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The 6 Hair Care Nutrients You Need for Strong, Healthy Hair

The 6 Hair Care Nutrients You Need for Strong, Healthy Hair

You may think that having healthy hair means you need to use the right products on your hair itself. But what if we told you that healthy hair begins on the inside, with specific hair care nutrients? The Basics. Your hair growth, strength and brightness […]

Millions at Risk of Nutrient Deficiencies as CO2 Levels Climb

Millions at Risk of Nutrient Deficiencies as CO2 Levels Climb

According to a new study performed by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, rising levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) from human activity are making staple crops – such as rice and wheat – less nutritious and could result in “175 million people becoming zinc […]

Healthy Breakfast for Healthy Weight Loss

Healthy Breakfast for Healthy Weight Loss

Written By Patricia Pimentel Selassie, ND, CNS In the Standard American Diet (SAD), breakfast is typically composed of heavy, highly refined carbohydrate foods such as cereal, waffles, pancakes, toast, muffins, danishes, donuts, biscuits and orange juice. These refined carbohydrates enter your blood stream as glucose, […]

Could A Protein be to Blame for Anxiety and Diabetes?

Could A Protein be to Blame for Anxiety and Diabetes?

A protein, FKBP51, has been associated with anxiety and diabetes, as it contributes to the regulation of the stress system. Diabetes Diabetes is a life-threatening disease that causes your blood sugar and triglycerides to become continuously and severely elevated. This excess circulating blood sugar is […]

Eating Meals Late at Night Causes Weight Gain and Impairs Fat Metabolism

Eating Meals Late at Night Causes Weight Gain and Impairs Fat Metabolism

If you’ve ever been on a diet, one common tip is to not eat heavy meals at night, usually past 9pm. The reason being that the probability of high activity level after that time, enough to burn the fat from that meal, is very slim. […]

New Study: Weight Loss Slows Degeneration of the Joint

New Study: Weight Loss Slows Degeneration of the Joint

You’ll hear Jerry Hickey, R.Ph regularly mention on his radio program that there are a few factors that positively benefit all health conditions – following an active lifestyle, losing weight, and eating the right foods. A new study, focusing on Osteoarthritis and joint degeneration, backs […]