Why The Weight Won’t Come Off?

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani There are many people out there who are on a gradual course of adding 1-2 pounds of weight every year, with no real end in site.  When you’re in your early 20’s  the average persons metabolism is in good shape but as they enter their 30’s and 40’s the bad habits of their teens and 20’s starts to catch up with them.  Just like compound interest works in your favor when it comes to investing and saving, the […]

Grain Free Pumpkin Muffins – Great Holiday Treat!

By Doctor Justin Marchegiani Grain Free is the elimination of all grains including wheat,  rice, corn, barley and oats.   A grain-free diet has been proven through the personal experience of hundreds of people worldwide who have experienced significant relief from symptoms of Crohn’s disease (and many other illnesses of the digestive system) and also for chronic fatigue. If you’re looking for an alternative to something sweet and savory this fall season, this is a great alternative with out any guilt. […]

Low Carb Pumpkin Pancakes!

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani This is an awesome recipe for the fall season.  It’s low carb, low sugar, no food allergens and tastes super great! Here’s the recipe as follows: -four large eggs -1 cup of canned pumpkin -1/2 a cup of almond flour -1 teaspoon of baking powder -1/4 cup of coconut milk -1 teaspoon of vanilla -1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg -1 teaspoon of cinnamon -crushed pecans optional -1 to 2 tablespoons of butter and coconut oil Reference:  Paleo […]

Food Allergies and Joint Pain | Linkage

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani Food Allergies and Joint Pains The body can be allergic to any food, therefore any food allergy is capable of causing inflammation and arthritis Most doctors who are specialized in treating arthritis and many other joint conditions tend to rely on medications that only address the symptoms and not the underlying cause of the actual problem. Many patients who go to a rheumatologist for joint pain are prescribed medications that have dangerous side effects where in […]

Why Is Your Brain Starving?

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani Alzheimer, dementia  and other neuro-degenerative diseases are on the rise with no real end in site.  Many people aren’t aware that you don’t get Alzheimer, Dementia or neruo-degenerative disease in your 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.  These are conditions that start in your 20’s and 30’s, and once enough damage and degeneration has occurred, the tell tale symptoms finally begin to manifest. There are a few underlying patterns that tend to exist with conditions of this nature.  The first […]

Gluten Free Chocolate Pudding!

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani This is a healthy gluten free chocolate pudding that is low carb with zero guilt.  This dessert contains no added sugar, gluten, or dairy and contains only healthy fat from coconut. You won’t believe something that tastes this good could be healthy for you. Directions: 1 cup of coconut milk – refrigerate  over night.  I use Thia stick or 365 whole foods brand. 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup of cocoa powder Stevia to taste (I prefer […]

Healthy Sandwiches

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani Sandwiches are like an American past time, but once you factor in the additional refined sugar and gluten, it may not be the healthiest alternative for you and your family. We came up with this idea while preparing for a canoe trip this weekend to the Russian River, and man it was a hit.  It was very filling plus no energy crash afterwards.  Everyone kept on asking what we were eating, as well as commenting on […]

The Many Faces of Stress | Part 1

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani Stress comes in many sizes, shapes and forms.  Many people only equate stress in the category of mental or emotional.  Things like paying the bills, difficulty in a relationship or a death of a loved one etc.  Theses stressors are very damaging, but there other hidden stressors that may fly under the radar of most people.  Some stressors may be a little bit out of our control, but my goal is here is to make sure […]

Sausage Peppers and Onions!

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani Every day I have patients that come into my office and are very overwhelmed making diet and nutritional changes to help improve their health. There is a myth out there that essentially says you must slave over a stove for hours to create a good home cooked meal.  Well here is a simple meal that takes under 20 minutes and is really good! 1-2 packs of pre-cooked sausage from whole foods.  Read the ingredients, make sure […]

Shift Your Metabolism

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani What is “metabolism?”  Well essentially your metabolism is your body’s ability to create energy.  The more energy you have, the better you look, feel and perform generally speaking.  Ideally we want to create sustainable, lasting ways to shift our metabolism instead of just downing a few red-bulls and a bunch of sugar for a short kick!  For the sake of simplicity lets review a couple of body systems that help create energy: Hormonal system The Hormonal system […]

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