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Nutrition

How to Correctly Use Probiotics

Written by Dr Sandra Miranda, ND Probiotics have been shown to be amazing for your body, especially your gut and immune system.  Here are some tips to ensure that the probiotics you’re consuming aren’t going to waste. 1. Seek Out Fermented Foods You can get probiotics from your food.  Fermentation concentrates the vitamins in plants, …

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Avocado Salad

(Serves 1) If you are dealing with digestive tract problems, you may want to figure out if you have yeast or parasite overgrowth. These kind of microbes can cause problems such as fatigue, nausea, bloating, gassiness, change in your bowel habits, and cramps. Yeast (AKA candida) or parasites feed on refined carbohydrates and sugars. This is …

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Vitamins and Antioxidants

Did you know that cardiovascular disease is the common cause of death for North American men and women? Perhaps due to this alarming number, much of scientific researches conducted today have recently been focused on how vitamins and antioxidants may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Previous studies have shown that antioxidant vitamins, such as …

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Antioxidants for Anti-Aging

You have probably heard about antioxidant anti-aging before. And if you have, then you probably know about free radicals as well. But do you understand what they do? If not, then read on. What is antioxidant anti-aging therapy? Modern theories of aging are generally looked at in two theoretical ways – the damaged theories and …

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Antioxidants and Free Radicals

What are free radicals? Why are they damaging to the human body? And how does Zinc Picolinate and the other antioxidant nutrients help protect the body against free radical damage? In this article, we will attempt to answer all your questions about antioxidant and free radicals, plus help you understand why it is so important …

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Prebiotics In Your Food

Prebiotics are indigestible food ingredients that stimulate the growth and maintenance of the gut. They also feed and support the growth of beneficial bacteria, also known as probiotics, in your large intestine. Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) are prebiotics compounds that are used to manufacture prebiotic supplements, for example inulin and oligofructose. They include several types of molecules. …

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