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The perfect pair: Vitamins D3 and K2

If we were to put together a list of perfect pairs, it wouldn’t take long to come up with classic examples like peanut butter and jelly or spaghetti and meatballs. Today, I want to add one to the list that is not nearly as well known, but if you care about your health, it should be. What is this instant classic? The perfect pair of vitamins D3...

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Take magnesium to relax

According to the National Academy of Sciences, nearly 50% of Americans are deficient in the mineral magnesium. This is a big deal because magnesium plays a critical role in health. In fact, according to a study published in the Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, a magnesium deficiency can make you twice as likely to die as people who are not...

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Your gut may be the key to your health

Did you know a unique collection of microbes in your gut may be the key to your health? The gut microbiome is the collection of trillions of bacteria, fungi and viruses living in the body that plays a major role in immune function, neurotransmitter production and more. Over the past few years, the microbiome has been a hot topic of research...

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Lion's mane mushroom: The memory mushroom

Today, I’d like to discuss a medicinal mushroom that may protect against Alzheimer’s disease, help relieve symptoms of depression and anxiety and even speed recovery from nervous system injuries. Lion’s mane mushroom, named for its shaggy appearance, contains two special compounds that can stimulate the growth of brain cells:...

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Help for blood sugar and cholesterol

Berberine, a natural compound isolated from a variety of plants, including European barberry, goldenseal, goldthread and Oregon grape, appears to be highly beneficial. Clinical studies have shown significant success with irritable bowel syndrome, acute diarrhea, high blood pressure, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, polycystic ovary syndrome, weight...

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