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Omega 3’s and Mental Health

The immune system is probably the most highly connected system in your body. It monitors and records all the major events in your life (as your immune system sees them, anyway), intervenes when necessary, and communicates extensively with your whole-body […]

What are Vegetable and Seed Oils?

Soybean, canola, palm, and corn oil are examples of vegetable oils extracted from the seeds of those plants that are commonly consumed in the United States. These oils are suitable for baking due to their neutral flavor profile, but they […]

The Role of Vitamin D and Your Health

“Vitamin D” is a term that references both vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) and vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol). There has been considerable debate about whether these two forms are equivalent in their actions. In a paper published this month in Frontiers in Immunology, researchers now noting […]

Are Statins the Answer to Lowering Cholesterol?

Are statins the answer to lowering cholesterol? Technically, they will lower your levels of cholesterol when taken for only few weeks. Research has shown that simply lowering the numbers on a lab report may not be advantageous to health. Here […]

BPC-157: What Is It, Benefits, and How To Use

BPC-157 is a partial sequence of body protection compound (BPC) found in human gastric juice. It has been researched to see if it can accelerate healing of a variety of wounds including tendon-to-bone healing and healing of damaged ligaments. BPC-157 […]

Diverse Effects on Innate & Adaptive Immunity

How does innate immunity influence adaptive immunity? The immune system fights germs and foreign substances on the skin, in the tissues of the body and in bodily fluids such as blood. Adaptive immunity is initiated when an innate immune response fails to eliminate […]

Eating to Support Immune Health

A breakdown in immune health can open the door to a wide variety of health problems. Supporting the immune system with diet and healthy practices is our body’s best defense.  If the immune system is not operating optimally, not only […]

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 […]

10 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 […]

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 […]

The Urban Myths of Chiropractic Care

Though Chiropractic care has increasingly become a choice of care for the public, there are still lingering misconceptions that might deter others from seeking care. According to Gerard Clum D.C., the Presidential Liaison for External Affairs and Director of the […]

It’s “that” time again…time to cleanse!

It’s “that” time again…time to cleanse, take care of your “temple”, recharge, reset, reflect and rejuvenate. If this is the one time a year you do a cleanse, then I suggest you step up, order and carve out the time […]

Six Excellent Tips For A Successful Detox

January is cleanse month! Did you see our DETOX, REBOOT JANUARY SALE $99 offer yet? If not, please email us at docsage@docsage.com and ask how you can get started. In the meantime, Dr. Christine Northrup shares some of her detox […]