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You Want to Detox? Drink Plenty of Water

We have all heard the age-old advice: drink 8 glasses of water per day. Yet this guideline was set in 1945 and was based on opinion, not science, leading many to ask the question: (*1) How much water do we really need to drink, and why?  While it is important to drink enough water, there […]

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Detox Food and Drink Series: Ginger for Detox

You’ve probably been given ginger at some point in your life to help with a common ailment, such as a cold, cough, or upset stomach. It’s a common ingredient in cold lozenges and teas, as well as concoctions for nausea or indigestion. Mainly because ginger for detox works really well. Yet the benefits of this […]

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These Foods All Come from China — Are
They Safe for Consumption?

Introduction North Americans are no strangers to seeing food products that originally come from China on their shelves. Over the last several years, the Eastern superpower has been increasing its reach all over the globe, with the result that it’s practically impossible to avoid Chinese imports, no matter where you’re shopping. However, there’s a difference […]

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Improve Your Cognitive Health – Why You
Should Retire to Something

It’s the American dream: work hard your entire young life so that you can relax when you’re older. Many of us imagine selling our family home and moving somewhere that allows us to sit poolside or by the beach and sip on tasty mixed drinks for the rest of our years.  While it’s nice to […]

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Heart Disease: The Importance of Managing
Underlying Conditions

Whether you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease or you’ve been told by your doctor that you’re at an increased risk for it, it is important to understand what conditions negatively impact your cardiovascular health.   There are certain conditions that increase your risk of getting heart disease, including obesity, diabetes, chronic stress, anxiety conditions, and depression. […]

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How To Get Back To Sleep In The Middle Of
The Night!

If you’re someone who has trouble sleeping, one of the worst feelings is waking up in the middle of the night. Not only did you likely spend seemingly countless minutes getting yourself to finally fall asleep at the beginning of the night, but now you have to do it again.  This experience is frustrating, and […]

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Move More—Exercise as Both Treatment and
Prevention for Heart Disease

It should come as no surprise that one of the best ways to improve your heart health is to exercise. Exercise can be used both as a preventative measure, and as a way to recover and become healthier once you have been diagnosed with coronary artery disease.  Exercise as Prevention for Heart Disease Primary prevention […]

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Why You Should Be Filtering Your Indoor Air

When most of us think of pollution, we think of the common outdoor pollutants, such as car exhaust and power plant emissions. However, numerous studies have found that the quality of the air indoors is often worse than that outside.1 This means that there are dangerous particles floating through the air that you and your […]

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Have Fun and Stay Young: Reading and
Playing Games Protects Your Brain

We all know that it’s important to workout our bodies via exercise, but did you know it’s also important to work out our brains ? When you concentrate on engaging your mind in things like games and activities, you help to keep your mind fit for years. This might be the most enjoyable way to […]

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How to Create the Ideal Environment For
Better Sleep

One of the most important things for you to do to help ward off insomnia and get better sleep is to control your sleep environment. Here are 4 simple tips you can employ to create your own personal sleeping mecca.  Tip #1: Adjust Temperature The ideal temperature for sleeping is much different than that for […]

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Conventional Medicine Completely Misses This
Danger To People Over 35

Despite being rarely discussed by conventional medicine… Some experts believe estrogen overload affects nearly HALF the women over the age of 35 in the United States. And this leads to negative consequences in nearly every aspect of your health, as you’ll see. Astonishing, yes… but inescapable. It doesn’t just affect women, either. Men deal with […]

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Detox Food and Drink Series:
Blueberries for Detox

Blueberries are among a handful of readily accessible berries in the United States. They are packed with healthful polyphenols and other compounds that contribute to their ability to protect the body from toxins. (*1)  Thanks to their delicious flavor and familiarity, blueberries are one of the simplest foods to add if you’re looking for foods […]

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The Probiotic Weight Loss Mystery: How To Finally
Use Probiotics To Shed Unwanted Pounds

We’ve heard all sorts of promises from probiotics. Everything from healthy digestion, to glowing skin, more energy and sharp thinking, to of course – weight control. And yes, there’s no doubt about it – the right kinds of probiotics are scientifically proven to help you manage your weight, shed unwanted pounds, and be a cornerstone […]

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New Weight Management Research: How To
Reactivate Your “Youth Metabolism”

Have you ever wondered why young people seem to burn fat effortlessly… And why they have seemingly limitless amounts of “bounce off the wall” energy available to them? Over 2,800 published scientific studies point to the single main reason behind this. And it promises to change everything we know about weight loss.  It’s not about […]

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How to Avoid Dangerous Toxins in Your Diet

What you eat may be the single most important toxin-exposure factor that you have control over. When it comes to avoiding toxins in your diet, there are three main goals that you should have: buy organic food, avoid buying foods in cans or plastic containers, and avoid processed or fast foods. Tip #1: Buy Organic […]

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How to Protect Your Vision as You Age

Most of us have grown up with the expectation that our eyesight will deteriorate with age, believing this process to be both natural and unavoidable. Yet not everyone experiences worsening eyesight or ocular diseases as they age, begging the questions: What makes some of us lose our sight while others are able to see well […]

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How to Manipulate Light to Sleep Better

Light plays a huge role in the natural sleep-wake cycle of nearly all animals, including humans. In fact, our circadian rhythm is synchronized with a light/dark cycle. By controlling your exposure, you can avoid light that will harm your sleep and add it in where it can help your sleep. Tip #1: Avoid Detrimental Light […]

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What is Cardiovascular Disease & What
Actually Causes It?

Whether you just got back from your annual checkup where you learned that your blood pressure or cholesterol is high, you are recovering from a heart attack, or you have seen these things happen to loved ones and want to avoid them, you have reached the point where you want to concentrate on boosting your […]

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You Can Be as Smart at 80 as You Were at 30

As you get older, it is likely that you will start to notice a difference in your memory. Maybe you forget where you put your keys, or you try to recall a movie from the previous night and find that you are struggling. Or maybe someone in your family is suffering from a neurological disease […]

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Detox Food and Drink Series: Green Tea for Detox

What you put into your body is one of the most important factors when it comes to the overall toxic load in your body. Some foods, like fast food, fried food, processed food, soda, and alcohol, contribute toxic compounds that harm your health.1 Other foods, like many whole plant-based foods do just the opposite, helping […]

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