What Is Really Necessary To Lose Weight Safely?

By Guest Blogger: Craig Ballantyne, CSCS, MS The premise is simple…A calorie deficit must be created through exercise to lose fat, and a small calorie intake reduction. This means more energy needs to go out than comes in. While this sounds good, life is never that simple. Certain problems can arise that may counteract all […]

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Digestive Health – Is Stress Really the Cause of Your Ulcer?

For as long as I can remember, doctors have been suggesting that ulcers and stress go hand-in-hand. But now I know better. True stress can kill you by breaking down your immune system and slowly draining your adrenal glands…there is no arguing that stress is poisonous to your well-being and living healthy. But the days […]

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Take Probiotics And Toss Your Antacids

The stomach has been described as the second brain because of the billions of neuro receptors along the gut lining. This massive neuro-network controls immune function, hormones and inflammation response, as well as nutrient absorption. The world is abundant with microorganisms, including bacteria. So too, are our bodies – bacteria are in the gut, on […]

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Staying Young – Nature’s Help for Memory Loss

I am continually amazed with the miracles of nature. Did you know a flower can make you smarter? I’m talking about the periwinkle flower. It’s not only a beautiful garden flower, but it contains a miraculous brain-booster called vinpocetine (vin-PO-si-teen). It helps us to stay young, prevents memory loss (especially long-term memory) and even supports […]

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