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The Dangers of Artificial Sweeteners

The Dangers of Artificial Sweeteners Due to our society’s love of sugar, scientists have been able to synthetically produce artificial sweeteners.  These artificial sweeteners give us the same pleasure as sugar without the calories and dangerous effects on insulin signaling and triglyceride formation.   This includes aspartame, acefultame potassium, monosodium glutatmate, sucralose and many others.   Unfortunately, […]

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The Hidden Toxins in Our Water

The Hidden Toxins in Our Water Clean, pure water is one of the greatest natural resources in the world.  Every metabolic function depends upon the presence of water.  Cities are built around abundant supplies of water.  There are many industrial toxins present in our municipal water sources that must be avoided. Water is absolutely necessary […]

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What’s In Your Bottled Water?

What’s In Your Bottled Water? Bottled water is the fastest growing segment of the beverage industry with annual sales exceeding $11 billion.  Bottled water companies have used slick marketing to convince the public that their water is cleaner and healthier to drink. Unfortunately, bottled water is not only hazardous to our health but is equally disastrous […]

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Natural Solutions to Estrogen Dominance

The Problem with Estrogen Dominance: Aging and high levels of physical, chemical and emotional stress are associated with the loss of progesterone in women and testosterone in men (1, 2).  When these key hormones are depleted it causes a state of estrogen dominance.  This state of estrogen dominance is one of the major factors associated […]

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Should You Get a Flu Shot?

Should You Get a Flu Shot? Every year physicians recommend that people get a flu shot to bolster their immune system and prevent getting the flu.  The ideology behind flu vaccines is that humans are unable to adapt to their environment and must depend upon modern technology to survive the seasons.  Flu vaccines have been […]

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Are You Experiencing a Healing Crisis

Are You Experiencing a Healing Crisis It is not uncommon for individuals to suffer from detoxification reactions when they begin a program of natural healing.  This is classically referred to as a healing crisis and occurs when the body is expelling toxins into the different systems of the body.  The healing crisis is a normal […]

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The 3 Most Important Reasons to Choose Organic

3 Important Reasons to Choose Organic: The organic food industry has exploded in the US from $1 billion annually in 1991 to over $30 billion annually in 2011.  This is a world changing and world saving movement.  I believe this to be one of the foremost moves of God in the 21st century and I […]

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Sunscreen Increases Your Risk for Cancer

Sunscreen Increases Your Risk For Cancer: Before you lather up with sunscreen for a long day outside you should look at what is actually in the bottle.  These lotions contain chemical mixtures that have been proven to block UVA & UVB radiation exposure and prevent sunburn.  These chemical cocktails are now linked to serious health […]

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Why Is Aluminum in Our Vaccines?

Why Is Aluminum in Our Vaccines? Vaccines are one of the most sensitive topics in the health care debate.  Many people swear by them and credit vaccines with putting an end to childhood infectious diseases.  Others are strongly concerned about the growing number of vaccines on the market today and legislative policies that would enforce […]

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The Organic Meat Dilemma

The Organic Meat Dilemma: It is no secret that people have become more and more conscious of good health choices and the value of high quality nutrition.  Organic food sales have grown significantly over the last 20 years.  This trend has led to companies which have always valued price over quality to become the top organic food […]

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Eating the Nutrient Dense Way

Eating the Nutrient Dense Way: A nutritarian is a person who strives for more nutrients per calorie in their diet-style.  A nutritarian takes an intentional approach to the way they eat and live. A nutritarian understands that food has powerful therapeutic and disease-protecting qualities and seeks to consume a broad array of micronutrients via their food […]

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12 Steps to Prevent Kidney Stones

12 Steps to Prevent Kidney Stones: The pain of kidney stones is one of the worst possible pains one could possibly experience.  While the causes behind kidney stones are not fully understood there is some common nutritional advice that can help prevent these stones from forming. Kidney stones come in a number of different forms. Understanding the […]

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