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I've never thought it was the best idea to park the New Year in the middle of the Winter when days are cold and short, the nights long. Studies have shown that 92% of people who set big, important resolutions on New Year's Day, (quit white sugar, lose weight, get in shape, make more sense … [Read more...] about Is Your Blender Drink Ruining Your Liver?
If you regularly follow health news or read about wellness, you've likely been hearing a lot about inflammation. Acute inflammation is our bodies protective response to infection or injury, to a cut or a virus. Your white blood cells, also known as leukocytes, are released into … [Read more...] about Understanding Inflammation (AND My Alkaline Green Lemonade Recipe!)
Antioxidants come up frequently in discussions about good health and preventing disease. A thrilling discovery was made in 1990 when scientists began to understand that free radical damage was involved in the early stages of artery-clogging atherosclerosis, neurological diseases, … [Read more...] about Using Food As Medicine