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Functional Medicine Readiness Questionnaire

Functional medicine is the intersection of naturopathy and Western medicine. It does not swear off the use of prescription drugs, but it also does not treat symptoms. In functional medicine, doctors identifies the genetic, environmental, and biochemical causes of illness that are the underlying causes of disease and create a program that addresses those variables. …

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Smart watch wearable technology is the new fitness trend

Fitness Trends for 2016: Best and New, Tried and True

The annual Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends is out with its 2016 edition, and No. 1 on the list of trends for 2016 is wearable technology. Surprised? Yeah, me neither. As the survey notes, the wearable technology industry is exploding — expected to reach $6 billion next year with fitness trackers, smart glasses, smart watches, heart rate monitors, GPS tracking …

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5 Common Fitness Barriers: Getting Started on Health and Exercise Goals

Getting back on the bandwagon is hard in almost everything we do. But getting started on health and exercise goals is the first key to success. Here are five common fitness barriers, along with some tips for making them disappear. Barrier #1: Too Busy It’s unlikely that you’re too busy to exercise. You probably just need …

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Staying Healthy Through the Holidays

Retailers like to call it the ‘holiday season’ but let’s be honest, its “weight gain season,” and it runs from Halloween straight through to New Year’s. It’s here—whether you’re ready or not. The next couple months will bring ample opportunity for you to expand your waistline. Of course the choice is yours. We can discuss it now …

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6 Tips To Staying Slim on Vacation

Does your upcoming vacation have you worried about your waistline? You should be. The average person gains almost a pound a day while on vacation. (Admittedly, I’m more like 2-3 per day.) But that doesn’t have to be you. Most of the time extra pounds sneak up on you when you least expect it, so …

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