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This Is Why I Threw Out My Multivitamin

Just like you, I’ve spent a lot of hard-earned money on multivitamins through the years, figuring they will work behind the scenes to improve or maintain my health.  I was never really sure if they did anything for me, so I kept switching brands. It’s not like I felt anything happening, nor did I feel more […]

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Health Problems That Clinton and Trump Might Expect

I’m interested in politics so when I got hold of the presidential candidates medication list, I naturally scrutinized it. I am really interested to see what our nominees are taking because it gives me a glimpse into their overall health. Because I study drug nutrient depletion, I know what nutrients are lost when you take […]

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36 Foods that Contain Aspirin 


Ingredients similar to aspirin were extracted from meadowsweet and willow bark centuries ago, bit in 1899, salicin was altered into a patentable drug called aspirin which is abbreviated as ASA for “acetylsalicylic acid.”  Notice the prefix “acetyl” on that, because I will come back to that at the end of this article. Aspirin was approved […]

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10 Natural Solutions for Allergies and Sinusitus

Allergic rhinitis is the medical term for allergies and while you might think it’s just from pollen or pet dander, or maybe gluten or dairy, that’s not really the case. Pollution is a big trigger for allergies and in cities where fracking takes place, respiratory and lung function takes a hit.  In the last 50 […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Eat Leftovers or Fermented Foods

This whole article was inspired by my General Contractor Greg, who I helped feel better with one simple tip. I told him to by stop drinking kombucha every day.  It dawned on me that many of you think fermented foods are good for you. Another friend of mine Missy, gets migraines several times a month […]

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9 Cool Things to do with Cucumbers

adIn the winter in Colorado you can’t get me to buy cucumbers, but come summer, there’s always one or two in my fridge.  In addition to being a refreshing and delicious side dish on my summer table, cucumbers have profound medicinal benefits.  Cucumbers have many active constituents, including an anti-inflammatory flavonol called “fisetin” which may […]

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We All Have Some Degree of Autoimmune Disease

It’s a scary thought isn’t it that you could have autoimmune dysfunction even though you may not have been diagnosed with a disorder yet.  If you take my article to your physician today, they’ll tell you autoimmune disease is “rare” and here I’m saying I think all of us have some degree.  I’m not crazy. […]

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Allergies and Your Genes – Histamine, Autoimmunity and DAO SNPs

The other day I was reading an article that discussed histamine as it pertains to allergies to pollen, like sneezing and itchy eyes. It made me realize that almost everyone assumes histamine causes allergies and nothing else. This is simply not true. 

Histamine can certainly cause allergies, and it is found in hundreds of foods […]

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3 Foods to Avoid if You Snore

My husband Sam told me that I was snoring a little last night! Since that is highly unusual for me, I started to wonder what provoked it. Was it the smokey haze all over Colorado, or was it allergies? Could it be some supplement I took or a food that I ate? My mind was […]

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What To Do for Dry Eyes & Blurry Vision

Gritty, scratchy, irritated, burning eyes, excess watering and/or blurred vision are all symptoms of dry eyes. Today I’m outlining some causes (including some weird causes) as well as simple, affordable solutions. Blinking your eyes allows a complex mixture of oil, water, and mucous (kind of like tears) to bathe the surface of your eye. These […]

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