired? How to Keep Up Your Energy

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Do you drag throughout the day, nod off in the afternoon, or struggle to get out of bed in the morning, even though you slept eight hours? Or have you been diagnosed with a heart condition or high blood pressure that requires you to take medication like beta-blockers that sap your energy? You’re not alone! […]

Coconut Smoothie with Banana and Berry

Coconut Smoothie
Serves 1 Start your day with a hearty, good-fat filled smoothie made with coconut and flax seeds. It’s tasty, simple to make, and the combination of healthy fats and protein help to keep you feeling full longer than most breakfasts. Prep time: 2 minutes or less Ingredients 1 cup coconut/almond/hemp/rice milk 2 scoops protein powder […]

Roasted Bananas with Maple Syrup–Walnut Glaze

This snack is delicious any time of day, but it’s especially good in the evening. Bananas, walnuts, and yogurt contain tryptophan and melatonin, two natural sleep aids. Save any leftovers (excluding the yogurt), and reheat them the following evening. Serves 4 Get My FREE Curcumin Report Chronic Inflammation Decoded Ingredients: 2 tablespoons organic maple syrup […]

Eat These Foods for Better Sleep

If you use insomnia medication, I hope you know about last week’s announcement by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Manufacturers of prescription sleep aids that contain a sedative called zolpidem are required to reduce the currently recommended doses. (Zolpidem is found in Ambien, Edluar, Zolpimist, and Intermezzo.) If you’re taking an insomnia drug containing […]

Very Easy Baked Beans

Beans are an excellent source of the trace mineral zinc, known for its ability to help build muscle and rev up testosterone production. Some beans, such as those used in this flavorful recipe, contain as much zinc as red meat does, but without the fat, antibiotics, and toxic growth hormones found in nonorganic meats. Beans […]

Test Your Testosterone Knowledge

Maybe you’ve seen the television ads explaining that “low T,” or low testosterone levels, can be a health risk. Although the ads are by a pharmaceutical giant selling a prescription product, low testosterone is not a fake health concern created by drug companies to increase sales. In fact, low testosterone does indeed cause significant health […]
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