Posts In "Nutrition"
Resiliency: Protecting Yourself from Colds, Flu and Other Viruses
It’s been just about a year since Covid-19 came to the forefront of news in our country. If we’ve learned anything, we’ve learned how vulnerable many Americans are due to the current state of their health, which has a lot to do with diet and lifestyle choices. Many health professionals have dug into the research …
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Magnesium, magnesium everywhere but not inside me!
Magnesium is found pretty much everywhere – it’s the fourth most abundant element in the earth as a whole and the ninth in the universe as a whole. It’s highly water-soluble and is the third most common element dissolved in seawater. But did you know that dietary surveys consistently show that the majority of Americans are …
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Did you know that black pepper increases the absorption of many nutrients? Simply by adding black pepper to food increases the absorption of antioxidants by 14 percent plus! That’s why turmeric milk recipes always contain black pepper! In addition, black pepper has many other health benefits. It is recommended that you eat a little black …
Did you know that when you eat good, healthy, unprocessed whole foods it is actually good for your microbiome (your gut bacteria and its environment)?
Here’s a recent study showing that some of my favorite foods — black tea, red wine, and blueberries (they all contain flavonoids) — help your gut bacteria fight the flu! And I’m sure there are many other beneficial processes going on too! Here’s the scoop: Natural compound coupled with specific gut microbes may prevent severe …
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