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Chromium

by admin_amy | Published March 27, 2019

Optimizing your chromium levels may help improve numerous body processes, especially energy expenditure and hormone regulation. Some of the benefits of maintaining healthy levels of chromium include: Improved blood sugar [ more ]

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Thyroid Glandular

by admin_amy | Published March 27, 2019

The Thyroid is our internal thermostat. It regulates our metabolism, energy levels, and thought processes. If our thyroid is not humming along correctly, then we are not humming along correctly! [ more ]

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Silver (Colloidal)

by admin_amy | Published March 27, 2019

Silver is shown to literally enter bacteria DNA. According to one source, “While it remains unclear exactly how the silver binds to the DNA without destroying the hydrogen bonds holding the [ more ]

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Saw Palmetto

by admin_amy | Published March 27, 2019

Saw palmetto has the power to treat colds and cough and sore throat, and it works as a a natural remedy for asthma, bronchitis, chronic pelvic pain syndrome and even migraine [ more ]

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Rhodiola

by admin_amy | Published March 27, 2019

Rhodiola rosea herb with tremendous fat-burning, energy-enhancing and brain-boosting power. Adaptogens including rhodiola are a group of plants that can help your body adapt to physical, chemical, and environmental stress. [ more ]

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Red Yeast Rice Extract

by admin_amy | Published March 27, 2019

The most well-known of red yeast rice benefits is by far its potential to LOWER CHOLESTEROL. Many people with high cholesterol turn to red yeast rice supplements to avoid the [ more ]

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Potassium

by admin_amy | Published March 27, 2019

Potassium is an essential nutrient used to maintain fluid and electrolyte balance in the body. Potassium is also the third most abundant mineral in the body and a required mineral [ more ]

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Lutein

by admin_amy | Published March 27, 2019

Lutein, nicknamed “the eye vitamin” is a type of carotenoid antioxidant that is most well-known for protecting eye health. The average person who eats the Standard American Diet is likely [ more ]

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Plant Sterols

by admin_amy | Published January 22, 2019

Plant sterols are compounds that help block your body from absorbing cholesterol.
Plant sterols are found naturally in fruits, vegetables, vegetable oils, wheat bran and wheat germ, cereals, legumes, and nuts. Both statins [ more ]

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L-Lysine

by admin_amy | Published January 15, 2019

L- Lysine is usually thought of in helping cold sore at 3 grams per day, but there are a lot of other benefits to L-Lysine. It is not made in [ more ]

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Hemp Oil

by admin_amy | Published January 14, 2019

If you looked at a charred steak, a cookie, and a brownie – you would not assume they are the same thing because they all contain sugar. Hemp, marijuana, and [ more ]

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Ginkgo Biloba

by admin_amy | Published January 9, 2019

Ginkgo biloba is an ancient plant extract that has been used in China medicinally to heal various health ailments for thousands of years. It is reported to be “the most [ more ]

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Ginger

by admin_amy | Published December 21, 2018

Think of ginger when you think about digestion and gut health. Ginger stimulates digestion and helps reduce nausea as well as lower blood sugar. That’s not the only place that [ more ]

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Forskolin

by admin_amy | Published December 21, 2018

A lot of people think of Forskolin for weight loss and while it has been proven to increase muscle mass while reducing fat, there are many other benefits to this [ more ]

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GABA

by admin_amy | Published December 21, 2018

GABA, which stands for gamma-aminobutyric acid, is a neurotransmitter responsible for calming excited neurons, as well as playing a role in managing mental disorders such as anxiety and depression. The human [ more ]

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Garlic

by admin_amy | Published December 21, 2018

Garlic has been praised for it’s use with the common cold virus, but is also useful in so many other ways. Research shows garlic to be beneficial in lowering blood [ more ]

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Pregnenolone

by admin_amy | Published November 29, 2018

Pregnenolone is a precursor to all other hormones, but directly to progesterone. It is the main hormone made from cholesterol and will decrease with age. Cholesterol will try to rise [ more ]

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Phosphatidylserine (Seriphos)

by admin_amy | Published October 31, 2018

Phosphatidylserine is a type of fat found in every cell of the human body, but most concentrated in the brain tissue. It enables the brain to use glucose (blood sugar) more [ more ]

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Oregano

by admin_amy | Published October 10, 2018

Oregano oil is a powerful, plant-derived essential oil that rivals antibiotics when it comes to treating or preventing infections. In fact, it contains properties that kill bacteria, viruses, parasites, and [ more ]

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Wormwood

by admin_amy | Published October 10, 2018

Wormwood is the most powerful parasite cleanse known. Scientific research also shows that wormwood can even kills cancer cells.  It can also be used to treat anorexia, insomnia, anemia, a lack of [ more ]

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Modified Citrus Pectin

by admin_amy | Published September 19, 2018

Modified Citrus Pectin blocks galactin 3 which is the initiator of cancer and chronic disease. Many studies show that galactin-3 fuels the development of cancer, cardiac failure, organ fibrosis, neurodegenerative [ more ]

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B – Multivitamin

by admin_amy | Published September 12, 2018

A Multi – B supplies the B vitamins in one combined capsule ( I always recommend a capsule over a tablet so the body does not have to break down [ more ]

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B6, Vitamin – Pyridoxal 5′ phosphate (PLP)

by admin_amy | Published September 12, 2018

Vitamin B6 helps the body to maintain a healthy nervous system, to make hemoglobin that carries oxygen in red blood cells throughout the body, to provide energy from the food that [ more ]

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B3, Vitamin – Niacin

by admin_amy | Published September 12, 2018

Niacin (or nicotinic acid as it’s referred to in medical circles) was the third B vitamin to be discovered (hence the name B3). All B vitamins are essential and have [ more ]

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B9, Vitamin – Folate

by admin_amy | Published September 12, 2018

Folate serves many important functions in the body. For example, it plays a crucial role in cell growth and the formation of DNA (Our Genes). Having low levels of B9 [ more ]

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Black Cohosh

by admin_amy | Published August 29, 2018

Black Cohosh is a herbal remedy that studies indicate relieve symptoms of menopause (especially hot flashes) among other significant health benefits. It does this because it effects estrogen levels naturally. The [ more ]

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Vitamin A

by admin_amy | Published August 29, 2018

When we talk about vitamin A, many people hear about toxicity. But vitamin A deficiency is likely a much larger problem than is often discussed. Vitamin A is a powerful antioxidant. [ more ]

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B5, Vitamin – Pantothenic Acid

by admin_amy | Published August 29, 2018

Pantothenic Acid helps balance and lower cholesterol levels in the body. It may also help to lower high blood pressure and prevent heart failure. It is anti-inflammatory, so it can help with pain. It [ more ]

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Activated Charcoal

by admin_amy | Published August 29, 2018

Activated charcoal was once considered the universal antidote. Nowadays, it continues to be promoted as a potent natural treatment. It has a variety of proposed benefits, ranging from lowering cholesterol [ more ]

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Alpha Lipoic Acid

by admin_amy | Published August 29, 2018

Top 10 Benefits of Alpha Lipoic Acid is that it Encourages normal thyroid hormone levels, Supports healthy nerves, Promotes normal heart health, Protects muscles from exercise-related stress, Supports the liver, Promotes a strong brain and sharp memory, Encourages [ more ]

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Calcium

by admin_amy | Published August 29, 2018

Calcium is good to consume AS LONG AS YOUR VITAMIN D CAN SUPPORT IT!! Too much Calcium with out enough Vitamin D is not healthy for you. Make sure you [ more ]

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Cayenne

by admin_amy | Published August 29, 2018

Cayenne pepper benefits are numerous and effective; it’s used to help digestion, including heal upset stomach, slow intestinal gas, stop stomach pain, stop diarrhea and as a natural remedy for cramps. It’s also used for conditions [ more ]

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Chlorella

by admin_amy | Published August 29, 2018

If you looking for an all-natural supplement that boosts your energy, supports fat loss and helps detox heavy metals out of the body like lead and mercury , a freshwater algae [ more ]

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Cinnamon

by admin_amy | Published August 29, 2018

Cinnamon is a powerful spice that has been used medicinally around the world for thousands of years. It is still used daily in many cultures because of its widespread health benefits, [ more ]

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Tongkat Ali (Testosterone)

by admin_amy | Published July 13, 2018

Hormones are vital to life! Men and women need healthy testosterone levels to lead a healthy life. Testosterone starts to decline 1-2% per year starting in your 30’s. It is [ more ]

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Testosterone Enhancement

by admin_amy | Published July 13, 2018

Hormones are vital to life! Men and women need healthy testosterone levels to lead a healthy life. Testosterone starts to decline 1-2% per year starting in your 30’s. It is [ more ]

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Coffee

by admin_amy | Published March 10, 2018

America’s favorite drink is also America’s healthiest drink! Don’t feel guilty indulging in this healthy morning boost. But, when you think about how many beans go into a healthy cup [ more ]

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CBD

by admin_amy | Published February 20, 2018

There is a lot of controversy surrounding CBD Oil for pain or cancer, so I thought I would put some info on my website that might help you understand the [ more ]

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L-Tyrosine

by admin_amy | Published October 19, 2016

L-tyrosine is well known for supporting the thyroid. The thyroid effects everything including mood, energy, blood pressure, and body temperature. It also effects the neurotransmitters in our brain. This is [ more ]

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Thyroid Imbalance

by admin_amy | Published February 10, 2016

The Thyroid is our internal thermostat. It regulates our metabolism, energy levels, and thought processes. If our thyroid is not humming along correctly, then we are not humming along correctly! [ more ]

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Green Tea

by admin_amy | Published September 7, 2015

Green tea (Camellia sinensis) contains catechins, which are naturally occurring, multifunctional compounds that have been found to have potent neuroprotective (brain and nerves)effects. Specifically, the powerful green tea catechin epigallocatechin-3-gallate [ more ]

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Enzymes

by admin_amy | Published July 15, 2015

Enzymes break down our food so that we can get the nutrients we need from our food to live a healthy life. Without enzymes, we can’t get the nutrients we [ more ]

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Bilberry

by admin_amy | Published July 15, 2015

Bilberry is known for its positive effect on the eyes. Studies have shown that it can dramatically improve night vision because it strengthens blood vessels and capillary walls. It increases [ more ]

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Calcium-D-Glucarate

by admin_amy | Published July 15, 2015

Calcium-D-Glucarate (CDG) is used to counteract toxins that we get from living in a toxic world. CDG finds and binds to these toxins in our body so the toxins can [ more ]

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Epicor

by admin_amy | Published July 15, 2015

Using EpiCor to boost the immune system is becoming wildly popular after this discovery in a factory dealing with fermentation of animal feed showed greater immunity among employees.
 
Read about EpiCor’s [ more ]

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Vitamin C

by admin_amy | Published July 8, 2015

Vitamin C  is a water soluble (meaning you pee out excess) vitamin that is necessary for optimal health. It is a good cleanser, or detoxifier, of the body. When you [ more ]

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D-Mannose

by admin_amy | Published July 8, 2015

D-Mannose is a amazing supplement to help quickly alleviate the cause and symptoms of a urinary tract, bladder or even kidney infection. These infections occur due to E. Coli getting [ more ]

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B12, Vitamin – Methylcobalamin

by admin_amy | Published July 8, 2015

Vitamin B12, in the form of methylcobalamin, lowers homocysteine. Elevated homocysteine causes inflammation that leads to heart disease (stroke), arthritis, Alzheimer’s, and even diabetes. Many diseases are related to inflammation. [ more ]

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Saffron

by admin_amy | Published July 8, 2015

Saffron is researched due to its ability to effect food cravings and depression.This supplement is shown to to inhibit the brain’s reward cycle we get from food, therefore reducing the [ more ]

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Selenium

by admin_amy | Published July 8, 2015

Researchers have found that selenium alters gene expression to suppress a protein involved in cancerous tumor onset, growth, and metastasis. Many studies have shown that populations with low selenium are [ more ]

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L-Tryptophan

by admin_amy | Published July 8, 2015

L-Tryptophan is an amino acid effects our serotonin, which is our “feel-good” hormone. Serotonin, or lack of L-Tryptophan in our diet can effect mood, pain, addictive behaviors, memory, and increased [ more ]

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Progesterone Imbalance

by admin_amy | Published June 26, 2015

Progesterone is an amazing solution for anyone suffering from irregular cycles, infertility, hot flashes, PMS or any irritability, anxiety, itching, brain fog, heavy periods, or even cramps. Sounds like a [ more ]

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Testosterone Deficiency in Men

by admin_amy | Published June 26, 2015

Many people think testosterone only effects sex drive, but that is far from the truth. Although it does effect sex drive, it affects all symptoms of youthfulness. It effects energy [ more ]

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Estrogen Imbalance

by admin_amy | Published June 26, 2015

Have you ever wondered if your symptoms could be from a hormone imbalance? Is it too much estrogen, or is it progesterone? I’ve made up a chart that shows you [ more ]

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N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC)

by admin_amy | Published June 24, 2015

One of the best ways to detoxify the body is by enhancing our bodies glutathione production, and this is what NAC is best known for. Glutathione enhances our immune system [ more ]

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Resveratrol

by admin_amy | Published June 24, 2015

Many Research studies show that resveratrol supplementation leads to a longer life by preventing and treating many age related diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and even Alzheimer’s. The [ more ]

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Omega 3’s

by admin_amy | Published June 24, 2015

Fish Oils, Omega 3’s, EPA, DHA are all the same name for something that is so important for longevity, getting rid of inflammation, memory, mood, pain, and more! Human clinical [ more ]

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DHEA

by admin_amy | Published June 19, 2015

DHEA is better known as the “youth hormone”. It is abundant in youth, and declines with aging if you don’t replace it. This causes aging. DHEA is a necessary precursor [ more ]

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Zinc

by admin_amy | Published June 19, 2015

Thousands of bodily functions require zinc to work correctly. Atherosclerosis, cancer, neurologic dirorders, autoimmune disease, and more are related to a zinc deficiency. Without enough zinc, the immune system declines. [ more ]

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Zeaxanthin

by admin_amy | Published June 19, 2015

Zeaxanthin is best known for it’s ability to enhance vision, whether it be night vision, macular degeneration or any other vision impairment. Zeaxanthin can be preventative to help protect our [ more ]

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Vitamin K

by admin_amy | Published June 17, 2015

Vitamin K is a well known fat soluble vitamin made in the liver to help with clotting, so we don’t bleed to death. But, it has many other health benefits [ more ]

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Vitamin E

by admin_amy | Published June 17, 2015

There are two families of Vitamin E – tocopherols (less expensive) and tocotrienols (more expensive /more powerful). Tocotrienols have the ability to inhibit cancer cells in the colon, skin, liver, [ more ]

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Vitamin D

by admin_amy | Published June 17, 2015

If you’re not taking Vitamin D, you’re probably deficient in this much needed HORMONE required for a healthy life. You’re medical doctor wants your blood levels above 20 to not [ more ]

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Strontium

by admin_amy | Published June 17, 2015

Read this article to learn about this minerals amazing capacity to regenerate bone for those with osteoporosis or osteopenia or to maintain healthy bone. Magnesim and vitamin D are also [ more ]

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Quercetin

by admin_amy | Published June 17, 2015

Quercetin regulates inflammation. Inflammation is at the beginning of all disease. Quercetin is well known as a treatment for asthma and any type of allergic reaction, but especially for seasonal [ more ]

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Probiotics

by admin_amy | Published June 17, 2015

Probiotics are beneficial organisms typically found in a healthy human gastrointestinal tract. They are there to attack dangerous organisms in the intestines, reducing the risk of infection or reaction to [ more ]

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Mushrooms

by admin_amy | Published June 17, 2015

Recent research has shown mushrooms could expand life by nearly 16 years when eaten or taken daily. This is possible due to their ability to stimulate brain neurons, search and [ more ]

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Milk Thistle

by admin_amy | Published June 15, 2015

All health problems can be traced to the liver. It’s like the furnace filter in your home- it needs to be kept clean to be able to filter out the [ more ]

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Melatonin

by admin_amy | Published June 15, 2015

Melatonin is best known for it’s ability to help anyone get a good nights sleep. It’s considered the”Sleep Hormone”, but the real benefit is that it is shown to extend [ more ]

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Magnesium

by admin_amy | Published June 15, 2015

Did you know a deficiency of magnesium can cause chocolate cravings? Magnesium deficiency is a commonly overlooked risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Because of magnesium’s powerful impact on the heart, [ more ]

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L-Theanine

by admin_amy | Published June 14, 2015

Stress causes health problems and early death. Research has proven this time and time again.Stress raises the hormone cortisol that leads to inflammation. All diseases can be tied to inflammation. [ more ]

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Coffee Bean Extract

by admin_amy | Published June 14, 2015

The most notable outcome of green coffee bean extract is that it neutralizes a key enzyme that causes after meal glucose (blood sugar) surges. This is why it can help [ more ]

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Betaine

by admin_amy | Published June 14, 2015

Did you know that heartburn is actually a deficiency of Hydrochloric ACID, not a surplus of it as the drug manufacturer’s would like for you to think when they push [ more ]

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Indole-3-Carbinol (I3C)

by admin_amy | Published June 14, 2015

The compounds from cruciferous vegetables (Broccoli, cabbage, brussel sprouts) are called indole-3-carbinols (I3C)  which convert into dindolymethane (DIM). These compounds have been found to alter estrogen metabolism in both men [ more ]

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DIM

by admin_amy | Published June 14, 2015

The compounds from cruciferous vegetables (Broccoli, cabbage, brussel sprouts) are called indole-3-carbinols (I3C)  which convert into dindolymethane (DIM). These compounds have been found to alter estrogen metabolism in both men [ more ]

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Bone Density

by admin_amy | Published June 14, 2015

Many people think that all you need to do for bone density is take Calcium. That is very far from the truth, in fact too much calcium without magnesium can [ more ]

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Quality Control

by admin_amy | Published June 14, 2015

The following article is from a recent Life Extension magazine that represents the quality control that I demand on all supplements that I recommend and carry in my office. This [ more ]

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Curcumin

by admin_amy | Published June 10, 2015

Curcumin fights joint damage and PAIN without the negative side effects. The positive side effects are…less inflammation everywhere in the body! Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis are debilitating diseases. Curcumin doesn’t [ more ]

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COQ10 (Ubiquinol)

by admin_amy | Published June 10, 2015

Research has shown that taking CoQ10 daily can add up to 9 years to your life. Most know CoQ10 is healthy for the heart and vascular system, but CoQ10 is [ more ]

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Carnosine

by admin_amy | Published June 10, 2015

Carnosine is found throughout the body wherever there are high energy demands such as the brain, heart, and all other muscles. It is required in the body for anti-aging. As [ more ]

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Carnitine

by admin_amy | Published June 10, 2015

Carnitine is an Amino Acid that helps preserve our mitochondria, which are the little powerhouses that keep our body’s cells purring along so we can live life to the fullest. [ more ]

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Berberine

by admin_amy | Published June 10, 2015

Berberine is a safe alternative to metformin due to it’s amazing ability to lower blood sugar and regulate insulin. Berberine is also referenced in research studies in lowering total cholesterol [ more ]

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Astaxanthin

by admin_amy | Published June 10, 2015

Astaxanthin is one of the world’s strongest antioxidants. Antioxidants keep humans from oxidizing, which is what happens when a cut apple turns brown after being exposed to oxygen. Antioxidants keep [ more ]

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Ashwagandha

by admin_amy | Published June 10, 2015

Ashwagandha is a stress relieving herb and is often used to treat anxiety and depression. It is also very protective of the nervous system, so it is often used in [ more ]

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Collagen

by admin_amy | Published June 10, 2015

The form of collagen known as undenatured type 2 collagen prevents immune cells overreaction to proteins normally found in cartilage and joint tissue. This helps prevent pain and stiffness in [ more ]

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Arjuna

by admin_amy | Published June 10, 2015

Arjuna is an herb that helps fight angina, heart disease, atherosclerosis, congestive heart failure, cancer, and even bacterial infections. Arjuna is an adaptogen, which means it helps the body adapt [ more ]

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Amino Acids

by admin_amy | Published June 10, 2015

Amino Acids are the building blocks of protein. Essential Amino Acids are “essential” to life and are not automatically made in our body. They must be acquired through diet or [ more ]

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R-Lipoic

by admin_amy | Published June 10, 2015

Radiculopathy or radiating pain of any sort can be debilitating. Research has shown that use of Lipoic Acid (with R-Lipoic being the best source the body can utilize) may be [ more ]

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7 Keto DHEA

by admin_amy | Published June 10, 2015

As we age, our resting metabolic rate declines leading to a reduction in the conversion of stored fat into ENERGY. This unconverted body fat leads to weight gain. 7 Keto [ more ]

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Heartburn/GERD

by admin_edje | Published May 28, 2015

Did you know that heartburn is actually a deficiency of Hydrochloric ACID, not s surplus of it as the drug manufacturer’s would like for you to think when they push their “purple [ more ]

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Boswellia

by admin_edje | Published May 28, 2015

Boswellia is widely known to treat PAIN, which is inflammation. This is done by stopping the 5-LOX enzyme in the pain pathway of our body, so it helps with deep [ more ]

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Alzheimer’s

by admin_edje | Published May 28, 2015

To read about many ways to combat the disease, read this article :Alzheimer’s
 
To read about how green tea combats the disease, read this article: Green Tea & Alzheimer’s

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Whey Protein (Undenatured)

by admin_edje | Published April 28, 2015

Cow’s milk is 80% casien and 20% whey. Undenatured whey is when LOW temperatures are used in acquiring the whey protein to prevent ruining the health benefits of the whey [ more ]

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