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Is Coconut Oil Bad or is the American Heart Association Dead Wrong?

Is Coconut Oil Bad? Maybe you’ve noticed, or maybe you haven’t, but the American Heart Association (AHA) just released a statement on coconut oil that just has to be addressed. While the statement was made about saturated fats and cholesterol in the diet, a huge focus on the internet right now is coconut oil and […]

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12 Steps to Beat Diabetes Naturally

12 Steps to Beat Diabetes Naturally: According to the American Diabetes Association 29.1 million Americans (9.3% of the population) have diabetes and another 86 million people (18.8%) have insulin-resistant pre-diabetes (1).  The vast majority of diabetes is the type II variety known as degenerative diabetes. Research has shown that degenerative diabetes is an inflammatory disorder and is […]

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3 Major Benefits of Vitamin K2

3 Major Benefits of Vitamin K2 Vitamin K has been studied for the last 80+ years and known to be a critical nutrient.  Most research has focused on its effects associated with blood coagulation.  New studies are looking at its effect in synergy with Vitamin D3 on various health factors.  Vitamin K2 appears to be […]

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5 Benefits of a Healing Diet

5 Benefits of a Healing Diet: One of the major lifestyle influences that we control to impact our risk of developing chronic disease is the food we consume. Countries with poor dietary habits have higher morbidity and mortality rates. These deaths are linked to the higher prevalence of stroke, diabetes, specific cancer types, heart disease, […]

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The Top 10 Best Food Sources of Glutamine

Top 10 Best Food Sources of Glutamine Amino acids are critical players in nearly every metabolic function within the body.  One of the most critical amino acids is L-glutamine which is by far the most abundant free amino acid in the body.  It accounts for over 60% of the free amino acids in blood, brain, organs, and muscle […]

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10 Steps to Beat HyperTension Naturally

10 Steps to Beat HyperTension Naturally Poorly controlled blood pressure damages the kidneys and vascular networks resulting in heart attacks, stroke, & kidney failure.  Over 1000 deaths are attributed to high blood pressure every day in the US. It is estimated that blood pressure issues account for over 40 million doctor visits each year (1). […]

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Fructose Consumption & Modern Disease

Fructose Consumption and Modern Disease: The consumption of fructose has increased considerably over the last 40 years.  During this same period the obesity rate has more than doubled from 15% in 1970 to over 32% in 2011 (1).  Although there are many lifestyle factors to consider with this increase, the increased usage of fructose must […]

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Doctor, Why Is My Blood Pressure High?

Doctor, Why Is My Blood Pressure High? The Quality of Your Life Comes Down to the Questions You Ask Yourself. Most people and doctors fail to ask the right questions when it comes to health and disease.  They run a myriad of tests and if they see a certain  up or down, they prescribe a […]

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The Calcium Myth

The Calcium Myth For years we have been taught that calcium was the great solution to weakened bones.  Pre and post-menopausal women are recommended to take calcium supplements to prevent bone loss and osteoporosis.  New research has shown that the theory of calcium supplementation improving bone health is a myth. Calcium is the cornerstone mineral […]

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10 Tips to Boost DHEA Levels

10 Tips to Boost DHEA Levels It is commonly believed that our body withers and deteriorates with age.   As we get older most of us struggle to maintain muscle mass, skin elasticity, & bone mass.  We develop conditions such as osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, varicose veins, etc.  New research has shown that our DHEA levels are the critical player in how […]

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Measuring Your Risk of Heart Disease

Measuring Your Risk of Heart Disease: Heart disease is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States.  Scientists are now saying that 95% of these heart disease related deaths are caused by cellular inflammation.   Today’s technology allows us to analyze our level of cardiovascular inflammation and use specific healthy lifestyle interventions to de-inflame our bodily systems. […]

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Is Your Salt Killing You?

Is Your Salt Killing You? Salt is one of the most basic and ubiquitous food seasonings.  Historically, salt has been an extraordinarily valuable food preservative for most cultures in the world.   Natural salt contains a vast array of essential minerals and continues to be incredibly valuable for our health.  Today, modern refineries have chemically altered most salt making […]

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