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Does “Over The Counter” make it safe?

I was reading an article about a hidden danger inside over the counter medications. It’s one that not many people would even think of, but it can lead to some pretty harsh side-effects if one doesn’t pay attention to what they’re really putting in their body. But before I get to this hidden danger, let’s go over some of the more widely known side effects of these easy-to-get drugs. • Acetaminophen can... read more

The Amazing Acai Berry!

A diet rich in antioxidants is a great way to keep a healthy immune system, neutralize cell damaging free radicals and combat various forms of cancer. One of the most potent sources of antioxidants hails from a type of palm tree in the Amazon rain forest in Brazil: the acai berry. The antioxidant measurement score, ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity), is used to determine how potent a food is in... read more

Beware of Heavy Metal!

No, this article is not about the music industry or even lifting weights. And although heavy metal can be a good thing, depending on who you are and what you like, what we are talking about here are the toxic metals that are showing up in laboratory analyses of food products and nutritional supplements. The usual culprits that show up in testing are arsenic, mercury, lead and cadmium, but there are... read more

Chlorella “The single cell superfood”

When it comes to overall health, few people would think to look to algae as a wealth of beneficial nutrition. The simple, single-celled organism known to the nutritional world as chlorella is a whole food (meaning you can eat the entire thing) that packs a massive dose of healthy benefits. With every serving of chlorella you get a rich dosage of nutrients like: • Vitamins such as A, C, E and K • Minerals... read more

Why You Eat? Hunger and Appetite

I have been asked countless times how to lose weight, how to get in shape, what is the best diet, etc. You must understand the purpose of eating. You should be eating to nourish your body, first and foremost. Why do you eat? Do you eat because you’re bored? Because you are sad or depressed? Or do you eat for entertainment? Why you eat is an essential component in weight loss & health. Why you eat has... read more

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