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25 Fat Loss Tips Based on Science

There are so many fitness experts, doctors, nutritionists, and diet groups out there that claim they have the magic pill, potion, or best recommendation for losing weight. In fact, most of their recommendations are based on the old adage of “Eat Less and Exercise More,” you know, the calorie model. It goes something like this: “All […]

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How Fast Are You Aging?

How Fast Are You Aging? Most of us are not aware that being overweight or obese significantly accelerates aging. We have all heard that extra weight on the body increases your risk of chronic disease like cancer, diabetes, dementia, and heart disease, but probably don’t realize the extra fat also increases the aging process. It […]

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Enhancing The Performance Athlete Pt. 3

By Keoni and Jade Teta The foundation of enhancing athletic performance is essentially the same goal healthcare providers have for their in their patients, which is to optimize health. For the athlete detailed sports specific training regimens should be recommended as well as appropriate sports specific caloric and macronutrient needs. Furthermore, every athlete should at […]

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Enhancing The Performance Of The Athlete Pt. 2

As published in the Townsend Letter Jan 2014 In Part I we discussed the foundation of enhancing athletic performance. At it’s core this foundation is essentially the same thing as the foundation for general health and well-being with special emphasis on the unique lifestyle of the athlete. The lifestyle of the athlete needs to understood […]

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Enhancing The Performance Of The Athlete Pt. 1

As published in the Townsend Letter Dec 2013 Introduction Becoming leaner, faster, stronger, and able to perform better for longer, all while staying healthy, is the hope of every athlete from the weekend warrior to the elite professional. The lifestyle and nutrition of the athlete, especially at the professional level, are about fueling performance, recovering […]

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The Paleolithic Diet: Putting Healthy Nutrition in Context

Keoni Teta, ND, LAc. and Jade Teta, ND, CSCS Today, we remain the genetic equivalent of a caveman, yet the environment in which we live is vastly different than the world our genes evolved in. For millions of years our ancestors lived in a state of complete connectedness with the natural world. They woke with […]

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Tomatoes and Tomato Products as Medicine

By Keoni Teta ND, LAc., Jade Teta, ND, CSCS, and Julie Sutton ND, LAc. Introduction Let thy medicine be thy food. Hippocrates, the father of medicine, must have had the tomato in mind when he made this statement thousands of years ago. Now, in a world where drugs and supplements dominate, it appears that conventional […]

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How To Live Longer: 10 Simple Anti-Aging Tips

By Dr. Keoni Teta Are there really things that we can do to increase the amount of time that we have here on the planet? Can we do it in such a way that also maintains a high quality of life? Can we actually slow down aging now? Will we in the very near future […]

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The Halo Effect in the Fat Loss Lifestyle

The Halo Effect describes the tendency or bias in the judgments of an organization, group of people, or an individual when assessing a particular thing whether it be a food, person, business, etc. It can be applied to almost any situation or choice. Edward Thorndike, a psychologist, coined the term and was the first to […]

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Best Supplements: Healthy Multivitamin Basics

In ME’s opinion, the basic things to look for in a good multi-vitamin as far as the ingredients go are as follows: 1. A good MV should have a complete complex of vitamin E (alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-), not just alpha tocopherol. 2. It should have natural folate instead of folic acid. Folic acid […]

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Bones Need Rest For Strength

When I say strong bones need rest, I mean they need rest relative to work or exercise. I will go into more detail in just a second, but first what to do I mean by “strong” bones. The word strong implies that bones are difficult to break due to their compressive strength, tensile strength, shear […]

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Why should you take Vit K with your Vit D?

Vitamin D has been getting a ton of press for the last decade. It seems like every study is touting its benefits. As with many natural medicines, vitamin D is certainly a “cure-all” especially when one is deficient. Unfortunately, most of are deficient or at the lower end of normal on a blood lab. In […]

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