Repair Your Metabolism For a Better Life.
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Finally! A Shopping Guide for Healthy People

Rich Food, Poor Food, a new book by Jayson and Mira Calton, answers many of the practical shopping questions my health-conscious patients ask.

I was recently surprised to discover that, unlike brushing, flossing has not been clinically proven to prevent periodontal infections.
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Got Gingivitis? Before you floss, read this!

I was recently surprised to learn that there’s never been any compelling research showing that routine flossing offers oral health benefits.

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Are you a Health Crusader?

Who has influenced your health the most over the last year?

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Real Food Summit Controversies and Don’t-Miss Q&A

If you’re listening to Sean’s summit and are full of new questions, don’t miss your chance to quiz DrCate about anything real-food related, live on Sean’ s show Friday the 13th at 12 noon Pacific time. (Since it’s not safe to travel anyway, stay home and call in).

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What is MRSA? Another Reason We Need Good Bacteria

Germs have been strategizing against the effects of antimicrobial agents from a variety of sources (including other microbes) for billions of years. So as far as bacteria are concerned, manmade antibiotics represent just another challenge, the most recent of a long series of biological puzzles to solve. Instead of killing good and bad bacteria (like MRSA) indiscriminately with antimicrobials, it makes more sense to support your immune system and the good bacteria who will fight off the bad guys for you!

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Your 2012 Weight-Loss Resolution: Become a Better Fat Burner

If you are like most Americans, you’ve made plenty of weight loss resolutions over the years and failed to follow through. It’s probably not that you lack willpower; it’s that you never trained your body to burn fat.

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What is the Paleo Diet?

The Paleo diet, also known as the Primal diet or the Ancestral diet, is a low-carb, high-protein diet that’s helping people all over the modernized world rid themselves of excess pounds and prescription medications. If you don’t have friends or relatives following a Paleo diet now, chances are you will very soon.

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Can Coconut Oil Help With Weight Loss (Part 2)

My latest post on coconut oil can help you determine if you should add coconut to you diet for weight loss, thyroid health, or other metabolism-optimizing purposes.

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Dr Cate and Luke Relocate…(yes, again)

Dr Cate and Luke have always wanted to live in Napa, CA. Now’s our chance!

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Nashua Telegraph Reviews Food Rules

Taking the most rudimentary tenets of eating and flipping them over like organic flapjacks, Dr. Catherine Shanahan, of Bedford, illustrates the correlations between “eating mindfully” and establishing an uncomplicated diet – especially as we lumber through the dog days of summer.

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Can Coconut Oil Help With Weight Loss?

Coconut oil provides lauric acid, which just may be the key that unblocks certain metabolic pathways often blocked by trans fat or excessive carb consumption

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If Your Doc Recommends Against Vit D, Here’s Why

The prestigious New England Journal of Medicine, which has recently tarnished its reputation by refusing to publish articles unfavorable to popular prescription drugs, is barreling forward this week with its anti-natural, anti-health approach to medicine in asserting that vitamin D not be universally recommended for postmenopausal women with low levels of vitamin D, and stating that

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