Jul, 04
2012

The Importance of Sleep

Michael Smith Blog - Know The Cause When I was younger, I prided myself on my ability to soldier on through days after nights of little to no sleep. As I've gotten older, my ability to focus and function with no rest has diminished, as has my will to even attempt.

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Jul, 04
2012

To Detox or Not?

Michael Smith Blog - Know The Cause "Detox" is an oft used word in the the health industry, but rarely is it clearly defined. I have friends that use the word simply to describe abstaining from fast food and alcohol for more than 24 hours. While this is a good idea, simply abstaining from the toxic fare of modern life for 24 hours is probably not significant enough to be qualified as a detox. 

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Jul, 03
2012
Michael Smith Blog - Know The Cause One of the joys of home ownership is the regular maintenance required to keep your living space in a livable condition. As a 24 year old student, I remain fairly unacquainted with this joy, but I sometimes experience it by proxy with my parents. 

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Jul, 03
2012

"Meating" at the Dinner Table

Michael Smith Blog - Know The Cause I've mentioned before that I have some very dear friends that are vegetarians. Even if we share similar tastes on the occasional raw, vegan meal and the Daily Juice in Austin, we might have some differing opinions on the best ways to achieve good health. 

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Jul, 03
2012

Experiments

msmith The word experiment conjures images of scientists with Einstein-coiffed hair hovering over glass beakers steaming with unnamable chemical concoctions. Indeed, I've seen these types lurking around the University of Texas science labs, and there is no telling what many of them are cooking up in those facilities.

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Jul, 03
2012

More Tasteful Options 2 - Spices

Michael Smith Blog - Know The Cause First of all, I wanted to alert all of our blog readers to a very important and helpful section of our webpage that just went up. We have posted a number of pieces on supplements - a very important, albeit somewhat confusing subject. You can click on any of the following words to read about pertinent supplements corresponding to the subject matter: Anti-fungals, Bone & Joint, Depression, General Health, Fatigue, Insomnia, Hearing, Vision, Memory, and Diet. 


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Jun, 29
2012

More Tasteful Options

Michael Smith Blog - Know The Cause The Phase 1 and 2 diets are anything but boring, but when you start out, you can feel very limited. I've often heard people complain that they are absolutely sick of bacon and eggs by day three of the diet. But there is so much more to the diet than bacon and eggs! 

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