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5 Supplements to Keep Your Brain and Body Sharp

It’s true, our Baby Boomer population, those aged 51 to 69, is more active and healthier than ever before. So much so, that the U.N. estimates that by 2050 the world population will have more people over age 65 than children aged 5 or younger for the first time ever. But even though you may look and feel younger, you …

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Natural Ways to Support Your Aging Body

While you can’t stop your body from aging, you can try to age gracefully by understanding what triggers the aging process. Aging, is well, a fact of life. As you grow older, looking older is simply a reality. Although you may not be able to stop your skin and bones from aging, you can understand what triggers the aging process, …

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6 Common Nutrient Deficiencies on a Gluten Free Diet

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What is Gluten and How Does It Affect the Body? Gluten sensitivity (or actual Celiac Disease) is a condition that affects people who eat gluten (a protein found in wheat, barley, and rice). Their bodies mount an immune response to Gliadin (a protein in Gluten) which affects the lining of their small intestine. Symptoms of Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease …

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Garden of Life® and Vitamin Code® RAW ONE™ for Women and RAW ONE™ for Men

– SPONSORED ARTICLE FROM GARDEN OF LIFE – Today’s blog is from Garden of Life® and Vitamin Code® RAW ONE™ for Women and RAW ONE™ for Men. As you probably know, Garden of Life® is all about empowering extraordinary health. In fact, that’s our mission—always has been and always will be. Since we care about your health, that’s why we …

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Let’s Be Honest: Vitamins and Supplements Are Good For Us

Know your source and understand the data: A response to recent report against the need for vitamins and supplements. I was a bit surprised to open the CNN website on the Internet and see the following headline “Are multivitamins a waste of money? Editorial in medical journal says yes”. The Journal referred to is the Annals of Internal Medicine, so …

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Herbs and Supplements – What you need to know!

As with prescription medications, certain herbs and supplements can have inadvertent effects or consequences that may be relevant when undergoing anesthesia and surgery.  Increased bleeding risk, blood pressure variations and unpredictable response to anesthesia have all been ascribed to certain supplements.  It is important to notify your physician about not only your prescription medications, but also your vitamins, herbs and …

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