Leaky Gut Syndrome

A hyper-permeable gut, also known as a “leaky gut” is caused, namely, by irritation, imbalance in the microorganisms, or an underlying food intolerance. When there is sensitivity to a certain food, the immune system will react. When the immune system reacts to irritation, the adrenal glands produce more cortisol. Excess cortisol can cause hyper-permeability, and […]

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Want To Live Longer?

An Anti-Inflammatory diet has been proven to reduce the risk for developing various serious diseases – such as cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, fibromyalgia, and heart disease. Increasing foods with anti-oxidant properties, as well as eliminating foods causing an inflammatory response in the body, has been shown to reduce the chance of disease. The most precise way […]

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Food Sensitivities Can Be The Source Of Many Skin Conditions, Including Acne

While food sensitivities may not necessarily be the root cause of a skin problem, they could very well be an exacerbating factor and are well worth investigating with the help of a nutritionist and food sensitivity test. There are several reasons why one may develop sensitivities: for instance, lack of digestive enzymes, leaky gut, frequent […]

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Why Test For Minerals?

Minerals are, in fact, more important than vitamins. Living matter cannot synthesize minerals, thus they are the spark plugs in the chemistry of life. The exchanges of energy in the combustion of foods and the building of living tissues depend on these trace minerals. Minerals are interrelated with every other nutrient. Without optimum mineral levels […]

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Minerals Aid In Hormonal Production

Minerals are necessary in the production of hormones. For example, manganese and copper are necessary for the synthesis of catecholamine. Zinc is an important mineral in the production and secretion of insulin. Zinc is also necessary for growth hormones. Increases in the body’s dominating autonomic nervous system, whether sympathetic or parasympathetic, will affect hormonal output […]

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Calcium Supplements Can Be Harmful

While calcium is a vital mineral necessary for strong and healthy bodies, excess calcium intake can produce a phosphorus and magnesium deficiency, resulting in symptoms almost IDENTICAL to that of a calcium deficiency. A continued loss of magnesium will contribute to increased sodium retention and eventually a vitamin A deficiency, among many others. Calcium must […]

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Hair Analysis Test for a Deficiency in Your Metabolism

If the results of a hair analysis test yielded an excess amount, or worse, a deficiency in certain minerals, this could be jeopardizing one’s metabolism and weight loss goals. Not all multi-vitamins are the same. An excess of calcium, copper, magnesium, vitamin D and zinc can slow the metabolism. On the other hand, sodium, potassium, […]

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Hair Analysis Can Aid In Weight Loss

Your hair contains all the minerals present in your body. In a hair analysis test, the results reflect how many toxins and minerals, including the amount of each, are in your tissues. This test provides a vivid picture of your internal environment, which can aid in your current health and fitness goals. The metabolic events […]

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Whey Protein

Certain intolerances to foods, such as whey, casein and milk protein, can impair your fitness goals. These ingredients are the protein source for most shakes, which many athletes and gym members rely on to meet their daily protein requirements. Unfortunately, what many people do not realize is that the main ingredients in these shakes may […]

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