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Why You Should Care About Prebiotics (Part 2)
In my last article [January
2018], I discussed the concept of prebiotics (also known as microfood, as a way to avoid the consumer confusion that can occur between the terms probiotic and prebiotic) and began exploring the literature supporting the health benefits of prebiotic soluble fiber.

Continuing the Conversation: Waist Circumference, Weight Loss & Food Choices
In part
one of this article, I discussed how the utilization of measuring a patient's waist circumference (WC) becomes a valuable anthropometric measurement to gauge health risk. Now  I'll discuss the clinical approach to reducing WC and implementation your practice.

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By Leon Chaitow, ND, DO

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Axillary Myofascial Release: A Guide to Lymphatic Drainage
  September, 2017 (Vol. 17, Issue 09)
Is it A or B, a Soft Tissue or Joint Restriction Problem?
  June, 2017 (Vol. 17, Issue 06)
Palpation Skills in Clinical Practice?
  January, 2017 (Vol. 17, Issue 01)
Newly Identified Self-Repair Methods
Implications for manual therapists.
  November, 2016 (Vol. 16, Issue 11)
The Importance of Dosage in Manual Therapy
  June, 2016 (Vol. 16, Issue 06)
Positional Release Techniques: What are the Mechanisms?
  January, 2016 (Vol. 16, Issue 01)
We Have Much to Learn from Current Fascia Research
  July, 2015 (Vol. 15, Issue 07)
The Body's Load-Sharing Hub: The Thoracolumbar Fascia
  January, 2015 (Vol. 15, Issue 01)
Positional Release Self Care for Soreness and Other Pains
  February, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 02)
Adaptation Perspectives and Low Back Pain
  November, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 11)
Understanding Central Sensitization and Pain
  May, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 05)
NMT: Two Versions Defined
  February, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 02)
Soft Tissue Manipulation and Pelvic Pain
  December, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 12)
Managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  October, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 10)
Research: Sport, Pelvic Pain and Associated Symptoms
  July, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 07)
Is It a Muscle or Joint Problem? Is It Local or Referred?
  May, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 05)
New Evidence of Breathing and Body/Mind Balance
  February, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 02)
Massage Therapy and Translational Research
  December, 2009 (Vol. 9, Issue 12)
Red, White and Black Reaction
  October, 2009 (Vol. 9, Issue 10)
Research in Water and Fascia
Micro-tornadoes, hydrogenated diamonds & nanocrystals
  June, 2009 (Vol. 09, Issue 06)
TMD Assessment and Treatment Using NMT and SCS
  February, 2009 (Vol. 09, Issue 02)
Manual Therapy Choices: A General Approach to Parkinson’s Disease
  December, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 12)
The Essence of Palpation: How Do You Feel?
  June, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 06)
Bodywork High: The Cannabinoid Connection
  February, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 02)
What’s the Evidence?
  September, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 09)
Glimpses of the Big Picture: Leptins
  June, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 06)
Postural Influences on Visceral and Somatic Function
  March, 2007 (Vol. 07, Issue 03)
The Pelvic Floor Paradox
  December, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 12)
When Are Symptoms Not Symptoms?
  June, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 06)
Trigger Points: A Different Version of the Truth
  February, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 02)
Local Adaptation Syndromes Wholistic Solutions Depend on Contextual Thinking
  February, 2006 (Vol. 06, Issue 02)
Understanding and Rehabilitating Unbalanced Breathing
  December, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 12)
Breathing Patterns, Connective Tissue and Soft-Shelled Eggs
  October, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 10)
The Amazing Fascial Web, Part II
  June, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 06)
The Amazing Fascial Web, Part I
  May, 2005 (Vol. 05, Issue 05)
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