Alternacare Blog

  • Jun 19
    2015

    Homemade Hydrating Summertime Electrolyte Drink

    Category: Blog, Recipes

    Women with water bottle for dehydration

    Did you know that you can drink 100 ounces of water a day and still be dehydrated?  Electrolytes are minerals that help to provide energy for our bodies and help pull water into your cell.  Dehydrations sometimes occurs from there simply not being enough water in the cell itself. 

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  • Jun 1
    2015

    I LOST 84 POUNDS! IM OFF MY MEDICATION FOR ACID REFLUX! MY ARTHRITIS PAIN HAS GREATLY IMPROVED!


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    The main symptoms that brought me to Alternacare were arthritis pain and weight gain.  I was on medication (aciphex) for over five years but it didn’t help.  I just lived with my arthritis pain.  I had seven leg surgeries for varicose veins and I had to wear compression hose.

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  • May 28
    2015

    Adrenal Fatigue and Its Effects

    Category: Articles, Blog

    The interesting thing about adrenal fatigue is it is almost always a secondary problem.  There is almost always something wrong in the body that is causing the adrenal glands to burn out.  Many people try to “solve” their adrenal fatigue with the use of adrenal supplements. 

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  • Apr 21
    2015

    FAT FLUSHING, DETOXIFYING, ULTRA-HYDRATING HOT WEATHER WATER DRINK:

    Category: Blog, Recipes

    Fruit Infused Water--strawberries orange mint cucumber and ginger EDITED 26 cups filtered water
    20 thinly sliced strawberries
    1 tablespoon grated ginger…
    1 thinly sliced orange
    1 thinly sliced cucumber
    1 thinly sliced lemon
    1/3 cup fresh mint leaves
    Let sit overnight in the refrigerator

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  • Apr 19
    2015

    FAT-BURNING SUPPLEMENTS – COOKING MEALS WITH POWER!

    Category: Articles, Blog

    Fat-burning supplements never got more delicious than this!  And the best part, there are thousands of recipes flooding the internet that contain these weight loss containing ingredients!

    Fat Burning Herbs Photo 4-17-15

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  • Feb 15
    2015

    Dark Chocolate! Need I Say More :-)

    Category: Articles, Blog

    Dark chocolate has an abundance of benefits that we rarely consider.  The real deal is, we have yet to recover from the holiday candy frenzy throughout the entire year!  It begins with Halloween, goes straight through Christmas, and already, we’re inundated with even more candy with Valentine’s Day and Easter! 

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  • Feb 9
    2015

    Organic Food – Non-Organic vs. Organic

    Category: Articles, Blog

    Organic Food – It has it’s own section in most every grocery store.  Headlines take over the importance to eat organic more so now than ever before.  And what’s more, it appears that some people are unclear on what it is.  I wanted to take a moment to clear that up.

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  • Feb 3
    2015

    What’s a Weight Loss and a Holistic Exam?

    Category: Articles, Blog

     

    Hormones control your metabolism and are produced by the glands in your body.  For example, your Adrenal Glands make a hormone called 7-Keto DHEA, which helps you burn fat.  Different glands make different types of fat burning hormones.

    Endocrine System edited small version

    When the glands in your body start to break down they can’t make the right amount of fat burning hormones, 

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  • Dec 17
    2014

    Christmas Specials

    Category: Blog

    Adjustment Only $29
    Holistic Visits Only $59
    Non-Surgical Face Lifts normally $750 now Only $199.

    Holistic visits and Adjustments are only valid for Dr. Truax and both specials are only valid on December 22nd, 23rd, 30th and 31st. You may not purchase discounted visits on the above date and use on future dates. 

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  • Dec 16
    2014

    Healthy Hummus

    Category: Blog, Recipes

    Hummus

    Total Prep Time: 15 minutes

    Total Cook Time: 0 minutes

    Total Time to Eat 20 minutes

    Ingredients:

    • 2 cans of chick peas
    • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
    • 2 to 4 tablespoons of dried parsley depending on taste
    • 1 to 3 cloves of peeled garlic depending on taste
    • Garlic salt about 1/8 tsp
    • Cucumber and/or Mary’s Gone gluten free crackers

    Directions:

    • Wash the chick peas in a colander and then place in a food processor.

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