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7 Proven Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate
By Chris Gunnars Bsc (Article from Authority Nutrition) November 2015 Dark chocolate is loaded with nutrients that can positively affect your health. Made from the seed of the cocoa tree, it is one of the best sources of antioxidants on the planet. Studies show that dark chocolate (not the sugary crap) can improve health and lower the risk of heart disease. 1. Dark Chocolate is Very Nutritious If you buy quality dark chocolate with a high cocoa content, then it is act..
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The IBD-Malnutrition Connection
28 January 2016 by Larissa Long (VRP) An estimated 1.6 million people in the U.S. suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a category of conditions characterized by chronic inflammation in the digestive tract. The two most common IBDs are ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Crohn’s can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract, from the mouth to the rectum/anus, while ulcerative colitis is limited to the large intestine (colon). Both, however, present similar..
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Boost Your Immune System with EpiCor®
What is EpiCor? EpiCor is a fermented form of a species of yeast called Saccharaomyces cerevisiae, which is the main source of nutritional yeast and yeast extract. Also known as Dried Yeast Fermentate and Brewer’s Yeast, this microscopic unicellular fungi is often used in commercial food products and alcoholic fermentation. This yeast is rich in amino acids, vitamins, and enzymes that help boost your immune system and support your health all year round. Epicor Boosts Your Immu..
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Oregano and Thyme Shows Promise Against Colon Cancer
08 October 2015 by Larissa Long The American Cancer Society estimates that 93,000 new cases of colon cancer and almost 40,000 new cases of rectal cancer will be diagnosed in 2015. Colon cancer affects the large intestine (colon), while rectal cancer occurs in the last few inches of the colon. Together, they’re referred to as colorectal cancer—the third most common cancer in both men and women. Most colorectal cancers begin with polyps—small clumps of cells that attach to th..
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Adding Probiotics to H. Pylori Treatment Improves Outcome
02 July 2015 by Larissa Long If you’ve ever dealt with the dull, burning pain of a stomach ulcer, then you’re intimately familiar with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). This strain of bacteria is known to cause ulcers and, in rare cases, stomach cancer. Until the discovery of H. pylori in the early 1980s, doctors blamed stress, spicy food, smoking and other lifestyle habits for ulcers. But now we know otherwise. Once H. pylori bacteria enter your system, they attack the li..
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New ELEVAT Energy
New ELEVAT Energy - 16/05/2015
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Common Chemicals Linked to Countless Health Problems
12 March 2013 by Larissa Long When you open a can of tomato sauce or black beans to make dinner, or warm up a bottle for your child, the last thing you think is that you could be harming your family’s health. But that potential harm is very real, thanks to the slew of manmade chemicals floating all over our planet—right down to food/beverage containers and baby bottles. In a 2012 update to a report titled “State of the Science of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals”—original..
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Three Surprising Ways Diet Sodas Harm Your Health
16 July 2013 by Larrissa Long Millions of Americans rely on artificial sweeteners to minimize their sugar intake. And really, who can blame them? Sugar has absolutely no nutritional value and can be downright dangerous. In fact, the over-consumption of sugar can be blamed for countless health conditions ranging from diabetes and heart disease to cavities and obesity (and let’s not forget obesity-related diseases like stroke, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea and various cancers). One..
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Yes, You DO Need a Multivitamin
By Jason Barker, with Larissa Long Believe it or not, the multivitamin debate continues. Every few months or so, some study shows that multivitamins (or supplements in general for that matter) are not necessary. Those on the anti-multi side of the table argue that you simply don’t need them. First, they claim that eating a well-rounded diet and the recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables provides you with all of the vitamins and minerals your body needs, and that multivita..
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CoQ10—Protection Beyond the Heart
25 June 2013 by Larissa Long in Whole Health Update Over the past decade or so, coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) has become the antioxidant darling of naturopathic physicians and cardiologists, and even many mainstream doctors—and with good reason. This nutrient is an essential component in your body’s energy production. The majority of the CoQ10 in your body resides in your heart, but you’ll also find it in the brain and liver. Considering these are three of the hardest-working organs..
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October Offer
October Offer - 01/10/2014
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New Predictors of Cognitive Decline
From Whole Health Insider By Larissa Long According to the Alzheimer’s Association, approximately 5.2 million Americans currently have Alzheimer’s disease. As the population of older Americans continues to grow, this number is estimated to reach over seven million in 2025. Jump ahead to the year 2050, and we’re looking at a staggering prediction: Barring the discovery of a cure, almost 14 million will be afflicted with this insidious form of dementia. Unfortunately, fin..
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Summer Offer
Summer Offer - 19/12/2013
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A “Spicy” Solution for Sensitive Lungs
There’s no way to overstate the importance of clear, healthy lungs: Breathing is so essential to your body’s survival that even the most minor complication—whether it’s a nagging cough or a temporary wheeze—can put a serious damper on your quality of life for anywhere from minutes to weeks. And yet, for people with sensitive, hyper-responsive or easily aggravated lungs, the simple act of breathing becomes a relentless and terrifying daily battle. Still, there is hope for a s..
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CT SCANS AND RISKS TO HEALTH
Researched and written by: Dr George J Georgiou, Ph.D.,N.D.,DSc (AM).,MSc.,BSc I was motivated to write this researched article after many of my patients have been asking questions about how harmful are repetitive CT scans for diagnostic purposes. I have personally encountered patients who have had 8 – 10 CT scans in a period of only  3 – 4 years, and it is certain that there are many more in the same situation. Hopefully this article will provide much needed information and ..
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