What is the Best Juicer to Buy? The Omega 8006 Juicer

by Brad
what is the best juicer to buy? the omega 8006 juicer

If you’ve got a couple grand laying around and want to open a juice stand, you can buy a juicer with a thousand pounds of hydraulic pressure to extract every possible drop of juice from a plant. For those of us happy to spend a more reasonable amount, the Omega 8006 Juicer answers the ‘what is the best juicer to buy’ question.

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Probiotics: Don’t Throw Your Money Away

by Dr. Josh Axe
what are probiotics

Probiotics are one of the latest health crazes and manufacturers are cashing in on the consumer trend. You can find “healthy probiotics” labeling on more than yogurt; this marketing ploy is appearing on products like relish and even pizza! Unfortunately for us, many of these products won’t give you the health benefits they claim.

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Potty Talk – What Is Your Bowel Movement Telling You

by Donna Gates
healthy digestion and bowel movements

As it turns out, what comes out of the body is just as important as what goes in.
In other words, the frequency, consistency, and color of your stool can be important markers of disharmony or disease.
Learning to understand what your bowel movements are telling you can empower you to make healthier choices in diet and lifestyle!

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Vitamin G: How a Daily Dose of Green Improves Brain Function

by Craig Weatherby
vitamin green good for the brain

Natural settings like parks and woodlands refresh the brain, and may even improve physical health. So we’re calling this “Vitamin G”, getting outside and enjoying some Green.

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The Truth About Cholesterol

by Isabel De Los Rios
The truth about cholesterol

The truth is, it is not the cholesterol levels themselves or the cholesterol containing foods that are the culprits in heart disease, it is those foods and any other thing that causes inflammation in your body that is the major cause of heart disease (as well as diabetes and high blood pressure).

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Chemical Calories – When Lettuce is More Fattening than a Burger

by Brad
toxins and weight gain

In terms of weight gain, “chemical calories” may actually be more significant than the caloric value of those calories. Environmental chemicals known as obesogens may actually program our bodies to store fat and develop disease. And these obesogens can have such an effect that a head of conventional romaine lettuce may actually cause more weight gain than a grass fed burger.

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The All Natural Way to Beat Seasonal Allergies

by Dr. Josh Axe
beat allergies naturally

As with many ailments, allergies are part nature and part nurture. In other words your genetic makeup will contribute to whether you have allergies or asthma but so will your environment. With the right strategies in place to deal with variable environmental factors, you don’t have to succumb to a life of sneezing, runny noses, and itchy eyes.

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Kevin Ware, Vitamin D, and Keeping Your Bones Inside Where They Belong

by Brad
Vitamin D, sunlight, vitamin d foods

This past weekend’s freak accident during the Louisville and Duke basketball game has put vitamin D back in the spotlight. How do you get enough?

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Balance Your Hormones, Balance the Scale: 5 Ways to Lose Weight through Natural Hormone Balancing

by Dr. Sara Gottfried
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Almost anyone who struggles with weight loss also battles a hormone imbalance. It never fails to amaze me how easy weight loss becomes once hormones are back in their sweet spot. I’m going to share the top three hormonal reasons you may struggle to lose weight as well as some of the strategies that have been real needle movers for my patients.

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The Link Between Antidepressants, Your Gut, and Weight Gain

by Donna Gates
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If you take antidepressants, they may be causing a serious side effect that you are not aware of. Fortunately, the solution can be found in relying upon a healthy diet to balance your inner ecosystem and greatly improve your digestive health.

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Breast Health Talk with Dr. Helayne Waldman

by Dr. Sara Gottfried
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March is National Nutrition Month, so what better place to start than nutritional strategies for keeping your girls healthy? I chatted with Dr. Helayne Waldman, EdD, a professor at Bauman College of Holistic Nutrition and author of Breast Cancer Prevention, released in January of last year. Helayne has my favorite combo: authentic, brilliant and down […]

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15 Ways to Ensure a Healthy Life

by Brad
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No, we can’t guarantee that we’ll never get sick or have a major illness, but we can sure do our part to make those possibilities far less likely.

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Sugar Sweetened Soda Tops the Chart for Prostate Cancer Risk

by Brad
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Studying 8,128 men over a 15-year period, men who drank just a soda a day or other drinks with added sugar saw a 40% increase in the risk of developing prostate cancer. Other non-liquid sugars were implicated as well, but surprisingly, at less of an increased risk.

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