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The Best Natural Antibiotics

Antibiotics are one of the most commonly prescribed drugs. They’re often prescribed unnecessarily, especially for viral infections, colds, flu, sinus infections, and other conditions they were never meant to treat. Antibiotic use is becoming more specific “a drug for every bug” and can be life-saving in isolated cases. Unfortunately, they’re over-prescribed and their use is […]

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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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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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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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Blue Light at Night Affects Your Brain and Body

Study after study has found evidence that exposure to blue light at night from electronics with screens and energy-efficient lighting is harmful to our brain and body, the environment, and detrimental to our health. Exposure to blue light at night, artificial light at night, and working the night shift has been linked to several types […]

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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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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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Dirty Electricity: Tips to Reduce EMF Exposure

Our environment  and our bodies are increasingly being bombarded by electromagnetic frequencies (EMFs), dirty electricity, electromagnetic radiation (EMRs), 4G, 5G and electromagnetic pollution: radio frequency radiation (RFR), poor power quality (aka dirty electricity), low frequency electric and magnetic fields, and ground current. “Dirty electricity can be used to describe electric power that has become corrupted […]

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