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Fatty Liver – it’s not just for French Ducks!

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Fatty Liver – it’s not just for French Ducks!

Hey I love Foie Gras but I am not sure I will be able to ever eat it again.  It is made by force feeding the poor ducks with corn syrup, sugar and starch to give them fatty liver!  Yikes!   Humans, like those ducks get fatty livers from eating sugar, flour, fructose (soda) and processed grains.  Fatty liver is a dangerous disease. In America, it affects 90 million of us and 17 percent of our children.  Fatty liver literally means your liver fills with fat, paving the path for chronic disease and inflammation. Are you ready for some of...

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Are You a Carboholic? Why Cutting Carbs Is So Tough

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Are You a Carboholic? Why Cutting Carbs Is So Tough

Read the NYT Article Here   I am a card carrying carbaholic.  I jokingly call flour and sugar "the gateway drug" that leads me to want  more and more of it, to the exclusion of other foods.     I love any food that is white, and I am not talking cauliflower!     Unfortunately, it is not a joke when it comes to the risk of diabetes and heart disease and fatty liver. The thing I know for sure is that if I minimize  foods that spike an insulin response in me (processed grains, sugar,  I have a normal appetite....

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Dr. Trester is Humanitarian of the Year from TCMS

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Dr. Trester is Humanitarian of the Year from TCMS

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Trester has won the Humanitarian of the Year award from the Travis County Medical Society. Congratulations, Dr. Trester!  From their press release:  Elliot Trester, MDTCMS Humanitarian of the Year Bicycling to work through downtown Austin, Dr. Trester was intrigued by a small building he passed, so he stopped and went inside. It was the Volunteer Healthcare Clinic (VHC). Since that day in 2005, he has been a regular volunteer. His generosity with his time and skills has become legend—not only because of the VHC, but add serving on the board of Physicians for...

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Holiday IP Special

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Holiday IP Special

The Holidays are a great time to set goals and get inspired for the new year, so we’re offering $100 off of initial fees on Ideal Protein when you sign up and have your initial consultation by Dec 31. Start your 2017 off right! Call us at 512-993-6630 for more information or come to our FREE Ideal Protein Workshop every Tuesday at 6pm! Learn more about Ideal Protein here.

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Holiday Hours from CFP

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Holiday Hours from CFP

We hope that you and your loved ones have a happy and healthy holiday season! Please be advised that we have some modified holiday hours: Friday, December 23rd – Closing at 3pm Monday, December 26th – Closed Monday, January 2nd – Closed  

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