Here’s Why You Should Get A Blood Test


Many people think that laboratory blood work is something you have done only because your doctor is looking for disease. But in “wellness” care, blood work is an opportunity to look at your blood chemistry and boost nutrient levels that are low to supercharge your health.

Watch today’s short video to see if a “wellness” blood test is for you.

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Dr. Jason Godo, DC, RN

www.GoToGodo.com

To get suggested supplements go to: http://www.GetBiotics.com/DrGodo

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What Should You Buy… Butter or Margarine?


Which Is Better… Butter Or Margarine?

The food choices you make can make a BIG difference in how you feel, but how do you know what choices to make? Watch this week’s Wellness Minute to find out which is better, “Butter or Margarine?

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Dr. Jason Godo, DC, RN

www.GoToGodo.com

To get suggested supplements go to: http://www.GetBiotics.com/DrGodo

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Exploring NEW Oils


Great Taste… Great FOR You

Here are some great (and tasty) ways to incorporate more healthy oils into your diet. It’s super easy, and really good for you. Watch today’s video and start enjoying the benefits of these healthy oils.

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Dr. Jason Godo, DC, RN

www.GoToGodo.com

To get suggested supplements go to: http://www.GetBiotics.com/DrGodo

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Worse Than Banned DDT But In Some Of Our Foods Now


Buy Organic With These Foods

Many say that new data on the pesticide “glyphosate” shows it to be even worse than DDT which has been banned in this country for 30 years.  Watch today’s short video to learn where it is showing up in the food chain, how it accumulates in your tissues, and the crucial role it plays in many health conditions and diseases.

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Dr. Jason Godo, DC

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Fibromyalgia: New Hope – A New Approach


Removing Newly Identified, Underlying Causes of Fibromyalgia Pain

The standard medical approach to treating fibromyalgia is a lifetime of “managing” the pain with drugs that all have scary warnings. Don’t give up hope! There is a new approach that focuses on eliminating the source of your chronic pain.

Watch this week’s Wellness Minute video to learn about removing the newly identified underlying sources of fibromyalgia pain.

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Dr. Jason Godo, DC

www.GoToGodo.com

To get suggested supplements go to: http://www.GetBiotics.com/DrGodo

Login: DFILC501 Then, upon checkout use this code for a discount: 20% Off!!! Discount coupon code: 20DIS

Which Eggs Are Best?


Here’s The Easy Answer

There are so many choices at our grocery stores, even with eggs! Which are thebest eggs? White eggs, brown… omega 3 eggs, organic, vegetarian, cage-free, free-range? These are all VERY different. Watch today’s video to see what kind of eggs you should look for when you go shopping.

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Dr. Jason Godo, DC

www.GoToGodo.com

To get suggested supplements go to: http://www.GetBiotics.com/DrGodo

Login: DFILC501 Then, upon checkout use this code for a discount: 20% Off!!! Discount coupon code: 20DIS

Consuming Too Much Sugar?


Our bodies were not meant to deal with the hundreds of pounds of sugar, processed fats, and fake food we consume every year.

An estimated 16 million Americans including tens of thousands of children and teens have blood sugar problems that could jeopardize their health, their energy levels, and their weight-loss efforts. I hate to tell you this but sugar is not your friend. And we might as well bust another bubble while we are at it, sugar is sugar is sugar. All forms of sugar ultimately break down into glucose. The more we strip or process out the fiber, the quicker it gets into the blood stream and the more the body has to compensate.Wellness_Minute_Sweeteners

If you really think about it, our bodies were not meant to deal with the hundreds of pounds of sugar, processed fats, and fake food we consume every year. Is it any wonder our cells and cell membranes are compromised? Insulin is essential to pull sugar or (glucose) into the cell. Because our culture consumes SO many refined sugars, our very cells try to resist extra sugar intake because they can only store a certain amount as fat in a healthy way. So to reduce the amount of sugar coming into the cells, the cells will ultimately reduce or down regulate the amount of insulin receptor sites. Well, that’s good for the cells but bad for the bloodstream. Insulin can’t get into the cells so it remains in the blood.

Insulin is a powerful regulating hormone and affects systems that we wouldn’t normally think of. Dr. Ron Rosedale, in his book, “The Rosedale Diet,” quotes a study where insulin was dripped into the arteries of dogs and in just a few months the artery became blocked with plaque. Plaque buildup can deprive the heart of blood and oxygen and eventually cause a heart attack. As a person continues to ingest refined carbohydrates, it drives the body into a fat storage mode rather than a fat burning mode. Insulin has many key roles that will not be fulfilled if blood sugars are elevated; let’s look at a few of them.

  • Insulin is necessary to pull magnesium into the cell.
  • Blocked insulin receptor sites in the cell result in low intracellular levels of magnesium.
  • Magnesium is critical for energy production, healthy heart, flexible blood vessels and blood pressure regulation.

Excess insulin in the bloodstream causes retention of sodium, which in turn causes increases in blood pressure and fluid retention. There is also a significant correlation between elevated insulin levels and certain types of cancer, namely breast, colon, prostate and pancreatic cancer. Poor sugar regulation and insulin dysregulation has also been indicated in aging, memory problems, fatigue, anxiety, depression, immune suppression, obesity, vascular disease and heart disease.

HGH DietA Wellness approach to regulating blood sugar levels will not only help with energy levels and weight loss, but can be a major factor in preventing disease. We want to make sure we reduce amounts of refined carbohydrates like soft drinks, fruit juice, cookies, desserts and candy. Also starchy carbohydrates like bread, pasta, potatoes, corn or snacks foods like pretzels should be avoided until blood sugar is stabilized. Exercise is critical for anyone who is struggling with insulin resistance. Cells will burn sugar with activity and movement. So the best way to reduce sugar, besides not eating it, is to burn it. Keep in mind, the most stubborn cases of insulin resistance usually involve one or more food allergens so reducing food sensitivities can be important too.

There are  nutritional supplements available that can help blood sugar regulation, but let’s be honest, without lifestyle changes, taking supplements alone will not fix the problem. If you have concerns, ask  Dr. Godo about tests that can measure insulin. With a little coaching, you can put the basic building blocks in place that can help control blood sugar, prevent diabetes, promote fat burning instead of fat storing, help prevent disease and even give you more energy. It may not be easy to hear that “sugar is not your friend,” but look at it this way, maybe it takes a friend who will tell you the truth so you can feel great and enjoy life.

Dr. Jason Godo, DC

http://www.GoToGodo.com

Good Oils For Dry Skin


“Dry skin is a classic sign of your body’s need for essential fatty acids, the “good” oils like oils from fish or seeds and nuts.”

 If you can rub your arm and a small amount of friction causes skin to slough off, what should you do? Dry skin can range from mild to severe, slightly uncomfortable to very painful. Sure you can use moisturizers and lotions, but many contain toxic chemicals which are absorbed through your skin. Lotions can provide temporary relief, but they definitely don’t fix the problem.

Dry skin is a classic sign of your body’s need for essential fatty acids, the “good” oils like oils from fish or seeds and nuts. We become deficient because our diet may not include enough good oils. Don’t feel too bad, many people lack essential fatty acids until they learn how to add them to foods and how to  supplement regularly.Good Oils For Dry Skin

Knowing how much and how often to supplement is important too. Here’s an example. My brother-in-law Jerold supplements regularly with Biomega-3 Liquid, a pleasant lemon flavored fish oil that’s easy to take. He  was taking a tablespoon daily for overall health and prevention. But the winter temperatures caused him to experience dry and cracked fingers. He said his fingers were so rough that when he tied his necktie, the silk would fray due to his cracked fingers. So in addition to his daily dose of 1 tablespoon, he added an extra” tablespoon of Biomega-3 Liquid daily on a salad. In 2 weeks the cracks were gone. Once he reached sufficiency he cut back to 1 tablespoon daily.

Here’s a similar story. A friend I’ve known for 18 years recently told me how he was addicted to lip balm. He used it every winter as long as he could remember. His lips got so chapped he never went anywhere without chapstick. He began to show an interest in wellness and about two years ago he started taking essential fatty acids regularly a blend of oils rich in Omega-3, 6 and 9’s. One wintry day he observed someone applying lip balm, he suddenly thought to himself I haven’t used lip balm for two winters! Even though he was taking essential fatty acids for vascular health, to his surprise, essential fatty acids prevented dry chapped lips.

I have heard plenty of stories how essential fatty acids in the right dose have helped dry skin, but I hope you get the point. Your skin can tell you a lot, if you pay attention. Your body has approximately 100 trillion cells. Each cell is surrounded by a thin barrier like membrane. Essential fatty acids help to keep that membrane soft and permeable, meaning healthy nutrients can get into the cells and toxins can  leave. A deficiency of good oils can cause the cell membrane to become “sluggish.” Not only will nutrients have trouble getting in, many of the everyday toxins we are exposed to can become trapped in the cell.

If your cells are unhealthy, you will be too. We can clean and revive our cells by feeding them what they need. Beyond cell membranes, essential fatty acids are needed for hormones, immune function, pain and inflammation reduction, blood sugar stabilization as well as healthy heart and blood vessel function.

Good Oils For Dry SkinEssential fatty acids and particularly fish oil is the number one class of anti-aging supplements. You can order essential fatty acids directly from your clinic right here on this page. To get started try Biomega-3 Liquid, popular because of its pleasant lemon flavor. Start with one tablespoon daily; if you don’t see results in 2 weeks, add another tablespoon.

It’s good to rotate oils, so you may also try Mixed EFAs, a blend of oils from seeds and nuts. Start with one tablespoon daily. It’s odorless and tasteless, so you can also apply it topically as a moisturizer that is safe for your skin to absorb.

For more details, give Dr. Godo’s office a call at (773) 525-0007. If you have dry skin, try essential fatty acids; you really WILL feel a difference.

Dr. Jason Godo, DC

http://www.GoToGodo.com

http://www.GetBiotics.com/DrGodo   Discount code “DFILC501”

Consuming Too Much Sugar?


Our bodies were not meant to deal with the hundreds of pounds of sugar, processed fats, and fake food we consume every year.

An estimated 16 million Americans including tens of thousands of children and teens have blood sugar problems that could jeopardize their health, their energy levels, and their weight-loss efforts. I hate to tell you this but sugar is not your friend. And we might as well bust another bubble while we are at it, sugar is sugar is sugar. All forms of sugar ultimately break down into glucose. The more we strip or process out the fiber, the quicker it gets into the blood stream and the more the body has to compensate.Wellness_Minute_Sweeteners

If you really think about it, our bodies were not meant to deal with the hundreds of pounds of sugar, processed fats, and fake food we consume every year. Is it any wonder our cells and cell membranes are compromised? Insulin is essential to pull sugar or (glucose) into the cell. Because our culture consumes SO many refined sugars, our very cells try to resist extra sugar intake because they can only store a certain amount as fat in a healthy way. So to reduce the amount of sugar coming into the cells, the cells will ultimately reduce or down regulate the amount of insulin receptor sites. Well, that’s good for the cells but bad for the bloodstream. Insulin can’t get into the cells so it remains in the blood.

Insulin is a powerful regulating hormone and affects systems that we wouldn’t normally think of. Dr. Ron Rosedale, in his book, “The Rosedale Diet,” quotes a study where insulin was dripped into the arteries of dogs and in just a few months the artery became blocked with plaque. Plaque buildup can deprive the heart of blood and oxygen and eventually cause a heart attack. As a person continues to ingest refined carbohydrates, it drives the body into a fat storage mode rather than a fat burning mode. Insulin has many key roles that will not be fulfilled if blood sugars are elevated; let’s look at a few of them.

  • Insulin is necessary to pull magnesium into the cell.
  • Blocked insulin receptor sites in the cell result in low intracellular levels of magnesium.
  • Magnesium is critical for energy production, healthy heart, flexible blood vessels and blood pressure regulation.

Excess insulin in the bloodstream causes retention of sodium, which in turn causes increases in blood pressure and fluid retention. There is also a significant correlation between elevated insulin levels and certain types of cancer, namely breast, colon, prostate and pancreatic cancer. Poor sugar regulation and insulin dysregulation has also been indicated in aging, memory problems, fatigue, anxiety, depression, immune suppression, obesity, vascular disease and heart disease.

HGH DietA Wellness approach to regulating blood sugar levels will not only help with energy levels and weight loss, but can be a major factor in preventing disease. We want to make sure we reduce amounts of refined carbohydrates like soft drinks, fruit juice, cookies, desserts and candy. Also starchy carbohydrates like bread, pasta, potatoes, corn or snacks foods like pretzels should be avoided until blood sugar is stabilized. Exercise is critical for anyone who is struggling with insulin resistance. Cells will burn sugar with activity and movement. So the best way to reduce sugar, besides not eating it, is to burn it. Keep in mind, the most stubborn cases of insulin resistance usually involve one or more food allergens so reducing food sensitivities can be important too.

There are  nutritional supplements available that can help blood sugar regulation, but let’s be honest, without lifestyle changes, taking supplements alone will not fix the problem. If you have concerns, ask  Dr. Godo about tests that can measure insulin. With a little coaching, you can put the basic building blocks in place that can help control blood sugar, prevent diabetes, promote fat burning instead of fat storing, help prevent disease and even give you more energy. It may not be easy to hear that “sugar is not your friend,” but look at it this way, maybe it takes a friend who will tell you the truth so you can feel great and enjoy life.

Dr. Jason Godo, DC

http://www.GoToGodo.com

Good Oils For Dry Skin


“Dry skin is a classic sign of your body’s need for essential fatty acids, the “good” oils like oils from fish or seeds and nuts.”

 If you can rub your arm and a small amount of friction causes skin to slough off, what should you do? Dry skin can range from mild to severe, slightly uncomfortable to very painful. Sure you can use moisturizers and lotions, but many contain toxic chemicals which are absorbed through your skin. Lotions can provide temporary relief, but they definitely don’t fix the problem.

Dry skin is a classic sign of your body’s need for essential fatty acids, the “good” oils like oils from fish or seeds and nuts. We become deficient because our diet may not include enough good oils. Don’t feel too bad, many people lack essential fatty acids until they learn how to add them to foods and how to  supplement regularly.Good Oils For Dry Skin

Knowing how much and how often to supplement is important too. Here’s an example. My brother-in-law Jerold supplements regularly with Biomega-3 Liquid, a pleasant lemon flavored fish oil that’s easy to take. He  was taking a tablespoon daily for overall health and prevention. But the winter temperatures caused him to experience dry and cracked fingers. He said his fingers were so rough that when he tied his necktie, the silk would fray due to his cracked fingers. So in addition to his daily dose of 1 tablespoon, he added an extra” tablespoon of Biomega-3 Liquid daily on a salad. In 2 weeks the cracks were gone. Once he reached sufficiency he cut back to 1 tablespoon daily.

Here’s a similar story. A friend I’ve known for 18 years recently told me how he was addicted to lip balm. He used it every winter as long as he could remember. His lips got so chapped he never went anywhere without chapstick. He began to show an interest in wellness and about two years ago he started taking essential fatty acids regularly a blend of oils rich in Omega-3, 6 and 9’s. One wintry day he observed someone applying lip balm, he suddenly thought to himself I haven’t used lip balm for two winters! Even though he was taking essential fatty acids for vascular health, to his surprise, essential fatty acids prevented dry chapped lips.

I have heard plenty of stories how essential fatty acids in the right dose have helped dry skin, but I hope you get the point. Your skin can tell you a lot, if you pay attention. Your body has approximately 100 trillion cells. Each cell is surrounded by a thin barrier like membrane. Essential fatty acids help to keep that membrane soft and permeable, meaning healthy nutrients can get into the cells and toxins can  leave. A deficiency of good oils can cause the cell membrane to become “sluggish.” Not only will nutrients have trouble getting in, many of the everyday toxins we are exposed to can become trapped in the cell.

If your cells are unhealthy, you will be too. We can clean and revive our cells by feeding them what they need. Beyond cell membranes, essential fatty acids are needed for hormones, immune function, pain and inflammation reduction, blood sugar stabilization as well as healthy heart and blood vessel function.

Good Oils For Dry SkinEssential fatty acids and particularly fish oil is the number one class of anti-aging supplements. You can order essential fatty acids directly from your clinic right here on this page. To get started try Biomega-3 Liquid, popular because of its pleasant lemon flavor. Start with one tablespoon daily; if you don’t see results in 2 weeks, add another tablespoon.

It’s good to rotate oils, so you may also try Mixed EFAs, a blend of oils from seeds and nuts. Start with one tablespoon daily. It’s odorless and tasteless, so you can also apply it topically as a moisturizer that is safe for your skin to absorb.

For more details, give Dr. Godo’s office a call at (773) 525-0007. If you have dry skin, try essential fatty acids; you really WILL feel a difference.

Dr. Jason Godo, DC

http://www.GoToGodo.com

http://www.GetBiotics.com/DrGodo   Discount code “DFILC501”