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How alcohol consumption makes you age faster

Having the proper nutrients can affect everything from your DNA to how happy you feel. Proper nutrition is an important factor in maintaining good emotional and physical health. Alcohol consumption and eating refined foods negatively exacerbates both your emotional and … Continue reading

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Insomnia and sleep deprivation

Sleep deprivation is a serious problem for most Americans.  Sleep is related to the autonomic nervous system, which enables allows our body to do perform necessary functions without thinking about it.  Examples would be swallowing, blinking, stretching, and sleeping.  Trying … Continue reading

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Functional Medicine – is this a new thing?

You may have heard the term, “Functional Medicine,” and wondered what this is about.  Functional Medicine describes a form of health care that focuses on the patient as a whole, rather than one organ or system.  It is called “functional” … Continue reading

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Have a healthy heart and a clearer mind

Maintaining a healthy heart is essential to our well-being. Heart issues can contribute to a number of decreased quality of life issues, including feeling as if you do not have as much energy as you did when you were younger, … Continue reading

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Reducing the visible signs of aging with nutrition

Many anti-aging techniques focus on cosmetic solutions, but ignore what is going on inside your body. While cosmetic solutions can mask some of the signs of aging, without addressing nutritional issues, it is difficult to not appear haggard when the body … Continue reading

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The Anti-Aging Telomerase Enzyme

What is a Telomere? A telomere is a protective cap at the end of our DNA double helix strand which keeps them uniform and tight. As we age, our Telomeres become shorter. Therefore, with each cell replication the DNA strands … Continue reading

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Can Polyamine levels contribute to digestive problems and weight gain?

Polyamine’s role in digestive problems Your body needs polyamines in order to repair certain tissues, and to help you maintain a healthy nervous system. However, polyamines must be kept in balance if we are to remain healthy. Polyamines in high … Continue reading

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What is oxidative stress and how it contributes to cellular damage

Experts say a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can help you ward off infections like colds and flu, because they contain immune-boosting antioxidants. Fortunately we can also take in nutrients via supplementation, and we’ll share why this is so … Continue reading

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Healthy Bones are needed for good health

We need healthy bones to be healthy! Besides providing our body a structural framework which allows our muscles, ligaments, and connective tissue to work, our bones provide a mineral reserve that our body calls upon during times of depletion and … Continue reading

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How Lectins contribute to immune system and weight gain issues

Have you ever wondered why other people can use a popular diet, and the pounds shed for them, but when YOU try this diet you end up gaining weight? How can this be?? Lectins are sugar-binding proteins found in all … Continue reading

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The Value of Blood Chemistry – Catching Health Problems Early

There is no general screening test that is more effective and efficient than a comprehensive blood chemistry panel. A comprehensive blood chemistry panel will allow a healthcare provider to quickly assess the degree of health in a patient. This tool … Continue reading

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How your blood type can affect weight loss

We often hear of people who are very careful about the foods they eat.  They will get a balanced diet of fresh vegetables, fruits and grains, not drink calorie laden sodas, eat moderate portions of meat and get frequent exercise … Continue reading

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Bone Health for Women

We all know that as we age, many people, especially women, begin to develop brittle and more fragile bones. What are some of the factors involved in this breakdown? Hormones, especially estrogen, play an important role in our bone turnover … Continue reading

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What is an Autoimmune Disorder

Many of us have heard the word “auto-immune” but what does this really mean? Basically it means that a person has a condition where their immune system cannot separate a “bad” invader from their own body tissue.   How does this … Continue reading

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The Power of Thought in Healing Outcomes

Krebiozen was a promising new cancer drug in the 1950’s In the 1950s, a man named Mr. Wright was medically diagnosed to have cancer, and given only days to live. Hospitalized in Long Beach, California, he was a terminal cancer … Continue reading

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The Health Detective is Born

The word US Marine evokes the image of men and women who are tough, healthy, and strong in mind and body. When we think of Marines who accomplished and passed the rigors of Naval Flight School, we also think of … Continue reading

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