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Antioxidants – The Newest Focus On Nutrients

The term “antioxidant” is mainly used for two different groups of substances: industrial chemicals which are added to products to prevent oxidation, and natural chemicals found in foods and body tissue which have beneficial health effects. To balance the storage or burning of fuel, plants and animals maintain complex systems of overlapping antioxidants, such as […]

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How Can You Believe Nutrition Science Studies?

Nutrition studies tend to  attract media attention and catch the public’s eye when compared to other scientific studies. Nutrition studies often claim that a specific food or supplement will cause, cure or prevent a certain disease. Though they receive a lot of publicity, their conclusions and results must not be taken for granted and must […]

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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September marks Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. One of the most unforgiving of women’s cancers, ovarian cancer is symptomless in early stages when it is most treatable. But unlike breast cancer, there is no recommended annual screening. If it is caught early, however, the survival rate improves by more than five times.  This is why we […]

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Resistant Starch – The Fiber That Protects Your Bowel

To get the most from resistant starch, choose whole, unprocessed sources of carbohydrate such as whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and beans/legumes.  Shaklee has a solution for the problem of getting enough RS from your diet and that is the Fiber Advantage Bar. What makes a starch “resistant”? All dietary starches are composed of two types […]

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How Are Your Nero-Amines? Are You Taking Enough Shaklee Protein?

What Is The History Behind Neuro-Amines The so-called ‘monoamine neurotransmitters’, which include dopamine, noradrenaline, adrenaline and serotonin, are made from dietary proteins that provide amino acids and released from nerves in both the brain and the peripheral nervous system. The function of the monoamines is not clear but they are thought to have a crucial […]

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Coconut Oil – What About The Negative Press?

  My Clinical Experience As many of you know, I recorded a Teleclinic in 2015 titled Coconut Oil  which is an audio MP3 available from Kathy . The potential health benefits we observed  in our own health and our patients correlated with Dr. Mary Newport’s experience with her husband having advancing Alzheimer’s disease.  The benefits of fruit-based […]

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Vitamin D3 Revisited – One Size Does Not Fit All

 New Research Nearly every cell in the body contains a vitamin D receptor. Research shows vitamin D plays an important role in skeletal, immune, developmental and cardiovascular health. Thus, maintaining optimal vitamin D levels is vital for overall health. A Long Term Vitamin D3 Debate A heated debate surrounds the recommended vitamin D dosage and levels. […]

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Acid Reflux – The Dangers Of Proton Inhibitors

The Shocking Dangers The primary purpose of most heartburn remedies is to block stomach acid in the digestive tract, often by inhibiting proton pump cells from producing this acid. And they usually do this quite effectively. But stomach acid is essential for the proper protein digestion and mineral ionization which is the preliminary step for proper absorption […]

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Iron Dangers- Do You Have Too Much Or Not Enough

Iron overdose has been one of the leading causes of poisoning deaths in children younger than 6 years.Contributing factors include the availability of iron tablets and their candy-like appearance. In 2014 the American Association of Poison Control Centers’ (AAPCC) National Poison Data System reported 4024 single exposures to iron or iron salts, and 11,180 single […]

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Eye Health – Several Things You Should Know

As many as 21 million Americans have vision problems and 80 million have potentially blinding eye diseases. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataract, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma are the main causes of vision problems and blindness in older Americans. There are some conventional treatments or surgery available for some eye conditions, but many people are turning to […]

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