Book Signing and Q&A with Dr. Richard Maurer, Author of The Blood Code

bloodcodeVisit Village Green Apothecary on Saturday, November 8 from 3:00-5:00 pm to meet Dr. Richard Maurer, author of The Blood Code: Unlock the secrets of your metabolism.

The goal of The Blood Code™ is to empower you to take responsibility for you own wellness. Using simple metabolic blood test results and skin-fold caliper measurements, this book will show you how you can prescribe your own diet, nutrition and fitness habits to help improve your metabolic health and vitality.

You are in the right place if you are trying to:

• Reverse type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance
• Lower your risk of chronic debilitating disease, especially heart disease
• Lose excess body fat
• Resolve hypothyroid symptoms

Whether overweight or lean, prediabetic or type 2, fatigued or fit, The Blood Code™ and its web resources can provide tools to help you understand your metabolic picture.

Along with the book signing and Q&A on Saturday, Dr. Maurer will be our radio show guest this Sunday, November 8 from 10:00 to 11:00 am. Tune in live on Sunday to learn more about The Blood Code™, or check our radio show archives later, after the show airs.

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Benefits of Coconut Oil and How to Use It

coconutA friend of mine recently bought a gallon jug of organic coconut oil because she heard it was good for you. But then she emailed me 2 weeks after she bought it because she still hadn’t opened it and wasn’t really sure what to do with it.

If you are like my friend and are intimidated by coconut oil, don’t be.
It is probably one of the most versatile oils there is (even if it is solid at room temperature).

First let’s talk about the benefits of coconut oil.

  • Coconut oil is rich in medium chain fatty acids, which the body converts to energy more quickly, meaning they help stimulate metabolism.
  • It is nut-free, gluten-free, carb-free, Paleo Diet-friendly.
  • The majority of the saturated fat in coconut oil is in the form of lauric acid, which is why many consider it to be a healthier choice than other fat sources. There are studies that show that lauric acid can increase your HDL or “healthy” cholesterol and lower your LDL or “lethal” cholesterol.
  • It’s great for you skin.

Now here are some tips on how to use coconut oil.  Continue reading “Benefits of Coconut Oil and How to Use It”

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