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Shatavari Asparagus; Making the Woman a New Woman

Aging and stress are the two biggest culprits that you are up against in today’s society.  Both contribute significantly to your health decline, with each contributing respectively to the other.  Today’s society is very demanding, by choice mind you, which can create significant burdens on the body, both for men and women. Shatavari, or asparagus root, is one time proven remedy that can greatly assist with female health and rejuvenation, being used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine.  Can Shatavari, or asparagus root, help to revitalize and restore your body? (more…)

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Cordyceps sinensis; Bring Your Body Back from the Dead

Life can be a challenge, especially in today’s society of constantly coming and going.  We are all often burning the candle at both ends, which creates not just fatigue, but increased stress, and a loss of overall resistance in health.  It is not a surprise that a high percentage of us succumb to the common cold, diabetes, cognitive issues, chronic fatigue and a loss of zeal for life.  Cordyceps sinensis is one of those herbs, traditionally revered in Chinese Medicine as often the ‘cure all’ for many of our health complaints, serving as a primary adaptogen.   It’s potency and respect in Chinese medicine has earned it many names, and with that a high cost, but is Cordyceps sinensis what they have claimed it to be? (more…)

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Adaptogens, Stress, and Your Health

Stress is a real killer, as noted in our other article.  Stress related illness comprise upwards of 70% of all health complaints in America, not to mention other countries.  Although you cannot avoid all stress, it is possible to reduce the impact of that stress upon your body.  Through the use of adaptogens, a proper diet, and exercise, the overall negative impact of stress upon your health can be reduced.  Adaptogens are one powerful means of intervention, which may not just help save your life, but could actually bring about an overall state of wellness to the world as a whole, if we all participated. (more…)

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Blueberries and Your Health; Powerful Foods for Brain and Body

You are what you eat!  This slogan has been around for decades, if not centuries, and stands to be true in all aspects of our mental and physical health.  The fact is that you are in control of your health, believe it or not, and the food you choose to eat can either assist in your vitality or work against it, contributing to more disease and pain.  Blueberries are one of many fruits that pack a powerful punch when it comes to your health.  The little purple gems are packed full of vital nutrients and phytochemicals that can truly change your well being and health.  Blueberries are just one of many fruits that possess these research supported powers, impacting overall health, sugar metabolism, mental well being, and even digestive health.  Let’s pour some into a bowl and look at why I LOVE this fruit! (more…)

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Ketones and Ketone Bodies; How do They Impact Your Health?

Ketones and the ketogenic approach have become popular terms in medicine and health. Our poor metabolism, insulin dysfunction, glucose regulation issues, weight gain and obesity are clinical signs behind many of our current health problems.  It has become an epidemic of sorts and really stems back to our chosen diet and lifestyle.  Ketones and ketone bodies are valuable substances to our health and naturally produced by our bodies, but in many, their production is impaired.  Through an understanding of what ketones do and how our body produces them, we can gain a better view on how ketones can directly impact our health, metabolism, energy, and even cognitive function. (more…)

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Obesity and Cancer Risk Connection

Are you overweight or even obese?  Even by just a ‘smidge’ by your standards?  Has your body mass index or BMI seen better days?  Is your doctor, spouse, or other loved one expressing concern?  How about you? How do you feel about yourself, your energy, or your abilities?  Why is your weight such a concern, you may ask?  The reality is that your weight is a risk factor for many diseases, but cancer is close to the top. Obesity and being overweight in general, increases your risk of cancer, of any organ system.  This is a well-known fact.  Obesity is a killer on many levels, but very closely linked to many different types of cancer.  Let’s look at why! (more…)

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Your Body’s Service Engine Light Is On! Are You Listening?

Do you wake up in the morning stiff and in pain?  Do you have  trouble sleeping, thinking it is your mattress?  Do you experience anxiety, depression, or even forgetfulness?  Sore back, stiff joints, which are limiting your abilities and desires?  Gaining weight and having trouble shedding a few pounds?  Swollen legs and ankles?  This is your body’s ‘Service Engine’ light that is coming on!  Are you listening or ignoring it? (more…)

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What Are You Feeding Your Body? Nutrition and Health

Nutrition.  A powerful word when you fully grasp its meaning and yet, the word implies different ideas to many people.  Food is our source for nutrition and nutrition is the aspect of that food which supplies for and rebuilds our health.  Fruits and vegetables, including grains, are the foundation for nutrition, as these are the food sources from which true nutrition is derived.  From macro- to micronutrients, all is provided for in ample quantities to sustain your body, mend it, and defend it in the future.  The question is what ‘food’ are you providing as fuel for your body, and how do you feel? (more…)

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Male Testosterone, Libido, Impotence and Shilajit

Testosterone, low libido, and impotence are a common problem in men as they age, due to related cellular changes in the body.  However, these health concerns are also becoming evident in much younger populations, so the tide is shifting to an extent.  Most men just relate these issues to a reduced testosterone level, which may be true, but these clinical signs could indicate much deeper and serious health ailments that could lead to bigger problems.  Herbs, diet, and exercise can all impact testosterone, libido, and impotence on some level, however, there is another tool in the shed called Shilajit, which might pack a real punch to overall health and testosterone in men. (more…)

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Passion, Sexual Intimacy, and Health

Intimacy is something that most of us have experienced at some point in time in our life, but as we age, this intimacy becomes less frequent.  One obvious reason is a decline in interest as we age, or maybe that our bodies just are not capable on some level.  This intimacy may be sexual related but also extends to other aspects of our lives.  While there are many reasons for that reduced intimacy or passion, are these reasons reflective of our overall health?  Meaning, is the decrease in our sexual relations or overall level of passion a sign of poor health and more importantly, could the opposite be true, in that a sign of good health is a higher level of sexual relations and passion? (more…)

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