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Are You a Pre-Diabetic?

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The Standard American Diet (SAD) typically consists of foods high in sugar, calories, carbohydrates, and bad fats, and low in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and protein. This diet has been linked to the development of many different health issues like diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune diseases, and certain cancers. A diet high in sugar is especially harmful…

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How Stress Ages Us

Chronic stress affects many people and can be caused by financial struggles, marital issues, health issues, demanding careers, or a number of other different things. We may think chronic stress just makes us tired and more agitated, but we often don’t consider the effects it can have on our body. Stress can age us and…

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The Aging Effects of Stress

Stress is affecting your quality of life by: It is messing with your brainIncreases risk of heart attack, heart disease and strokeStress dials down your immune systemChronic stress contributes to agingContributing to weight gain and digestive disordersChronic stress affects your mood and relationshipsStress increases painStress affects sexuality and reproductive functionsChronic stress affects your skin, hair…

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Tachycardia

Tachycardia generally refers to a resting heart rate that is higher than one-hundred beats per minute. Some potential reasons for an elevated heart rate are stress, anxiety, physical exertion through exercise or a physically demanding task, anemia, anger, certain medications, heart damage, congenital heart problems, high blood pressure, hyperthyroidism, and some other medical conditions. Heart…

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SIBO Explained

Digestive disorders have become more and more common in the last few years. Diagnoses of conditions like IBS, Crohn’s disease, colitis, leaky gut syndrome, Celiac disease, and many others are increasing every year, but experts aren’t sure why. It could be due to a number of things such as increased environmental toxins, poor diet, low…

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Is it SIBO or IBS?

Symptoms of SIBO and IBS include: NauseaBloatingVomitingDiarrheaMalnutritionWeight LossJoint PainFatigueRashesAcneEczemaAsthmaDepressionRosacea Lab Mentioned in Today’s Show: Comprehensive Panel – The GWH – 3. Comprehensive Panel w Consult panel contains 13 tests with 102 biomarkers. Product Mentioned in Today’s Show: Lauricidin – Monolaurin is a natural, plant-based medium chain saturated fatty acid extracted from coconut oil that offers…

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Causes of Joint Pain

Joint pain affects people of all ages, and it can be caused by several different things. An injury, certain infections and diseases, dehydration, and inflammation can all cause acute or chronic joint pain. Some of these things can be prevented through a proper diet, certain supplements, and light exercise, but what do you do if…

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Antinutrients and Nightshades

Antinutrients are compounds mostly found in foods and drinks that interfere with the body’s ability to absorb nutrients like certain vitamins and minerals. Legumes, grains, and nuts and seeds often have the highest concentration of antinutrients, but they can also be found in certain herbs, spices, and fruits and vegetables. There are many different types…

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Oxalates, Lectins and Nightshades…Oh, My!

An oxalate are chemical compounds found in many green vegetables and other “healthy” foods. Your body produces them as waste products as well. Glutathione is your body’s master antioxidant and detoxifier. It is vital for metabolizing the toxins. Some examples of the damage that can be done by glutathione deficiency include: Inability to repair DNAToxin…

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All About Probiotics

Probiotics are an important part of a supplement regimen and a healthy lifestyle, but just how important are they? They have shown potential in easing the symptoms of conditions like IBS, acid reflux, constipation, and even anxiety and depression. Taking a daily probiotic is one of the best things you can do to help promote…

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