Archive for Health and Wellness

10 Ways to Supercharge Your Immune System

Wash Your Hands. Be sure you don’t use antibacterial soap for this – antibacterial soaps are completely unnecessary, and they cause far more harm than good. Simply use a good non-chemical soap – you’ll save money and not contribute to antibiotic resistance. Optimize your vitamin D levels. This is probably…

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Getting Ready to Fight ‘The Battle of the Bulge?’

  The New Year is on the horizon…and guess what is still at the top of the resolution list? Yes, ‘losing weight.’ Many of us will use meal replacements to help cut calories, while maintaining good nutrition. However, there is a potential problem lurking in the shadows…the meal replacement you…

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How to Detoxify your Liver

  By: Dr. Keith Kantor   We are exposed daily to toxins including pollution, preservatives, harmful cosmetics and products, over time this exposure can make our body toxic. Our overall health is dependent on how well our body can remove and purge toxins specifically through liver function. Our liver produces…

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10 Ways to Supercharge Your Immune System

Wash Your Hands. Be sure you don’t use antibacterial soap for this – antibacterial soaps are completely unnecessary, and they cause far more harm than good. Simply use a good non-chemical soap – you’ll save money and not contribute to antibiotic resistance. Optimize your vitamin D levels. This is probably…

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Core Principles of Maintaining a Healthy Home

  We spend a great deal of time in our homes so we really need it to be a safe and healthy environment, especially as there are so many links between health issues and housing. A healthy home, or any communal area, should be free of allergens, pests, contaminants and…

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3 Reasons Your Child Should Compete in a Martial Arts Tournament

  Martial arts are more than just about fighting. Whether you are talking about muay thai kickboxing at a private gym or good old fashioned self defense at Krav Maga Worldwide, martial arts are about providing a central discipline. And it’s not just for adults, of course.   Kids can…

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Food Addiction and Binge Eating disorder

Q&A for Motherhood Moment Blog FULL ARTICLE HERE Why is food addiction not as recognized as other forms of addiction? Binge eating disorder may be the closest form of food addiction that is recognized on a large scale. Binge Eating Disorder is defined as a severe, life-threatening and treatable eating…

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Stress, Sleep and Your Health

Stress, Sleep and Your Health By: Dr. Keith Kantor The holidays are a wonderful time of year and it is one of the most stressful times of the year. Stress and worry at first can seem normal and harmless. It is when stress becomes chronic and our body becomes at…

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Why Multigenerational Households are Good for Your Health

Living with the folks or inlaws is a growing trend. According to Pew, a record 60.6 million Americans lived in multigenerational households in 2014 – that’s 19% of the population. This figure has increased almost 30% in just seven years. And the reasons behind this are numerous…financial pressures are forcing young adults…

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Foods that affect sex life.

  By: Dr. Keith Kantor   Foods that can reduce sex drive: Soy based foods including soy beans, tofu, veggie burgers and soy milk all contain estrogen mimickers which can reduce testosterone levels in the blood, specifically those who consume over 120 mg. or more per day. This results in…

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