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Hey! Everyone is hearing about ‘Probiotics! What about the benefits of these healthy little critters to your immune response? Immune response is basically how your body protects you against illness and disease. Probiotic literally means ‘for life' World Health Organization (WHO) definition: “cultures of live micro-organisms that when ingested in adequate amounts, confer health benefits […]

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A real healthy heart to heart!   Ten ways whole food supplements can reduce your risk of heart disease or improve your heart health.   Reduce inflammation. Lower blood pressure. Reduce and repair oxidative stress. Balance cholesterol levels. Maintain normal heart rate. Keeps blood flowing smooth and reduces risk of unhealthy clotting. Protects and detoxifies […]

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    Discovering respiratory allergy health triggers   Discovering respiratory allergy health triggers and responses can make life easier for many people. Over 7% of the U.S. population deals with allergies serious enough to seek medical treatment and many more deal with them on a minor, annoying level. What are some common triggers and ways of responding […]

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  Eating wheat seems to be taboo. Is this just a fad or is wheat really not healthy? What’s the deal with wheat?   The news is filled with people saying how wonderful they feel after eliminating wheat from their diet. Books are being written about how bad wheat is for your health. People are […]

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    Response to “Study Finds Vitamin E May Increase Risk of Prostate Cancer”      What is the real truth about vitamin E?  Vitamin E has been studied extensively over the past 2 or 3 decades and has been found to be a powerful nutrient.  That means that any question as to its safety […]

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  First off, what is the Wellness Pyramid?   Several years ago the USDA came out with a new guideline for nutrient intake rather than the 4 equal food groups we had used for years as a guideline for balanced meals. This blog was originally written prior to the new "My Plate" which was introduced […]

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