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Here’s a Little More Help Toward Becoming That Full or Part-Time Vegetarian…

Buckwheat – a non-gluten grain- Though it is usually thought of as a grain, buckwheat is actually the seed of a broadleaf plant related to rhubarb. While it is not a true grain, it is used like one in cooking, … Continue reading

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Coenzyme Q10 – Do I Need It?

Coenzyme Q 10 is from the ubiquinone family of compounds.  It is not an essential nutrient, but is important to bring energy to your cells.  It allows for normal function of enzymes within the organelle cells that digest cellular debris … Continue reading

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Vitamin B12 -The Forgotten Energy B

According to Dr. Raymond Weil, as we get older, our bodies don’t absorb vitamin B12 as readily as they did during our younger years.  (B12 is found in animal foods – meat, poultry, fish, eggs and dairy products).   This … Continue reading

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Tips for a More Restful, Deep Sleep

Choosing the best sleep position for you is only one part of proper  or more restful sleep.  In addition, its important to make your bedroom a sleep sanctuary that is cool in temperature and free from any lights including those … Continue reading

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Iodine – The Missing Trace Element You Are Probably Missing

Iodine is a trace element that is naturally occurring in some foods, often added to others and available as a dietary supplement.  It is an essential component of the thyroid hormones T4 and T3.  They regulate many important biochemical reactions, … Continue reading

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Glutathione – Master Antioxidant

There are good reasons why glutathione is often called the “master” antioxidant.  Like all antioxidants, glutathione plays a key role in protecting cells against oxidative stress, which has been associated with more than 74 major diseases and disorders. The reason … Continue reading

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Is Mid-Life Weight Gain Avoidable?

Many reasons can be to blame for weight gain in mid-life, but the prominent ones are:  hormones in convergence with poor lifestyle choices, overeating, not exercising enough, and stress.  Hormones only account for about 2 to 5 pounds. The rest … Continue reading

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The Importance of Getting Your Omega 3′s (rather than 6′s)

Did you know that most of the oils and food products that we eat are loaded with Omega 6 which actually compete in the body for the healthy Omega 3’s that we need to promote brain, heart and nerve health?  … Continue reading

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Become a Part-Time Vegetarian if you Can’t Do it Full-Time!

Some people may find sticking to a vegetarian diet too rigid or difficult and they don’t want to bother.  So here’s a step-down plan of ideas that can help you to be healthier than you may have been before you … Continue reading

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Manganese – A Mineral You Don’t Hear Much About

Small quantities of Manganese are needed for protein and fat metabolism, healthy nerves, a healthy immune system, and blood sugar regulation.  Mangangese is used in energy production and is required for normal bone growth and for reproduction. In addition, it is … Continue reading

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