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Can You Be Healthy at Every Size?

By happyhealthandnutrition | Jun 8, 2022 |

Can you really be healthy at every size? I have seen clients with extra weight come back with excellent bloodwork results for cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure and more while I have seen the opposite true for thosediligently watching their intake and weight. While it is not necessary for a cookie-cutter fits all approach to…

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Pain Relief with Foods and Supplements

By happyhealthandnutrition | Oct 16, 2020 |

The hot peppers known as cayenne (capsicum) contain a compound called capsaicin that relieves pain, apparently by inhibiting the release of substance P, a neurotransmitter responsible for communicating pain sensations. Capsaicin can be absorbed through the skin; mix cayenne pepper with enough wintergreen oil to make a paste and apply it directly painful joints, or…

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Grocery Shopping Tips to Save Money, Time & Peace of Mind!

By happyhealthandnutrition | Oct 13, 2020 |

Always go with a list. If you go without a list, you may as well just throw your money away. You need to prepare a list of everything you need, pulling from your weekly menu (next tip) and checking to make sure you don’t have it in your pantry, fridge, or freezer. Make sure you’re…

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Himalayan Pink salt versus Grey Celtic Sea Salt

By happyhealthandnutrition | Oct 8, 2020 |

There is good salt and there is bad salt. Over the past 40-60 years, there has been a lot of scientific advice suggesting salt is bad for our bodies, kind of like a poison. People have been taught that salt causes high blood pressure. This is till the general medical position, and this is absolutely…

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Good Body Fat versus Bad Body Fat

By happyhealthandnutrition | Sep 14, 2020 |

Did you know body fat is classified into two types? One type is called Brown Adipose Tissue, or BAT and it burns calories even while you are at rest. It is containing many more mitochondrion, these are tiny energy-producing factories inside each fat cell. The number of mitochondria is influenced by a variety of diet…

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Gallbladder Dis-ease (Gallstones and Cholesystitis)

By happyhealthandnutrition | Sep 1, 2020 |

Did you know the primary cause of gallstones is diet? Specifically, fiber deficiency, fried foods, saturated fats, excess dairy products, excess sugar and refined carbohydrates, and overeating are the cause of most cases of gallstones. The typical American diet of high cholesterol and saturated fatty foods such as fried eggs, bacon, white toast, butter, and…

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The Truth About Milk

By happyhealthandnutrition | Aug 26, 2020 |

Research has suggested that 75-90 percent of the people with Type-1-diabetes have abnormally raised antibody titer against their own beta cells. These B-cell antibodies seem to be associated with drinking cow’s milk. Finland, which has the world’s highest milk consumption, also has the world’s highest per capita rate of insulin-dependent type-1 diabetes. The problem is…

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TV Watching and Diabetes

By happyhealthandnutrition | Jul 27, 2020 |

Summer vacations mean plenty of time for relaxing on a beach, in a hammock, or on a deck. Vacations like this usually lead to literary goals like reading a book a week or plowing through the book club pick you’ve been sitting on since Memorial Day. But there’s a reason why people don’t reach their…

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How Do Diabetes Medications Work?

By happyhealthandnutrition | Jul 27, 2020 |

GLP-1 Diabetes Drug Treatment Drugs: GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonists) are incretin mimetics which have several benefits for diabetes management. They suppress post-prandial glucagon release, delay stomach emptying, and increase insulin sensitivity. The most common side effects reported are headache, nasopharyngitis, and upper respiratory tract infection. At this time, major safety concerns with incretin-based therapies (GLP-1 receptor agonists and DPP-4 inhibitors) include pancreatitis,…

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11 Reasons to Visit a TeleHealth Holistic Registered Dietitian

By happyhealthandnutrition | Jul 24, 2020 |

You’re not sure you want to live with medications for the rest of your life, and you want to learn how nutrition and lifestyle can help heal you naturally. You have been told you will have to take medication for the rest of your life, or that you have to take medications to manage the…

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