Monthly Archives: February 2018

Can Berries and Fruits Reduce Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease?

There are numerous types of berries and fruits out on the market for purchase as whole food or even used as powdered extracts in herbal form.  They have been touted for many years as being a vital part to our diet and health, but do they really provide benefits?  Research indicates that making berries a part of your daily diet can stabilize blood sugar levels and improve diabetes control. Can a serving of blueberries in whole food form or even as part of berry extract herbal powder provide significant benefits towards improving your health?  Let’s dive into it! (more…)

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Balancing Out Blood Sugar Levels Naturally

Blood sugar or glucose related health concerns are on the rise, often accompanying metabolic conditions, insulin dysfunction, and diabetes.  The problem goes much further than just a ‘high’ reading on a finger stick or in the urine. Unregulated blood sugar, diabetes, and insulin levels indicate altered cellular metabolism and are connected to a host of clinical health ailments.  Looking beyond the host of medications routinely prescribed, are there more natural options including herbs and dietary approaches that can be of benefit? (more…)

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Cur-OST Multi-Enhance

Making the decision to eat clean can get tricky when it’s hard to tell what’s really natural and what’s not. Unless you’re shopping exclusively in the section where you can pick up and smell the food before you buy it, you may not be getting what you think you’re buying. As smart as consumers are, the companies tend to stay a step ahead by using terms to hide the processed ingredients on their labels. So, as the ‘all natural’ green drinks have become popular, so have the labels become a little more challenging to decipher. This is why we put together a green drink that everyone who can read will know exactly what they’re buying. Cur-OST Multi-Enhance is just that, with 12 whole food vegetables and herbs that provide the clean nutrition you crave. (more…)

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How I Jumped Off the Diet Merry-Go-Round

I am one woman in a crowd of millions just like me. We are all looking at ourselves in the mirror with disdain, focused on the parts of our bodies that simply will not cooperate with our goals. We have tried every diet out there, getting results with some but they never stay, or we get nothing at all. Yet, each morning, we stand again in front of that horrible enemy, the mirror, and see ugly. (more…)

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Do I need more protein in my diet?

Protein.  It is a vital macronutrient for our health, not just supporting our muscle strength, but also mental function and overall cellular health.  The ultimate question comes as to whether we are consuming enough of it, relative to our lifestyle and health, and maybe that more could be beneficial? As with all things, the more we know and understand, then the more opportunities there are to take advantage and apply for our own health. (more…)

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Understanding benefits and different types of Turmeric and Curcumin

Turmeric and Curcumin are two very popular words in the world of health and inflammation, but do you understand the difference? There are many foods and herbs available to us to enhance our overall health, but sometimes we just ‘hear’ benefits through marketing but fail to understand truth.  We may hear about benefits, but are not clear on what type or dose of that herb is most beneficial and in what circumstances. Turmeric is one such herb with clear health benefits but a large amount of confusion. (more…)

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