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Natural Detoxification for Vibrant Health

No matter how healthy your diet or lifestyle, toxins still find a way into the body via pollutants in our environment. Environmental toxins of our modern-day life -- the pollutants, chemicals, and hormones -- are more than the average body can handle. The air we breathe, the foods we eat, and even the common household products we use on a daily basis can be harmful to our bodies. In addition, an … Read More...

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Our Emotions can Damage the Heart

Too much negative and positive emotions can affect heart health as well as our entire physical health. For many years doctors have pondered the connection between our mental and physical health. Today there is significant evidence that shows how improving psychological function and quality of life may help to ease symptoms of disease. People who are emotionally healthy are more connected and in … Read More...

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Run or Walk Your Way to a Healthy Heart

by Brenda Morales  Running is not only good for your soul; it is also good for your heart and overall health. Scientific evidence proves that regular exercise, particularly running, approximately 30 minutes at least five times a week has health benefits that extend well beyond any medication a doctor could prescribe. Studies have shown that running can help prevent obesity, type 2 diabetes, high … Read More...

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Fix Your Gut, Improve Your Overall Health

Importance of Elimination Diet by Brenda Morales Have you kept up with your New Year’s resolutions to lose weight or eat healthy?  If you have, good for you in making such a positive lifestyle change to improve your overall health. But, what about if you’re still struggling to keep your resolutions or if you’ve been walking a straight line – counting calories, working out, eating healthy – … Read More...

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Laughter is the Best Medicine

Laughter makes you feel good and triggers healthy physical changes in the body. When you live a joyful life your whole body benefits, especially your heart and mind. In fact, research shows that joyful individuals have less chance of having a heart attack and are more likely to have healthier blood pressure, lower cholesterol, weight management, and decreased stress levels. Humor and laughter also … Read More...

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Dragging Through the Day: Natural Remedies for Chronic Fatigue

Dragging Through the Day: Natural Remedies for Chronic Fatigue by Shannon Lochwood Do you find it a struggle to get out of bed each morning? Are you dragging to find the motivation to start your day? Is it difficult for you to attend to your daily tasks? Do you constantly feel like you are in a fog? If you always feel like you are tired, no matter how much sleep you get, you could be … Read More...

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Whole Foods Trump Supplements

Importance of selecting more natural or plant-based phytonutrients to stay healthy Vitamins are a group of substances that are essential for normal cell function, growth, and development. Scientists have discovered that the human body requires specific small quantities of 13 organic molecules, known as the 13 essential vitamins needed for the body to function. Every vitamin is made by living … Read More...

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The Effects of Stress on the Body: Learn how to manage and reduce stress

Stress is a normal and inevitable part of life. Stress is our body’s reaction to any change that requires an adjustment or response. The human body is designed to experience stress and react to it. The body reacts to these changes with physical, mental, and emotional responses. Each one of us is programmed with a “fight or flight" response, which is the body’s natural response to fear or danger, … Read More...

Stickies/Post-it Notes: Positive Mental Attitude

A positive attitude may increase longevity in patients with heart disease

A positive attitude can cause a chain reaction of positive outcomes, thoughts, and events. Likewise, according to a recent study published in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes patients with heart disease who have a positive attitude are more likely to exercise, reduce levels of stress hormones, adopt healthier lifestyle habits, and may live a longer life. A new study … Read More...

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Go Green for Life: Following a Plant Based Diet

by Brenda Morales Research shows that our typical meat-based Western diet that we consume today may increase the risk of heart disease, compared with diets high in fruits and vegetables. A new study now presents the potential health benefits of following a plant-based diet and why physicians should consider recommending plant-based diet to all their patients, especially those with high blood … Read More...

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