Dr. Shannon Weeks

Blood Sugar Tuesdays

[youtube width="525" height="344"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rl5XKKLaiSM&feature=plcp[/youtube]   Maintaing healthy blood sugars is key to good health. I have found that stabilizing blood sugar is the first step in healing people of chronic ailments. Unfortunately  so much
Dr. Shannon Weeks

Do Vegans Get Heart Disease?

    I've hear this question more than once from patients and acquaintances and the short answer is yes, vegans get heart disease. Heart disease is an equal opportunity afflicter and vegans

What Happened To Our Food?

Thirteen years ago I visited a doctor who told me for the first time that I was sensitive to wheat and dairy, and that I should also avoid soy, corn,
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Have You Got ICV?

  Have you ever awakened with a headache for no reason at all? Do you have dark circles under your eyes or ringing in your ears? Do you suffer from bursitis

The Devil in the Fructose

I recently saw a fantastic lecture titled, “Sugar: The Bitter Truth” given by Dr. Robert Lustig professor of pediatrics at UCSF. I will try to summarize the basic points here but,
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Got Illness?

Where to begin in discussing milk and dairy products?  This is a category of food (along with sugar and wheat) that I strongly suggest to my patients that they avoid
Dr. Shannon Weeks

Yes, It Really Is That Bad For You

It seems redundant to write about the dangers of artificial sweeteners yet the consumption of sugar substitutes still continues in great quantity. A simple google of the side effects of