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Stopping Emotional Eating: Some Ideas to Help

We all can and do use food to feel better — sometimes.  Food is  more than nutrition; it’s comfort, love, predictability, control.  When we use food to avoid dealing with our responsibilities, our feelings, our fears, we tend to overeat.  This overeating becomes a habit.  As with all habits, this one can be changed.  If you are a chronic emotional

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Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) Testing for IBS

Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) Testing for IBS What is IBS? Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common condition, affecting between 10 and 15% of Americans.  Symptoms range from abdominal pain to diarrhea, constipation or bloating. It is now fairly well established that IBS symptoms can come about from a condition known as Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, or SIBO. What

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I Did the Whole 30 (Or Maybe the Whole 27..): An Assessment

I eat a healthy, whole food diet which consists mostly of nuts, fruits, veggies, cheese, yogurt and meat/chicken/fish. I don’t eat a lot of grains.  So why would I further limit my choices and take on the Whole 30?  Clearly a masochistic streak, a desire to see how much healthier I can be, and a team player attitude in collaborating with

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For Connecticut Residents: Legislative Update on HB 5534 Action Needed Now

For readers of this blog who live or have family in Connecticut, I am appealing to you to take action in support of my profession’s efforts at upgrading our practice law to bring it into the 21st century.  If you would like to take action, please click on the link.    Thank you!   Dr. Goodman

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Supplement Spotlight: Beating Fatigue

Supplement Spotlight:  How to Boost Your Energy Are you feeling run down?  Looking for more energy?  You may have tried the “miracle ” energy supplements that are advertised everywhere.  Maybe you got a boost from one of them.  Chances are, though, that these changes were short-lived.  You need to get to the root of the problem. Thyroid:  Your thyroid may

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Dr. Goodman’s Athletic Club

       Want a t-shirt?  The above can be yours if you have lost 25 or more pounds since starting my program!  Reward yourself and contact the office to get yours.  These shirts come in all sizes and are made locally in Beacon Falls by Liberty Printing.   If you have needed extra incentive to keep working toward your goal, I

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Dr. Goodman is Now Seeing Patients in West Hartford

New Practice Location I am very pleased to announce that I will begin seeing patients at an additional location:  West Hartford Acupuncture on 173 Oakwood Avenue in West Hartford.   My hours to begin will be Mondays from 9-2, and I expect to expand those in the near future.   The practice is in a three story house and feels very

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Living Well: Holiday Edition

Living Well with Dr. Goodman for December 18, 2015 News You Can Use to: Lose Weight, Feel Better and Stay Healthy In this Issue: Holiday Hours Food Collection for Bristol Pantry Guilt-Free Chocolate/Coconut/Almond Bars! Thank you Holiday Hours The office is open until noon Christmas Eve day.  We will reopen on January 4th.  We are still booking appointments for the 21st-23rd. 

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Yosi Kitchen: The Mediterranean Diet Cooked for You

Much has been written about the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet.  Based mostly on fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, fish and legumes, with some chicken and lots of olives and olive oil, the diet has been shown to lower heart disease risk, help with weight loss, improve blood sugar and stop inflammation. These benefits are delivered to your local grocery

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Mindfulness Meditation Exercise

Here is a meditation exercise.  Try it if you’re new to meditation or want to return to a practice.  I think meditation is an ideal way to quiet the mind and help to overcome compulsion and destructive habits.  

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