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How Ginseng Can Help with Stress

November 28, 2019 / Comments Off on How Ginseng Can Help with Stress

Did you know that a certain level of stress is actually beneficial? Researchers have long known that lifestyle stress plays a vital role in keeping our immune system in good working order. But if the inevitable stress pendulum swings too far to the right or the left, meaning too much or too little stress, it…

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Alternative Approaches to Living with Diabetes

November 14, 2019 / Comments Off on Alternative Approaches to Living with Diabetes

According to the International Diabetes Foundation, there are currently over 42 million diagnosed cases of diabetes in North America alone. Of these, Type 2 Diabetes accounts for over 90% of them. So odds are if you aren’t dealing with diabetes yourself, you most likely know of someone who is. And the sad truth is this: in…

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Forget the Fluoride!

October 31, 2019 / Comments Off on Forget the Fluoride!

Think back to all the years you've regularly visited the dentist to ensure healthy teeth and gums. How many of those visits involved the use of fluoride to enhance your dental health? Probably almost all of them!  Unfortunately, fluoride has a dark side that many people don't know about and your dentist isn't telling you…

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LED Light Therapy

October 17, 2019 / Comments Off on LED Light Therapy

LED light therapy is receiving loads of attention these days.  Retailers are now promoting travel-sized lamps, full-size lights, pens, and other handheld devices that all come with a promise of providing several health benefits.   If you aren’t familiar with LED light therapy, LED stands for light-emitting diodes. Light-emitting diodes are semiconductor light sources with flowing…

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Connect as a Couple Through Finding Fun

October 3, 2019 / Comments Off on Connect as a Couple Through Finding Fun

Did you know that partners who do things together form a much closer connection through their shared experiences as compared to couples who don’t? Time invested in shared experiences or fun hobbies helps a partnership stay strong and resilient, even during the rough patches. Finding common activities that bring fun into a relationship can help…

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Blood Sugar and Your Brain

September 19, 2019 / Comments Off on Blood Sugar and Your Brain

It’s difficult to find someone who doesn't love sweets. Brownies, birthday cake, candy, or desserts are hard to pass up for most people and even though they taste good at the time, their consequences are insidious and can result in significant health issues down the road. Conditions such as insulin resistance, Metabolic Syndrome, Type 2…

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Is Your Turmeric Really Working?

September 5, 2019 / Comments Off on Is Your Turmeric Really Working?

It's a fair guess that you've heard a thing or two about the health benefits of turmeric. A quick internet search will provide thousands of articles touting its golden goodness. It's used for health complaints such as missing or painful periods, blood purifier, to reduce swelling, digestive complaints, liver congestion, skin diseases, inflammation, arthritis, diabetes,…

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Osteoporosis and Scurvy: The Role Vitamins and Nutrients Play in Bone Health

August 22, 2019 / Comments Off on Osteoporosis and Scurvy: The Role Vitamins and Nutrients Play in Bone Health

The word on the street is that osteoporosis is due to a lack of calcium or need for vitamin K2. But this is simply not true. Maintaining healthy bones as we get older is a community effort that depends on a number of factors including vitamin status, hormone production, and mineral availability. It’s also a…

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Peaches Are Healthier For You Than You Think!

August 8, 2019 / Comments Off on Peaches Are Healthier For You Than You Think!

One of summertime’s best perks is the ability to enjoy a wide array of seasonal fruits like watermelon, pears, apricots, and nectarines. But the one summer fruit that stands out above the rest for its juicy and sweet interior is the delicious peach! According to the most recent nutritional data, peaches pack a powerful punch…

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Being Bored is Boring!

July 25, 2019 / Comments Off on Being Bored is Boring!

All of us get bored sometimes. Whether it’s because we truly have nothing to do (not very likely…) or the task at hand doesn’t stimulate our minds or, truth be told, we just don’t want to do anything. Sometimes it can even be due to the escalating heat of summer during July and August. When…

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