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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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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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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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Turmeric Fights Against Chronic Disease

Turmeric Fights Against Chronic Disease: The orange Asian herb turmeric has been traditionally used for centuries by Ayurveda and Chinese medicine.  Curcumin is the most powerful active anti-inflammatory compound within turmeric.  Curcumin has been shown to be a powerful suppressor of chronic inflammatory mediated disease processes (1). Many Asian cultures use turmeric in nearly every […]

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The Health Benefits of MSM

The Health Benefits of MSM Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a naturally occurring sulfur compound found in all vertebrates, including humans.  This compound is the third largest nutrient found in the human body and it is in meat, dairy and vegetables.  MSM has an extraordinary array of remarkable health benefits. Sulfur is a mineral that is present […]

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The Remarkable Health Benefits of Liposomal Vitamin C

The Benefits of Liposomal Vitamin C Vitamin C is one of the most widely recognized and used anti-oxidants in the world.   This anti-oxidant plays a critical role in helping the immune system, joints and arteries heal and function properly.  Liposomal vitamin C is a technological breakthrough in nutrient assimilation and offers incredible health benefits. Much […]

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