04 Apr

Men and Low Testosterone

Michael Smith Blogs In an attempt to put anyone not already on a prescription drug on a prescription drug, drug companies are now subjecting us to a legion of ads during primetime television asking men to talk to their doctors about low "T", or low testosterone. 

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28 Mar

5 Foods You Should Eat All The Time

 Michael Smith's Blog on Knowthecause.com

Making new habits often means eliminating your "go-to" foods. And, sometimes, when you're beginning a diet and breaking old habits, it's tough to know exactly what to eat. Instead of reaching for those foods you would normally eat, what do you reach for?

 

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 msmith Diets that cut carbs have been in vogue for a number of years. Mostly, because they work towards most people's primary goal, which is to lose unwanted weight. Carb cutting diets were popularized initially by Dr. Robert Atkins' diet, and many diets have come out over the years that are choose to both keep carbs low and include high levels of protein. Doug Kaufmann's Diet chooses to avoid many of the same foods, but for some very different reasons. 

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28 Feb

ADHD

msmith  There has been quite a bit of concern and controversy around the disease ADHD, which is often diagnosed in young children with the subsequent prescription of powerful, mind altering drugs. Circulating the Internet, you'll find articles claiming that one of the pioneers of ADHD research claimed it to be a "…Fictitious disease," just before he died. 

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 msmith Did you ever make a face when your mom put a plate of vegetables in front of you? Well, you got a little older, and It turns out everyone's mother was right; eating vegetables is absolutely necessary if you want to be healthy. While most of our mothers likely didn't know the scientific reasons why they were right, their motherly intuition was spot on – vegetables contribute to good health. 

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