Stimulating Minerals Can Increase Metabolism

Several investigators have researched the effects of specific minerals on the body and how they stimulate metabolic rate. Calcium and magnesium, for example, are sedating minerals. This means that an over-abundance of these minerals in the body can impact how fast your body is able to use energy/calories and decreases the metabolic rate. Phosphorus and […]

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The Ultimate Chill Pill

Omega-3 fats protect against damages of stress, which include inflammation, weight gain, broken sleep, and low energy. Omega-3 fats increase dopamine (“feel good” hormone), lowers insulin (fat producing hormone) and counterbalance Omega-6 fats (which increase inflammation). One can easily increase Omega-3’s by eating more fish, including healthy oils (such as olive oil) or adding an […]

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True Health Acheivements

How can overall health be improved? An individualized diet can drastically change one’s health for the better. More specifically, a uniquely tailored diet eliminating intolerant foods that cause inflammation and irritation should be adhered to. An individualized diet can help ensure that allergens and toxins that may interfere with maximum health are removed and do […]

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True Health Achievements

How can overall health be improved? An individualized diet can drastically change one’s health for the better. More specifically, a uniquely tailored diet eliminating intolerant foods that cause inflammation and irritation should be adhered to. An individualized diet can help ensure that allergens and toxins that may interfere with maximum health are removed and do […]

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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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