The West Clinic

Avocado Spicy Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Did you know avocados are rich in stress-relieving B vitamins? Yes, they’re also delicious and loaded with health benefits. Try these tasty Avocado Spicy Shrimp Lettuce Wraps for dinner. Store leftovers for a quick lunch the next day. Ingredients: Spicy Shrimp Ingredients: 15-20 shrimp, peeled and deveined 1⁄2 tsp paprika 1⁄2 tsp cumin 1⁄2 tsp hot chili powder 1⁄2 tsp Ground pepper 1⁄2 Tbsp. olive oil 1⁄2 lime, juiced 1 scallion, chopped 1⁄2 cup baby arugula 2 Roma tomatoes, diced…

Depression – Are you or someone you know depressed?

Are you or someone you know depressed?  Well, first of all we would have to be able to define depression. There are times when we all have our ups and downs.  There are times throughout the week when we are happier or sadder than others, so what causes us to feel down, depressed, having the blues, or a bad day in contrast to someone who has a very real clinical depression? Almost 19 million Americans are thought to suffer from…

The Secret to Boosting Female Libido

In celebration of the month of love, I have some great libido boosting tips for you. In my last article, I gave you some advice on enhancing male libido. Now today, I’m going to share how to increase female libido. Now, this is one of those things that’s like the Holy Grail. If you can figure out something that would work for female sex drive, you would be retired on a tropical island. But there are some neat things that…

Protection Against Alzheimer’s

Omega-3 + Alpha Lipoic Acid slow decline. A recent study released in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease shows that a combo of omega-3 fatty acids and alpha lipoic acid may help put the brakes on Alzheimer's. The study, conducted at the Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon included 32 patients with Alzheimer's. Researchers studied the effects of supplementation with omega-3 fatty acid with and without lipoic acid over a year of treatment. To measure the effects of the…

Berry Boost Blast Smoothie

Have you ever heard that saying that breakfast is the most important part of the day? Well it’s true! What you eat for breakfast will set the tone for the rest of your day, increasing energy and boosting weight loss. This Berry Boost Blast Smoothie is the perfect start to your day with a low glycemic index so you can lose weight and enjoy energy all day. Ingredients: 1⁄2 cup blueberries 1⁄2 cup raspberries 5 almonds, chopped 1 Tbsp. ground…

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