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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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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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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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Telomeres – More Important In Cancer Prevention Than We Thought

Without telomeres, the main part of the chromosome — the part with genes essential for life — would get shorter each time a cell divides. So telomeres allow cells to divide without losing genes by a protective enzyme called telomerease. . Cell division is necessary for growing new skin, blood, bone, and other cells which […]

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Teleclinic -GOT GAS? – You Are Only As Healthy As Your Bowel

Joshua Lederberg coined the term, emphasizing the importance of microorganisms inhabiting the human body in health and disease. Many scientific articles distinguish microbiome and microbiota to describe either the collective genomes of the microorganisms that reside in an environmental niche or the microorganisms themselves, respectively. However, by the original definitions these terms are largely synonymous. We Are Only 10% […]

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Citriboost – An Amazing Unique Nutritional Supplement

Shaklee’s CitriBoost is a unique formula that provides 11 essential vitamins and ten minerals along with viable acidophillus probiotics and  inulin (a prebiotic) substance that feeds the healthy bacteria in the body’s intestinal system.  “When we starve our bacteria they eat us, they eat the mucus lining – the mucin in our large intestine.” Inulin […]

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Feeling A Bit Blue This Time Of Year? How About Shaklee Mood Lift?

Do you feel out of sorts this time of year? Don’t Be Sad! Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also known as winter depression, winter blues, summer depression or seasonal depression, is a mood disorder subset in which people who have normal mental health throughout most of the year experience depressive symptoms at the same time each […]

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Vitamin D -What Kind And How Much Is Enough?

Known as the “sunshine vitamin,” vitamin D is among the few remarkable nutrients that have garnered national attention and research funding within the last 10 years. [1] Studies continue to show its effectiveness for promoting normal blood sugar, immune health, and positive mood. [2] [3] [4] Sales of vitamin D supplements have skyrocketed thanks to the […]

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