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February 2, 2018

5 Tips for Successful Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting (IF) is anything but a new concept. Since the dawn of time, mankind has regularly gone through moments of scarcity and famine. In fact, humans had to work for their food if they wanted to eat at all. Inevitably, there were times when food wasn’t available yet, the...

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November 3, 2017

Immune Boosting Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

The hectic holidays and chill in the air can take a toll on the immune system and make one more susceptible to cold weather challenges. Stay healthy and vital all season by taking the following steps. Be Balanced From eggnog and cookies to champagne toasts at midnight, you may be...

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October 16, 2017

Let's all eat dirt?!?

By Dr. Lisa Metzgar, PhD: We live in an age of over sanitation, especially when it comes to our children. We use antibacterial soaps and don’t expose our children to necessary bacteria that help to build their immune systems. "According to this "hygiene hypothesis,'' the human immune system evolved two...

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July 31, 2017

Oatmeal, the superhero of all breakfasts?

By Dr. Lisa Metzgar, PhD: One of the most common questions I get from my clients is “what can I eat for breakfast besides eggs?” Everyone is on the high protein kick these days and carbs have gotten a bad rap, even healthy carbs. The fact is that some carbs...

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January 24, 2017

5 Exciting Gut Revelations for a Healthier Microbiome

By Dr. Lisa Metzgar, PhD: I have loved being in the nutrition and wellness industry because there is always something new to learn. Research shows us everyday new findings about our health and well being, yet it amazes me that there are so many unhealthy people in this world and...

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December 23, 2016

Holiday Recipes for a Happy, Healthy Gut

Dr. Lisa Metzgar, PhD: The holidays tend to be a time focused on eating. In my house we all tend to cram into the kitchen to nosh on whatever tasty treats our guests have contributed to the affair. Our holiday traditions always involve celebrating over food. With all the holiday...

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December 1, 2016

How bacteria can help you sleep better

By Dr. Lisa Metzgar, PhD: As I get older, I find that sleep eludes me more and more. I will wake up in the middle of the night and lie there for sometimes hours before I fall back asleep right before the alarm goes off. This leads me to be...

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October 24, 2016

Why You Should Sneak Broccoli into Your Child’s Diet

By Dr Lisa Metzgar, PhD: How many of you were told to eat your broccoli as a child? When my teenage daughter was in kindergarten, she did a Mother’s day project where they answered questions about some of their favorite things to do with mom. One of the questions was,...

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September 6, 2016

Beware of No Calorie Sweeteners

Dr. Lisa Metzgar, PhD: Let’s face it…we all like sweet sugary treats. Throughout our lives we have always treated ourselves with something sweet as a reward or to comfort. There is a reason we have a tendency to be addicted to sweets. Our physiology is designed to be drawn to...

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August 15, 2016

4 “Berry” Gut-Healthy Recipes to Boost Your Health

By Dr. Lisa Metzgar, PhD: Summer is one of my favorite seasons. Not just for the fun in the sun but also for the summertime fruits that bring back memories of picnics on the beach and running through sprinklers on a hot day. Some of my favorite fruits are berries,...

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