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When summer brings you to tears...
The glorious weather we've been enjoying over the past couple of weeks has allowed some much needed sunlight to soak into our skins, creating the Vitamin D we need to keep our bones, hor...
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The Beautiful Metal: Magnesium
Mighty Magnesium  If George Orwell had studied magnesium he might have concluded that all minerals are equal but some minerals are more equal than others. Key To Life on Earth Thousands of yea...
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You are what you eat ... or are you?
You Are What You Aat ... Or Are You?  No. You are what you absorb and assimilate! Great health depends on strong digestion and strong digestion depends on good gut flora. Traditional societies ...
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Lightening the Load of hormone disrupting chemicals
The modern environment is steeped in hormone-disrupting chemicals. While it is impossible to avoid them altogether, we can take steps to lessen their presence in our lives and protect our systems to s...
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Is Your Dog's Dinner The Cat's Whiskers?
It all started with Lily. A beautiful border terrier, Lily battled with itchy skin and ears and painful earaches. Sensing her processed dog food wasn't helping, but unable to tell her folks, she w...
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Protect that Skin - Inside and Out!
Although my skin is fairly smooth, I have one problem zone: my neck. My wrinkles form a fine noose, a gift from the southern sun when I was 17. A blazing beach and two weeks of Factor 2 equalled lines...
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'Dem Bones Dem Bones Need Calcium...
...and that's a natural law!' Got milk? Nope. For decades, the dairy industry has stressed the importance of milk products for calcium. Sound teeth? Strong bones? Osteoporosis? Milk to the res...
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Guide to Fats: Omega-9
Omega-9 fatty acids are monounsaturated. Oleic acid is the main monounsaturated fatty acid in our diet. It is found in olives, avocados, nuts, seeds, and the bone marrow of grass-fed ruminants. Oleic ...
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The Almighty Coconut Low-Down
We've been going coconutty on Hopsack Island! Not quite swinging from beam to beam but our trusty ship-shop has scoured the Southern Seas and returned with coconut bounty just for you. What is th...
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Guide To Fats: Overview
According to Loren Cordain, author of The Paleo Diet (revised edition), our ancestors evolved eating a diet rich in vegetables, fruits, wild meats, fish, seafood, eggs, nuts and seeds. It provided a f...
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