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Under Eye Circles: Genetics or Health Warning?

Posted on August 7, 2017

Under eye circles and bags are mild discoloration, swelling, or puffiness under the eyes that become common as you age. Many of us blame its appearance on sleep deprivation, exhaustion, or for staring at the computer screen for too long. But there’s more to the truth than meets the eye. How Under Eye Circles and […]

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Is A Gluten Free Diet For You

Is A Gluten-Free Diet For You?

Posted on August 3, 2017

Many people are embracing the gluten-free diet that has become widely recognized in recent years.  An estimated .5% of Americans were on a gluten-free diet in 2009.  That percentage had more than tripled to 1.69% in 2014.  Those diagnosed with celiac disease remained fairly steady, declining only slightly from .7% to .58%. The gluten-free diets […]

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How About Those Health Supplements?

Posted on August 2, 2017

Probiotics are the friendly bacteria for our digestive health.  They contain living organisms.  Other than bacteria, a type of yeast is also part of the probiotics and good bacteria in the gut that will help with digestion.  You may receive relief from diarrhea and symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome might also be provided by probiotics. […]

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Jump - It's Good For You

Jump – It’s Good For You

Posted on August 1, 2017

Most people spend hours each day indoors and a lot of the time it’s behind a desk.  Most of our jobs these days require a great deal of computer work and then more time is spent commuting back and forth to and from work.  The National Human Activity Pattern Survey (NHAPS) was commissioned by the […]

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Benefits of Hibiscus Tea

Posted on July 24, 2017

  The most dramatic change in improving your health is very simple and free.  Put a halt to all sodas, because they are loaded with a toxic amount of sugar or artificial sweeteners.  This is more toxic to your health than you could ever imagine.  Some people are reluctant to give up soda because they […]

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Benefits of Natural Medicine

Benefits of Natural Medicine

Posted on July 19, 2017

Natural medicine has been practiced for centuries and before the beginning of modern technology.  Doctors and their patients had to rely on the natural techniques and herbal remedies in order to treat illnesses or heal injuries.  Conditions such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease have been reported to be successfully treated without the use of […]

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Figs-A Superfood

Posted on July 18, 2017

Figs are plentiful in the summer but organic figs are available in most health food stores year-round. This fruit isn’t the most popular, but they have a distinction of being one of the healthiest of the fruits and are a communal and communicative fruit. This is the only fruit that has an opening called the […]

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Love that Popcorn

Love That Popcorn

Posted on July 14, 2017

Popcorn is probably one of the most favorite snacks whether it’s at a ball game, watching TV or playing cards. In fact, popcorn remnants were found in the American Southwest dating back 2,500 years ago and in Peru and Mexico, as old as 5,000. I guess that makes it a favorite, right? But, is it […]

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Pickle Juice and Leg Cramps (1)

Pickle Juice & Leg Cramps

Posted on July 13, 2017

Everyone loves a good pickle, and not just a pregnant woman. As most of you know a pickle starts out as a cucumber. They are technically a fruit related to the melon and squash plant families. The pickle history dates back to 2030 B.C. when it has been said they were preserved by people living […]

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What Toxins in my Toothpaste

What! Toxins in my Toothpaste?

Posted on July 11, 2017

Did you know that the average American uses about 20 gallons of toothpaste over the course of their lifetime? You may not intentionally swallow it, but the chemicals in the toothpaste can make their way into your bloodstream as your mouth has an absorption efficiency rate of more than 90%. Maybe we’d better consider what […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon