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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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The Truth About Cholesterol Levels and Cancer

Guest expert post by Dr. Jack Wolfson, the “Paleo Cardiologist” Cholesterol is one of the most important molecules in your body. Often criticized by the media and mainstream medical doctors, cholesterol has numerous functions such as: Vitamin D production Digestion and healthy bile Cell membrane function and integrity Precursor to hormones such as testosterone, progesterone, […]

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Cholesterol Benefits and the Dangers of Statin Drugs

Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is essential to healthy brain function, hormone production and many metabolic processes. Contrary to popular belief, you need cholesterol. Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are one of the top prescribed drugs nowadays. One in four Americans over age 40 and approximately 80% of those 60-75 years of age currently takes a […]

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Identify the Root Cause: Test to Assess, Don’t Guess

Identify the root cause rather than focusing on the symptoms! This is a priority (not an option) for true healing and restoration of health to occur. Many underlying health issues can go undetected for years, leaving you feeling frustrated and hopeless. Diabetes, cancer, autoimmune disorders, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, sickness and lifestyle diseases do not happen overnight. […]

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How to Reduce Estrogen Dominance

Estrogen dominance is a condition where there is an overload of estrogen that occurs as a result of… excess estrogen in the body (self-made or endogenous) from an overproduction of estrogen relative to normal or low progesterone excess estrogen relative to testosterone excess estrogen exposure from outside sources (exogenous) such as food, water, drugs, lifestyle […]

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Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies affect an estimated 40-60 million people! Our pets also suffer from seasonal allergies. Those with compromised immune systems, asthma, COPD and other respiratory conditions are especially affected by seasonal allergies. Trees, flowers and weeds bloom and release pollen causing seasonal allergies. Allergy symptoms are basically caused by inflammation, an imbalanced immune system and […]

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How to Balance Hormones Naturally

Hormones are chemical messengers that regulate every physiological process in the body including your metabolism, energy, weight, mood, libido, reproduction, brain function and more. In this article, you’ll learn how you can balance hormones naturally! Hormone imbalances affect both men and women, and have a direct impact on how you feel, think and look, your […]

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Childhood Nutrition: What Every Parent Needs to Know

Childhood nutrition, raising healthy happy kids, to vaccinate or not, autism, ADHD, medicated kids: these are hot, emotional topics nowadays. Recently, I’ve been presenting information on Childhood Nutrition, Health & Wellness to the Parent Teacher Organizations (PTO) in the Phoenix, AZ area, and wanted to share this valuable information with you as well. In our […]

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Tips for a Healthy Brain: Improve Memory & Prevent Alzheimer’s

Do you have trouble concentrating, easily forget things, experience brain fog, notice that your memory’s deteriorating, feel depressed for no reason, have trouble sleeping or always feel stressed out? Do you want to optimize brain function, improve memory, and reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia? If so, you’re going to love the information […]

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5 Step Formula to Heal Leaky Gut Naturally

Many individuals including those in the medical community are completely unaware that intestinal permeability aka leaky gut, underlying bacterial, fungal, yeast and parasite infections, an altered microbiota, imbalanced flora, and an unhealthy, leaky gut is the root cause of their health problems. During the last 50 years, the average person’s health has been significantly challenged […]

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