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How to Tone (strength training) without Tissue Damage

December 13th, 2012 · Dr. Kane's Articles · ,

Even though muscle is heavier than fat, and exercise greatly stimulates appetite, no health improvement or weight loss program will ultimately succeed without focused toning. This is because muscle is hugely metabolically active tissue and uses up close to 80% of our glucose requirements. In general, I favor low carb (and no refined carb) diets,

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A Healthy Heart may NOT Need Aspirin

December 13th, 2012 · Dr. Kane's Articles · ,

Q: I take one regular aspirin a day and a small dose of a beta blocker to regulate the electrical impulses in my heart.  I’ve been told that these medicines are compromising my intestinal and liver function.  I’d like to discontinue the pharmaceuticals completely.  Is that possible to do safely? Jenny M-Y, Bellingham WA A: Hi […]

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Can a statin ruin your workout?

April 21st, 2012 · Dr. Kane's Articles · , , ,

For years, physicians and scientists have been aware that statins, the most widely prescribed drugs in the world, can cause muscle aches and fatigue in some patients. What many people don’t know is that these side effects are especially pronounced in people who exercise. To learn more about the effect statins have on exercising muscles, […]

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New Target Heart Rate, Specifically for Women

September 25th, 2011 · Naturopathic News · , ,

Women now have a target heart rate formula specifically for them thanks to Cardiologist Martha Gulati,MD from Ohio State Medical Center. The usual standard calculation for exercise heart rate is actually based on male only studies. Women, as we all know, are different from men in many ways and exercise heart rate is no exception […]

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Tips for Enhancing Inner Peace

September 22nd, 2011 · Naturopathic News · , , , , , , , ,

Inner Peace Reduces Anxiety 1. Be good to yourself. This is not selfish. It’s the foundation for a more peaceful world. 2. Breathe. Deep, slow breathing creates an ‘alpha’ state, which is an inwardly focused, relaxed, receptive awareness of reality. Allow the time daily for deep breathing and self-reflection. 3. Take care of your body. […]

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Natural Health News You Can Use: October 2010

October 7th, 2010 · Naturopathic News · , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

ABNORMAL SLEEP PERIODS INCREASE CARDIOVASCULAR RISK: A study has shown that, even among healthy people, those who regularly get five hours or less sleep a night have more than double the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Also, people who regularly get nine or more hours of sleep a night have a greater than fifty percent […]

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September Natural Health News You Can Use

September 30th, 2010 · Naturopathic News · , , , , , , , , , ,

VITAMIN D MAY BOOST HEART FAILURE SURVIVAL RATES: A study has found that heart failure patients with reduced levels of vitamin D have lower rates of survival than patients with normal vitamin D levels. As a result, researchers suggest that a low intake of vitamin D may be a factor in the development, and outcome, […]

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