digestion Archive

  • If you’ve been struggling with blood sugar, looking to improve your diet, digestion, and/or want to lose some weight, introducing resistant starch foods may be a step in the right direction

    The Benefits of Resistant Starch for Fat Loss

    If you’ve been struggling with blood sugar, looking to improve your diet, digestion, and/or want to lose some weight, introducing resistant starch foods may be a step in the right direction

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  • Ben Brown, owner of Body Systems Healing & Performance in Scottsdale, Arizona was featured in Scottsdale Health Magazine. His nutrition coaching business is known for offering individualized nutrition coaching programs focusing on fat loss and lifestyle modification.

    Fat Loss Specialist Featured in Scottsdale Health Magazine

    Ben Brown, owner of Body Systems Healing & Performance in Scottsdale, Arizona was featured in Scottsdale Health Magazine. His nutrition coaching business is known for offering individualized nutrition coaching programs focusing on fat loss and lifestyle modification.

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  • More than one-third of Americans now use some sort of ‘alternative medicine’ for the purpose of improving health, of which, nutritional supplementation is heavily relied upon. The use of nutritional...

    The 3 Best Supplements You’ve Never Heard Of

    More than one-third of Americans now use some sort of ‘alternative medicine’ for the purpose of improving health, of which, nutritional supplementation is heavily relied upon. The use of nutritional...

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    July 2014 Newsletter: Big NEWS!!!

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  • The chlorophyll in these veggies helps flush out environmental toxins such as heavy metals, pesticides, and air pollution. Load up on parsley, spinach, kale, chard, mustard greens, and wheatgrass. Research shows that chlorophyll may also block genetic changes that cause the production of carcinogenic substances in cells. That means they help reduce the risk for cancer and premature aging. Eat them raw, cooked and/or juiced if you prefer, with every meal of the day.

    How Detoxification Helps Lose Weight Fast – [5 Ways you Can Detox Daily]

    The chlorophyll in these veggies helps flush out environmental toxins such as heavy metals, pesticides, and air pollution. Load up on parsley, spinach, kale, chard, mustard greens, and wheatgrass. Research shows that chlorophyll may also block genetic changes that cause the production of carcinogenic substances in cells. That means they help reduce the risk for cancer and premature aging. Eat them raw, cooked and/or juiced if you prefer, with every meal of the day.

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  • As it turns out, the concept of nutrient timing may not be as important as we once thought. In fact, for most people just trying to lose some weight and feel better, focusing more on what we eat, and how much, rather than when, may be of utmost importance.

    Nutrient Timing: Does When You Eat Matter for Weight Loss?

    As it turns out, the concept of nutrient timing may not be as important as we once thought. In fact, for most people just trying to lose some weight and feel better, focusing more on what we eat, and how much, rather than when, may be of utmost importance.

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    Hydration and Lemon Juice

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  • A Review: Ben Brown, MS NOTE: Video Review at the bottom of the page The Spectrum Diet by Dean Ornish, M.D. Background: For more than 32 years, Dean Ornish, MD....

    The Spectrum Diet: A Review

    A Review: Ben Brown, MS NOTE: Video Review at the bottom of the page The Spectrum Diet by Dean Ornish, M.D. Background: For more than 32 years, Dean Ornish, MD....

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  • 11/1/13 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares 10 tips to keep you from gaining this holiday season ————> CHECK OUT THE ARTICLE IN SCOTTSDALE HEALTH MAGAZINE

    Scottsdale Health Magazine – 10 Tips to Beat the Holiday Bulge

    11/1/13 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares 10 tips to keep you from gaining this holiday season ————> CHECK OUT THE ARTICLE IN SCOTTSDALE HEALTH MAGAZINE

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  • All you ever wanted to know about healthy digestion…and more! Read all about it HERE

    January Newsletter: Healthy Pooping

    All you ever wanted to know about healthy digestion…and more! Read all about it HERE

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  • 2/15/11 – Body Systems owner Ben Brown gives insight as to why “whole” grains may not be as good for you as they claim to be. Click HERE to learn...

    Scottsdale Health Magazine: Dissecting Grains

    2/15/11 – Body Systems owner Ben Brown gives insight as to why “whole” grains may not be as good for you as they claim to be. Click HERE to learn...

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  • The Acid Test: How’s Your Digestion?

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  • Conveniently Unhealthy: Food Bars and Shakes In today’s quick fix society, we place a heavy reliance on supplemental food bars and shakes. Be it muscle gain, weight loss, or energy...

    Supplemental Bars and Shakes: Yay or Nay?

    Conveniently Unhealthy: Food Bars and Shakes In today’s quick fix society, we place a heavy reliance on supplemental food bars and shakes. Be it muscle gain, weight loss, or energy...

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  • Ever heard the saying “you are what you eat”? Well, that’s not exactly accurate. I prefer to say, “You are what you digest, absorb and assimilate.” The digestive system supports...

    The Flu, Immunity, and You

    Ever heard the saying “you are what you eat”? Well, that’s not exactly accurate. I prefer to say, “You are what you digest, absorb and assimilate.” The digestive system supports...

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  • Hormonal: Insufficient stomach acid production leads to undigested protein sitting in the stomach. This undigested protein putrifies, rots, and releases organic acids that contribute to heartburn. Taking antacids does reduce...

    Heart Burn/Reflux

    Hormonal: Insufficient stomach acid production leads to undigested protein sitting in the stomach. This undigested protein putrifies, rots, and releases organic acids that contribute to heartburn. Taking antacids does reduce...

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  • Hormonal: Adrenal hormones regulate our 24-hour biological clock, or circadian rhythm. If this natural rhythm is disrupted, people experience sleep cycle disruption. Women frequently experience sleep problems due to female...

    Insomnia

    Hormonal: Adrenal hormones regulate our 24-hour biological clock, or circadian rhythm. If this natural rhythm is disrupted, people experience sleep cycle disruption. Women frequently experience sleep problems due to female...

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  • Hormonal: Balancing your hormones that control blood sugar is absolutely essential to losing weight and keeping weight off in a healthy manner. Most weight loss programs that ignore blood sugar...

    Overweight

    Hormonal: Balancing your hormones that control blood sugar is absolutely essential to losing weight and keeping weight off in a healthy manner. Most weight loss programs that ignore blood sugar...

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  • Fatigue can be due to food sensitivities, hormonal imbalances, and blood sugar problems. Hormonal: Adrenal hormones and thyroid hormones regulate energy levels. Digestive: Unstable blood sugar, over-consumption of carbohydrates and...

    Fatigue

    Fatigue can be due to food sensitivities, hormonal imbalances, and blood sugar problems. Hormonal: Adrenal hormones and thyroid hormones regulate energy levels. Digestive: Unstable blood sugar, over-consumption of carbohydrates and...

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  • Depression Hormonal: Most depression is related to adrenal or sex hormone imbalances. Lower than normal levels of DHEA, cortisol, testosterone, estrogen or progesterone will trigger a biomechanically induced depression. Neuroscientists...

    Depression

    Depression Hormonal: Most depression is related to adrenal or sex hormone imbalances. Lower than normal levels of DHEA, cortisol, testosterone, estrogen or progesterone will trigger a biomechanically induced depression. Neuroscientists...

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  • Have you ever heard the term “You Are What You Eat”? The way you feel each and every day is a reflection of how you take care of yourself. The...

    Metabolic Typing

    Have you ever heard the term “You Are What You Eat”? The way you feel each and every day is a reflection of how you take care of yourself. The...

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  • The third major body system is based on both anti-oxidant protection and liver detoxification. These body functions are the physiological mechanisms that protect you from free radical damage and chemical...

    Body System 3: Detoxification

    The third major body system is based on both anti-oxidant protection and liver detoxification. These body functions are the physiological mechanisms that protect you from free radical damage and chemical...

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  • The foundation of good health lies in proper digestive function. All other health factors can be undermined if you don’t digest and absorb nutrients well. Assimilation of vitamins, minerals, proteins,...

    Body System 2: Digestion

    The foundation of good health lies in proper digestive function. All other health factors can be undermined if you don’t digest and absorb nutrients well. Assimilation of vitamins, minerals, proteins,...

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