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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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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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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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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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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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6 Health Benefits of Grass-Fed Butter

6 Health Benefits of Grass-Fed Butter We have all been trained by modern society to believe that saturated fat and cholesterol are bad for the body. Studies have shown that both saturated fat and cholesterol in the diet actually help reduce inflammation and prevent heart disease. Grass-fed butter has incredible health benefits and should be […]

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5 Nutrients to Lower Your Blood Pressure

5 Nutrients to Lower Your Blood Pressure Close to one-third of adults in the US have high blood pressure, which increases your risk of a heart attack, stroke, aneurysm, damage to your kidneys and erectile dysfunction (1). While raised blood pressure runs in families and can occur as a result of another medical condition, such as […]

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Measuring Your C Reactive Protein Levels

Measuring Your C Reactive Protein Levels: Most doctors have been misled to focus on total cholesterol as a key figure in measuring heart disease.  More recent research has shown that measuring inflammatory mediators and inflammatory levels in the body is a much better way of assessing cardiovascular risk.  C Reactive Protein (CRP) is one of […]

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The NMR and Your Risk of Heart Disease

The NMR and Your Risk of Heart Disease As science progresses the level of understanding of cardiac risk factors and special testing continues to improve.  Many leading health experts believe that the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Lipoprofile (NMR) test is the most sophisticated lab for understanding cholesterol numbers and heart disease risk. Most physicians are quite […]

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Lipoprotein Biomarkers and Heart Disease

Lipoprotein a Lp (a) and Heart Disease: The twenty-first century has seen a significant rise in research looking deeper into cholesterol subparticles.  Lipoprotein (a) or Lp(a) is a small LDL-like particle that has emerged as a major risk factor in heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular problems (1, 2, 3). Studies have shown that the […]

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What are Your Homocysteine Levels?

What are Your Homocysteine Levels? Homocysteine is an inflammatory amino acid that is produced as a byproduct of protein metabolism. Homocysteine-induced injury to the arterial wall is one of the factors that can initiate the process of atherosclerosis, leading to endothelial dysfunction and eventually to heart attacks and stroke (1). Dr. Kilmer S. McCully, originally reported […]

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