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Drug-Free Strategies to Lower Blood Pressure

Posted December 1, 2016
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 3 American adults (about 70 million people) have high blood pressure.1 About half have uncontrolled high blood pressure, which increases your risk for a number of serious health problems, including:  heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, and cognitive decline, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.  Read more. 

Vitamin K2: The Missing Link between Diet, Disease and Death

Posted December 1, 2016
This vitamin is rare in the Western diet and hasn’t received much mainstream attention.  However… this powerful nutrient plays an essential role in many aspects of health.  In fact, vitamin K2 may just be the “missing link” between diet and several killer diseases.  Read more.

What are Green Peas Good For?

Posted December 1, 2016
Green peas are now grown throughout the world in nearly every climate and time zone, both fresh and dried. Currently the largest world producer and green pea exporter, Canada grows roughly three million tons every year, with France, China, Russia, and India also large producers. India is the world’s largest green pea importer.  Read more. 

SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) & Hypothyroidism

Posted December 1, 2016
SIBO occurs when there is an overgrowth of organisms in the small intestine brought about by a motility disorder.  When dietary saccharides and fibers meet up with the overgrowth of organisms in the small intestine, the SIBO organisms consume and ferment on these as they pass by, and the result is often painful and debilitating gas, bloating and distention in an area that is not used to harboring this level of organisms.  Read more.

Understanding and Overcoming Food Addictions

Posted November 30, 2016
Have you ever had that experience of being at the grocery checkout eyeing the candy bars and fighting the urge to buy one? Or how about that feeling after dinner that you just must have something sweet? Have you ever had the experience, as I have, of devouring a brownie while thinking about the next one?  Read more.