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New Glutathione-Boosting Probiotic Available in US

It’s hard to imagine that our gut could play such a big role in detoxification but it does. We are learning more about the gut microbiome and all the probiotic strains that help support good health. Sometimes I get frustrated when people just focus on one little bitty thing, like one supplement (say vitamin C […]

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MTRR and B12

MTRR and Vitamin B12 Impact Your Homocysteine

Over the last few years, there has been exploding information about epigenetics, SNPs, and methylation defects associated with the enzyme called “MTHFR.”  

But there are other kids on the block you know, it’s not just all about methylation. There is another gene similar to MTHFR and it is abbreviated MTRR. The official name of this […]

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How to Make Natural Mosquito and Bug Repellant

It’s that time of year, buzz, swat, slap … it’s mosquito season. Chances are you live in an area that has a thriving population of mosquitoes or other nuisance insect biters. These pesky, irritating insects can pose a health concern. The bites can cause itchy allergic reactions and some of them spread disease like West […]

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Vitamin List

Avoid Dangerous Interactions When Taking Supplements

We are better off getting our nutrients from healthy foods and beverages, but dietary supplements can fill a nutritional gap.  It’s confusing to know when you should take certain nutrients, especially the minerals which can bind or “chelate” with a lot of different medications. It’s also difficult to time your supplements around meals and medications. […]

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Depression

Have You Stopped Enjoying Life? Could Be Low Dopamine

Some people feel so bad they want to die, but don’t follow through because they actually lack motivation. There is no pleasure. That must sound doesn’t it, but it holds true for many. Why bother with anything, nothing brings you pleasure… this kind of depression is related to dopamine imbalances. Does it sound like you? […]

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vite

The Truth About Natural Vitamin E (as opposed to other kinds)

We are all afraid of losing our mind, and our memory. It’s scary to forget what you were just saying or where you put your glasses. No one is clear about what causes memory loss or neurodegenerative brain disorders, but we do know that fat-soluble vitamins like vitamin E support brain health. Some people are […]

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What Your Doctor Should Have Ordered Instead of Those Drugs!

Sometimes I read journal articles implying that vitamins are harmful. Then the media spins out of control with headlines about our God-given nutrients, and how they could hasten our death. The naive public (their target audience) is suddenly afraid, rushing into the arms of tested and FDA approved -so therefore, they have to be GOOD […]

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If You Think Lyme is Bad, Meet Babesia
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[This is part 1 of my 2 part series on Babesia. This one is intended to help you recognize it, and part 2 will address treatment options.]   Would you tell a friend or colleague that you thought they had an infection which is difficult to cure? 

This is what happened to me while driving […]

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Your Brain Loves Magnesium L-Threonate

Have you ever forgotten a word or someone’s name that you should know? It happens to all of us, but what if you frequently find that you have trouble with ‘word finding’ or you keep forgetting to pay bills or get lost easily?  Your kids will tell say you had a “brain fart” or “senior […]

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What’s in ThyroScript Thyroid Formula and Why

What’s in ThyroScript and why? Thyroid hormone supports cardiac output, a healthy heart rate, your respiratory rate, and basal metabolic rate. Problems here may cause you to feel cold, fatigued or hold on to weight. ThyroScript provides supportive nutrients for a healthy thyroid gland and improve tissue levels of thyroid hormone. DPPIV. ThyroScript contains a […]

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