Green Tea, A Healthy Alternative to Coffee

Green Tea, A Healthy Alternative to Coffee.  Let’s face it, America is addicted to coffee.  However, did you know that the national drink of the U.S. was once tea?  Unfortunately, coffee can have a negative impact on your health…

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Green Tea, A Healthy Alternative to Coffee.  However, did you know that according to multiple studies that span decades, experts have linked coffee to many serious illnesses?  Sadly, these problems include type 2 diabetes, cancer, high blood pressure, stroke, and chronic inflammation.  Additionally, chronic inflammation can lead to vascular problems, asthma, osteoporosis, arthritis, auto immune diseases, chronic pain, chronic fatigue, depression, & anxiety.  However, it also causes infertility, insomnia, digestive problems, Alzheimer’s, dementia, and many more!

Before I continue, let me tell you a little secret about coffee.  Did you know that our national drink wasn’t coffee?  In fact, do you know what it was?  Well, our national drink was actually tea.  Coffee didn’t take over until the early 1900’s.  At that time, companies hired social psychologists to create tricky marketing campaigns.  Fortunately, the law currently prohibits this practice.  However, at that time, a small coffee company came up with a very effective ad slogan.  In fact, a group of social psychologists came up with the slogan.  Can you guess the slogan?  It was “good to the last drop.”

Switch to Tea

Now, back to tea.  While green tea does contain caffeine, it also has many benefits.  These benefits include antioxidants which help your body keep cancer at bay.  Other key ingredients include quercetin, which helps your body avoid allergies.  Conversely, green tea helps alkalize your body.  This helps your body support healthy bone density.  Additionally, an alkaline body ph also helps you keep cancer at bay.  On top of that, green tea also helps your body reduce inflammation, not increase it.  So, do you remember all of those problems I mentioned above?  Green tea can help your body prevent these issues.  Conversely, coffee adds fuel to the fire.  That is, coffee contributes to the problem.

How we Help

In fact, when I work with my nutrition patients, one of my biggest tasks involves coffee elimination.  The good news is that many coffee shops also sell high quality tea.  In fact, one popular national chain based in Seattle uses a very high quality matcha.  So, if you’re going out to the coffee shop with your friends, you have healthy alternatives available.

At Redmond Ridge Nutrition & Chiropractic, we help your body work properly to reduce the likelihood of chronic inflammation, which leads to chronic disease.  We accomplish this using the right enzyme supplements, and dietary changes designed to teach you how to eat to your personal genetic strengths.  Of course, we only make recommendations after thorough scientific testing based on sound medical principals.

When You’re Ready…

Do you suffer from chronic health problems?  Have you tried everything?  Are you concerned about the long-term health consequences?  If so, you can contact us one of several ways to set up a consultation. You can reach us on the web, stop by our office in Redmond, WA, or call us at 425-868-0120. Then I will personally sit down with you and talk about your suffering and how it affects your life. I will even do some preliminary testing as well as Bio Impedance Analysis (BIA). In fact, did you know that both NASA and Cancer Treatment Centers of America rely on BIA? These tests help me determine if you are a good candidate for care. If you’re not, we’ll make every effort to provide the proper referral.

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After many years of clinical practice, Dr. Marrone has forged a remarkable career as a practitioner, educator and lecturer.  Furthermore, his extensive knowledge of enzyme nutrition has made him a much sought-after practitioner.  If you are suffering from health problems that nobody seems to have the answer to or are sick and tired of the revolving door of corporate hospitals, give Dr. Marrone a call to set up a consultation.

Green Tea
Green Tea, A Healthy Alternative to Coffee

Hypertension / High Blood Pressure? It may not be Salt…

Hypertension or High Blood Pressure? It may not be Salt…  That’s right.  Perhaps your doctor recently diagnosed you with high blood pressure.  If he/she did, they probably told you to cut down your salt intake.  However, salt may not be the culprit.

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Hypertension? It may not be Salt…

Before I continue, I need to explain why high blood pressure, also known as hypertension is so dangerous.  While hypertension isn’t a problem on its own, high blood pressure can cause some pretty serious issues.  These issues include heart disease, heart failure, stroke, kidney failure, and even blindness.  In fact, do you know the number one cause of high blood pressure?  It’s actually type 2 diabetes.  After all, what causes type 2 diabetes?  Too much sugar in the blood.

In order to understand this, let me explain some simple chemistry.  Whenever you dissolve anything in a liquid, chemistry wants to balance the ratio of dissolved stuff to the amount of liquid.  Surprisingly, it does not matter what that “stuff” is.  It could be salt, sugar, mud, faery dust or anything else.  So, lets run a little experiment…

The Experiment

Let’s connect two jars with a tube at the bottom of each jar.  Next, we’ll place a filter on either end of the tube that only allows water through.  Afterwards, will fill both jars exactly 1/2 way up with water.  Next, we’ll place 8 grams of sugar in one jar, and 4 grams in the other.  You will see water move from the jar that has 4 grams to the jar that has 8 grams.  Why?  The system is trying to maintain the same mix of sugar to water in both jars.  In order to balance them it, it has to move water from the jar with low sugar to the jar with high sugar.  See the diagram below.

So, how does this affect the human body?  When you eat too much sugar, salt, mud or faery dust, it stays in the blood stream. Like the filters in the jars, only water can move freely into and out of your cells.  Like the jars, your body wants an equal balance of water to “stuff” both in the cell and out of the cell.  As a result, water rushes out of the cell into the blood stream.  If more fluid is needed, your kidneys will recycle more water back into your body to make up the difference.  So, what happens when you have more water in your arteries?  Well, what happens when you push more water through a hose?  Obviously, you get increased pressure.  As a result, even sugar substitutes can cause hypertension.

Address the Source of Stress

At Redmond Ridge Nutrition & Chiropractic, we take a comprehensive approach to supporting healthy blood volume.  First, our scientific nutritional testing helps us find the cause of your chemical imbalance.  Next, research shows that chiropractic can help support healthy blood pressure.  Together with the right exercise, dietary changes and enzyme supplements, we can help your heart, blood vessels, kidneys and blood chemistry to work properly.

Are you concerned about your heart and blood vessel health?  Does it affect your job, family or fun? Are you worried about the long term affects?  If so, you can contact us one of several ways to set up a consultation. You can reach us on the web, stop by our office in Redmond, WA, or call us at 425-868-0120. Then I will personally sit down with you and talk about your suffering and how it affects your life. I will even do some preliminary testing as well as Bio Impedance Analysis (BIA). In fact, did you know that both NASA and Cancer Treatment Centers of America rely on BIA? These tests help me determine if you are a good candidate for care. If you’re not, we’ll make every effort to provide the proper referral.

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After many years of clinical practice, Dr. Marrone has forged a remarkable career as a practitioner, educator and lecturer.  Furthermore, his extensive knowledge of enzyme nutrition has made him a much sought-after practitioner.  If you are suffering from health problems that nobody seems to have the answer to or are sick and tired of the revolving door approach of modern medicine, give Dr. Marrone a call to set up a consultation.

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Hypertension – water moves to balance the solid to liquid ratio

Chiropractic Reduces Inflammation

Chiropractic Reduces Inflammation, and perhaps chronic disease.  In a recent study, subjects under chiropractic care showed decreased inflammation. Inflammation is the root cause of many diseases.  In fact, these diseases include high cholesterol, heart disease, cancer, stroke, obesity, diabetes and many more.

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Chiropractic reduces inflammation, and perhaps chronic disease.  In the study researchers looked at blood markers that show inflammation.  Those markers include IL-6 and CRP.  In fact, doctors looked IL-6 and CRP levels as these patients went through a course of chiropractic care.  Surprisingly, in all patients receiving adjustments, these markers decreased over the course of treatment.  Sadly, those who did not receive adjustments showed no improvement.

I think I can guess your next question.  What’s the big deal about inflammation?  So, I have some chronic swelling, I think I can live with that.  However, you may not realize that chronic inflammation or swelling is the root cause of many of our top diseases.  In fact, these includes some of our nation’s top killers.

Sadly, these diseases include osteoporosis, heart disease, stroke, obesity, diabetes, and even cancer.  Even worse, these diseases are actually increasing in America.  That’s right, with all of our medical technology, our nation’s top killers are on the rise.  Since chiropractic reduces inflammation, it may help keep these deadly diseases away.

A Comprehensive Approach

At Redmond Ridge Chiropractic, we take a comprehensive approach to your spinal health.  As the research suggests, this can reduce inflammation and keep you happier and healthier for years to come.  In fact, I often say that chiropractic adds years to life and life to years.

Well, here’s some proof.  We use a combination of traditional or low force care coupled with a customized home exercise program, massage therapy traction, and enzyme nutrition.  You see, chiropractic heals the bones, joints and nerves.  Additionally, exercises and massage help heal the muscles.  Furthermore, traction helps heal the ligaments.  And lastly, enzyme nutrition helps your bones, nerves, joints, ligaments and muscles receive the vital nutrition they need to stay healthy.

Do you suffer from chronic inflammation?  Is a family member?  Are you concerned about the long-term effects?  If so, don’t wait.  In fact, you can contact us one of several ways to set up a consultation. You can reach us on the web, stop by our office in Redmond, WA, or call us at 425-868-0120. Then I will personally sit down with you and talk about your suffering and how it affects your life.  Together, we can determine if you are a good candidate for care. If you’re not, I’ll make every effort to provide the proper referral.

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After many years of clinical practice, Dr. Marrone has forged a remarkable career as a practitioner, educator and lecturer.  His extensive knowledge of functional enzyme nutrition has made him a much sought after practitioner.  If you are suffering from health problems that nobody seems to have the answer to or are sick and tired of the revolving door approach of modern medicine, give Dr. Marrone a call to set up a consultation.

Chiropractic Reduces Inflammation
Chiropractic Reduces Inflammation, and perhaps chronic disease.

 

Sports and Junk Food – Junk food Sponsors our Sports

Sports and Junk Food: Our professional athletes are in tip top shape.  In fact, they exercise regularly, and stay on a very strict diet.  As a part of that diet, they have to avoid junk food.  Don’t you find it ironic that over three fourths of their sponsors promote that very same junk food?

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Sports and Junk Food

It’s time for the big game.  In fact, you host a huge party at your house.  You spared no expense.  In fact, there’s a spread on your table that could feed an army.  It’s time.  The athletes come out onto the field, court, or rink.  Look at how in shape they are.  Meanwhile, everyone sits down in a comfortable couch or chair.  You fill your cup with beer or soda, and load your plate with chips, nachos, and dips.

Major Sports Promote Unhealthy Eating

According to Pediatrics Journal, published recently in 2018, over 76% of all major sporting ads and sponsors are for soft drinks or junk food.  That’s right, sports and junk food seem to go hand in hand.  Sadly, is these ads target our youth.  In fact, the sports programs sampled in the study had the most viewership between the ages of 2 and 17 years of age.

Just what, exactly, does this mean?  Well, it means that media is teaching your children unhealthy eating habits at an early age.  Furthermore, media reinforces those habits as your child ages. Now your child is a young adult.  Since these habits developed over a long period of time, they’re even harder to break.  As a result, like smoking, not starting is the best advice.

Obesity Causes Disease

It’s crucial to remember that chronic health problems are growing in America.  These problems include heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, and diabetes.  Sadly, the number one cause of all of these diseases is obesity.  While the athletes you watch are avoiding these foods, your children are sitting on the couch watching while eating these foods.  Ironic, isn’t it?

Eat to your Strengths

In our office, we take a scientific approach to healthy eating.  In fact, our methods can help teach you and your children how to eat to your genetic strengths.  Together with the right enzymes you can maximize your nutrition.  As a result, you can reduce food cravings.  In fact, many of my patients no longer crave junk food.  Additionally, the right enzymes help your body digest, absorb and use the vital nutrients from your food.

Are you concerned about your eating habits?  Or, are your children eating too much junk food?  If so, don’t wait.  In fact, you can contact us one of several ways to set up a consultation. You can reach us on the web, stop by our office in Redmond, WA, or call us at 425-868-0120. Then I will personally sit down with you and talk about your suffering and how it affects your life.  Together, we can determine if you are a good candidate for care. If you’re not, I’ll make every effort to provide the proper referral.

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After many years of clinical practice, Dr. Marrone has forged a remarkable career as a practitioner, educator and lecturer.  His extensive knowledge of functional enzyme nutrition has made him a much sought after practitioner.  If you are suffering from health problems that nobody seems to have the answer to or are sick and tired of the revolving door approach of modern medicine, give Dr. Marrone a call to set up a consultation.

Sports and Junk Food
Sadly, Sports and Junk food go hand in hand

DAWC 057 Body Shape Heart Disease and the Flu Shot

DAWC 057 Body Shape Heart Disease and the Flu Shot

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Body Shape Heart Disease and the Flu Shot

Do you get the flu vaccine every year?  If so, this podcast contains some very shocking must-know information about the flu vaccine and how effective it is.  Additionally, your host, Dr. Andy, delves into some common listener questions about digestive health, vaccines, chronic pain and more.  He also goes over some cutting edge new research from the British Medical Journal regarding body shape and heart disease in women.  Furthermore, Dr. Andy has been preaching this information to his patients for years.  In fact, much of this research calls into question some common medical thinking.

Do you have a question you’d like to ask Dr. Andy?  If so, contact us on the web with your question and Dr. Andy will address it in his podcast.  Furthermore, Dr. Andy always uses fictitious names and changes the scenario ever so slightly to protect your privacy.  In fact, Dr. Andy is dedicated to making his podcast your show, so contact him today with your health and wellness questions and concerns.

If you suffer from health problems, and no one else seems to have answers, contact us and set up a consultation or call us at 425-868-0120.  I will personally sit down with you and talk about your suffering and how it affects your life.  I will even do some preliminary testing as well as Bio Impedance Analysis, which is trusted by both NASA and Cancer Treatment Centers of America.  This will help me determine if you are a good candidate for care.  If you’re not, we’ll make every effort to provide the proper referral.

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After many years of clinical practice, Dr. Marrone has forged a remarkable career as a practitioner, educator and lecturer.  His extensive knowledge of functional enzyme nutrition has made him a much sought-after practitioner.  If you are suffering from health problems that nobody seems to have the answer to, or are sick and tired of the revolving door approach of modern medicine, give Dr. Marrone a call to set up a consultation.

Body Shape Heart Disease
Body Shape Heart Disease

Varicose Veins May Be Deadly, Says JAMA

Varicose Veins May Be Deadly, Says JAMA:  Varicose veins are just another harmless sign of aging, right?  After all, they’re kind of a rite of passage into the later years in life.  However, a recent study from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reveals otherwise.

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Varicose Veins May Be Deadly, Says JAMA

We wake up one morning, look down at our legs and wonder about those dark purple streaks.  When did this happen?  After all, they weren’t there when you were younger, right?  Well, they’re called varicose veins.  In fact, according to WebMD, “Varicose veins are twisted, enlarged veins near the surface of the skin. They are most common in the legs and ankles. They usually aren’t serious, but they can sometimes lead to other problems.”

How Your Veins Work

So, what causes varicose veins anyway?  In order to explain that we need to go over some basic anatomy.  You see, your veins have valves in them.  These valves never completely close.  In fact, these valves act as pockets where your body stores extra blood.  When your body needs more blood, the valves open allowing the extra blood to flow.  Why would your body need more blood?  Your body needs more blood during times of increased physical demand. When these valves fail, blood pools at the bottom of the legs, feet and ankles.  This makes the feet and ankles the most common site for purple veins.

The Study

The study took place in Taiwan.  It included about 425,968 adults.  The research was so strong that JAMA published it in 2018.  The research found a strong association between varicose veins and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT).  A DVT is a clot deep in the leg veins.  By itself varicose veins are not a problem.  However, if that clot breaks free, the clot can cause a blockage in the blood supply to the lungs or brain.  This results in either a pulmonary embolism in the lungs or a stroke due to poor blood supply to the brain.  The consequences of either result in death or permanent impairment.

Take a Preventative Approach

If you suffer from varicose veins, don’t wait for either life threatening situation.  Take control of the situation and do everything in your power to support healthy vascular function.  In fact, enzymes play a key role in helping the valves in your veins work properly.  Together, with the right diet, we can help your body support healthy working valves in your veins.

Do you or a loved one have varicose veins?  Are you concerned about your cardiovascular health?  Perhaps you’re worried about the long-term consequences.    Would you like to find out how to support healthy heart function safely and effectively without drugs or surgery?  If so, contact us and set up a consultation or call us at 425-868-0120.  I will personally sit down with you and talk about your suffering and how it affects your life.  I will even do some preliminary testing as well as Bio Impedance Analysis, which is trusted by both NASA and Cancer Treatment Centers of America.  This will help me determine if you are a good candidate for care.  If you’re not, we’ll make every effort to provide the proper referral.

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After many years of clinical practice, Dr. Marrone has forged a remarkable career as a practitioner, educator and lecturer.  His extensive knowledge of functional enzyme nutrition has made him a much sought-after practitioner.  If you are suffering from health problems that nobody seems to have the answer to, or are sick and tired of the revolving door approach of modern medicine, give Dr. Marrone a call to set up a consultation.

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Don’t wait for varicose veins to be life-threatening