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Brain Activity: Things That Affect Brain Health

Brain health should be a top priority for all of us. If our brain no longer functions as it should we are diminished. The reality is we are what our brain allows us to be. The health of our brain and nervous system should be at the top of our priority list of thing to… Read More

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Probiotic, Prebiotic & Digestive Enzymes: Gut Feelings

We have known about the presence of “Gut Bacteria” for decades, but relegated them to merely an interesting location for bacteria to grow. Gradually, we learned that gut bacteria influences our “well being” in numerous ways and we’re still learning about their actions. Recent research is now acknowledging that the state of the microbiome is… Read More

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Artificial Sweeteners: Risks and Effects

The calories contained in sugar-sweetened beverages contributes to increases in body weight and body fat, and replacement of sugar by artificial sweeteners reduces weight, but this weight reduction comes with some negative components.   The majority of sugar substitutes approved for food use are artificially synthesized compounds. However, there is a cost to using artificial… Read More

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The Sugar Connection: Taming Inflammation

Sugar-sweetened beverages such as sodas, energy drinks, and sports drinks are by far the biggest sources of added sugar in the average American’s diet. They account for more than one-third of the added sugar we consume as a nation. Exactly how much excess sugar might harm the body isn’t clear. Earlier research has shown that… Read More

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Get Healthy: Drop the Junk Food

Being “overweight” takes years off a person’s life by involving that person in any number of very serious diseases such as increased risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and weight gain (may very well shorten your life). However, none of the health conditions that are linked to being overweight or obese needs to be tolerated. You… Read More

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The Good Stuff in Foods: A Nutrient Guide

This eBook could be your nutritional road map to “good health”! You’ll learn: * Why sugar (excess) is our “enemy”.   * The role of essential fatty acids and why the balance of omega 6 & 3 are important, including which cooking oils are best for health.   * The role of salt and red… Read More

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Metabolic Syndrome: The Right Foods for a Serious Condition

Metabolic syndrome is a set of conditions that include: *High Blood Sugar * Increased Blood Pressure * Abnormal triglyceride and cholesterol levels * Excess body fat around the waist * And more…   The good news is that Metabolic Syndrome can be reversed with lifestyle changes. We will discuss the benefits of the Mediterranean Diet… Read More

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Healthy Choices: Decisions That Affect Our Health

It has been observed, and rightly so, that where you are at this precise moment is based entirely on the choices you have made. Life is full of choices. Some of the things we choose to do have little impact on us. On the other hand, some choices, like who we marry or a career… Read More

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Omega 3 & 6: A Vital Ratio

Essential fatty acids, omega 3s and omega 6s are deemed essential because the body doesn’t produce them. Everybody needs essential fats in their diet to maintain good health and vitality, but of equal importance is the the proper ratio of Omega-3 to Omega-6. In their proper ratio, these essential fatty acids improve brain function, lower… Read More

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Gut Flora: Restore and Revitalize Gut Health

We’ve come a long way in our journey to better understand what constitutes a healthy lifestyle, but our journey is not complete. Understanding the importance of gut flora is a major step in the right direction.   Today, we’re finding out that 80 percent of our immune system is located in our digestive system, so… Read More