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How does an Anti-inflammatory Diet reduce Leaky Gut Syndrome? My last blog talked about the connection between inflammation, autoimmune disease, digestion and leaky gut syndrome. I explained that leaky gut syndrome is commonly misunderstood and undiagnosed. It allows your body to absorb undigested food and bacterial toxins into the circulatory system. Leaky gut can lead […]

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How healthy is the protein and fat from feedlot cows? Cows in feedlots may or may not be happy and healthy! Cows are herd animals. They love being with their buddies whether in a pasture or in a feedlot. I speak from experience; it takes a well built fence to keep cows away from one […]

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You take Krill Oil supplements to fill some gaps in your diet. Are they really what they claim?   Krill Oil is being touted as much better than Salmon Oil by some big name doctors. They say that krill is a high source of omega-3 and also contains astaxanthin. Astaxanthin is a carotenoid antioxidant. What […]

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Wrinkles? Are they Aging you? Spring is more than half over! What are you going to do about the summer sun and your skin? A recent article in Reader’s Digest suggests some rules that have changed about taking care of your skin in the summer sun. I read them with interest. Not a word was […]

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Snacks are a big deal!   Lifestyles are so busy. There’s no time to cook or prepare healthy foods. You grab whatever is quick and easy. That Snickers candy bar my husband used to grab occasionally fit the bill. It gave him some quick energy, gave his blood sugar a boost and curbed the hunger […]

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Do you have a toxic brain? A toxic brain for the sake of this article is a brain that has been exposed to various toxins in the environment or the food you eat. My last article “Do You Want A Fat Brain?” addressed some of the issues that can cause a shrinking brain. A shrinking […]

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Why would you want a fat brain?   The natural aging process can cause brain atrophy or shrinkage. That is when we find ourselves worrying about brain function.   “Why am I standing here with the refrigerator door open?” “What did I do with my keys?” “Honey, did we forget to mail the car payment?” […]

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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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Blood pressure has a great deal to do with increasing or reducing your risk of Metabolic Syndrome and Type II Diabetes. This is the 4th blog I’ve written recently about Metabolic Syndrome. I’ve discussed several of the risk factors involved in determining if you are at risk of developing Type II Diabetes. Those risk factors […]

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Reduce your risk of Type 2 Diabetes by reducing your BMI and triglycerides. Metabolic Syndrome risk factors play a huge part in your future health challenges. My last blog post introduced Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes. You learned that Metabolic Syndrome is a health challenge you want to avoid that is described by a […]

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