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5 Steps to Healthy Aging

If you're in need of a lifestyle adjustment, or simply a new tool for motivation, here are our five steps to health aging.

With age, the body goes through natural changes. But just because you're getting older doesn't mean your health has to suffer. By making smart lifestyle decisions and trusting in God's plan, we can all live healthy, fulfilling lives, just as He intended for us. Jeremiah 29:11 "For I have plans for you," declares the Lord. "Plans to prosper you and ...

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How to Reclaim Your Health Today

By making healthier choices, however, you can nurture your body back to the state of well-being - the state that was God's original plan all along.

After years of binge-eating junk foods, neglecting to exercise and making other poor lifestyle choices, you may feel as though you've fallen flat when it comes to overall health. But just because you've made the wrong decisions in the past, doesn't mean you can't reclaim your health for the future. So how do you turn your life around after years ...

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Mercury in Vaccines

Did you know that medical mistakes and reactions to doctor-prescribed medications are one of the leading causes of death in the country?

For decades, millions of vulnerable children and adults have relied on medications to nurse them from sickness back to health. But did you know that more than 106,000 Americans die every year from the adverse effects of doctor-prescribed drugs? According to what Rev. Malkmus wrote in Michael Dye's book, "Vaccinations: Deceptions & Tragedy, The Truth About Vaccines and the Dangers ...

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Key Takeaways From Why Do You Need Ionic Trace Minerals Webinar

Essential trace minerals are important for optimal health.

Trace minerals are known as solid inorganic substances the body needs small amounts of to thrive, but don't let it be mistaken – they are critical to your overall wellbeing. Last week, Dr. Darrin Starkey introduced us to the importance of trace minerals in our monthly webinar "Why Do You Need Ionic Trace Minerals?" He touched on mineral imbalances and ...

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How Does a Poor Diet Impact Mental Health?

Someone who isn't dealing with common stressors can still feel the pressure, especially if he or she follows a poor diet.

Stressors, also known as the situations and pressures that cause stress, are simple to identify. Major life changes, over exhaustion, financial issues and relationship difficulties are the more common sources. Someone who isn't dealing with these influencers can still develop stress, however, especially if he or she has poor eating habits. Poor Diet and Heightened Stress Levels Diet is one ...

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How to Reduce Your Chance of Having a Heart Attack

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., taking the lives of nearly 610,000 people every year. Annually, 735,000 Americans have a heart attack.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., taking the lives of nearly 610,000 people every year. Additionally, 735,000 Americans have a heart attack every year. While some of these devastating numbers are the result of genetics, such as race and ethnicity, there are also controllable factors that increase ...

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How Harmful are GMOs?

What these advocates of GMO's neglect to tell you, however, is that GM foods can cause unpredictable side effects to surface, such as allergies, diseases and nutritional problems.

Even if you don't know much about genetically modified foods, you're probably wondering why they have such a bad reputation. According to the World Health Organization, GM foods contain DNA that has been altered unnaturally in an effort to enhance desirable traits, such as improved nutritional content, reduced allergic potential and increased resistance to herbicides. So what's the problem? So-called health ...

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Key Takeaways from “Power Up Your Produce”

Last week, our special guest Wendy Jackson, vice president and chief operating officer at Perfect Pickler, Inc., talked to us about good and bad bacteria, how to prioritize gut health,  the process of fermentation and how truly powerful it can be.

There's nothing worse than throwing away a week's worth of produce due to spoilage. Instead of letting your wholesome, natural foods – and money – go to waste, it's time to consider the art of fermentation! Preserving your foods doesn't only lengthen their shelf life – it also makes them even more nutritious. Last week, our special guest Wendy Jackson, ...

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The Power of Digestive Enzymes

How powerful are digestive enzymes when it comes to digestive health?

Last month, we discussed how critical it is to maintain a healthy gut. Not only does it promote proper digestion, but it also boosts your metabolism, strengthens your immune system and influences your mood. So how can you fuel a healthful gut? Consuming a wholesome, fiber-rich diet and taking probiotic supplements can benefit you, but have you ever considered digestive enzymes? ...

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Gut Bacteria and Brain Chemistry: What’s the Connection?

You know that a healthy gut promotes proper digestion, but that's not all it does.

You know that a healthy gut promotes proper digestion, but that's not its only responsibility. It also encourages a boosted metabolism and thriving immune system. Additionally, your gut can even influence brain chemistry, according to Michael Gershon, professor and chair of pathology and cell biology at Columbia University. "The gut can work independently of any control by the brain in your ...

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