In: Naturopathic Medicine

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Remove Excess Stress From Your Life
May 29, 2020

There is a lot that can be said about stress, but the focus of this article is to focus on practical... Read More
Coffee with Alice: A Possible Link Between Testosterone & Covid?
May 28, 2020

As promised, we are doing our best to keep you up to date with all things related to Covid-19 and your... Read More
Coffee with Alice: Get Out of Your Rut, Fix Your Gut
May 21, 2020

Below is the transcript of our Stark Naked Radio podcast episode. We had some technical difficulties, and we weren't able to... Read More
The Skinny on Cholesterol
May 21, 2020

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear that someone has high cholesterol?  High risk for heart disease…

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Basic Liver Function – Gross Effects of Toxins on Your Metabolism
June 10, 2019

a healthy liver is worth the hefty price tag with all of the life sustaining processes it performs every single day. Like a multidisciplinary organization, the liver has numerous functions in a number of diverse activities across the body.

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Debunking Testosterone Replacement Therapy
March 15, 2019

If you want to shed fat and gain muscle, having your hormones optimized is an important, but non-crucial tactic.  But as a mono-treatment, it’s not very effective.  Or at least that’s what we see at Stark.  The most powerful tools to achieve your health and fitness goals remain the complex, drawn-out solutions:  exercise, nutrition and lifestyle.  And in my opinion, Testosterone Replacement is too big of a commitment for the hope of an aesthetic change, alone.  Here are a couple of before and after pics. 

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What is Inflammation?
May 30, 2018

If you look up the definition, you’ll find this: “A system of information flow in response to injury and infection.”  That sounds normal and harmless; inflammation is necessary for normal bodily function to occur.  Without inflammation, we cannot fight microscopic invaders like bacteria, viruses and fungus, remove damaged tissue, or even eliminate cancerous or abnormal cells. 

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FODMAPs & SIBO: What Are They & Could It Be the Key to Fat Loss?
August 17, 2016

It’s probably not a surprise to most people that the foods you’re putting into your body have a huge impact on... Read More
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Are Food Sensitivities Keeping You from Reaching Your Fitness Goals?
August 15, 2016

There’s been a lot of media hype over the last several years about gluten intolerance, dairy sensitivity, and food allergies, but... Read More
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MCT Oil: What Is It, and How Can It Help with Fat Loss?
August 10, 2016

If you’re serious about maximizing your time in the gym by fueling your body with the nutrients it needs to perform... Read More