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Vimal Patel appointed Chairman of the Board at The Foundation for Living Medicine

Vimal Patel was recently appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors at The Foundation for Living Medicine. Formerly known as The Gladys Taylor McGarey Foundation, the Living Medicine Model: Encourages self-responsibility for one’s health and fosters a new relationship between the patient and practitioner; Promotes a triad relationship between the patient and practitioner where the […]

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Combating Side Effects of Cancer, Chemotherapy and Radiation

With Cancer therapy people experience digestive, intestinal, and immune eterioration. This is why people lose weight (muscle mass and hair loss), are unable to absorb nutrients properly, have immunity issues and have digestive, intestinal and bowel problems during therapy. Chemotherapy and Radiation can also cause many patients to experience body mass/muscle wasting.  A higher amount […]

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How to Avoid a Hangover

  Taking Digestive Enzymes while drinking alcohol helps to break the alcohol down. 1-2 capsules with each drink support the liver in processing the alcohol faster, which reduces the effects of hangover. Alcohol also kills the healthy flora in your system leaving you with irregular bowel movements and bad breath.  After an of evening drinking/ partying […]

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Immunity and Infection

Winter is the time when adults and children get the sick.  With holiday travelling, increased desert consumption, and higher levels of stress your immune system becomes compromised.  The immunoglobulins (proteins that defend your body against germs) in Advanced Immune & Recovery Formula support your body by capturing and neutralizing germs.  If you feel something coming […]

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The Difference between Prebiotics and Probiotics

Prebiotics are a natural fibrous food material for Probiotics.  Probiotics are healthy microorganisms in the body that are specifically known to benefit the gastro intestinal tract. Prebiotics create and maintain healthy conditions in the GI, which in turn helps to reduce inflammatory reactions in the gastro intestinal tract.  They promote digestive health by supporting healthy […]

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Do the Elderly Take Too Many Pills?

As a Pharmacist and Integrative Health Practitioner, I have seen so many folks with multiple medications that have been prescribed or purchased over-the-counter that aren’t necessary. If only someone had taken the time to sit down and go over the need for them. Providing one-on-one consulting has allowed me to help so many patients with […]

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Minimizing Estrogen Dominance May Reduce the Risk Estrogen Dominant Cancers

Hormones are an important subject but most people aren’t aware of how important.  That’s because you can’t see, smell, taste, touch, or hear the hormones we are surrounded by in our daily lives.  As a Compounding Pharmacist and Integrative Practitioner I have dispensed both pharmaceutical synthetic hormones as well as made bio-identical hormones for patients. […]

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The Latest Skinny on Resveratrol

  Recently I attended a seminar where Dr. Carrie Louise Daenell lectured on the topic of Resveratrol. After attending a research conference, Dr.Daenell had shared some exciting research on the benefits of Resveratrol with her patients, who had then shared it with their friends. Her patients were reporting that some of their friends who had taken […]

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The Sugary Truth about Disease

Sugar, and the foods that break down into sugar quickly (including processed foods that contain hidden sugar), are in my professional opinion, the leading contributors of Diabesity (diabetes and obesity), high blood pressue, cholesterol. cardiovascular disease, inflammatory bowel conditions and autoimmune issues. When you eat or drink high carb or sugar laden foods, your blood […]

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Natural Ways to Combat a Tooth Infection

   Natural Ways to Combat a Tooth Infection Recently, a patient sent me an email regarding a dental problem. During a routine cleaning, she was told that she had a fistula on her upper gum near a tooth. The dentist felt that the tooth looked infected and advised her to have a root canal. Although […]

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How to Correctly Read Nutrition Facts Labels

Understanding the Label is the First Step to Healthy Nutrition Nutrition Facts on a label are required by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on packaged food and beverages. The facts are listed in a boxed section and provide information about the nutrient content of the product. Each product must have a nutrition facts box, […]

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April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month

April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness month.  It’s a disorder that affects millions of people. It’s important to note that irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional disorder and not a disease. The symptoms are caused by how the gastrointestinal (GI) tract works. What is a Functional Disorder?  * “A functional disorder has its basis in […]

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Five Healthy Essential Requirements to Boost your Child’s Brain Power

In today’s ever increasing competitive environment, it’s important for parents to remain vigilant when it comes to their children’s health and overall performance in school. Signs of mood swings, lack of concentration, and inability to focus are signs that a child is in trouble. Yet, the solution can be as simple as good nutrition, rest […]

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Four Effective Ways for Overweight Children to Lose Weight

Childhood obesity is becoming an increasing health concern in the United States as well as in other countries.  Obesity can lead to many health challenges that can last a lifetime, such as Type 2 Diabetes and cardiovascular conditions. Dieting and limiting food consumption rarely work with children as they are extremely clever and will find […]

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What’s the Big Deal about being Fat, Overweight, or Obese?

Why is obesity, overweight, and belly fat a big deal?  Many people claim that they’re happy being fat, they enjoy eating and they feel great.  The problem is that the extra fat carried on the body is not just about eating too many calories. Fat cells are not just a storage place for calories and […]

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Will your Baby Love Veggies?

Why eating habits during pregnancy can have a positive lifelong influence Want your newborn to be receptive to healthy eating?  Start developing a positive influence early in your pregnancy.  Recent research has suggested that what a woman eats during her pregnancy may influence the baby’s food preferences out of the womb.  As early as 4-5 […]

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Would you like your Fruits and Veggies with a Side of Pesticide?

Avoiding the top 12 most contaminated foods   Everyone knows that pesticides are toxic and can pose health risks.  But if you take a bite out of an apple, are you thinking that you’re ingesting pesticides, too?  Many fruits and vegetables are sprayed with pesticides to prevent pest infestation and fungi from destroying crops.  But […]

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Acid/Alkaline Diet Explained

Why it’s necessary for healthy bones and body The human body is designed to be alkaline. An alkaline diet promotes healthy bones and body.  However, most diets today lack the minerals that help to keep the alkaline balance in the body.  So, when foods are consumed that are highly acidic, an imbalance occurs in the […]

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Not all Vitamin Supplements are Created Equal

Four Easy Ways to tell if your Vitamins are Working for You   Although most people lead hectic lifestyles, the focus on staying healthy has gone main stream. Vitamin supplements have become well over a 25 billion dollar industry.  With so many choices today, it’s hard to know which products are the best.  As a […]

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Are you Tired of Being Tired?

Simple steps to improve metabolism and increase energy levels Fatigue or always feeling tired is a common symptom. Because of busy and stressful lifestyles most people will be affected by fatigue at one time or another. A good night’s sleep will often relieve fatigue, but not always. I have had many people come to my […]

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The Five Most Common Reasons for Feeling “Under the Weather”

Follow this simple regimen to start feeling better  When someone is feeling “under the weather” it generally means that they don’t feel as if they’re in optimum health. The five most common reasons are: Constipation Problems with digestion Anxiety Fatigue Depression SIMPLE SOLUTIONS These simple solutions can help to support the body so that you […]

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Acid Reflux Revealed

Is your Body burning to tell you something?  Millions of people suffer from acid reflux disease. Acid reflux occurs when acid from the stomach flows backward into the esophagus, causing a burning sensation in the throat and stomach. It is often painful and uncomfortable and can last for hours. Most people will try to find […]

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Tips to Prevent Kids from Getting the Flu

Winter is the time when adults and children get the flu.  With holiday travelling, staying up later than usual, and eating sweets, kids are bound to get run down. Their immune system becomes compromised and that results in an increased risk of symptoms of cold and flu.  SUGAR COMPROMISES THE IMMUNE SYSTEM Most people don’t realize that […]

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Make This your Time 4 Health

Have you ever heard the saying, “Many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then spend their wealth gaining health?” It rings true and I’ve seen it time and again in my practice. It is entirely possible to save your wealth and take care of your health. You can start today. Everyone wants a quick […]

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Welcome to Time 4 Health’s New Website

{jcomments off}{jcomments on}  Welcome to Time 4 Health’s New Website Our website has finally launched…welcome!  I wanted the focus of this site to be a resource of information on integrative health and nutrition, providing you with the tools and guidance needed to learn how to take charge of your health. Here you will find extensive and […]

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