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December 13, 2017

Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity

Filed under: Diet — Tags: , — Gail @ 2:46 pm

Understanding ORAC Typically, stable molecules (in the body) contain pairs of electrons. When a chemical reaction breaks the bonds that hold paired electrons together, free radicals are produced. Free radicals contain an odd number of electrons, which makes them unstable, short-lived, and highly reactive in the body. As they combine with other molecules that contain […]

December 11, 2017

Yummy Raw Recipes

Rad Raspberry Smoothie Serves: 1 Ingredients: 1 scoop Garden of Life RAW Fit Marley Coffee 1 scoop Garden of Life Perfect Food RAW Chocolate 2 cups unsweetened almond milk 1 cup frozen organic raspberries 8 drops SweetLeaf vanilla cream liquid stevia (optional) Preparation: Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. This smoothie […]

December 3, 2017

Cold and Flu Season

Healthy Cells for a Healthy Body During Cold and Flu Season When we approach a wellness routine to protect ourselves from the impending cold and flu season, we need to address all fronts – even the tiniest ones, like our cells. For some, the phrase “The whole is the sum of its parts” may be […]

December 2, 2017

New Study Confirms you can treat Arthritis Using Food

By Dr Don Colbert 1.3 million of American adults suffer from the debilitating effects of rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune condition. Autoimmune conditions are an overreaction of the immune system. Healthy cells are mistaken as foreign invaders and attacked by the immune system. As the disease progresses it can become quite debilitating. […]

December 1, 2017

Medicinal Mushrooms and Your Immune System

When it comes to cold and flu season you may reach for vitamin C but you might also want to stock your medicine chest with medicinal mushrooms. For thousands of years medicinal mushrooms have traditionally been used to promote immune system health. In Chinese art, the reishi mushroom, has long been a symbol of good […]

November 30, 2017

Should I Take Vitamin D?

Most of us know that vitamin D is important for bone health, but this essential nutrient has other benefits, too. Over 900 genes and several areas in the body—the brain, heart, blood vessels, muscles and intestines—have vitamin D receptors, or proteins that bind to vitamin D. Studies show positive health effects happen when vitamin D […]

November 29, 2017

Healthy Holiday Turkey Recipe

By Dr Don Colbert Luckily, the quintessential Holiday Meal dish is quite keto friendly. By whipping up this easy and delicious Turkey recipe, you can keep burning fat while you feast! This turkey recipe avoids any crab heavy grain-based stuffing. It also uses grass-fed butter as a healthy and stable cooking oil that won’t oxidize […]

November 28, 2017

Understanding the Glycemic Index

The glycemic index (GI) is a measure of how fast insulin (a hormone released by the pancreas to manage blood glucose levels) rises in response to the amount of glucose or sugar entering the bloodstream. The faster glucose arrives into the bloodstream and the higher the amount of that sugar, the higher the glycemic index of […]

November 27, 2017

5 Strategies to Stay Healthy During Holiday Travel

By Dr Don Colbert Don’t let jet lag bring you down!  The truth is that air travel can pose a number of health risks. In fact, some studies suggest that at least one out of every five people who fly suffer from a cold or flu after the flight. When the physical and mental stresses […]

November 21, 2017

Probiotics for Kids

Back to School – Keep Kids Healthy With Probiotics “Friendly Bacteria” Can Help Probiotics or “friendly bacteria” can support the immune system. “Because the bulk of the immune system is in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract if you ensure intestinal health and harmony it has the benefit of supporting overall immune function,” says Dr. Brasco who […]

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