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Want to get over a flu or cold faster? Think Elderberry!!

Elderberries and elderflowers, products of the Black elder tree, have a long history of use in folk medicine for the treatment of colds and flu. They are also traditionally used as a diuretic, laxative, diaphoretic (induces sweating), and to stimulate your immune system. According to the Canadian Therapeutic Research Centre Natural Medicines database (focused on […]

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Out with Gout

Gout is a type of inflammatory arthritis. It usually affects one joint at a time, often the big toe, but can spread to other joints making them look red and swollen. Gout occurs when urate crystals accumulate in your joint, causing the inflammation and intense pain of a gout attack. Urate crystals can form when […]

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Proper Gut Health=Better Sleep

Your gut produces around 400 times more melatonin, often referred to as the “sleep hormone”, than the pineal gland in your brain. By maintaining optimal gut health (healthy diet, low stress, healthy gut flora) you also benefit from optimal production of melatonin which has the following benefits: Melatonin is a powerful antioxidant. Studies have shown […]

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The Stress-Fat connection (and how to mitigate it)

In an ideal setting, your hormones are released in short bursts as opposed to being released over a long period of time. Functioning this way prevents developing a resistance to a hormone. It starts with cortisol. Cortisol, known as your stress hormone, if released in short bursts, like when you are being chased by a […]

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How to get FAT!

Very few clients have ever asked about how to gain fat. Most are in the market for fat loss. Whether you’re looking to gain or lose fat, the most well-known hormone related to fat storage is insulin. Hundreds of well-executed studies over the past century have shown the “eat-less-exercise-more” method of weight control having some […]

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Polarized Sunglasses: Why You Should Wear Them

During the sunny seasons you might get into the habit of wearing sunglasses to shade your eyes and protect them from harmful UV rays. Normal tinted sunglasses provide you only protection against harmful UV rays. Whereas polarized sunglasses contain an inbuilt laminated filter, which blocks harsh UV rays from the sun as well as reduces […]

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Compounding with a Difference!

Many drug stores offer clients medication compounding. This means that they can customize a medication to your specific needs. Perhaps a specific dose of medication works best for you but it is not mass-produced by pharmaceutical companies. Compounding pharmacies can make it for you in the dose that you find most beneficial. Perhaps you have […]

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Who needs CoQ10? Perhaps it’s you!

CoQ10’s multiple benefits Coenzyme Q10 is a vitamin-like compound which, in ideal conditions, is produced in adequate amounts by your body. CoQ10 is present in virtually all of your cells with the highest concentrations in your heart, liver, kidneys, and pancreas. CoQ10’s primary functions include acting as an antioxidant, a membrane stabilizer, and as a […]

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Benefits of Berberine

Berberine is a bitter-tasting yellow alkaloid found in roots, rhizomes, and stem bark of various plants including goldenseal and Oregon grape. Most often berberine is used to reduce blood glucose in people with type 2 diabetes. Studies have shown that taking berberine, combined with adopting a healthy lifestyle, reduces fasting blood glucose levels and HbA1c […]

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Activated Charcoal – Why should you have it?

Activated Charcoal – Why should you have it? Simply put, activated charcoal is carbon. “Activating” charcoal is a process which increases its surface area using high heat and an activating agent which results in the charcoal achieving a highly developed internal pore structure. Something like a sponge. The comparison to a sponge is appropriate since […]

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Liposomal GABA. How can it help you?

Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is a naturally occurring amino acid that works as a neurotransmitter in your brain. When GABA attaches to a protein in your brain known as a GABA receptor, it produces a calming effect. This can help with feelings of anxiety, stress, and fear. It may also help prevent seizures. GABA is available […]

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Bacteria and Stress

A great deal of focus has been placed on the importance of healthy gut flora (probiotics) and immune health. 70% of immune function takes place in your gut. However, it’s often only a passing mention that probiotics affect your mental health. It’s a handy line for marketing, and there is truth in that statement, but […]

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