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Dr. Perlmutter’s Tips for a Better Brain

We can eat for better skin, for more energy, so why not eat for a better brain? Florida-based neurologist, Dr. David Perlmutter, says it’s entirely possible. Even on his website he says it’s possible: “The cornerstone of Dr. Perlmutter’s unique approach to neurological disorders is founded in the principles of preventive medicine. He has brought to the public awareness a rich understanding that challenging brain problems including Alzheimer’s disease, other forms of dementia, depression, and ADHD may very well be prevented with lifestyle changes including a gluten free, low carbohydrate, higher fat diet coupled with aerobic exercise.” Dr. Perlmutter says […]

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Coconut Oil and Thyroid Function

Having a thyroid issue can be frustrating. There’s not much I really have to say about it – because for those suffering from an under or over performing thyroid, it’s frustrating. The weight gain, the tiredness – it can all cause stress. While coconut oil may not complete get rid of the thyroid, it can help with some of the symptoms of the disease. Dr. Oz says using coconut oil in a healthy diet may help spark your metabolism, which can then help with the weight gain. United Health Care physician, Dr. Elson Haas, also says coconut oil can be […]

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Why Olympic Athletes Eat Coconut Oil

This year, all eyes are on the Winter Olympics in Sochi. I really love the Games – it’s amazing the dedication these men and women have to their talents. Not to mention their diet to keep up the gruesome schedule. We’ve talked about Apolo Ohno using coconut oilbefore. Not surprising, many athletes turn to coconut oil as an energy source. Amy Purdy – Snowboarder She just may be my new favorite one to watch these games. At 19, she lost BOTH legs to bacterial meningitis, and then studied to become an aesthetician and makeup artist. Purdy, now 34, and the […]

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