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The Benefits of Coffee

Coffee contains beneficial chlorogenic acid (antioxidants) that counterbalance the effects of aging.  The levels of the chlorogenic acid changes based on the way the coffee beans are roasted.  The darker the roast, the lower the amount of chlorogenic acid.  Lighter […]

Facts About Omega Fatty Acids

Omega 6 fatty acids are important to the health of our skin, nerves, bones, and metabolism.  They are found naturally in nuts, seeds, and eggs.  The Standard American Diet is heavy in omega 6’s that are found in processed foods, […]

Food For Thought

Eating the right foods, getting plenty of exercise, facilitating proper detoxification, and sufficient sleep are some very important parts of reaching goals when we are facing health challenges.  If you are doing everything you can to make sure your body […]

9 Steps to Better Gut and Brain Health

Brain health begins in the gut. Neurotransmitters (neuro hormones) that dictate mood, focus, energy, and drive behavior, are made in the gut.  When the gut is not in good shape, these hormones do not get produced and can become imbalanced.  […]

Importance of Your Lymphatic System

The main role of your lymph system is to keep your fluid levels in balance while protecting you from infections, bacteria, cancers, and other potential threats. This means that if your lymph system is healthy and well-functioning, you won’t experience […]

Are you getting the key micronutrients beneficial to reducing disease?

micronutrients

The American diet is sorely lacking in many of the foods that provide key micronutrients beneficial in disease reduction. As a result, many individuals rely on dietary supplements to replace missing nutrients in their diets, but the question remains whether […]

The role of Vitamin D3 and your health

Did you know? Vitamin D3 is a hormone. Our body has 30,000 genes and Vitamin D has been shown to influence 2,000 of them. There are 36 organ tissues in the body whose cells respond to Vitamin D.  Vitamin D […]

Effectiveness of Vaccines

In order for vaccines to have any effectiveness, you first need a healthy immune system. Vaccinations work hand in hand with your immune system to provide the additional support against illnesses. An unhealthy immune system means an ineffective vaccination. Studies […]

Are you SAD?

Are you one of the people who feel down in the winter months from the lack of sunlight during the shorter days? If you live north of latitude 35, then you may be very low in Vitamin D. Low Vitamin […]