• Mommy Post! Amber Necklace For Teething Pains

    Last month I went to visit family up in Burnsville, North Carolina. Let me just tell you about my cousin Natalie. Saying she is an amazing health warrior, is a gross understatement. She started her health journey when she discovered she had a corn allergy & just how many things actually contain corn (supplements, processed

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  • Hemoglobin Boosting Foods & Herbs

    Hemoglobin determines how much oxygen circulates throughout your body. Low hemoglobin = low oxygen carrying capacity. You will experience fatigue, shortness of breath, low energy, hair loss/thinning, thyroid dysfunction (iron is the backbone of thyroid hormone), among other things. The most common sufferers of iron deficiency are women. Women who have a heavy menstrual cycle

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  • Can low-back pain be due to lumbar-artery disease?

    This is a picture of the abdominal aorta and all of the arteries that branch off of it. The abdominal aorta  is the largest artery in the abdomen that provides blood to the organs and tissues of the abdomen, pelvis, and legs. It branches off into several places to form major arteries of the abdomen. One of the places that

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  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: An interview with the 27 year old who’s heart stopped for 4 minutes

    What is Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy? It is a genetic disease caused by mutations in the MYBPC3 gene. The MYBPC3 gene provides instructions for making cardiac myosin binding protein C (cardiac MyBP-C), which is found in heart (cardiac) muscle cells. In Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, there is an abnormal thickening of the heart muscle with the potential blockage of blood flow and

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  • Eating Avocado With Meat, Blunts The Inflammatory Effects of The Meat Consumption

    If you are not convinced about the universal awesomeness of avocados, then there is no hope for you. Just kidding! Check out this interesting study on on how avocado blunted the harmful effects of eating a hamburger patty #GuacPower. Li et al., 2013 conducted a study that investigated the effect of adding avocado to a hamburger on

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  • Dairy Can Cause Early Puberty & Menstruation

    Dairy is a very common food sensitivity that most people don’t even realize they have. I stand by the comical (yet true) saying that functional medicine doctor Dr. Steven Noseworthy stated at numerous conferences “Wheat is the devil and Dairy is the henchman!”  Food sensitivities can  manifest in many different ways in the body. The

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  • Prep for 2018 with Vasana Daha Tantra: Release the dense subconscious garbage 

    The New Year is a time of rebirth and celebration…also reflection of what your life has been like for this past year and things you hope to accomplish going forward. With 2018 fast approaching, I wanted to give you some tools that can help you shed the subconscious beliefs or emotional traumas that you have

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  • Self-sacrificing behavior: Make it a thing of the past for 2018!

    For 2018, I want you to become aware of when you’re sacrificing yourself. Have you ever gone out to a social event even when you really didn’t want to, just to please the people who asked you to go? (Sometimes this can work out to be something beautiful, but not if it’s a constant occurence)

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  • Nestle Is Buying These Supplement Companies

    On December 5, 2017 Nestle announced that it would be buying Atrium Innovations for $2.3 billion. For those of you who don’t know, Atrium Innovations owns the following brands:                           Garden of Life Orthica Wobenzym AOV Pure Encapsulations Minami Nutrition Tropic Genestra Brands Douglas

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