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Could Sleep Apnea Be Affecting Your Sleep? (August 2015)

Sleep is vital part of our daily routine.  While sleeping, the brain is constantly forming neurological pathways necessary for learning, memory and daily functions.  Without the proper amount of sleep, it is difficult to focus and can change overall mood patterns. ...

Pregnancy and Nutrition (July 2015)

Whether it is your first pregnancy, your third pregnancy, or you are trying to get pregnant, nothing is more important for you at this time in your life than you and your baby’s health.  There is an abundance of information out there from books, magazines, articles,...

It’s All Genetic? (June 2015)

One of the big promises of the Human Genome Project was that it was heralding in a new era of medical treatments as genes were predicted to the root of much of the chronic disease experienced today. However, since its completion in 2003, genetics has been found to...

The Benefits of Beta-Carotene (May 2015)

What is Beta-Carotene? Beta-carotene is part of the carotenoid family, which contributes to the color or pigmentation of the fruit, oil, grains or vegetable. Generally these types of food are a hue of red, orange or yellow. Beta-carotene is considered fat soluble...

Diet Soda – Why Should You Avoid It? (April 2015)

Fluctuating weight gain and weight loss has caused millions of Americans to do the so called “yo-yo diet”. One thing in common with most is the common products that read “fat-free and sugar-free”. People often opt to buy products with this type of labeling to make...

Lipid Peroxidation (March 2015)

Lipid peroxidation is the oxidative damage caused to the lipids (cholesterol and other fats) contained on cell membranes. This lipid layer on the cell membrane has structural and functional roles in a healthy cell. They play a role in regulating cell growth and...

Obesity’s Connection to Cancer (February 2015)

Almost 30 percent of the worldwide population is overweight or obese (BMI, or “body mass index” greater than 30 for adults = obesity). Worldwide, obesity is also responsible for about 5 percent of deaths annually (1). In one recent report obesity is driving an...

Incorporating Protein into Your Diet (January 2015)

Protein is found throughout the body is virtually almost every tissue and organ. In fact, 20% of the human body is made up of protein. (1) The building blocks of protein are amino acids which carry out many roles such as transportation of nutrients, supporting our...

Benefits of Chlorella Supplementation (October 2014)

Did you know that our body is naturally able to remove toxins, chemicals, and poisons that we are exposed to on a daily basis? In our industrial society, considering the pollution and environmental contaminants, it is well understood you will get exposed to many of...
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