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Our bodies are rich with nutrients, an amalgamation of those we eat in our diet and those we produce naturally.  But, for some of us, we opt to eat the same nutrients we produce… sourced from our own bodily fluids. Th

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This is part four of a series of articles on the Paleolithic diet.  The first three articles examined the apparent inconsistencies that exist between the facts and the fundamental arguments offered by followers as to wh

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This is part two of a series of articles that explores the controversy centered around the Paleolothic diet.  If you missed the first article here’s a brief review of what the Paleo Diet is all about. The Paleo Diet

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If you’re diet and nutrition savvy and spend time browsing related blogs and forums, you may be familiar with the Paleolithic Diet.  It’s also called the Caveman Diet, Warrior Diet, and sometimes the Paleo Diet for

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. You might not expect that this disease would take so many lives each year, but the truth is that COPD is a serious p

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As most of the country is easing into spring, some areas, especially those in the northernmost climate regions, have a few more weeks to go before seeing warmer temperatures and sunny days. Those of you who live in these

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Fish oil can have a significant, positive and quick impact on your mental health and well being. Don’t believe it? Take a look at this study conducted by researchers at Radboud University in the Netherlands, in which p

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You may have never heard of Salba, but you have certainly heard of a different variety of the product that comes from the same plant family: chia seed. That’s right those goofy looking Chia Pets that you find all over

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If you think you’re doing your body good by choosing bodybuilding supplements that are steroid-free, you might be mistaken. The FDA recently released a warning regarding certain bodybuilding supplements which CLAIM to

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Obesity is an ever growing problem with numerous health issues associated with it. One of those issues is called fatty liver. Fatty liver, also called steatosis, is the collection of excessive amounts of triglycerides an

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  Taking Chinese herbs in capsular form may be the easiest way to take a Chinese herb supplement, but there are other, more efficient modalities out there.  Alcohol tinctures, vacuum-packed extracts, and individual

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Ensuring the safety of the herbal products you purchase should be your first priority.  There are a few different indicators that you can use to determine the safety of the product you are buying. Choosing which Chines

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Spirulina platensis kind of sounds like something that would not be good for you . . . like some sort of disease or something! However, keep reading and you will see how good it really can be for your body. Studies all a

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Flexamin is a supplement formulated to relieve joint discomfort. Read reviews of Flexamin, key ingredients, pros/cons and how does flexamin work? About Flexamin We experience occasional joint stress or stiffness due to

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If you’re feeling depressed lately, or even just a little down in the dumps, you may want to take a look at your diet. Recent studies are showing that what you’re eating (or rather, not eating) may lead to a depressi

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When you have an upset stomach, you will want to eat these foods:  1. Peppermint If you have an upset stomach, peppermint tea will help ease your nausea and can also quell your upset stomach. The peppermint you choo

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Cancer is a term that often conjures up frightening connotations of treatments such as chemotherapy or radiation . . . and possibly an ultimate result of death. Fortunately, scientists and researchers are constantly look

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The grapefruit was once known as the “forbidden fruit” in the 1700’s because it was thought to be growing on the original tree of good and evil in the Garden of Eden.  Hundreds of years later the health benefits o

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Thyme (Botanical Name: Thymus Vulgaris) is a common herb which is used in cooking to enhance the flavor of dishes. It is available all through the year, in fresh and dried varieties. It is normally grown in temperate cli

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One in three Americans has one or more types of cardiovascular disease—39 million of which are age 60 and older. High blood pressure is a major indicator of emerging heart disease, but there are things you can do to re

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The superbug known as MRSA is developing into more and more of a concern as it becomes increasingly resistant to traditional treatments such as penicillin. As such, scientists are actively looking for other ways to comba

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Okinawa, a beautiful Island in Japan, boasts the longest documented lifespan of any area in the civilized world. Okinawan’s have remarkably clean arteries and low cholesterol. Heart disease, breast cancer and prostate

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Introducing a revolutionary fast acting, powerful formula designed to boost every level of your sexual performance for both men and women. If you are looking for the best way to energize your sex life and improve your se

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There have been reports of extraordinary life spans in some individuals, notably in inhabitants of the island of Sardinia where, it is believed, a larger proportion of men than anywhere else in the world survive to 100-p

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Once again the West looks to the East for the Next Herbal Superstar: This Herb May Change Your Life... In the 1970s the Chinese government asked scientists to research the unusually large number of centagenarians in the