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The Benefits of Beta-Carotene (May 2015)

What is Beta-Carotene? Beta-carotene is part of the carotenoid family, which contributes to the color or pigmentation of the fruit, oil, grains or vegetable. Generally these types of food are a hue of red, orange or yellow. Beta-carotene is considered fat soluble...

Diet Soda – Why Should You Avoid It? (April 2015)

Fluctuating weight gain and weight loss has caused millions of Americans to do the so called “yo-yo diet”. One thing in common with most is the common products that read “fat-free and sugar-free”. People often opt to buy products with this type of labeling to make...

Lipid Peroxidation (March 2015)

Lipid peroxidation is the oxidative damage caused to the lipids (cholesterol and other fats) contained on cell membranes. This lipid layer on the cell membrane has structural and functional roles in a healthy cell. They play a role in regulating cell growth and...

Obesity’s Connection to Cancer (February 2015)

Almost 30 percent of the worldwide population is overweight or obese (BMI, or “body mass index” greater than 30 for adults = obesity). Worldwide, obesity is also responsible for about 5 percent of deaths annually (1). In one recent report obesity is driving an...

Incorporating Protein into Your Diet (January 2015)

Protein is found throughout the body is virtually almost every tissue and organ. In fact, 20% of the human body is made up of protein. (1) The building blocks of protein are amino acids which carry out many roles such as transportation of nutrients, supporting our...

Benefits of Chlorella Supplementation (October 2014)

Did you know that our body is naturally able to remove toxins, chemicals, and poisons that we are exposed to on a daily basis? In our industrial society, considering the pollution and environmental contaminants, it is well understood you will get exposed to many of...

Reduce your Hemoglobin A1c Naturally (September 2014)

Diabetes is an epidemic. There are more people walking around today who either are diabetic or pre-diabetic and may not even know it. The statistics indicate that one in four Americans has either pre-diabetes or the full-blown disease (1)! This shouldn’t be...

Sport Drink Replacements (August 2014)

Thinking about swapping out soda for a sports drink instead? This may sound like a healthier option, but most sports drinks sold in the United States contain higher amounts of sugar than other beverages. This adds calories to diets and is contributing to the national...

Measles, Mumps & Rubella (July 2014)

Confirmed cases of measles have reached a high this year according to the Center of Disease Control. This is the most documented cases seen since 1994. Measles, also called Rubeola, invade the cells that line the back of the throat and lungs. Common Measles Symptoms...
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