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Are You Confused About Fats?

Are You Confused About Fats?

 I often hear clients say that despite reducing their fat intake, they still are having weight problems, high cholesterol, or high blood pressure and other health issues. We are told to keep fat intake to a minimum for fear of gaining weigh and creating health issues....

What You Need to Know About Your Immune System

What You Need to Know About Your Immune System

Did you know that there are two parts to the Immune System?   1 - The Primary or Innate - This is your cellular part. It includes the inner linings,(the nose, gut, etc), bone marrow, mucous membranes, phagocytes ('clean-up cells'), and natural killer cells, etc.     2...

What is a “Leaky Gut?”

What is a “Leaky Gut?”

You can't talk about auto immunity without talking about leaky gut. A leaky gut is scurvy of the intestinal tract. It is a collagen disease where the fabric of the gut is unravelling, affecting the junctions between the villi. It affects the dermal lining and vascular...

Why Would I Need a Purification Program?

Why Would I Need a Purification Program?

We are all exposed to external toxins on a daily basis. These include pollutants, pesticides and chemicals. Internally, our bodies produce waste byproducts as a result of metabolic function. Purification, also known as detoxification, can help remove these natural...

Fun in the Sun

Fun in the Sun

Summer is finally Here! Are you slathering on sunscreen before you go outside? The sun has many benefits to people, and although there is the possibility of burning, avoiding direct exposure to the sun at all times will just cause other problems. You can protect...

Echinacea: Immune Booster

Echinacea: Immune Booster

Lately there have been many articles online about using Echinacea as an immune booster. Echinacea can be a powerful enhancement to an immune building program. Unfortunately, like so many things in life, it is not that simple. Not all Echinacea is the same. You have...

How to Minimize Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

How to Minimize Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

Spring is definitely in the air - and so is the pollen. It might be surprising to learn that you can greatly lessen your response to pollen by paying attention to your gut flora and inflammatory state. 70-80%of your immune system lives in your gut. These bacteria are...