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Boost Your Immune System

1. Sleep. Try to get at least 8 hours of sleep a night. Give your body a chance to rest and repair itself from various stresses from the day. 2. Eat at least 5 fruits and vegetables per day. They are excellent in providing essential nutrients, so our bodies have an easier time fighting disease […]

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How Much Vitamin D Do I Need?

There’s a lot of new research suggesting that supplemental Vitamin D significantly reduces mortality and its thought that at least 85% of Americans are deficient! Some doctors are starting to test for Vitamin D deficiency, supplementation is more common, and there’s even a Vitamin D Council to provide you with the latest research. Why is […]

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Healthy Stool

It’s not a lovely topic, but sometimes it’s important to talk about stool, AKA poop, crap, dump, bm, #2. As a nutritionist, I ask every one of my clients about their stool. Do you go regularly? How many times a day? What is the consistency? What color is it? Answers to these questions help clarify […]

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Foods Causing Cancer

Last year I wrote about Cancer Prevention when my Dad was diagnosed with Prostate Cancer.  After surgery and treatment, I am happy to say that he is doing great.  That newsletter, “Cancer Prevention” is archived on my website.  In the past month, our family has received sad news that two more family members have been […]

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Hormones in Cattle

I know what you are thinking. I’m that mean lady who tells you about one more food that shouldn’t be eating. I hope you can understand that I am just trying to educate you so you make the best choices for you and your family. Also, I picked this topic for personal reasons. My business, […]

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What is Good Bacteria?

Did you know that our digestive tract is coated with 100 trillion bacteria? There are more bacteria in our bodies than stars in the sky. Some of these bacteria are bad but the majority of them are good bacteria, also known as probiotics. They are medically defined as organisms that promote good health and establish […]

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Trans Fats

Did you know that New York City and Chicago are seriously considering the ban of trans fats in their restaurants? Well it looks like trans fats are the new cigarettes. Also, as of January 2006, trans fats are required to be listed on Nutrition Facts Labels. With all this recent controversy over these harmful fats, […]

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Reducing Cancer Risk

Last month, my family hit me with the news that my Dad was just diagnosed with Prostate Cancer. Anytime you find out someone you love has the Big C, it’s a blow to your heart. Well, luckily my Dad’s cancer was caught in the early stage. He will be undergoing surgery sometime this month, then […]

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Supplements for Heart Disease

As a continuation of last month’s newsletter, Secrets of Cholesterol Lowering Drugs, we know it is important to make many lifestyle changes in hope to stop Statin Drugs. Appropriate dietary supplementation will help to amplify the cardiovascular benefit. In this newsletter, you will find information on six supplements that I believe are the most beneficial […]

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Statin Side Effects

Cholesterol-lowering drugs, also known as Statin drugs, are a booming market. Over 16 million Americans take these kinds of drugs. Lipitor, the market leader, sold approximately $13 Billion in 2002. Since these drugs are so popular, we should educate ourselves. Current Statin drugs: Lipitor, Zocor, Pravachol, Lescol, Mevacor, and Crestor. How they work: Statin drugs […]

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