Author Archive | Theresa Groskopp, CN

carb blockers for weight management

Should I Try Carb Blockers for Weight Management?

The low-carb lifestyle is number one when it comes to diet trends right now, with many trying keto or low-carb options to lose weight. Carbohydrates, found in sugars, starches, and fiber, are often blamed for weight gain, type 2 diabetes, and the obesity epidemic. However, our bodies need carbs as fuel for energy, for digestion, […]

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healthy snacks for summer

Healthy Snacks for Summer

If you love fresh and colorful produce or enjoy picking your own berries, summer is your season to shine! Farmer’s markets and produce stands around the country are filled to the brim with healthy snacks waiting to be enjoyed. The one downside to healthy snacks is that they require a bit of prep-work and smart […]

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summer skin care secrets

Summer Skin Care Secrets

Your skin is the largest organ in your body, with an average of 20 square feet per person. In the summertime, our skin is exposed as we wear less clothing to cope with the heat. Although sunlight and time spent outdoors is fantastic for your mental and physical health, it’s important to take care of […]

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skin care tips to heal scars

Skin Care Tips to Heal Scars

A life well-lived is bound to come with some scars, both physical and emotional. Wounds and scars may take time to fully heal, and some fade away more easily than others. Once a wound has closed up, it can leave behind a raised, discolored scar in its place. Depending on the location, you may want […]

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what can I give my dog for allergies

What Can I Give My Dog for Allergies?

When spring arrives, the pollen goes flying, making many of us miserable with seasonal allergy issues. Others may suffer from indoor or food allergies, meaning that our issues can pop up any time of the year. As a pet owner, you may already know that dogs can suffer with pet allergy issues too. If you’re […]

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