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The Health Benefits of Rhodiola

The Health Benefits of Rhodiola The bodies ability to effectively adapt to stress is the hallmark sign of successful health.  There are certain performance aids that help our bodies modulate the stress response and adapt effectively.  These substances are called adaptogens for their remarkable ability to enhance stress adaptation.  Rhodiola is one the most well-studied […]

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12 Tips to Slow Down Aging

12 Tips to Slow Down Aging The anti-aging industry has seen incredible growth over the last 10 years.  According to several reports the industry is projected to exceed $160 billion per year by 2020.  The newest science behind anti-aging is focusing its attention on the speed of chromosome shortening and the affect of critical hormones. […]

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3 Powerful Foods That Reduce Inflammation

3 Powerful Foods That Reduce Inflammation Cellular inflammation has been shown to be the underlying marker in nearly every major health problem.  Every single day our body is attacked by free radicals, cells are damaged, and inflammatory mediators are produced and triggered throughout our body.  Fortunately, God gave us an incredible ability to heal and […]

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3 Reasons to Use Holy Basil

3 Reasons to Use Holy Basil Holy Basil or Tulsi is one of the most powerful herbs alive.  The name “Tulsi” means “The Incomparable One” because of its unique health benefits.  The herb was a staple of Hindu mythology and considered sacred by the Indian royalty.  Modern science has shown that this distinctive herb is […]

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Factors Causing Estrogen Dominance

Factors Causing Estrogen Dominance: Estrogen and progesterone are the primary sex hormones that women produce.  They are very opposite in their roles and function.  When their levels are in a natural balance they work in synchrony which allows for a state of harmony.  The lifestyle patterns of our modern society have shifted this balance in […]

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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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Get Rid of Cellulite Naturally

Get Rid of Cellulite Naturally: Cellulite is one of the most unsightly things many individuals remark about their bodies.  Research has indicated that hormones are the major player in the creation and elimination of cellulite.  Evidence indicates that healthy lifestyle strategies can positively affect the hormone balance associated with cellulite. Cosmetic surgery is at an […]

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Cortisol and Bone Loss

Cortisol and Bone Loss Cortisol is a glucocorticoid steroid hormone produced by the adrenal glands.  It is released in response to stress and low levels of blood glucocorticoids.  It primarily functions to increase blood sugar through a process called gluconeogenesis. Elevated levels of cortisol and other glucocorticoids cause calcium depletion of bone tissue. Bone tissue […]

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Cellular Health and Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Cellular Health & Omega 3 Fatty Acids Numerous studies are linking the intake of omega-3 oils and improvements in cognitive function, visual acuity, and overall brain development. (1)  Our western culture has introduced processed vegetable oils and man-made fats that are inflaming and retard normal brain growth.  Increasing high quality, long-chain omega-3 fatty acids in the […]

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Natural Solutions for Uterine Fibroids

Natural Solutions for Uterine Fibroids: Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous tumor growths in or on the muscular wall of the womb.  They typically affect about 20% of women over age of 30.  Current research has shown that fibroid tumors are a symptom of estrogen dominance and can be prevented or even reversed through healthy lifestyle (1, […]

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