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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.  This article will go into the cholesterol myth and […]

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Top 10 Health Benefits of Pink Salt

Top 10 Health Benefits of Pink Salt Salt is one of the most basic and ubiquitous food seasonings.  Historically, salt has been an extraordinarily valuable food preservative for most cultures in the world.   Natural salt contains a vast array of essential minerals and continues to be incredibly valuable for our health.  Today, modern refineries have chemically altered most […]

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11 Steps to Beat Heart Disease Naturally

The Hidden Heart Disease Truth: Chances are you have been taught that high cholesterol is the cause of heart disease.  This has been the modern vernacular since Ancel Keys came out with his “lipid hypothesis” theories in the 1950’s.  This hypothesis linked elevated dietary saturated fat and cholesterol to increased risk of heart disease.  In […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Measuring Your Risk of Heart Disease

Measuring Your Risk of Heart Disease: Heart disease is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States.  Scientists are now saying that 95% of these heart disease related deaths are caused by cellular inflammation.   Today’s technology allows us to analyze our level of cardiovascular inflammation and use specific healthy lifestyle interventions to de-inflame our bodily systems. […]

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The Top 5 Nutrients for Healthy Bones

The Top 5 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 […]

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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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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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