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Omega 3’s, Mood, and Immunity -Mind/Body Interface

Read the comprehensive analysis, retrieved from the EBSCO Medical Research Database here —> Mind-body interface The connection between mind and body is not like a set of wires plugged into specific sockets, it’s in every cell. Our emotions influence neuropeptides, our perception of events effects our hormones,

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Meet the Herbs in Your Meals

  readynutrition.com Herbs and spices are not only essential to great tasting dishes, they are also a whole new dimension of nutrition and biochemistry.  Herbs are sources of vitamins and minerals, but their active ingredients, called secondary metabolites, have been known and used for millenia. In this

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7 Day Analysis of HealthSavor Meals – Antioxidants

  A recent assignment in my Antioxidants course offered me a great opportunity: To conduct a review of my diet for a week and then list and analyze the antioxidants. ……………………………. I saw this as a win-win, as I will learn something AND I can share it

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Gut Instincts – You’re not only feeding yourself…

Wanna hear something pretty neat? The human body contains over 10 times more microbial cells than human cells. We are more bacteria than “us”. Of course, their cells are much smaller and thus we are only just now beginning to notice and appreciate their role. We live

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Vitamin K. Quick Overview

Vitamin K is best known as the substance most responsible for blood coagulation. The letter, “K,” derives from its German name, Koagulationsvitamin, which signifies its ability to help blood clot or coagulate. Boring…… I mean, while it is a very important function in the body, we have

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Extraordinary vitamin E

The following blog contains info that may ultimately save you or a loved ones life, or help them manage a condition. Knowledge is power, and vitamin E is a powerhouse. When you think vitamin E, think fat. Not the kind of fat that you WANT to lose,

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Vitamin D. Micro to Macro

When I first began learning about nutrition, just the real basics, I noticed how my food decisions naturally began to correct themselves as I remembered little tidbits at first, then just kept slowly building on that knowledge. Read through this basic but thorough review of vitamin D

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Eat well, but be cool, too

Non-communicable disease and loss of general well-being are linked directly to our choices of diet, lifestyle, communication methods, as well as, although not always as voluntary, our mental processes. The very nature of my education in this program revolves around holistic thinking, and zeroing in on one

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Vitamin C – Beyond the OJ

Vitamin C has become so identified with orange juice and the prevention of the common cold, that 98% of the people I have consulted did not know that it actually has other critical roles to play, or that there were vegetables that were better sources than an

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Fundemental Integrative Approach to Rheumatoid Arthritis: Prevention-Management-Recovery

Rheumatoid Arthritis Prevention-Management-Recovery  The first section of this article lays out the most common tests and treatments for RA. For the Fundemental Integrative Approach, and how diet plays a part, please skip down to the section titled  Treating more than just the symptoms… Musculoskeletal injuries and conditions

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Why Go Gluten Free?

Gluten is a primary protein found in many grains. With increased consumption of highly refined wheat flour over the last 50 years, many individuals have found they are gluten-sensitive. LEARN MORE

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