Prevention is the cure for cancer

Prevention is the Cure!

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As breast cancer prevention month comes to an end, I would like to share some basic facts that most people do not know about preventing breast cancer.  I believe the billions of dollars spent on a “cure” and “treatment” could help a lot of women actually prevent breast cancer with proper education.  I am here […]

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Stop obesity in America

Obesity… Stop treating the symptom, treat the cause!

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The American Medical Association has most recently determined obesity to be a diagnosable disease.  The problem with this is it is estimated that only 6% of healthy professionals are trained to treat obesity.  The biggest concern and fear is that the decision “will prompt people to further identify obesity as a purely medical problem, and one […]

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Statins Used for Cholesterol Increase Risk for Injury and Arthritis

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Below you will find the summary from recent research published in JAMA (journal of the american medical association), the premier resource for medical research.  We’ve known for years that statins can cause fatigue and muscle pain, but recent research proves it can do far more than that.  If you are taking a statin, I’ve posted […]

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Dr. Olivia talks about allergy free pantries

Allergy Free Pantry – Gluten, Dairy and Egg Replacements

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I know how overwhelming it can be to find out that you, or someone in your family has food sensitivities. You may not believe it, because you’ve eaten these foods daily without noticing any effect. However “how you feel” does not necessarily tell you how your body is “functioning.” People with food sensitivities experience an […]

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diet deficiencies from being undernourished

Overfed & Undernourished

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  Yup, that’s us America, fat…overfed…and under nourished.  There are 3rd world countries that are dying of hunger that are rated healthier than the United States.  We also have some of the highest rates of nutritional deficiencies in the world, which makes absolutely no sense, when we are the most overfed.  The problem is our […]

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Dr. Olivia discusses Iodine and your health

Iodine, The Forgotten Mineral

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Iodine is one of the most forgotten nutrients in daily supplements, and is also becoming one of the hardest nutrients to get in your diet.  So first, let’s talk about RDI’s.  RDI stands for recommended daily intake and this is defined as the minimum amount you need to get of a certain nutrient in order to […]

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Eat healthy through the holidays

In 9 Months…

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Bikini season is only 9 months away.  It seems like a long time, but if you can make a body in 9 months during pregnancy, imagine what is possible for creating lasting changes to your body in the next 9 months.  Keep this thought in mind when you approach the “Holiday Season.”  As the weather […]

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Dr. Olivia tells how to use Agave nectar

The TRUTH about Agave

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Agave has become a taboo subject in the world of health and nutrition.  May experts recommend it as an all natural and low glycemic sweetener, and many experts discredit it’s claim to be natural, raw or organic.  So I am here to give you the FACTS on Agave, instead of my OPINION. FACTS: Agave nectar […]

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You are what you eat-so eat healthy

You Are What You Eat

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I’ve been known to be a lot of things from “food nazi” to “nutrition freak” since a very early age.  Before I knew better I used to count fat grams, then once eating lots of “fat free” foods filled with ingredients like aluminum and plastic were reaking havoc on my digestive system, I started counting calories.  […]

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Dr. Olivia discusses body types and health

What is Your Body Type

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  Many people think that gaining weight in a particular region (ex: stomach, thighs) is normal, but it’s actually your body’s way of “showing” you that there is an imbalance in your body.  What I mean by this is if you eat unhealthy and live a lifestyle where you don’t move your body, than yes, you […]

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