Pau d’arco Tea

Pau d’arco hails from South America specifically the rainforest of brazil where it is known as the divine tree. It has been used to treat a wide range of conditions. There are reports of medicinal uses of pau d’arco tea dating back to 1873. Pau d’arco tea contains several compounds, including quinoids, benzenoids and flavonoids. These compounds have shown biological activity against harmful organisms such as bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi. Pau d’arco also has a significant amount of lapachol, ...
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What is artificial light and how does it affect us?

Blue Light Spectrum What is artificial light and how does it affect us? Modern technology is our Achilles heel. Our current lifestyle is surrounded by computers, TVs, iPhones, Ipads, tablets, LED and halogen lights etc all of these produce artificial light. Research shows an average human spends 6-7 hours using electronics and even longer in artificial light. Artificial light is still a relatively new invention and has only been around since 1924. Our paleo ancestors rose with sunlight and slept ...
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Managing Diabetes vs Reversing Diabetes

Managing Diabetes vs Reversing Diabetes The statistics on type 2 diabetes are staggering and unfortunately getting worse instead of better. From 1980 to 2012, diabetes has quadrupled. According to the CDC’s Diabetes Report Card, “If this trend continues, as many as one out of every three adults in the United States could have diabetes by 2050”. All of this is nothing short of alarming and should elicit a massive effort to get to the bottom of the crisis. Conventional approaches ...
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Avoid Feeling Guilty after the Holidays with these Victorious Tips

Avoid the holiday and new year’s guilt-trip this year by focusing on success rather than failure. Below we give you a different perspective on getting through the holidays so you can maintain a healthy lifestyle and not feel like you have to set yourself up to fail. (Eat right, & avoid skipping your exercise) Set Yourself up for Success Living a healthy lifestyle is meant to happen year-round but many people struggle with it during the holidays and end up with ...
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Inflammation: The Good and the Bad

Inflammation Acute inflammation is a healthy part of your body’s defense system. You need it to manage injury, infection, and the healing process. On the other hand, excess, long-term, or chronic inflammation is a major cause of disease in the modern world. Modern health science pays careful attention to signs that your body is in an inflammatory state. There are key mediators, or “biomarkers,” that you can find in the blood that accurately measure how well you’re aging and whether ...
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Metabolic Conditioning Exercise

Most people who want to burn fat and lose weight falsely assume that going to the gym and doing traditional aerobic exercise, like jogging on the treadmill, is the best way to see results. But recent research is proving that long distance cardiovascular exercise is NOT the fastest way to burn fat and lose weight. If you’ve been spending hours on the treadmill and not seeing any results, it’s because long distance cardiovascular exercise can decrease testosterone and raise your ...
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An Introduction to Detoxification

Your body is self-cleaning just like it is self-healing. Fall is a great time to clean the self-cleaning pathways we label as detoxification to get you running in clean and tip top shape.  We have 6 detoxification pathways for you to focus on in aiding you to eliminate fatigue, weight gain, decrease immunity, hormone issues, skin problems and much more. Nervous System Fall cleaning would be incomplete without discussing the system that makes it all happen. Your nervous system is ...
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Cell Phones Linked to Back Pain

Poor posture, neck and back pain linked to cellphones Your cell phone keeps you connected to the world around you. Most of us feel lost without the constant contact with family, friends and our social media outlets. Most people are not aware of the toll cell phone use can take on their spine. If you are reading this on your cell phone, you may be contributing to the problem right now. Poor posture, neck pain, and back pain are linked ...
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Breast Thermography

Thermography is probably the earliest detectable screen for tumor formation, but how does it work? The best way to explain thermography is to break down the word. Thermo- is for heat. When tumors start to form, they need the formation of new blood vessels, a process called angiogenesis. This process gives off heat that is detectable with a special camera. Graphy- is a picture that is taken with the special heat detectable camera, thus, thermography. Breast thermography is one of ...
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Digestive Issues

Whether you call them bowel problems or tummy troubles, digestive issues are one of the top complaints of Americans. If you don’t believe it, just think, how many advertising jingles you can hear in your head…”Plop, plop, fizz, fizz, oh what a relief it is”; “How do you spell relief?”; “Tum ,ta-Tum, Tum , Tums”; “Nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea”…sorry, now you will be hearing them in your head all day. The fact remains, if digestive issues weren’t such ...
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