7 Sneaky Everyday Items that Cause Us Pain

Dealing with pain and aren’t sure why? It could be caused by something common you do every day and didn’t realize was an issue. Here are some of the top offenders and how you can modify them to reduce strain and pain over time: #1 Electronic Devices Smartphones, computers, and even e-readers can be tough on the eyes, but they’re hard on posture, … 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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What’s the Science Behind Your Supplement?

Gender-specific supplements are not a new thing. They began over 25 years ago. But perhaps you didn’t know it was Michael’s® Naturopathic Programs that introduced this whole new supplement category to the marketplace. Today, many major companies have added gender-specific supplements to their line. But it began with us. Here’s how… Back in the day, my wife and I were … Read More

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Are You What You Eat?

Everyone knows about “comfort foods”. We all run to them when we’re feeling a little down, stressed or depressed. We eat what makes us feel good during those times. The truth is that we have an emotional attachment to what’s on our plate, which is why dieting is one of the hardest things to do. On a personal level for … Read More

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When You Lose, You Win: Simple steps for a healthy diet and daily routine

As summer arrives, we all become concerned about how we may look in a bathing suit. Maybe this is the time to re-examine your diet and daily routine. If you are going to eat carbohydrates, eat those that are 100% complete carbohydrates, often referred to as Complex Carbohydrates. These are foods that have fiber and nutrients; not the empty carbohydrates … Read More

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Acne, Aging and Attitude

We are in summer mode. The time of year when you want to look your very best. An important aspect of that is your facial appearance. Whether you’re dealing with acne or wrinkles, being in the sun doesn’t help either situation. Whether you choose a product with SPF 50 or a lower SPF, you need something to diminish the harsh … 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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Weight Loss Naturally

Weight loss is a major topic with many ways to approach it. There are psychological concerns as well as physiological and glandular effects at work in most everyone with weight issues. Levels of stress affect weight as well. Stress depletes calcium, which disrupts the relationship between potassium and sodium, and five to 15 pounds can be gained very quickly through … Read More

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How to Have Good Days When Things Go Wrong

When I counsel people, I always ask how their day starts. Do you wake up tired? Are you moody in the morning? Are you sensitive or irritable? These questions help me to determine what is going on healthwise. These symptoms are all related to hypoglycemia or low blood sugar. If you are relating to these conditions upon waking, then consider … Read More

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If Fish is Your Dish, Read This!

There is hardly a fish species that isn’t affected by pollution. After all we use the oceans as a dumping ground for our garbage. And guess what? Our garbage is loaded with chemicals. In addition to that, our sewer system also dumps into the oceans and because our bodies throw off toxic chemicals when it can they too are in … Read More

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