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Feeling Groggy? 5 Tips to Naturally Boost Your Energy

Feeling Groggy? 5 Tips to Naturally Boost Your Energy

by Dr. David Minkoff January 28, 2021 6 min read 0 Comments

If you wake up feeling tired and groggy, suffer from an afternoon crash, or simply live with a general feeling of lethargy – you are not alone.

According to statista.com:

  • Only one in seven Americans wake up feeling fresh each day
  • 45% of Americans who sleep seven to eight hours per night report feeling exhausted at least three times per week
  • Only 20% of Americans who sleep well report feeling alert and refreshed all the time

Another survey found that 60% of Americans feel more tired over the last 12 months than ever before, especially with the huge socioeconomic shift that has so many people now working from home.

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The Secrets to Maintaining Athletic Performance as You Age – Part Two

The Secrets to Maintaining Athletic Performance as You Age – Part Two

by Dr. David Minkoff December 30, 2020 5 min read 0 Comments

The effects of an unbalanced diet, as well as nutrient deficiencies, accumulate over time. They may not be as visible in your younger years, but the effects are still there.

While every aspect of your diet is important, today we’re going to talk about three of the most important nutritional factors that impact your body over time, each of which can significantly impact your athletic performance.
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How Antidepressants Affect Your Gut: What 17.3 Million Americans Need to Read!

How Antidepressants Affect Your Gut: What 17.3 Million Americans Need to Read!

by Dr. David Minkoff November 05, 2020 5 min read 0 Comments

At BodyHealth, we focus on a holistic, health-oriented approach to alleviating the symptoms of depression and restoring emotional balance through nutrition. Our research and experience, which is corroborated by top research by some of the world’s top medical facilities and scientists, has indicated that not only are these drugs ineffective at treating the real problem, but that they actually push your system further out of balance.

Today we’re going to discuss how and why, and what solutions are out there to restore your gut and microbiome, and how strengthening your gut-brain axis can help you lead a happier, healthier life!

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The Link Between Depression, Antibiotics, and the Life Saving Benefits of Good Gut Flora

The Link Between Depression, Antibiotics, and the Life Saving Benefits of Good Gut Flora

by Dr. David Minkoff September 24, 2020 6 min read 0 Comments

Physicians over thousands of years have observed a link between a patient’s mental state and how swiftly they recover. It is a long-standing axiom that people who are determined to get better and maintain a healthy frame of mind recover more quickly, with better results.

But what if we told you that it’s a two-way street? That specific health conditions can cause conditions like depression and anxiety?

In 1931, decades before the first antidepressant and antianxiety medications had been developed, a physician named Yaskin discovered that clinical depression is the earliest manifestation of pancreatic cancer. Further research demonstrated that patients who suffered from gastrointestinal malignancies carried the greatest risk of suicide – which was one of the first science-based flags indicating that the digestive system can have an impact on mental health.

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The Candida, Mental Health, Anxiety & Fatigue Connection: A Scientific Review

The Candida, Mental Health, Anxiety & Fatigue Connection: A Scientific Review

by Dr. David Minkoff August 13, 2020 5 min read 0 Comments

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly one in five adults in the U.S. live with a mental illness. Many of these people have been prescribed medication to treat conditions such as depression, ADHD, anxiety, and hundreds of other cataloged mental disorders.

But what if these mental illnesses weren’t the result of an imbalance in the brain, but instead were caused by something as simple as a yeast infection?

Well, we are not about to make a ridiculous statement like “All depression is caused by candida” or anything like that, but today we’re going to honestly review what effects an overgrowth of candida can have on your body and your mental health.

Furthermore, we’re going to provide guidance on how to resolve a candida infection.

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Staying Fit and Maintaining a Strong Immune System

Staying Fit and Maintaining a Strong Immune System

by CJ Hitz March 26, 2020 3 min read 0 Comments

I hope this finds you healthy and able to still get outside (or inside) for a daily run during this trying time of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Many of us are grieving several losses including race cancellations. Though it's a bummer, I want you to know that your hard-earned training is far from wasted.

Those miles are in your legs and all kinds of wonderful benefits have occurred including the addition of mitochondria, adding new capillary beds for increased blood flow, and strengthening the heart muscle for future training.

As athletes, it's important for us to be proactive in maintaining a strong immune system. We're not only doing this for our own prevention but also our loved ones that we spend time with.

Read on for 5 tips to consider as you seek to stay healthy.

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The All-Natural Guide to Vitamins and Supplements: Whole Food Based vs. Their Synthetic Counterparts

The All-Natural Guide to Vitamins and Supplements: Whole Food Based vs. Their Synthetic Counterparts

by Dr. David Minkoff September 30, 2019 9 min read 0 Comments

You'd be shocked to learn that some of the most popular vitamins utilized today in supplements, food, nutritional products and cosmetics are created in the lab and may pose great health risks.

"97.5% of so called "nutritional" supplements, including vitamins, are labeled with incorrect information and filled with toxic ingredients"
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The Unseen Effects of Heartburn and Indigestion Medications

The Unseen Effects of Heartburn and Indigestion Medications

by Dr. David Minkoff July 16, 2019 5 min read 0 Comments

The following is adapted from The Search for the Perfect Protein.

If you watch much TV, you’ve undoubtedly seen a heartburn medication commercial at some point. The makers of Pepcid and Zantac confidently tell us we can eat a hoagie with sausage...

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What is Destroying Your Gut Health? And What To Do About It.

What is Destroying Your Gut Health? And What To Do About It.

by Dr. David Minkoff May 22, 2019 5 min read 0 Comments

Your gut is arguably the most important region of your body, housing 80% of your Immune System and responsible for the elimination of toxins that enter your body to ensure overall health.

Living in your digestive tract are trillions of bacteria...
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What are Spore Probiotics (Soil-Based Organisms) And Why Do I Need Them?

What are Spore Probiotics (Soil-Based Organisms) And Why Do I Need Them?

by Dr. David Minkoff May 09, 2019 6 min read 0 Comments

Soil-based organisms (SBOs) are bacteria spores that work in your gut much like a gardener. Spores provide key “reconditioning” strains of bacteria that help protect and recondition your gut flora, and prepare it for the introduction of probiotics...
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