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The 12 Best Heart Healthy Foods

The 12 Best Heart Healthy Foods The heart is a remarkable organ that beats around 100,000 times a day. It is only the size of your fist yet supplies every organ and cell in your body with oxygenated blood. Damage to the heart can reduce its pumping power, forcing it to work harder to keep […]

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Top 7 Nutrients to Prevent Heart Disease

Top 7 Nutrients to Prevent Heart Disease According to the CDC, heart disease is the number one killer of people in the US (1). This is likely due to the standard American diet, increasing sedentary behaviors, and more time spent indoors in front of artificial lights. Together these factors create the perfect storm for chronic […]

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High Cholesterol on a Ketogenic diet

High Cholesterol on a Ketogenic Diet The ketogenic diet, or even just a higher-fat, low-carb diet, has now gained massive support as a modern-day healing strategy. In fact, our ideas about fats and cholesterol seem to have been almost completely reversed in recent years. That being said, many people see their cholesterol go up after […]

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Top 7 Strategies to Heal Chronic Inflammation

7 Strategies to Heal Chronic Inflammation Chronic inflammation is insidious. You don’t feel it developing until it causes a full-blown disease. In fact, underlying chronic inflammatory conditions are one of the number one contributors to chronic disease and death alike. This is because inflammation damages the body at the cellular level.  In this article, you […]

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Top 5 Blood Tests For Inflammation

Top 5 Blood Tests for Inflammation It is one of the most insidious causes of disease that we overlook. Chronic inflammation is persistent, low-grade inflammation that can last for years. It is a precursor to accelerated aging and disease. In fact, inflammation has been linked to almost every major health problem. It inhibits optimal function […]

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Top 3 Healthy Fats & Which Fats to NEVER Eat

Healthy Fats Vs. Killer Fats Healthy fats are essential for good health.  However, some fats can be extremely unhealthy. When incorporating fats into your diet, it is important to distinguish between healing fats and killer fats. Healing fats are nutritious fats that are anti-inflammatory and provide the body with energy and building blocks for various […]

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5 Ways To Reduce Inflammation Quickly

5 Ways To Reduce Inflammation Quickly Chronic inflammation is one of the most insidious causes of disease in modern society. Certain lifestyle factors increase inflammation and as a result our cells lose the capacity to function at peak performance. The result is the slow deterioration of health that often leads to full-blown diseases like autoimmunity […]

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What Is The MTHFR Gene Mutation?

What is The MTHFR Gene Mutation? Gene mapping has become extremely popular of late and a lot of research is being put into looking at various genes and their impact on our health.  The most well studied gene in terms of health is the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase or MTHFR.  This article will address the question of […]

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What the Health Movie Review

What the Health Movie Review If you watch Netflix or use social media at all, chances are you have come across a new documentary titled What The Health. This film supposedly exposes the dangers of consuming a diet that includes animal products. The film instead strongly advocates for the consumption of a plant-based, vegan diet […]

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Is Coconut Oil Bad For Your Heart?

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: Diabetes is a modern day epidemic with the American Diabetes Association claiming 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 […]

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3 Major Benefits of Vitamin K2

3 Major Benefits of Vitamin K2 Vitamin K2 has been studied for the last 80+ years and known to be a critical nutrient.  Most of the research has focused on vitamin K1 and its effects associated with blood coagulation.  New studies are looking at another subtype called vitamin K2 and its effect in synergy with […]

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