Need a Detox Now That Summer is Over?

Need a detox now that summer is over? How has your summer been?  Have you indulged in a too many cookouts and drank a few too many cocktails?   Summertime is full of activities and social events that can make it hard to stay on track with a healthy diet.  Are you feeling like you need to detox?  Do you really need to consider a cleanse or detox program?   Detoxification is essential for your health and well-being. In a perfect world, your body would get rid of toxins by itself and on many levels it does have systems in place to do this.   The liver, kidneys, skin, lungs, blood, colon,… Read More

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May is Liver Awareness Month

Fatty Liver Disease Epidemic Did you know that you or a family member may silently have fatty liver disease? This is a question I posted here a while back.  I thought that since May is “Liver Awareness Month” it was worth re-posting this earlier article I had written on the silent health care crisis of fatty liver disease. Fatty liver disease is a national epidemic not only in adults, but in children as well. Obesity and poor diet are known contributors to this condition. It is believed that as many as 20% of adults and sadly 6 million children have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). This not only increases your risk of developing cirrhosis,… Read More

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