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What Diet Is Best For You?

by in Allergies, Anti-Inflammatory, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Depression, Detox, Diabetes, Diets, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Weight Loss, Whole Foods Diet March 10, 2009

Dr. Nicole, what is the best diet? The best diet is the diet that works for YOU. The best diet is something that you can healthfully follow for the rest of your life. The best diet for you is the diet that gives you energy, keeps your health in balance, helps you to be emotionally […]

Best Chewable Fiber 2008

by in Best, Cholesterol, Detox, Diabetes, Fiber, Fruits and Veggies, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Hypoglycemia, Kitchen Sink, Weight Loss December 9, 2008

The best fiber sources obviously come from whole food dietary sources. However, occasionally we need a little something something to “cheat the system” and this is my favorite weight loss trick, as I have mentioned the importance of utilizing fiber for satiety and stable blood sugar in my “Favorite Weight Loss Diet of 2008”. You […]

Chocolate Chips Better than Viagra?

by in Anti-Aging, Antioxidants, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Diabetes, Erectile Dysfunction, Fruits and Veggies, High Blood Pressure, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Men's Health, Preventative Medicine, Whole Foods Diet November 19, 2008

Are chocolate chips better than Viagra? According to Journal of Nutrition’s latest September and October issues, chocolate has some pretty exciting therapeutic potential. If you want to avoid being on “the little blue pill” you should consider taking a daily dose of the little brown pill. That’s right—50-200 chocolate chips a day may prevent the […]

Fish Oil vs Flax Oil? The Great Debate

by in Arthritis, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autoimmune Diseases, Cholesterol, Depression, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Immune Support, Inflammation, Kitchen Sink, Memory, Mercury, Multiple Sclerosis, Omega-3 Oils, Pain Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis April 14, 2008

One of the greatest flaws in the Standard American Diet (SAD) is a lack of omega-3 fatty acids. Repleting this deficiency typically improves memory and mental functioning as well as corrects a gamut of other annoying health problems. The reason for this is that these essential oils are necessary for proper brain functioning, immune function, […]

Anti-Inflammatory Diet

by in Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidants, Arthritis, Cancer, Cholesterol, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Inflammation, Injury Care, Lupus, Pain Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogrens February 29, 2008

Who should be on the anti-inflammatory diet?  Well– just about everyone! Anyone with arthritis, chronic pain, chronic disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure, autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, or sjogrens, as well as those looking to slow the aging process and disease prevention will benefit from an […]

Coenzyme Q10

by in Antioxidants, Cholesterol, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Kitchen Sink, Vitamins February 20, 2008

Coenzyme Q10 or “CoQ10”, also known as ubiquinone, is an anti-oxidant that is essential for mitochondrial energy production and may play a role in cellular defense against oxidative damage. A growing body of research shows that using a coenzyme Q10 supplement alone or in combination with other therapies may be beneficial in the treatment of […]