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Epigenetics: The Power to Control Your Genes Is Within You

I recently had the good fortune to spend a week at Rythmia, a beautiful holistic retreat center in Costa Rica. One of the highlights of this trip was spending time with Dr. Bruce Lipton, the New York Times best-selling author of The Biology of Belief.Dr. Lipton gave a multi-day lecture on Epigenetics, an emerging science […]

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Is Magnesium Deficiency at the Root of Your Health Issues?

Do you experience symptoms like anxiety, fatigue, depression, insomnia, muscle cramps or others that just seem to persist? Or, if your health is already pretty good, would you like it to be even better? If so, here is something I have been utilizing recently that I know will be of help. Magnesium is the most […]

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“Mysterious Symptoms” from GMO foods

GMOs, or “genetically modified organisms,” are plants or animals that have been genetically engineered with DNA from bacteria, viruses or other plants and animals. These experimental combinations of genes from different species cannot occur in nature or in traditional crossbreeding. Virtually all commercial GMOs are engineered to withstand direct application of herbicide and/or to produce […]

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How to beat the winter blues

Many millions of Americans experience a change in mood during the Winter times: Seasonal affective Disorder or SAD affects around 3% of the population. Lack of sunlight can trigger a change in mood and behavior and people who work long hours indoors are most affected. Symptoms of SAD are: Feeling always tiered Craving of carbohydrate […]

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Staying healthy over Winter

A few health tips that can make a big difference: Wash your hands frequently. When I go out I carry a hand disinfect in my bag-it comes in handy. Sunlight. Vitamin D is important for a good functioning immune system. Get at least 20 minutes of sunlight per day. If you can’t do that, take […]

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Soy- healthy or not?

A common health myth is that soy is health.  Most people believe this myth as the soy industry has done a good job in convincing us that soy foods like soy milk and tofu are “healthy for your heart”. Unfortunately, this is far from the truth. Most soy (around 80% to 90%) consumed in the […]

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Whole Food vs. Synthetic Vitamins- What’s the difference?

There is a huge difference in the efficacy of supplements that are made of whole foods, versus supplements that are produced in a lab. Unfortunately, most of the supplements that are commercially available are synthetic. Synthetic supplements do not perform the same functions in the body than supplements that are made of whole foods. Synthetic […]

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Vitamin D – a natural protection against cancer

I am sure you know that Vitamin D- the “Sunshine Vitamin”- is good for you- but it might be even better and more important for you than you are aware of. Vitamin D itself is biologically inactive, and it must be transformed by the liver into its biologically active form. You can get your Vitamin […]

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