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High Blood Pressure and Sugar

                One of the primary underlying causes of high blood pressure is related to your body producing too much insulin and leptin in response to a high-carbohydrate (i.e. high sugar) and processed food diet.  Fructose also  elevates uric acid, which drives up your blood pressure by inhibiting the […]

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High Blood Pressure and Salt

                Overindulgence in the typically used commercially processed table salt can lead to fluid retention, high blood pressure, swelling of your limbs, and shortness of breath. In the long term, it is thought to contribute to high blood pressure, kidney and heart disease, heart attacks, and heart failure. […]

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Environmental Chemicals in Pregnant Women

                Phthalates may be used in coatings for tablets, or in perfumes, nail polish and eye makeup; household cleaning products; home flooring and wall coverings; and food packaging and medical devices.  A recent study measured levels of phthalate metabolites in the urine of 165 healthy pregnant women  between […]

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Want to lose weight?

                Protein is a well-known appetite suppressant – it works in a  number of ways. For example, a high protein intake boosts metabolism by preserving lean muscle mass, balances blood-glucose levels, reduces appetite and affects several weight-regulating hormones. Fat-loss associated with a high protein diet includes subcutaneous and […]

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Allergies or Asthma Anyone?

                Many people are currently living with chronic pain, which is most commonly   attributed to lower back pain, fibromyalgia, neuropathy or arthritis. While some of these conditions may be a consequence of wear and tear on the body over the years, due to uncorrected  structural dysfunction, others may […]

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Alkaline Chart

Many people ask me questions that can mostly be corrected by eating a more alkaline diet. 

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Why Grassfed Beef and Dairy?

                Milk from cows raised primarily on pasture has been shown to be higher in many nutrients, including vitamin E, beta-carotene and the healthy fats omega-3 and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA).  This is a significant benefit, as CLA is associated with a lower risk of cancer and heart […]

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Eggs are the perfect food

                Egg yolks deliver vitamins A, D, E, K and B12, omega-3 fats, folate and antioxidants. Although eggs offer significant  nutritional benefits, it is   vital to seek out high quality eggs and protect your health from cooking methods that may create toxins in your food. In the 1960s, […]

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NAC

                N-acetylcysteine (NAC) boosts production the of  glutathione, an important antioxidant your body  produces naturally that helps reduce free radical damage and plays a role in the  detoxification of heavy metals and other harmful substances. NAC also does the following:   * Prevent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease  exacerbation * Improve […]

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Tips for Improved Dental Health

                My annual check up at the dentist started me thinking  about how I can strengthen my gums and teeth for the future.  Besides flossing twice a day and brushing after each meal, there are a few other things you need to do, as poor diet is the […]

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