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Appetite – Ho, Ho, Hold Back!

Appetite is controlled by three hormones — insulin, ghrelin and leptin. These hormones interact with each other and affect the brain. Insulin manages the transfer of sugar from the blood stream into the body cells. A diet high in simple carbohydrates can cause insulin resistance, which causes overeating; you lose your ability to know when […]

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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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Another View On Stress – “Thoughtsmanship!”

The concept of Thoughtsmanship involves focusing on your present situation and state of mind. This can mean awareness of your surroundings, emotions and breathing—or, more simply, enjoying each bite of a really good organic salad. Research in recent decades has linked mindfulness practices to a staggering collection of possible health benefits. Proximity Awareness Tuning into […]

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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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Stress vs Eustress – Do You Know The Difference?

  Eustress refers to a positive response one has to a stressor, which can depend on one’s current feelings of control, desirability, location, and timing of the stressor.[4] Potential indicators of eustress may include responding to a stressor with a sense of meaning, hope, or vigor.[5] Eustress has also been positively correlated with life satisfaction […]

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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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Skin – The Largest Organ In (On) The Body

As an embryo, we start out flat Formation of the primitive gut tube The gut tube is formed from folding the flat early embryo into an inside and outside. During folding, mesoderm on the inside is applied to the body wall to give rise to the peritoneum which supports the developing gut wall.  Specialized mesoderm is wraped around the […]

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How Is Your Blood Magnesium and Chromium? – Reverse Insulin Resistance!

Magnesium and chromium work together to assist insulin.  Recent studies indicate that combining oral supplementation with Cr and Mg improves IR more effectively than Cr or Mg alone, and this may be attributable to increased induction and repression, respectively, of GLUT4 and GSK3β expression. PMID: 27702717 Many people suffer from insulin resistance that impairs the […]

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Zero Calorie Shaklee Performance – What Is Monk Fruit?

Natural Sweetness In Every Sense Monk fruit extract contains mogrosides I thru V, with varying levels of sweetness — V being the highest and with the most known health benefits. These amazing compounds are also super antioxidants in their own right.  Some products produced with monk fruit may be intensely sweet but can be cut […]

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Raspberry In The Shaklee Youth Skin Care? What Makes It Special?

Skin Anti – Wrinkle: Raspberry fruit works like magic on wrinkles. They protect the skin against the harmful sun rays. The proven antioxidant powers of vitamins C and E effectively reduce the age spots, sun damaged cells and discoloration. By filling in minor wrinkles, they can help you restore your youthful appearance. Raspberry cell concentrate can be made into […]

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