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High Fat Diets and Heart Disease

High Fat Diets and Heart Disease

Published on December 20, 2018 by

What’s the best diet for you to eat? High-fat or low-fat? There is so much information about these suggesting one is better than the other, you may be confused regarding which one is better. I don’t blame you! But let me see if I can clear the air a bit by giving you some information

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Strong Bones and Healthy Arteries Connection

Published on November 29, 2015 by

You might ask what do strong bones have to do with your arteries’ health. Most people have never heard of the connection but in order for you to have the best of both, you must have the right nutrients in your body. One of the most important, but little known, nutrients for this is Vitamin

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DHEA: Restorative Therapy

Published on March 15, 2015 by

Maintaining optimal levels of DHEA can help improve your health in multiple ways. We recommend optimal levels of DHEA in order to achieve this. Optimal serum levels for women are around 250 ug/dl to 300 ug/dl and for men are around 350 ug/dl to 400 ug/dl DHEAS (the measured metabolite of DHEA in your blood).

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Melatonin Benefits more than just Sleep

Published on January 11, 2015 by

You have probably heard of melatonin, the supplement that can help you sleep. But have you heard that melatonin has a lot of other actions that help improve your health, and may enhance your lifespan? We have discussed telomeres and how they affect the aging process. As you age, your telomeres shorten. If you have

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Lung Power and Aging

Published on January 10, 2015 by

We all know that you need to breathe to stay alive. But have you ever thought about what happens to your lungs as you get older. The truth is that lung function declines as you get older. Studies from the 1970’s have shown this way back then. It’s actually shocking that most of the medical

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Keep “PACE” with Your Health

Published on January 10, 2015 by

Exercising has always been an essential part of a lifetime of healthy living. If you embrace a healthy lifestyle, studies have shown an up to 80% reduced risk of developing degenerative medical conditions [1] and incorporating regular exercise into your lifestyle plays a major part. Unfortunately, most Americans don’t exercise enough, and there is always

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Homocysteine and Your Heart Health

Published on December 6, 2014 by

During one of your exams you may have discovered that you have an elevated level of homocysteine. Homocysteine is a blood marker that helps us to measure the inflammation that’s going on inside of your body. This inflammation can lead to multiple degenerative problems, especially cardiovascular disease. Some physicians have even said that the number-one

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Keep Your Arteries Swept Clean

Published on November 14, 2014 by

Cardiovascular disease (heart disease) is the leading cause of death in the United States. The main way it develops is through a process called atherosclerosis, where deposition of abnormal fatty substances occurs resulting in inflammation of the lining of the arteries (called the endothelial lining), hardening of the arteries (arteriosclerosis), and subsequent blockage of the

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Inflammation and Your Brain

Published on August 10, 2014 by

Would you like to live longer but live with an active mind? One potent action you can do to help you maintain your brain health is to boost the efficiency of your immune system. Your immune system helps fight off outside toxins and invaders. It has the ability to recognize and destroy toxins, bacteria, viruses,

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Menopausal Syndrome and Hormone Therapy

Published on September 2, 2013 by

Menopause literally means the end of monthly menstruation cycle. More accurately menopause is the cessation of the primary function of the ovaries, i.e. when women no longer ovulate, signaling the end of the fertile phase in women’s life cycle. Menopause usually begins around the age range of 42–58. The transition from reproductive to non-reproductive phase occur

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