Detox Before You Diet

Summer is practically upon us and this is the time of year you want to look good. Whether it’s a few pounds you want to shed or it’s in the double digits, I would recommend a holistic approach to dieting or weight loss by starting with an internal cleanse to detoxify your body. This will allow your body systems to … Read More

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Cholesterol. The Good Guy?

Cholesterol has gotten a bad rap. The fact is your body needs it.  Here are a few of the many important roles cholesterol plays in your body: It is a component of cell membranes and a starting material for synthesizing other steroids. Many of your hormones and vitamin D are made from cholesterol. Cholesterol transports fat-soluble vitamins throughout the body, … Read More

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Lungs, the Breath of Life

The biggest issue with the lungs is mucus and phlegm build up, which can clog the lungs, not allowing efficient release of the toxic gases, such as carbon dioxide. This can also block the amount of clean, fresh (hopefully) air the body needs to function at optimal levels. I only use the best herbs for the lungs in my formulas. … Read More

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Weight Loss Naturally, Part 2: The Thyroid

A causative factor in weight gain can be a sluggish or low thyroid. Often called the “master gland” or “power control center,’’ the thyroid is vital because of its interactions with other glands. It is also involved in sexual development and maturity. What the Thyroid Does The thyroid secretes two hormones that influence the rate and processes of basic body … Read More

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