Antioxidants and Where to Find Them – Part III

Antioxidants for Autoimmune Dysfunction Glutathione Glutathione is a protein constructed by the liver. It is an immune-boosting , water-soluble antioxidant, and it’s considered the most powerful intracellular antioxidant. Glutathione scavenges hydroxyl radicals, which some experts believe to be to most damaging kind of free radical. Glutathione is particularly important for anyone cancer, diabetes, or HIV (an artificial retrovirus spread initially […]

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Antioxidants and Where to Find Them – Part IV

Herbs with an Antioxidant Punch Bilberry The bilberry is related to the blueberry and blackberry. The leaves of the plant help keep capillaries and red blood cells healthy, which can lower blood pressure. Bilberry also protects the eyes; inhibits bacterial growth; has anti-carcinogenic and anti-inflammatory properties; and helps to lower blood-sugar levels.  The collagen-stabilizing antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of bilberry […]

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Antioxidants and Where to Find Them – Part II

ANTI-AGING ANTIOXIDANTS Acetyl-L-Carnitine Acetyl-L-carnitine is a form of amino acid that increases the use of fat as an energy source. It performs the very helpful task of transporting fatty acids into the mitochondria, which are particularly susceptible to free radical damage. It also increases levels of acetylcholine, which is an important neurotransmitter needed for memory and learning. As such, it […]

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Antioxidants and Where to Find Them – Part I

Every day, the cells of your body burn fuel (taken in as food) for energy. As a result, fragments of molecules called “free radicals” are produced internally.  Once released within the body, free radicals can do great damage. By definition, a free radical has an unpaired electron. In order to stabilize itself, it will scavenge another electron from wherever it […]

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The Real Cause of Aging

Anti-aging products are everywhere these days, mostly in the form of creams, lotions or “serums” that you apply to the skin. This sounds great, right? But do they work? Do you need them? Not really, but they’re a great cash cow for somebody. A better question would be, “What is aging?” In a nutshell, aging is oxidation at the cellular […]

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Cleansing Stomach Detox

So many “foods” today are just not good for your body. From wheat products (bread, crackers, chips, pasta, etc.) to chemical additives, neurotoxins like MSG and aspartame, and virtually everything with added sugar, your body needs a break. This detox is formulated to help your digestive system 1) have a break from solid food, which is a good thing, and […]

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The Skinny on Fats

“Heart disease and stroke can be prevented through healthy diet, regular physical activity and avoiding tobacco smoke. Individuals can reduce their risk of CVDs [cardiovascular diseases] by engaging in regular physical activity, avoiding tobacco use and second-hand tobacco smoke, choosing a diet rich in fruit and vegetables and avoiding foods that are high in fat, sugar and salt, and maintaining […]

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Natural Burn Remedies

Minor burns are a fairly common occurrence. If you’re like most people, you have some sort of topical spray or salve that you got from the drug store. These are “modern conveniences” but – believe it or not – they aren’t better than what people have been using for many, many centuries. Here are a few remedies you can make […]

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Eat Real Food for Optimal Health and Weight

We’re sharing this superb article by Dr. Joseph Mercola because it gets to the heart of our message regarding holistic health coaching. This is your foundation for good health, upon which everything else is built. “According to Pollan, the majority of what people eat today is not real food; it’s “edible food-like substances” that have no counterpart in nature.” Source: […]

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Old-Fashioned Ketchup

Store-bought ketchup is a toss-up when it comes to healthy ingredients. We’ve found the best way to be sure of what you’re eating is to make it yourself. Ketchup is one of those things that just shouldn’t have to worry about. Try this recipe; you’ll love the result!   48 medium tomatoes (8 lbs.), peeled 2 sweet green peppers, chopped […]

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