Category Archives for Wellness

Foods Containing Lycopene and Natural Aspirin

Lycopene is the pigment that gives tomatoes, guavas, watermelon and pink grapefruit their red color. It is a related to beta carotene and is a fat soluble antioxidant. Lycopene has twice the power of beta

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Enjoy the Sunlight…Get a Healthy Tan

Sunlight is necessary for life. It is absolutely essential for optimal health. It stimulates the immune system and aids in the production of vitamin D. Vitamin D has been shown to reduce fractures of the

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Cholesterol/CoQ10 connection

Cholesterol plays an important role in many of the functions in the body. Every cell in your body contains cholesterol and it is a building block of several hormones. Cholesterol helps make vitamin D and

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What Is Your Calcium & Vitamin D Status?

Have you ever wondered why some people can eat all they want and not get fat, while others are in a constant battle with extra pounds? The answer may have to do with vitamin D and calcium status. Sunlight

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3 Ways To Recharge Your Defense System

Viruses that cause infections are smaller than bacteria. These viruses can pass through the smallest cellular filters of the body. We breathe in several hundred thousand viruses every minute. Viral infections

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10 Ways To Embrace Stress

Stress is something everyone experiences on a daily basis. Others, even, take stress to bed and sleep on it! Stress is difficult to define since it is different for each of us. It has been defined as,

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Chemicals That Disrupt Hormone Production

BPA (Bisphenol -A) is an industrial chemical that mimics estrogen & has been in use since the 1930’s. Your endocrine system is a collection of glands that produce hormones that regulate your body’s

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Is Your Body Too Acidic?

The body tends to become too acidic when it loses its alkaline reserve. Acidosis is a condition where there is too much acid in the body. The causes of acidosis include disorders of the liver, adrenal

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Improving Liver/Gallbladder Function

Your red blood cells have a lifespan of 120 days. When that time has elapsed they become fragile and rupture. A pigmented portion of the red blood cell breaks down into a yellow pigment called bilirubin

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Improving Glutathione Levels

Glutathione is a part of a critical detoxifying and antioxidant enzyme system. It is regarded as the MASTER antioxidant in the body. It aids in protecting the liver from toxic damage (i.e. cigarette smoke,

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