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DNA is not destiny.

by Dr. Ben LernerWe are very excited about the programs we have coming out this year for chiropractors to attract new patients and provide further services for their existing ones. Of the programs, one will be the most cutting-edge DNA testing and care recommendations ever seen in wellness.Most people and physicians still believe the outmoded …

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All About The Gut

by Dr. Ben LernerThe human digestive system is a super-complex mechanism that impacts both health and disease in a multitude of ways. Also known as the “2nd brain,” the gut impacts emotional and mental health along with influencing the function of critical metabolic pathways.What is also interesting to note is the need for nutrients for …

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What is “Leaky Gut” Syndrome?

by Dr. Ben Lerner“Leaky gut syndrome (also called increased intestinal permeability), is the result of damage to the intestinal lining, making it less able to protect the internal environment as well as to filter needed nutrients and other biological substances. As a consequence, some bacteria and their toxins (incompletely digested proteins, fats, and waste) which …

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Happy Holidays?

HOW “THE HOLIDAYS” CAN KNOCK 25 YEARS OFF YOUR LIFEby Dr. Ben LernerOnce a large truck was driving through one of the busiest tunnels in New York City. The truck was so large, in fact, that it got stuck in the tunnel and could not back up or move forward. Traffic eventually got backed up …

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Back to the (Healthy) Future

INCLUDES 2 DELICIOUS HOLIDAY RECIPES by Dr. Ben LernerThe chemistry of our bodies is infinitely complicated. Just as Marty McFly found in the movie “Back To the Future” that interfering with his past would erase him from the present, science is currently demonstrating that interfering with the body’s natural intelligence to adapt via homeostasis, reduces …

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Food Myths vs. Food Facts

By Dr. Ben Lerner Myth: You are what you eat. Fact: You are the impact food has on your body, including how that food is metabolized. Myth: If I eat fat, I will get fat. Fact: This is no truer than saying “if I eat vegetables, I’ll become a vegetable. The right fats are actually …

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Get Your Fats In Order

Get Your Fats In Order by Dr. Ben Lerner Modern society has you getting the mass majority of your fats from Omega-6’s, eating too many trans-fats, and getting very, very little Omega-3’s. Omega-6 is involved in creating inflammation and Omega-3 is anti-inflammatory.It’s also likely that you’re eating a lot of commercially-raised animal products which contain toxins and …

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Dr. Ben Lerner: Wine, Tea & Your Health

Wine, Tea & Your Health by Dr. Ben Lerner reSveraTrol: Resveratrol is found in grapes, peanuts and plants, such as Japanese knotweed. One of its most documented properties is as an antioxidant. Antioxidants are responsible for putting out of commission the inflammatory, cell-damaging and ultimately DNA-damaging effects of excessive free radicals, which are molecules, atoms or ions that …

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Dr. Ben Lerner: Kill The Free Radicals

Kill The Free Radicals  by Dr. Ben Lerner Free-radical-scavengers, also called “anti-oxidants,” guard your cells from damage from these scavengers. Getting them in your diet is difficult and due to the constant bombardment of free-radicals, you use them up. Therefore, they likely require supplementation.  One really important antioxidant is CoenzyMe Q10 (CoQ10): a naturally occurring enzyme in …

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Plastic: It’s In Your Diet

Plastic: It’s In Your Diet by Dr. Ben Lerner Fruits and vegetables are healthy, right? Not necessarily—not if they’re wrapped in plastic, as virtually everything is nowadays.Each day we eat so many foods that come in contact with plastics and phthalate (a substance added to plastic to make it more flexible) that the government has actually established …

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