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Vitamin D: Case of a Mistaken Identity!

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Breaking news in vitamin world: a vital hormone has been mistakenly known and referred to as a vitamin for years! It has been receiving huge claim in recent years as more and more studies point to its necessity in the prevention … Continue reading

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Our Genetics Necessitate Consumption of Omega 3’s!

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Fish oils are a source of omega 3, a fatty acid considered essential for the proper functioning of your body. It is considered essential because your body does not have a way of manufacturing this oil from other dietary nutrients. … Continue reading

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Considerations When Buying Supplements (part II)

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When supplementing your diet with vitamins and minerals or treating a condition with nutraceuticals or herbal remedies, another area (apart from what’s been discussed in part I) that requires careful consideration, is the route of administration! Should you take a … Continue reading

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Considerations when buying supplements

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The market is currently saturated with health products claiming to heal almost every condition under the sun! Navigating such a maze can often be a very taxing task and at best should be left to the expertise of a licensed … Continue reading

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Licorice for Spasmodic Coughs, fatigue & …

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The history of licorice as a medicinal plant dates back thousands of years. From treating gastric ulcers to stopping a coughing fit to raising your blood pressure and boosting your exhausted adrenals, licorice does all that and more. The name … Continue reading

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Treating Cold Sores

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Cold sores are usually a manifestation of exhaustion. Once our body has reached its maximum capacity for dealing with daily stressors, from traffic jams to stressful jobs to low nutrient diets all exerting their negative influence, our body’s defenses lower … Continue reading

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Calcium is NOT the answer to bone health!

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A health concern for the majority of us whether young or old is our bone health. Unfortunately for most, it’s only in the latter decades of life that such concerns begin to surface as the reality of osteoporosis and the … Continue reading

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the Yin & Yang of the Cold & Flu

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Traditional medicines -Chinese, Ayurveda & those of other less well known cultures- all hold that there are two opposing forces (or energies) in nature and that they need to be in balance for the harmonious functioning of all things. With regards to … Continue reading

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