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MORE REASONS FOR TAKING NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS

more reasons for Taking Nutritional Supplements

Healthy young people normally make sufficient amounts of conditionally essential molecules in the body, although the levels are not always optimal. With inadequate levels of minerals or vitamins, key enzymes in biochemical pathways may not function optimally. There are thousands of dietary supplements on the market, including 40+ essential nutrients alone and in various combinations,…

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COMMENTS: ANSWERING THE VITAMIN AND NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENT CRITICISM

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Another physician said “No case for vitamin supplementation in normal, healthy, non-pregnant or lactating adults who are receiving the recommended daily intake of nutrients.” Is this true? Let us have a look at the commentary by  Bill Sardi regarding criticism about dietary supplementation.   Vitamin A Vitamin critic: “Vitamin A Toxicity occurred in Antarctic and…

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MALNUTRITION AND DENTAL DISEASE

Cavities and gum diseases are not often regarded as serious diseases, yet they are epidemic throughout our society, from the youngest of children to the oldest of senior citizens. Dental caries and gum pathology are frequently associated with serious chronic health problems. Multiple independent studies published after 1990 document this. Cavities are associated with poor…

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IMPRESSIVE HEALTH BENEFIT OF ZUCCHINI

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Zucchini–or zucca in Italian, has a long history of more than 7000 years ago. From it’s origin in the northern parts of South America to Europe where their cultivation began, it is now used in various dishes and also good for our health thanks to its nutritional benefits.   This ubiquitous summer squash contains zero fat, but…

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WE NEED A COMPOUNDING TECHNICIAN TO JOIN OUR FRIENDLY TEAM!

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We are looking for a compounding technician to join our existing friendly team in our state-of-the-art facility.   Who we are looking for: Experience in compounding or laboratory work is preferred but not essential as training is provided. The successful applicant must have an eye for detail, a good work ethic, be able to work…

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MANY BENEFITS OF VAGUS NERVE

The vagus nerve–cranial nerve which connects to many body systems–has a significant influence on systemic inflammation and overall physical as well as mental health.   Relation of inflammatory and vagus nerve The inflammatory response occurs when tissues are injured by bacteria, trauma, toxins, heat, or any other cause. It is the underlying cause of most…

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WHEN GLUTEN NEEDS ENZYME

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Gluten–the main protein in grains such as wheat and barley–can sometimes be difficult to digest, given to the complex protein which the body can not break down. Gluten carries a unique chain of amino acid building blocks that cause the protein chain to form into a shape with a lot of loops. The looped bonds…

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SUGAR IN METABOLIC SYNDROME

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Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of disease risk factors which increase the risk of type II diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Metabolic syndrome is also known as insulin resistance syndrome. There is evidence to suggest that diets high in added sugar promote the development of metabolic disease both directly and indirectly. Directly, the fructose component in…

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AGEING AND IODINE DEFICIENCY

The signs and symptoms of iodine deficiency are often overlooked, since many of them are very similar of what we call “ageing”. Ageing is a convenient theory to collect conditions for which we have little curiosity about their true cause. As such, there may be several causes that do not originate directly from ageing. Low…

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PEA

chronic pain

The acronym PEA stands for Palmitoylethanolamide. It is a naturally occurring fatty acid amide produced in the body. PEA binds to receptors in the cell nucleus and is involved in the regulation of neuroglia cells within the central nervous system. What is PEA? PEA plays an extensive role in many biological pathways related to inflammation and…

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