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KALE - Rich in Nutrients & Pesticides!

KALE - Rich in Nutrients & Pesticides!

Kale has always been considered a super food as well as the most popular of all the greens. This year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit organization who has focused on human health and the environment, has come out with one of the most surprising of all their reports since 2004. Until now, kale had not been tested for ten years. This year, however, the EWG found that 92% of kale samples tested had two or more pesticide residues detected, and a single sample could have up to 1 …
Apr 8th 2019 Kathleen Doheny
The Anti-Candida Diet: 11 Simple Rules to Follow

The Anti-Candida Diet: 11 Simple Rules to Follow

The anti-Candida diet is a very important part of preventing or reversing a Candida overgrowth.By avoiding sugary foods, eliminating foods that cause inflammation, and eating foods with probiotic or antifungal properties, you can go a long way towards recovering your gut health.As your digestive health recovers, you might find relief from many of the symptoms associated with Candida overgrowth.The anti-Candida diet is a low-sugar, anti-inflammatory diet that promotes good gut health. The diet in …
Feb 8th 2019 LISA RICHARDS, CNC
Are you deficient in vitamin C?

Are you deficient in vitamin C?

Many Americans don’t eat right. Surprisingly, lack of Vitamin C is the fourth most common deficiency in United States.This is very problematic because vitamin C is extremely important to the body. You need C for a strong immune system, healthy collagen for youthful skin elasticity, proper skin barrier function, and antioxidant defenses against inflammation causing free radicals. These are just some of the ways that vitamin C is so important to your health. Everyone knows the sad story of the …
Feb 1st 2019 MDR
Zinc and High Blood Pressure

Zinc and High Blood Pressure

A recent clinical study suggest there is a link between Zinc deficiency and Hypertension (high blood pressure). Hypertension is a widespread health problem affecting over 100 million Americans.Researchers have previously seen that individuals with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease, also had low levels of zinc and high blood pressure. Previous studies had also suggested those with lower zinc levels are more likely to be hypertensive.Kidneys and blood pressureKidneys help moderate blood pressure …
Feb 1st 2019 MDR
​Antibiotics disrupt gut health, weaken bones

​Antibiotics disrupt gut health, weaken bones

There are trillions of bacteria living in our bodies that support the gastrointestinal and immune systems. They greatly help with digestion. These “good” bacteria are also subjected to the antibiotics we take to combat “bad” bacteria.A new study analyzed the impact of antibiotics on skeletal development. The study showed that antibiotic disruption of the gut bacteria causes a pro-inflammatory response that may lead to less bone resorption.Their findings showed that there were also significant ch …
Feb 1st 2019 MDR

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