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The Deanna Protocol – Hope and Help for People Battling ALS

How would you feel if your child came down with an incurable disease – one which would force you to watch her waste away in a matter of years? That’s what Dr. Vincent Tedone faced when doctors diagnosed his 30 year-old daughter with ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Dr. Tedone, a retired orthopedic surgeon, was […]

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9 Natural Plant-Based Weight Loss Supplements (Infographic)

It seems like there’s a newly discovered weight loss miracle trending everyday. Whether it’s a triple fruit concoction like Triphala, an herbal supplement or some sort of fad diet – people everywhere are searching for a way to shed pounds fast. Although many studies claim specific weight loss supplements alone can help you lose weight, I don’t […]

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Which Supplements Should I Take?

As a Certified Nutritionist, the most frequent question I hear from clients is, “Which supplements should I take?” It’s no wonder either with the huge variety of multivitamins, herbs, supplements and homeopathic formulas available! If that’s your question and you’re looking for an easy, yet inexpensive, way to sort through the maze of supplements, read […]

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Workout Wednesday-The Burpee Challenge

I love burpees. I think I might be one of the few people who feels this way but whether you like them or not, burpees are a great workout. For those of you who are not familiar with what, exactly, a burpee is check out the picture below from Buzz Feed. Burpees are often an […]

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Tart Cherries for Gout

Does Cherry Extract Help with Gout or Arthritic Inflammation?

Could it really be so simple? Could eating cherries or taking a tart cherry extract pills help with gout or arthritis? The 8 million or so U.S. adults affected with gout and looking for gout remedies would love to know the answer! An article by Dr. David Williams, says yes! Tart cherry is effective for gout […]

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Workout Wednesday-Circuit Training

Circuit Training is a form of training that maximizes the work in a shorter amount of time. It’s great for weight loss, for gaining muscle, and for improving your overall fitness. Circuit training involves a high level of exertion with a small amount of rest. This week’s circuit training workout comes from PopSugar. They have […]

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Could the Medications You’re Taking Hurt Your Baby?

I’m no expert in child birthing, and would love a “do-over” of my five pregnancies, but I’ve learned an awful lot in the 35 years since my oldest son was born. Fortunately for my kids, I was relatively healthy, and the food I ate wasn’t loaded with GMOs. I’m really grateful they didn’t push flu […]

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Minerals - Major and Trace

Major Minerals & Trace Minerals – How to Understand the Difference

We’ve all heard that minerals are an important part of a healthy diet. But how much do we really know about why we need them and what they actually do to help promote good health? Minerals are actually inorganic substances. The knee-jerk reaction of some might be to assume anything that’s not organic isn’t as […]

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Workout Wednesday-The 99 Workout

Ready for a challenge? Then give The 99 Workout a try! This workout uses only a few simple moves: jumping jacks, crunches, wall-sit, leg lifts and push-ups. It starts with 99 of each, then 88, 77, 66 etc. and finishes with an 11 minute run. No equipment is needed for this workout but make sure […]

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What Changes in Food Labeling May Mean For You

You may have heard on the news recently that there are changes coming to nutritional labels. The changes are still pending but this article from CNN says: If approved, the new labels would place a bigger emphasis on total calories, added sugars and certain nutrients such as Vitamin D and potassium. The article also states: The […]

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