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Most Popular Supplements

I just sent out an article: Supplements You Should Take: Two Key Supplements For Everyone.  Yes, there are two essential supplements that I recommend for most everyone, but there are a few more get an honorary mention (for specific conditions). To sum up my newsletter, here are my ultimate favorites for most of my clients […]

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Theanine Benefits

Just because we live in paradise, doesn’t mean we don’t feel a bit tense and anxious sometimes.  If the whole world is sitting on top of your shoulders, and life is moving just too fast, I may have a little glimmer of hope for you. Many of us take daily prescriptions like xanax and paxill to […]

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Must Have: Nutritional Supplement

Prior to working with Betsy Markle I had tried all different types of supplements expensive & inexpensive.  I never really felt different when I took them or saw any benefit so it was always an expense that was hard to justify.  When I did my first nutritional consultation with Betsy I explained to her that […]

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Dietary Supplement Information

I believe nutritional supplements are a confusing topic for most people.  Most doctors and health care providers are not trained in this field.  As a Registered Dietitian, you would think it would have been part of my schooling as well, but it was not.  Fortunately, I gained a ton of experience when I worked at […]

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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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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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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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Essential Fatty Acids

Omega 3 fatty acids, also known as fish oil, are the only fats that are considered “essential” to our body. Basically, these fats can be subdivided into Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). EPA and DHA are the beneficial parts of the fish oil. It’s almost impossible to obtain enough of the essential EPA […]

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Too Much Vitamin E?

Many of you may have heard of a recent study suggesting that Vitamin E supplementation may be harmful for your health. Miller’s-et-al article, “High-Dosage Vitamin E Supplementation May Increase All-Cause Mortality” reported that supplemental intake of Vitamin E at doses greater than 150 IU/day progressively increase your mortality. After a segment was aired on the […]

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