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Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is our nation’s official time for giving thanks, counting our blessings, and sharing kindness and courtesy to friends, family and even strangers. The spirit of gratitude, defined as “the quality of being thankful, or readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness” is a trait that should be cultivated each and every dayView Article
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10 everyday moments for mindfulness

Gratitude is one of my favorite emotions and one of the best ways to counteract stress.  The following  article by registered nurse and mindfulness expert, Jane Bozier, caught my attention and I think it is worth a share. 10 everyday reminders Mindfulness is all about noticing where you are in the here and now. ItView Article
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Gut Health for Great Health

Improve your gut health and improve your overall health.  A healthy gut, full of beneficial bacteria, is one of the most important keys to great health.  At first blush it makes little sense what a bunch of microbes and the intestine have to do with how we feel, or why we have certain diseases, butView Article
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Healthy Skin Inside and Out

Skin is the largest organ in the body and has considerable influence on our well being both from a medical as well as psychological standpoint. The good news is that it is now well within reach of anyone to improve the health and appearance of their skin. And a comprehensive skin care program will addressView Article
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Calorie Restriction Mimetics

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to improve your health, lose weight, and extend your maximum lifespan?  For over 80 years scientific studies have consistently shown that we can, as “calorie restriction” will do all these things!  It seems that by routinely reducing the amount of calories we consume by 40% or more thisView Article
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Colorful Berries for the Heart

If you want to lower your risk of high blood pressure or heart disease then add more color to your diet.  Vibrant colored fruits and vegetables are the key ingredients to a heart healthy diet – especially black, blue, purple, and red. The Colors of Berries Blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, cherries, currants, cranberries, pomegranates and grapesView Article
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Soy & Breast Cancer Prevention

One of the most important elements in breast cancer prevention, and in applying safe methods for hormone replacement therapy (HRT), is understanding the role of estrogen receptors and the different types of estrogen in the body.  Soy food products have a lead role in this area. Estrogen Receptors There are two estrogen receptors subtypes, estrogenView Article
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Stress, Stress, Stress

Stress, stress, stress.  Stress has become a buzzword – at work, in the media, and now in our doctor’s office. Stress, according to Managing Stress: Principles and Strategies for Health and Well-Being, is defined as “the experience of a perceived threat (real or imagined)  to one’s mental, physical, or spiritual well-being, resulting from a seriesView Article
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Molds and Mycotoxins Treatments

Testing for mycotoxins Urine testing for mycotoxins is the preferred method of diagnosing mold and mycotoxin exposure.  We use Great Plains Laboratory and/or Real Time Labs.  To get the best results one should take something to bind and pull mycotoxins from the tissues so that it will be excreted in the urine.  Taking liposomal-glutathione 500mgView Article
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The Miracle of Medicinal Mushrooms

The humble fungi, with its visible fruit called the mushroom, holds some of nature’s most potent weapons. Used by the plant to protect it from invaders these natural compounds have been used for thousands of years to help fight cancer, boost the immune system, support kidney and liver function, and lower blood pressure. Recent researchView Article
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