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Leaky Gut 101

Why intestinal permeability causes so much harm, and what to do about it Brilliantly packed within the body, the intestinal barrier covers a surface area of over 4,000 square feet and requires about 40% of the body’s energy expenditure. But what happens when it starts to break down? What is leaky gut? Hold up…

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Botanicals, Healthy Aging

The Science Behind Some Liver-Loving Herbs: Milk Thistle and Berberine to the Rescue!

Protecting the body against excesses and toxins associated with daily living There are many herbs with a history of use for supporting liver function and metabolic regulation with exposure to toxins or excessive consumption of alcohol or food. Modern analytical techniques and clinical studies have helped us to further understand the potential health benefits…

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Botanicals, Healthy Aging

Defeating Diabetes: Keeping Your Sugars in Check Through the Holidays

Diet, exercise, and supplements to keep sugars in check today, tomorrow, and through the holiday season Type-2 diabetes (T2DM), or insulin-resistant diabetes, is all too common in many modern societies. With countless food choices at our disposal, and with occupations and lifestyles that keep us sedentary, it isn’t surprising. The cost of food also…

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Environmental Toxicants – A Factor in the Development of Diabetes?

Data shows a relationship between diabetes and environmental contaminants – so, what can you do to protect yourself? The first Global Report on Diabetes, recently published by the World Health Organization (WHO), highlighted several alarming statistics: the incidence of diabetes has doubled since 1980, and as of 2012, it was the eighth leading cause…

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