Food Allergies and Food Sensitives: What’s the Difference?

As we all know, food is vital for our survival. However, not all foods are nourishing for our bodies the way we assume they will be. And that’s especially true when it comes to weight loss. Often, we recognize the health problems associated with consuming too many fatty foods and with excess sugar consumption. But … Continue reading Food Allergies and Food Sensitives: What’s the Difference?

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Diet effects of diet soda and artificial sweeteners

Weight loss and optimal health are correlated to one’s diet. While many believe cutting calories is the way to go, there are other contributing factors. The oxymoron “diet soda” is a perfect example. Although diet sodas have either zero or just a few calories, they can contain artificial sweeteners like aspartame and sucralose. The body … Continue reading Diet effects of diet soda and artificial sweeteners

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10 Foods to Minimize Cellulite

No one likes cellulite, the unsightly, dimpled skin that can be found on your thighs, hips, buttocks, and abdomen. Even so, it affects 90 percent of women at one point in their lives. So, what can you do to minimize the appearance of cellulite?   The first step is to understand why that bumpy “orange … Continue reading 10 Foods to Minimize Cellulite

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Testosterone Therapy & Sex Benefits

Testosterone Therapy May Be the Secret to Great Sex! Is testosterone therapy the secret to a more fulfilling sex life for older men? According to a well-designed peer-reviewed study recently published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine, testosterone therapy has been confirmed as being beneficial to men over 65. The study found that supplemental testosterone … Continue reading Testosterone Therapy & Sex Benefits

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What Is Diabetes? Types of Diabetes

There are two types of diabetes. Type I Diabetes is caused by an inability or insufficiency of the pancreas to create insulin, an important hormone that aids in moving sugar or glucose into your body’s cells to be used as fuel. Type I Diabetes is typically caused by an attack by the immune system that kills off the pancreas’ beta … Continue reading What Is Diabetes? Types of Diabetes

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Vitamin C – Why Vitamin C is Good for You

Vitamin C has long been considered one of our foundational antioxidants, essential to immune health and support (humans are unable to produce Vitamin C and must consume it via whole foods or supplementation). All antioxidants work in a similar way by removing damaging oxidizing agents from the human body. That is, when damaging, cancer-causing free … Continue reading Vitamin C – Why Vitamin C is Good for You

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Why We Need Progesterone

The Benefits of Progesterone Progesterone is a necessity for good health and longevity. It helps to balance and neutralize excess estrogen effects in both men and women. The Role of Progesterone Progesterone’s roles include converting fat into energy, regulating thyroid hormone production, boosting the immune system, and helping to reboot libido. This natural anti-depressant also … Continue reading Why We Need Progesterone

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The Buzz About Candida

Most people know the dietary benefits of natural honey, but did you know that there are other substances in the beehive that can boost your health, too? Bee propolis is a resin that bees use to seal small cracks and gaps in their hives, but you can take it to reinforce your immune system.   … Continue reading The Buzz About Candida

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Gluten

While blood work is critical for identifying the issue, it is important to be mindful of what foods one is eating. For the past few years, there has been a lot of hype promoting a gluten-free diet. Gluten is found in wheat, rye, several whole grain foods, and barley to name a few. There is … Continue reading Gluten

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Effects of Glutathione in the Body

Glutathione is an antioxidant that is formed by three amino acids; cysteine, glutamine, and glycine. Glutathione can be found in almost every cell in the body but prominently in the liver, pancreas, spleen, and eyes. Glutathione is important because it aids our metabolism, immune response, skin health, treat infertility in men, and protect our vital … Continue reading Effects of Glutathione in the Body

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