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Mold Toxicity: Symptoms, Sources & Solutions to Detox

Mold is a fungus that is known for its ability to grow on almost anything that has moisture, oxygen and organic materials. Mold thrives under many conditions, especially in warm, wet, humid environments. However, even dryer environments like Arizona are notorious for mold. Some molds reproduce by making mold spores that release mycotoxins (poisons released […]

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How to Support Your Detox Pathways

Detoxification is the body’s natural process of eliminating or neutralizing toxins. If your detox pathways are blocked, toxins accumulate, and your body becomes overburdened and sick. When dealing with toxic exposure and a high toxic load, the first step is awareness of the various toxins, avoiding them and minimizing exposure as much as possible. Then, […]

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Endocrine Disruptors: How to Avoid Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals

Endocrine disruptors are defined as exogenous chemicals or a mixture of chemicals that can mimic or block hormones, interfere with receptor binding, and change the metabolism of hormones and any aspect of hormone function. They’re commonly called hormone disrupting chemicals, xenoestrogens, endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), obesogens, diabetogens, and metabolism-disrupting chemicals. When the endocrine system is disrupted, […]

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Tattoos: Think Before You Ink

Tattoos are more popular than ever nowadays, especially among teens and young adults. According to a Harris poll, approximately 50% of people between 18 and 40 years of age, and 36% of people between 36 and 50 have one or more tattoos. The Harris poll also reported that 23% of people with a tattoo regret […]

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Autoimmune Diseases are Skyrocketing • Root Causes and Triggers

Autoimmune diseases and lifestyle dis-eases have skyrocketed in the last decade. This includes diseases such as cancer, heart disease, autoimmune diseases, thyroid dysfunction and other hormone problems, chronic respiratory disorders, oral disease, diabetes, and mental illness. What’s interesting about this shift is the research showing that the main contributors to autoimmune diseases and lifestyle diseases […]

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Apple Cider Vinegar Health Benefits

Apple cider vinegar has been used as a folk remedy for centuries. In 400 B.C., Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine used it for its powerful healing and health benefits. Apple cider vinegar (ACV) contains over 30 nutrients and has an extensive list of health benefits. Apple Cider Vinegar Health Benefits a natural detoxifier, antibiotic and […]

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Melatonin Health Benefits

Melatonin is a hormone that’s secreted by the pineal gland in the brain. It’s essential for quality sleep and healthy sleep-wake cycle. There’s 10-15 times more melatonin in the blood at night compared to the day time. Levels start to increase during the night when it’s dark, reaching the maximum in the early hours between […]

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Inspirational Testimonials and Success Stories

Over the years, I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to help hundreds of men and women restore their health and heal naturally. Here’s just a few of the testimonials and success stories from clients I’ve worked with that you’ll find truly inspirational. Inspirational Testimonials and Success Stories Sherry’s Success Story. Before I started working with […]

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Parasites: Causes, Symptoms & Solutions

Parasites are more common than many people think. They’re often overlooked as a potential root cause of autoimmunity, colon disorders, allergies, unexplained pain, and many chronic health challenges. Intestinal parasites are abnormal inhabitants of the GI tract that live off and have the potential to cause damage to their host, negatively impacting many aspects of […]

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Methylation, Epigenetics and Your Health

Methylation is an important biochemical process that occurs in every cell and organ of your body. Methylation is the process of taking one carbon molecule and three hydrogen molecules, known as a methyl group, and applying it to every bodily function such as thinking, repairing DNA, turning on and off genes, fighting infections, how the […]

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