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Chromium

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Last Reviewed 04/03/2015

Chromium is essential for protein, carbohydrate, and fat metabolism, and it also plays a key role in blood sugar control. Chromium deficiencies are extremely common, which is why supplementation is important.

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Filed Under: Nutrient Guide

The Best Natural Sleeping Aids

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Last Reviewed 02/22/2014

Discover how Dr. Whitaker’s unique combination of supplements creates a natural sleeping aid that will help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep all night, every night.

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Natural Cold Remedies

Natural Cold Remedies

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Last Reviewed 03/28/2014

Discover natural cold remedies that help you fight infections using Dr. Julian Whitaker’s effective techniques that are proven to help frequent suffers.

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Filed Under: Q&As

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Q&A: Beating the Winter Blues

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

The shorter days and long, dark nights have a profound effect on many of us and, for some, trigger a serious case of winter blues. If you're looking for a natural way to lift your mood, make a conscious effort to bathe yourself in light.

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Healing Tip: Take a Walk After Your Meals

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

At the clinic, our patients take a brisk 15- to 20-minute walk after each meal. This not only enhances digestion, but it also helps clear glucose out of the bloodstream, thereby lowering after-meal blood sugar spikes.

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Filed Under: Exercise

Q&A: Treatment for H. Pylori

Q&A: Treatment for H. Pylori

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Last Reviewed 03/25/2014

Learn the damaging stomach symptoms of the bacteria helicobacter pylori, and what traditional and natural options you have in treatment for h. pylori.

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Filed Under: Q&As

How Sleep Benefits Your Health

How Sleep Benefits Your Health

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Last Reviewed 04/21/2014

Discover how sleep benefits your overall health, and why sleep deprivation can be a serious health concern, affecting your heart, immune system and memory.

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Filed Under: Sleep

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Nutritional Support Q&As

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Do you have a question about using vitamins and nutritional supplements? Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

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Filed Under: Q&As

Q&A: Colorectal Cancer Screening

Q&A: Colorectal Cancer Screening

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Last Reviewed 04/18/2014

Learn about the risks and benefits in colorectal cancer screening tests, and how Dr. Julian Whitaker recommends that his patients prepare to take them.

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Filed Under: Q&As

Cioppino

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Cioppino (chuh-PEE-no) is a robust, Italian-inspired fish stew created in San Francisco. It's a little work, but worth it.

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Filed Under: Main Dishes

Chiropractic Therapy

Chiropractic Therapy

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Last Reviewed 02/21/2014

Discover how chiropractic therapy is an effective treatment to relieve chronic musculoskeletal pain, including arthritis, headaches and carpal tunnel syndrome.

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Filed Under: Clinical Therapies

Treating Hypoglycemia Naturally

Treating Hypoglycemia Naturally

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Last Reviewed 04/21/2014

Find out why Dr. Julian Whitaker suggests treating hypoglycemia naturally through dietary changes and a supplement regimen, as opposed to diabetes drugs.

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Filed Under: Q&As

What is Diabetes?

What is Diabetes?

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Last Reviewed 04/03/2015

Learn the differences between type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes, what causes the conditions, and how Dr. Whitaker suggests you treat or cure them.

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Filed Under: Diabetes

Q&A: Natural Gout Treatments

Q&A: Natural Gout Treatments

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Last Reviewed 03/28/2014

Find out which natural gout treatments will help to prevent and treat the condition, as well as many associated ills, including obesity and hypertension.

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Should I Be Taking Supplements Every Day?

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Most supplements, when used properly, are appropriate for daily, long-term use. A few, however, should be taken only as needed for specific, generally short-lived conditions, and others should be discontinued periodically.

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Q&A: Value of Organic Food

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

I do believe that organic food is superior from both an environmental and nutritional point of view. You may also consider going organic only when buying the produce most heavily treated with chemicals.

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Filed Under: Healthy Eating

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Not All Fat Is Bad

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Last Reviewed 04/21/2014

While some fats have a bad reputation—and deservedly so—others are vital for optimal health. Sadly, most people eat too many fats that can cause disease and not enough of the essential fats that can prevent disease.

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Filed Under: Healthy Eating

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BLT Salad

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Last Reviewed 05/09/2014

If you like bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwiches, you'll love this salad.

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Filed Under: Salads

Learn When to Take Supplements

When to Take Supplements

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Last Reviewed 06/30/2015

Find out when to take your supplements, including multivitamins, probiotics, enzymes and amino acids, which all have different reactions in your body.

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Filed Under: Q&As

Q&A: Treating Heartburn Naturally

Q&A: Treating Heartburn Naturally

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Last Reviewed 03/28/2014

Learn more about why Dr. Julian Whitaker recommends treating heartburn naturally for his patients to avoid the adverse side effects of medicinal alternatives.

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Natural Ways to Sleep Better

Natural Ways to Sleep Better

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Last Reviewed 04/18/2014

Learn more about the natural ways to sleep better as recommended by Dr. Julian Whitaker, including safe and effective supplemental melatonin and valerian.

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Filed Under: Sleep

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

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Last Reviewed 02/17/2014

Find out more about type 2 diabetes prevention, and how diet and lifestyle changes can help you avoid this disease, as well as improve your overall health.

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Filed Under: Diabetes

Featured Video

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Watch videos of Dr. Whitaker who combines the best of conventional medicine with alternative therapies to improve and transform your health. From CoQ10 and your cardiovascular health to Black Currant and your vision to Diabetes and Weight Loss, Dr. Whita

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Diabetes-Related Peripheral Artery Disease

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

About one-third of people over the age of 50 with type 2 diabetes also have peripheral artery disease, which occurs when blood vessels in the legs narrow or stiffen due to the accumulation of plaque. Learn more about this diabetes complication.

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Filed Under: Blood Sugar

Holy Basil Benefits

Holy Basil Benefits

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Last Reviewed 04/17/2014

Find out more about holy basil benefits, and why Dr. Julian Whitaker suggests its use for those suffering with depression, anxiety, or even the common cold.

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Filed Under: Mood & Memory

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Sudoku for Memory

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Last Reviewed 04/21/2014

Games of logic like Sudoku give your brain a workout. Many scientific studies have demonstrated that doing puzzles, playing games, reading books, and learning new skills help to stave off age-related mental decline.

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Filed Under: Mood & Memory

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Q&A: Sports and Energy Drinks

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Americans spend billions each year on specialty energy and sports drinks. But if you take a close look at their labels, you’ll see that most are little more than “sexy” soft drinks.

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Filed Under: General Health

The Benefits of CoQ10

The Benefits of CoQ10

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Last Reviewed 02/14/2014

Learn how coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), or ubiquinol, can slow the symptoms of aging, help you maintain lower blood pressure and and support good heart health.

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Should Children Take Supplements Too?

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

I suggest you insist that your children take a daily vitamin and mineral supplement. It’s an easy way of ensuring that they’re getting enough of the nutrients their growing bodies need.

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Massage Therapy

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Massage does far more than relax your mind and body. It is a powerful therapy that facilitates healing. In fact, many health insurance plans now cover prescribed massage therapy.

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Filed Under: Clinical Therapies

Diabetic Kidney Disease

Diabetic Kidney Disease

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Last Reviewed 03/07/2014

Discover how diabetic kidney disease develops, as explained by Dr. Julian Whitaker, and how the chronic disease exacerbates the symptoms of renal disease.

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Filed Under: Blood Sugar

Can I Take Too Many Vitamins?

Can I Take Too Many Vitamins?

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Last Reviewed 06/01/2015

Learn why Dr. Julian Whitaker says that you can’t take too many vitamins, as long as you pay attention to the individual nutrient dosage levels in supplements.

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Q&A: Preventing Diabetes

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Research shows that type 2 diabetes can be prevented with a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight loss. Here are the specifics.

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Reduce Your Salt Intake

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Reducing your salt intake is very important if you want to achieve optimal health. Excessive salt, or sodium, can cause or exacerbate various health problems, including high blood pressure and kidney disease.

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Filed Under: Healthy Eating

Diabetes Signs and Symptoms

Diabetes Signs and Symptoms

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Last Reviewed 03/28/2014

Find out more about diabetes signs and symptoms that can often be overlooked, and when Dr. Julian Whitaker recommends that you see a medical professional.

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Filed Under: Diabetes