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    Estrogen and the Prostate

    Estrogen and the Prostate Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, or BPH is a condition where the enlargement of the prostate can cause uncomfortable urinary symptoms. It has been found that by the age of 70, approximately 80% of men will be affected by this condition. The most common explanation for this condition is the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone or DHT by the enzyme 5 alpha reductase. As men age, the testosterone levels decline but DHT levels increase which causes the growth…

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    Are You Pear Shaped?

      Are you Pear Shaped? You might be thinking…what a terrible question to ask!!! The reality is, weight distribution is under hormonal control. This means that hormones dictate where we hold our extra weight. Some people refer to these as the “problem” areas, and want nothing more than to wish them away.   From the words of Jim Rohn;   ““Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems, wish for more skills. Don’t wish…

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    Robin’s Caesar Vinegrette

    I LOVE Caesar Salad…. After many trials, I think I have finally perfected the best tasting Caesar Vinaigrette! Please give it a try and let me know what you think!!!   1/2 cup light extra virgin olive oil 1 crushed garlic clove juice of 1 lemon 1 Tbsp of Worcestershire Sauce 1 Tbsp of olive oil mayo or Vegenaise 1/2 tsp of dijon mustard salt and pepper to taste   Combine and drizzle over a bed of greens!! Add chicken…

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    Say “No” to Receipts

      Say No to Receipts While BPA has been removed from many plastics, it still exists is in cashier receipts.  The EPA has determined that the amount of BPA in the receipts is far below toxic limit, and there is no other product that currently appears safer. Therefore, receipts continue to be manufactured containing this toxic substance. The reality is, studies have shown that 90min after handling receipts, BPA will still show up in the urine and serum (1) Things…

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    Grain Free Valentine’s Day Chocolate Chip Cookies

    If you are on a reduced grain or gluten diet…this recipe is for you. Everyone needs a little Valentine’s Day Sweet in their life. Happy Valentine’s Day! Ingredients ¾ cup of unsalted almond butter ½ cup of xylitol 2 tbsp of coconut oil 2 eggs ¼ cup of coconut flour ½ tsp of baking soda ¼ tsp of salt 1/3 cup enjoy life chocolate chips   Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 350 2. Blend almond butter, xylitol, coconut oil. Once…