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How Numbers 3,4, 8, and 9 Affect Your Health and Wellness

How Numbers 3,4, 8, and 9 Affect Your Health and Wellness

What do the numbers 3,4, 8, and 9 have to do with your health and wellness? Ronald Grisanti D.C., D.A.B.C.O., DACBN, MS, CFMP Do you know those little stickers on fruits and veggies? They're called price look-up (PLU) codes, and they contain numbers that cashiers use...

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DIY Diabetes & Heart Disease Prevention—for Cheap!

DIY Diabetes & Heart Disease Prevention—for Cheap!

Introduction There’s a children’s song, “Dry Bones” with lyrics that connect the bones of the skeleton: The toe bone's connected to the foot bone,The foot bone's connected to the ankle bone,The ankle bone's connected to the leg bone,Now shake them skeleton bones!...

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6 Safe Grilling Tips–What You Need to Know

6 Safe Grilling Tips–What You Need to Know

6 Safe Grilling Tips-- What You Need to Know Ronald Grisanti D.C., D.A.B.C.O., DACBN, MS, CFMP A popular pastime is the backyard grilling of our favorite meats. Although millions enjoy grilling, this article will present some downsides and recommended action steps to...

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Have Toxic Seed Oils Torched Your Body?

Have Toxic Seed Oils Torched Your Body?

Introduction I’m proud of my patients when they have mastered reading labels in the grocery store. They can spot and avoid sugars, preservatives, colors, etc., and avoid toxic foods. Did you know that some of the most toxic foods you can buy have no “bad” ingredients...

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Sequence-Based Health Care

Sequence-Based Health Care

Sequence-Based Health Care Sometimes the solution to difficult and complex problems is so simple that it hides in plain sight. An example would be the problem of chronic illness. I don’t have the complete answer to ending chronic illness or how to stop the current...

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Anxiety and Depression-Brain On Fire?

Anxiety and Depression-Brain On Fire?

Introduction: If you think that more people are anxious and depressed than before the pandemic, you  would be correct: Data from the US Census Bureau in December reported more than 43% of those surveyed had symptoms of anxiety or depression in December of 2020. The...

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Coffee-Pros and Cons

Coffee-Pros and Cons

Introduction: “I believe humans get a lot done, not because we’re smart, but because we have thumbs so we can make coffee.” – Flash Rosenberg Yes, I truly love coffee. Yes, coffee contains caffeine, which is a drug. Starbucks says that its espresso shots contain 75mg...

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Low Fat Diets Increase Risk of Death, Study Says

Low Fat Diets Increase Risk of Death, Study Says

Introduction: “Fat is bad,” according to most medical authorities and especially the American Heart Association. Saturated fat raises your LDL (bad) cholesterol that can form blockages in arteries. No more than 5% to 6% of your calories in a day should come from...

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High Cholesterol or Statin Drugs: Which is Worse?

High Cholesterol or Statin Drugs: Which is Worse?

Introduction: The term “high cholesterol” has become synonymous with “danger of heart disease or heart attack.” Thirty-five million Americans take statin drugs to control their cholesterol despite the side effects of muscle pain (very common), liver damage and…...

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Is There a Downside to Plant-Based Eating? Anti-Nutrients

Is There a Downside to Plant-Based Eating? Anti-Nutrients

Introduction: There is tremendous interest in “plant-based diets” right now. Environmentally, this can be an excellent thing. But there is a sense, I think, that “Plant-Based” also means “healthy,” and this isn’t strictly true. I’ve had many patients and acquaintances...

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Insulin Resistance: More Dangerous Than High Cholesterol

Insulin Resistance: More Dangerous Than High Cholesterol

Insulin Resistance-- More Dangerous Than High Cholesterol Contrary to what most people have been told, elevated cholesterol is not the villain it has been made out to be.  Unfortunately, many people are chasing the wrong criminal when it comes to improving health...

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Dr. Billiot’s weekly articles to help you learn and understand more about your own health and how to maintain it.

Learn from Dr. Billiot!

Sequence-Based Health Care

Sequence-Based Health Care

Sequence-Based Health Care Sometimes the solution to difficult and complex problems is so simple that it hides in plain sight. An example would be...

Anxiety and Depression-Brain On Fire?

Anxiety and Depression-Brain On Fire?

Introduction: If you think that more people are anxious and depressed than before the pandemic, you  would be correct: Data from the US Census...