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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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The Cholesterol Myth

The Cholesterol Myth There are many common & accepted understandings within modern culture that have no true scientific basis, but have just merely been accepted as fact. One of the major issues has to do with the pathogenesis of various common diseases including heart disease and cancer. Cholesterol has been vilified as the major cause of […]

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Reversed HyperTension and Chronic Anxiety

Reversed HyperTension and Chronic Anxiety 12 years ago I was diagnosed with high blood pressure and placed on medication.  I was told I would be on this for the rest of my life.  In 2009, after an evaluation for anxiety attacks, I was placed on Citalopram.  Now, I was really scared, not one but 2 medications had become […]

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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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Hawthorn Berry Improves Cardiovascular Function

Hawthorn Improves Cardio Function Hawthorn berry is a grouping of tree plants in the rose family that is native to the temperate regions of Europe, Middle East, Asia, & North America.  Parts of the Middle East consider the plant sacred.  Many historians believe it may have been the Crown of Thorns worn by Jesus during […]

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Key Nutrients for Healthy Bones

Key Nutrients for Healthy Bones Our culture has an epidemic of osteoporosis.  This is most common in women after the age of 50, where half of these individuals will experience a fracture due to weakened bones (1).    A unique synergy between vitamin K2 and vitamin D3 appears to be the answer to bone loss and […]

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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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Natto: The Extraordinary Food for Your Heart

Natto is an Extraordinary Superfood: Natto is a fermented cheese-like food that has been used in Asia for over 1000 years. These native cultures used this dish as breakfast food and it was known as a remedy for heart and vascular diseases.  Research has found both vitamin K2 and a powerful enzyme nattokinase within this […]

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Alkalize Your Way to Amazing Health

Alkalize Your Way to Amazing Health: The human internal ecosystem is stabilized by several different buffering systems that keep the body functioning at a high level for as long as possible.  One of these buffering systems is pH.  Our blood stream should be slightly alkaline at 7.365 at all times. If it rises or falls […]

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