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The Health Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids, EPA and DHA

Omega-3 fatty acid deficiency is the sixth biggest killer of Americans and more deadly than excess trans fat intake according to a PLoS Med, 2009 study. Over the past 150 years, the western diet has changed so much that the ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 fatty acids has changed from 1:1 to 1:25 (and even up […]

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Client Success Story: I Healed My Thyroid & Fixed My Digestion

Client Success Story: Jeanne’s Testimonial After several years of not feeling well and having concerns about my overall health, I decided I could no longer push away my anxieties or accept that at the age of 67 I was just “aging.” In 2012, I had my gallbladder removed in an emergency situation because it was […]

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Sleep for Weight Loss, Better Memory and Healthy Aging

Poor sleep is associated with an increased risk of dementia, depression, mania, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, Alzheimer’s and obesity! Sleep is essential for healthy brain function, weight loss, balanced hormones, improving memory, increased energy during the day, younger-looking skin, healthy aging, learning, and optimal performance. It’s the time when our body repairs from the mental […]

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The Dangers of Acetaminophen (Tylenol)

Acetaminophen is a pain relief drug found in a variety of over-the-counter medications and prescription pain relievers. Tylenol, the most common brand of acetaminophen in the U.S. and over-the-counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are among the most sold pharmaceutical drugs worldwide. The active ingredient in Tylenol, acetaminophen is found in more than 600 drugs including […]

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Toxic Chemicals Affect Your Brain, Hormones and Health

Toxic chemicals are everywhere nowadays! They’re in the food we eat, the water we drink, the air we breathe, the soil, the personal care products we put on our body, the household products we use in our homes, yards and garden, and the environment. The obesity epidemic, the rise in autism, autoimmune disease, neurological disorders, […]

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10 Common Nutrient Deficiencies

Nutrient deficiencies are increasingly common nowadays. A deficiency in any single nutrient can affect thyroid function, hormone production, energy levels, metabolism, mood, memory, the appearance of your hair, skin and nails, and the overall condition of your health. Increased risk of dementia, heart disease, depression, osteoporosis, and cancer can be attributed to nutrient deficiencies. Causes […]

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Breast Implant Illness: Are Your Breast Implants Making You Sick?

Breast Implant Illness is the name given to various symptoms and illnesses reported by women who have experienced adverse health conditions and chronic problems with their health after implantation. There has been a great deal of controversy and unanswered questions regarding breast implant illness and the safety of breast implants especially after the recent FDA confirmation […]

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Vitamin B6 Deficiency: Health Benefits of Vitamin B6

Vitamin B6 is a nutrient involved in energy metabolism, nervous system function, and numerous human biochemical processes. It’s essential for healthy adrenal, immune, and cognitive function. There are three different natural forms of vitamin B6: pyridoxine, pyridoxamine and pyridoxal—all of which are found in foods. The most active form of vitamin B6 is pyridoxal-5-phosphate (PLP […]

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The Best Healthy Guacamole Recipe

This guacamole won’t last long! An easy-to-make, crowd-pleasing guacamole recipe that’s super healthy, delicious and nutritious. Plus, this guacamole is gluten-free and contains no chemical additives or unhealthy ingredients typically found in most store bought brands. Avocados are a nutrient-dense, heart-healthy super food! They’re a healthy source of monounsaturated fat and fat soluble-vitamins E and […]

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The Health Benefits of Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is a medicinal plant that has over 75 healing compounds. Known as “the potted physician,” the aloe plant is filled with a clear gel that acts as a digestive tonic, accelerates the healing process by stopping pain and reducing inflammation, heals, repairs and stimulates skin growth, boosts the immune system, and destroys bacterial […]

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