Not To Be A Broken Record, But…November 2023 Newsletter

By |2023-11-04T14:10:52-07:00November 4th, 2023|Detoxifying, Immune System Support, Improved Mood and Mental Clarity, Improving Digestion, Losing Weight, SHAPE ReClaimed|

Throughout the past few months, we have continuously stressed the importance of supporting the immune system through supplementation and proper diet. With colder weather already here, the cold and flu season beginning, and many reported cases of illness we continue to recommend that everyone take some type of immune supporting [...]

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Reduce the Impact of Stress on Your Body: Better Stress Management

By |2023-08-29T20:12:27-07:00August 29th, 2023|Immune System Support, Improved Mood and Mental Clarity, Improving Digestion, Losing Weight, Recommended Reading, Sports Nutrition and Exercise|

Stress. It is the main source of “dis-ease” in the body, mind, and spirit. It creates a tremendous biochemical burden on the body, ultimately creating disease. At a basic level: Stress makes it harder to lose weight. Stress contributes to degenerative diseases. Stress upsets digestion. Stress makes you tired. Here’s [...]

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Stop the Fireworks in Your Gut!: July 2023 Newsletter

By |2023-07-03T12:15:04-07:00July 3rd, 2023|Healthy Food and Supplements, Improved Mood and Mental Clarity, Improving Digestion, Losing Weight, Recommended Reading|

STOP THE FIREWORKS IN YOUR GUT! Happy Fourth of July! You have probably already started your holiday festivities over the weekend, have today off and tomorrow more parties! Along with all the fun food and fireworks in the sky, there are likely some fireworks going off in your gut. In [...]

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Danger Will Robinson, Danger – Artificial Sweeteners: May 2023 Newsletter

By |2023-04-30T17:57:55-07:00April 30th, 2023|Healthy Food and Supplements, Improving Digestion, Losing Weight, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar, Navigating Marketing Hypes, Recommended Reading|

This month we continue the theme of nutrition myths and focus on perhaps the most dangerous of all – the belief and marketing of artificial sweeteners as being safe for human consumption. They are not. Let us repeat. Artificial sweeteners are not safe. In fact, they are a major contributor [...]

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The Small Intestines

By |2023-03-02T15:40:46-08:00March 2nd, 2023|Improving Digestion|

Our tour of the digestive system continues: The action now moves into the small intestines. Since digestion is a north to south process whatever happened in the stomach will impact the small intestines. Did we digest our food or did it ferment? Are we taking antacids for acid reflux? As [...]

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The Importance of Hydrochloric Acid

By |2023-03-02T15:49:54-08:00March 2nd, 2023|Improving Digestion|

Here’s a quick three question true or false quiz for you: 1. The cause of gastric/acid reflux is too much stomach acid. 2. When we are stressed, we produce extra stomach acid. 3. Antacids stop acid reflux. What are your answers? If you are like most Americans you probably answered [...]

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The Importance of Enzymes

By |2023-03-02T15:47:32-08:00March 2nd, 2023|Improving Digestion|

I cannot overstate the importance of enzymes to the digestion process. Simply put, enzymes make stuff happen in the body- basically they keep you alive! They are proteins that enhance and accelerate chemical reactions in the body. Since there are many different reactions there are many different enzymes. The human [...]

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The Mouth – Why Chewing is Important

By |2023-03-02T15:49:15-08:00March 2nd, 2023|Improving Digestion|

The “physical” aspects of digestion begin in the mouth. Please consider what goes in our mouth is generally a volunteer action! For the most part we choose what we eat, how many times we chew our food, and the pace (fast/slow) of the eating experience. Some may argue that digestion [...]

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