6 Ways to Boost Focus & Concentration Naturally

Our daily choices affect the brain, as well as the rest of the body — and sometimes our modern environment can make us feel a little off, tired, or experience a lack of concentration or “brain fog”. Thankfully, there are some habits we can adopt to naturally support focus and productivity each day. Here are some top tips to try: … Read More

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7 Healthy Brain Foods to Eat This Week

When we discuss health, it’s often centered around topics like strong bones and heart, balanced blood sugar and healthy weight. But we mustn’t forget about the important organ that sits atop our whole body and is vital for everything we think and do: the brain! Good Brain Foods By considering the health of our entire body, including the brain, we … Read More

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Gotta Go Too Often?

  If you are one of those folks who needs to urinate more frequently than most, there is a reason. Or let me say, many reasons. One of them could be an irritated bladder. Here are some of the stimulants that aggravate the bladder: sweet dried fruit; condiments, such as soy sauce, vinegar, ketchup, mayo, because they contain acids or … Read More

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Itchy skin & watery eyes? You could have allergies!

  An allergy is an abnormal reaction to something in your environment or to a food you eat. Triggers are called allergens. The allergens in food are somewhat of a mystery to medical science. It is largely unknown why some food proteins are more allergenic than others. Allergies are labeled, identified, and classified by how, and to what degree, the … Read More

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Vitamin B2 – Riboflavin

Vitamin B2 is now called riboflavin. This is one of the most widely distributed water-soluble vitamins in the body. As a co-enzyme, it is important in the metabolism of fats, carbohydrates and proteins. Like other nutrients, it participates in the formation of red blood cells and antibodies, and is good for healthy eyes, hair, skin and nails. Another way that … Read More

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“Oh, My Aching Back!”

Do you get backaches? Here’s my view on the topic. Several factors contribute to backaches, such as stress, strain and injury. Stress, whether it is emotional or physical, creates nutritional demands upon the body.  In most instances, dietary intake of essential nutrients may already be sub-optimal, and the result of nutritional imbalances can be muscle fatigue or cramping. Strictly from a … Read More

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Getting the Best from Vitamin E

Vitamin E is another one of the free radical scavengers. It is a great antioxidant.  And, remember that free radicals are constantly being produced in your body during normal metabolic activities.  I often recommend taking up to 1000 IU (international units) on a daily basis. However, you cannot just jump in and start taking that much. If you do, you could … Read More

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Branching Out the Family Tree: Improving Reproductive Health

Can the reproductive system be nourished to become fertile? Every system, gland, organ and function in the body REQUIRES nutrients to be able to perform and function properly. The question is, can we feed ourselves enough so that they perform at optimal levels? The answer is yes … and no. Nourishment and support to your reproductive system can be attained through … Read More

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Energy Metabolism

The body gets its energy from the foods you eat through the process of healthy metabolism of fats, carbohydrates and proteins. Energy metabolism is one of the most important aspects of good health. Metabolism is the term used to describe the sum of all chemical processes which take place in the body. There are quite a few nutrients essential for … Read More

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Fear and Stress – An Unhealthy Combination

Fear and stress can be very detrimental to your health, but fear is the deadliest of all. Fear has many different effects on an individual and the body. On one level, it is a mind killer in the sense that it erodes your courage and confidence, and at the same time it fuels doubt, uncertainty and low self-esteem. From a physiological … Read More

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