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Chromium

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

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: Nutritional Support

The Best Natural Sleeping Aids

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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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Q&A: Beating the Winter Blues

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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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Filed Under: Mood & Memory

What is a Healthy Diet Plan?

What is a Healthy Diet Plan?

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
Last Reviewed 02/16/2014

Learn more about Dr. Julian Whitaker recommendations for maintaining optimal health, avoiding diabetes, heart disease and obesity by following a healthy diet plan.

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Filed Under: Diet

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Healing Tip: Take a Walk After Your Meals

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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

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Nutritional Support Q&As

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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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Cioppino

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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

What is Diabetes?

What is Diabetes?

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
Last Reviewed 03/25/2014

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: Blood Sugar

Q&A: Natural Gout Treatments

Q&A: Natural Gout Treatments

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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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Q&A: Value of Organic Food

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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: Diet

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Not All Fat Is Bad

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
Last Reviewed 04/14/2014

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: Diet

BLT Salad

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

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

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Filed Under: Recipes

Learn When to Take Supplements

When to Take Supplements

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
Last Reviewed 04/03/2014

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

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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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Filed Under: Q&As

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
Last Reviewed 03/28/2014

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

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

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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Q&A: Sports and Energy Drinks

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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?

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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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Works for Me: Greek Yogurt

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Excess milk is strained out of Greek yogurt, leaving whey protein solids behind, so it is thicker, creamier, and packs nearly twice as much protein as regular yogurt.

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Filed Under: Diet

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Massage Therapy

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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

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Q&A: Preventing Diabetes

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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: General Health

Diabetes Signs and Symptoms

Diabetes Signs and Symptoms

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
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