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A recent study highlights a potential benefit of fish oil in reducing fat cell size. Researchers studied the effect of adding an omega-3 fat to the diet of mice and observing the effects. They wanted to determine if there was a beneficial effect in regards to the adipose (fat) tissue in these animals (1). As you [...]

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If you’ve ever tried to lose weight - you’ve likely heard it broken down into two primary factors.  Eating less and exercising more.  Or, put another way - consuming fewer calories or increasing the number of calories burned. Many people argue over which variable is more important. In an article in the NY Times, Aaron Carroll points out [...]

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For thousands of years, essential oils have been used to offer therapeutic remedies to everyday stresses instead of using harmful chemicals and medications. They have been used for cosmetic purposes as well as for their spiritually and emotionally uplifting properties. These natural oils are extracted by process of distillation from the leaves, roots, stems, barks, and flowers of [...]

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Why Take Fish Oils?

View image | gettyimages.com We've heard for years that fish oils are beneficial to our health.  There are many health benefits that can be mentioned but one of the main ones is the effect it has in our bodies with respect to inflammation. Inflammation is an underlying part of most all chronic conditions affecting human [...]

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It is estimated that seasonal sneezing affects 50 million Americans each year - and that number is rising.  It is commonly called hay fever but the medical term is allergic rhinitis and if you are one of those 'lucky' ones, you know how miserable it can be. Red, itchy eyes. Violent fits of sneezing. Congestion.  It's enough [...]

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I remember in 2005 sitting in a nutrition seminar on the vital importance of optimizing Vitamin D levels in our bodies.  The doctor speaking - who had many letters separated by commas after his name - cited ongoing research in this area and said that most everyone should be supplementing this vitamin. He also said [...]

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Every Autumn we are inundated with ads for flu shots.  Employers are providing them for their employees, churches are providing them for their communities and doctors are recommending them for their patients. Often times, scary statistics of the number of annual deaths are cited.  Creating urgency. Get your flu shot! The other day I heard an [...]

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There are 5 leading killers in the United States each year that together account for 900,000 deaths.  Heart disease, cancer, respiratory illness, accidental injury and stroke lead the way when it comes to mortality.  In each category, the CDC found that between 20-40% of deaths could be prevented, their findings detailed in a recent report. The [...]

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Whether genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are of benefit to humanity or dangerous to our health is something that is becoming an increasingly important issue. The reason there is no definitive answer is that there are still relatively few human studies on how they impact our health in the long term, despite a growing number of [...]

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Dynamic Fruits & Greens with Super Fruits is an easy-to-mix, great tasting, nutrient-rich super food formula with whole food concentrates designed to provide synergistic phytonutrient nutrition. It provides a “super blend” of 100% natural fruit and vegetable extracts, vitamins, flax lignin's, ionic trace minerals, enzymes, antioxidants, phytonutrients, and symbiotic intestinal flora. This dynamic blend supplies [...]

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