San Juan Holistic Healthcare

Mark W. Earnhart, D.C

DIABETES

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015

Diabetes is on the rise. The latest reports say it has increased 90% in the last 10 years. Nearly 24 million people have diabetes and another 57 million are pre-diabetic. So what is diabetes and how can we avoid it? Obviously, what we have been doing is not working. One of the big issues is we have bought into the idea that low fat, high carbohydrate dieting is the answer. So let’s first...

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Benefits of Cauliflower and Broccoli

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015

First of all, cauliflower, broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables can provide you with cholesterol lowering benefits. They are particularly helpful if they are cooked by steaming. The fiber related benefits do a better job binding to bile acids in your digestive tract when they are steamed. This binding with the bile acids allows the bile to be excreted more efficiently and this results in...

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Vitamin D and Weight Gain

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015

With one third of the United States adult population considered obese, it’s no wonder the U.S. weight loss market is a $60 billion industry. Fad diets, “miracle” pills and the ultimate workout routine headline every thing from our daily news programs to late night info-mercials. But what if part of the solution we’re searching for is as simple as a well-known, though often insufficient,...

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Physical Symptoms Can Be Caused by Stress

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015

Stress can produce symptoms in the body psychologically. Stress is identified in three phases: 1) alarm, 2) resistance and 3)exhaustion. As health practitioners it is our job to help you determine which stage you are and what is the proper support needed. Psychological Stress Symptoms: anxiety, sleeping problems, depression, anger outbursts, ADD, hyperactivity and agitation. Adrenaline Over...

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Nutritional Support for Joint Health

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015

Natural therapy is often sought for conditions such as osteoarthritis. One side effect of aspirin, ibuprofen and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDS) that is often not mentioned is their actual inhibition of cartilage repair and acceleration of cartilage destruction, even though they do provide temporary relief. Some supplements have scientific validation for efficacy when it comes...

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