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Time Mag Article on Whether Paleo Diet Keeps Appetite in Check

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The latest issue of Time has an article which asks if the Paleo Diet helps you lose weight.   The skepticism derives from a study which took fecal samples (yes, that’s right) from humans and baboons and watched whether grass or potato (forbidden on paleo) produced more appetite suppressing hormones.  The potato won out, which proves…..what?  Not much, but it might

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“Always Hungry” Points to Role of Insulin in Keeping us Fat

  An article in the Sunday New York Times by two obesity researchers makes the simple point that simply cutting calories won’t work for most of us — in order to lose weight over the long haul, we have to cut carbs.  Insulin, produced in response to carbohydrate intake, is the big culprit in leading to more fat being deposited

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Dr. Goodman Talks About Ideal Protein

 

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Your Comments Wanted — Paleo Diet gets smacked down in Scientific American

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This article in Scientific American makes a case that the Paleo and other “hunter/gatherer” diets are fundamentally flawed as 1) we are genetically NOT the same as out paleo ancestors, 2) those folks weren’t so healthy after all and 3) our environment today is different and we have to eat what’s here.               I’m

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“Fed Up” Movie Opens in Theaters. A Link to The NY Times Review

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This looks like an interesting movie.  I guess we in the Greater Hartford area might have to wait for the DVD to come out.  Read the review and let me know what you think:   http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/09/movies/fed-up-descends-on-villains-in-the-battle-of-the-bulge.html?_r=0  

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Beating Fatigue: Simple Solutions

Many of us feel tired a lot or even all the time. Do you wake up not feeling refreshed? Do you not have the stamina you used to or feel you should have? Do you get lightheaded or out of breath easily? You have likely mentioned this problem to your doctor and had it investigated. If a solution has not

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Bringing Connecticut into the 21st Century!

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I love practicing as a naturopathic physician. I value my training and my relationship with my patients. I respect my colleagues in the profession. Here in Connecticut, we NDs are practicing under an antiquated law that prevents us from prescribing any medications or injecting any substances (vitamins or minerals), from performing minor surgery and prescribing oxygen and other medical equipment.

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New Services Offered: Home Sleep Testing, Indirect Calorimetry/Basal Metabolic Rate Testing, and Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) Testing

As a naturopathic physician, I practice much as a primary care doc would, doing physicals, ordering screening bloodwork and other tests, and generally practicing preventive medicine.  My treatments may be different, but my diagnostic approach is fairly conventional, if more exhaustive! As part of this role, and to make my office more comprehensive in its offerings, I have decided to

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Exercise programs: what do they accomplish? Are they right for you? How much to do? How often?

To start, here are some specific recommendations from a fitness expert (thank you April)! Many people feel crunched for time, but there is a way to fit effective exercise into your life. Here are 2 tips to fit exercise into a busy schedule, but also get an extremely effective workout: Circuit Train: Circuit training can help keep your heart rate elevated,

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Understanding your cholesterol numbers and having your cholesterol tested better!

We have all bought into the idea that we need to lower our cholesterol to stay healthy and prevent heart disease.  But is it that simple?  What is cholesterol and is current testing telling us enough about our heart health? Do the math: Cholesterol, or total cholesterol, is calculated based on its components, HDL, LDL and Triglycerides.  Total cholesterol =

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