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Hydrochloric Acid Production Critical for Optimal Health

Hydrochloric Acid Production Critical for Optimal Health

| January 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Stomach production of hydrochloric acid (HCl) is a big deal. HCl breaks down proteins in your food into individual amino acids–the building blocks of proteins. If HCl production is inadequate, protein digestion may be incomplete. Absorption of undigested proteins into the bloodstream can cause the immune system to react. These reactions are often mistaken for […]

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Cholesterol & Ways to Lower It

Cholesterol & Ways to Lower It

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Need to lower cholesterol? First, you must understand what it is and why it’s high. Cholesterol is a waxy molecule produced in the liver. It’s a building block used all over the body to make neurotransmitters in your brain, hormones like testosterone/estrogens/progesterone/vitamin D (hormones with a cholesterol base are called “steroid hormones”), and it’s a […]

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Before the Boiling Point – What Lab Tests Should Be

Before the Boiling Point – What Lab Tests Should Be

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are some lab numbers you need to know that your doctor is probably not testing you for. Medical school taught us to look for what I call “boiling points”. Imagine you put your hand in a pot of cold water on the stove and turn the burner on high. At some temperature, you’ll take […]

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