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Blog of Dr. Brent Caplan & Dr. Tiffany Caplan

Taking charge of your health begins with understanding. Check out the inspiring content from our doctors at Central Coast Center for Integrative Health on how you can restore your health for a better future…
Knowing Your Triggers: Food Triggers!

Knowing Your Triggers: Food Triggers!

Please NOTE: This blog is part 3 of a three-part SERIES on TRIGGERS.  If you are looking for Non-Food Triggers, please click here.   This information is important information. But remember that everyone’s triggers are TOTALLY UNIQUE to them.   Let’s dig down and...

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Triggers and Causes of Autoimmune Disease!

Triggers and Causes of Autoimmune Disease!

There’s no singular cause for autoimmunity. In fact, there’s over a hundred different autoimmune conditions.
There are many different triggers to autoimmunity, and each person’s causes and triggers are unique. Likewise, the solutions to these are not the same, from person to person.

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Study Shows Diet Tames Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism

Study Shows Diet Tames Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism

A recent study showed a low-carbohydrate, whole foods diet low in inflammatory foods significantly decreases thyroid antibodies — the marker for autoimmune thyroid disease, or Hashimoto’s. Hashimoto’s occurs when the immune system attacks and destroys the thyroid...

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Counting Carbs? Carbohydrate Density Matters Most

Counting Carbs? Carbohydrate Density Matters Most

If you are counting carbs to stabilize your blood sugar, lower inflammation, balance hormones, or lose weight, experts say looking at carbohydrate density is a more important strategy. Carbohydrate density measures how many carbohydrates are present per 100 grams of...

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