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Bad Magic – Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners are worse for you than any form of sugar. They can be found in many different foods, drinks, candies, and even some medications. Artificial sweeteners like sucralose and aspartame have been linked to the development of birth defects, neurological diseases, obesity, diabetes, and some cancers. This is why we like to call artificial…

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Common Signs of Adrenal Insufficiency

Poor adrenal function is something we discuss frequently because it can have a big impact on overall health and well-being, and it is also one of the most common undiagnosed medical issues. Poor adrenal function can be hard to diagnose because it shares symptoms with many other medical conditions, but it is important to know…

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Are You a Pre-Diabetic?

Microphone and computer; timing is everything for health.

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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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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Probiotics – The Next Big Thing!

5 Benefits of a Probiotic Supplement: Improves Mental HealthSupports DigestionBoosts Immune FunctionPromote Weight LossEnhances Skin Health How do you choose the right probiotic? Brand QualityHigh CFU countSurvivability and strain diversityPrebiotics and supplementary ingredientsStability and organism typesSugarLiving vs. dead Probiotics mentioned in todays show: Probiotic 225 – is a maximum-strength probiotic for cases of acute gastrointestinal…

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Cleaning Up Your Liver

Our bodies have to deal with a near constant influx of toxins including pesticides, chemicals, pollutants in our air and water, heavy metals, and much more. Our liver is largely responsible for filtering through these toxins, but it often ends up overworked and dysfunctional. Decreasing your exposure to toxins, and eating foods and taking supplements…

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Adrenal Fatigue or Holiday Blues?

We’ve talked about adrenal fatigue before, but it’s worth discussing again. Adrenal fatigue is very common, but most sufferers don’t realize they have it, and considering how much it can affect your quality of life, it’s something you should know about. However, with the holidays comes a lot of stress, and for some people it…

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Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome is the name given to a group of risk factors that greatly increase your chances of experiencing diabetes, stroke, and heart disease. These risk factors include high blood sugar, high triglycerides, low HDL (“good”) cholesterol, excess body fat – especially abdominal fat – and high blood pressure. These are common issues, but having…

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The United States of Stress

Stress is one of the biggest issues facing our society nowadays. We lead such fast-paced, busy lives that it’s difficult to ever let ourselves unwind, and we often allow meaningless things to stress us out and dampen our mood. There are many things that can contribute to stress like vitamin and mineral deficiencies, sleep deprivation,…

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