Category Archives: dietary supplements

How to Fight Off a Cold or the Flu

Sometimes you can fight off a cold or the flu if you follow this protocol the moment you begin to feel sick. Take real vitamin A (not beta carotene) less than 60 minutes after you begin to feel tired or … Continue reading

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Why Are Current Conventional Calcium Recommendations Wrong?

People can usually meet their calcium requirements with a healthy, traditional diet. Sometimes another 500-600mg is helpful. However, what is detrimental to health is too much calcium, especially calcium supplementation that is not in a 2 to 1 ratio with … Continue reading

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6 tips to Control Your Food Cravings – Video

Did you know that strong food cravings could be playing havoc with your decision making? When your blood sugar goes low, less blood flows to your brain – and contributes to you make poor decisions. In the video link below … Continue reading

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Lower cataracts risk – Research Article

“Your eyes aren’t deceiving you: a new study has found a link between some dietary B vitamins and a lower risk of cataracts (cloudiness or opacity in the lens of the eye that impairs vision).” from a new healthnotes NEWSWIRE … Continue reading

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Understanding Iron Levels

The best way to check iron levels is to check ferritin, or iron storage. If your ferritin level is, in general, between 35-100 your iron levels are healthy, and you don’t need to supplement with it. Ideally, you would choose … Continue reading

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Vitamin D

“The list of health benefits linked to vitamin D is rapidly growing, and a new report in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that women who eat high amounts of vitamin D may lower their risk of having depression … Continue reading

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Integrative Vision Care And Nutrition – Article

Mind/Body medicine is based on the fact that our health and well-being depends on all the individual parts working together effectively. So it should come as no surprise that healthy eyesight is also dependent upon our total well-being, which is … Continue reading

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Omega 3s
 – Research Article

“At your wit’s end with your kid’s unruly behavior? Grab a bottle of omega-3s.” from a new healthnotes NEWSWIRE research article “A New Way to Tame Your Unruly Kids: Omega-3s.”

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6 tips to Control Your Food Cravings – Video

Did you know that strong food cravings could be playing havoc with your decision making? When your blood sugar goes low, less blood flows to your brain – and contributes to you make poor decisions. In the video link below … Continue reading

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B for sharp brains – Research Article

A recent study points out the importance of a simple dietary nutrient that can keep us mentally alert. It shows that low folate intake is related to the risk of memory loss or dementia later in life. How simple it … Continue reading

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