Foods to Boost Your Immune System

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We are all surrounded by a sea of life threatening microbes. Our immune system protects us from these microbes. Antibiotic medicines are used to fight bacterial infections. Though, antibiotics can be a life saver for serious bacterial infections, over use for minor bacterial or viral infections (like common cold and flu) can make disease causing […]

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Detox for a Healthier Body

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For the first 5000 years of civilization, humans relied on foods and herbs for medicine.  Only in the past 50 years have we forgotten our medicinal “roots” in favor of patent medicines.  While pharmaceuticals have their value, we should not forget the well-documented, non-toxic and inexpensive healing properties of whole foods.  Can nutrition really reverse […]

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Broccoli Sprouts May Help Fight Cancer

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Cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, kale, cabbage, cauliflower and garden cress, all help in fighting cancer by mitigating the effects of environmental carcinogens. However, broccoli is the most powerful of all the cruciferous family of vegetables with its excellent anti-oxidant properties. It’s heartening to note that we can get all the benefits of this natural […]

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Hormones and Weight Loss

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Some people hear the word “hormones” and they think cravings, weight gain, mood fluctuations, bloating, fatigue, anxiety, low sex drive and more!  Hormones! But it does not have to be that way.  Hormones are responsible for many other changes in the female body. For some women, it’s smooth sailing, but for many others, it’s plain […]

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Difference between Surviving and Thriving

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Do you recognize the difference between surviving and thriving?  Half of the people on earth live at or near poverty level.  They survive.  They do not thrive.  Similarly, there are biochemical levels of nutrients in the body that allow us to thrive rather than just survive. Humans have survived car crashes at 200 miles per […]

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