Christopher Young

Fish Oil: The Reports of Its Demise Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Today you will find a guest blog article from our Director of Research, Michael Donaldson, PhD.  Please enjoy the wealth of experience and wisdom this article entails: Michael Donaldson, PhD writes: Controversy sells. Clarity saves lives. Confusion in the field of nutrition is used to convince people to throw up their hands and say, “What’s the use! One day food ...

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Getting the Max from Your Grocery Bill

One of the best ways to get the most out of each bite of our fresh produce is to blend it. We receive up to 80% more nutrition when we blend rather than eat our salads.1 That means, we get a whole lot more for our money! With the price of groceries, why not get the maximum benefits from your ...

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The Perfect Cleanse

Imagine Waking Up Feeling Refreshed, Eager to Start Your Day because You Know: You can Solve Any Problem the World Throws at You. You’re Naturally Healthy, Vibrant and Fit. You Desire Only Healthy Foods… If you’re like most Americans, eating the SAD – Standard American Diet – this sounds like a fantasy. But the truth is: you can be naturally ...

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Prostate cancer risk may be reduced by plant-based diet, study finds

Second only to skin cancer, prostate cancer is the leading cancer among American males. This disease will affect an average of every 1 in 7 men and his family, according to the American Cancer Society. Last year, there were approximately 220,800 new cases diagnosed. Though age is one of the biggest risk factors, diet and lifestyle choices may also play ...

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Life After Cancer: Your Recovery Checklist

You've beaten the odds and defeated cancer. But now, you must make improvements toward your long-term health and continue to do whatever you can to ensure your overall well-being. With God's guidance, there are a number of ways to maintain the path to restore your health, and it all starts with making some everyday-life adjustments. Here is a checklist of 10 steps ...

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How to Gain Weight In A Healthy Way

Although most people focus on how to lose weight, there are some who truly cannot gain weight and are rather slender. Their struggles are real and they prefer not to look as if they are starving and gaunt. Even our own Reverend Malkmus struggled at times to maintain a healthy weight. He did try many things which helped us create ...

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Have You Ever Tried Indoor Gardening?

The calendar says we are still in the middle of winter and most of the country would likely agree. But, if you don’t live in one of the southern states, it feels like spring is still weeks away. In North Carolina, the daffodils are blooming, the trees are budding and the birds are singing loudly. It feels like gardening season ...

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Why You Should Be Eating Sunchokes Daily

The sunchoke, often called the Jerusalem artichoke, is a plant that grows underground like a potato and is related to the sunflower. It is native to America, and has nothing to do with either Jerusalem or artichokes. It was originally cultivated by native Americans. The tubers are gnarly and uneven, vaguely resembling ginger root. It is also called sunroot, earth ...

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Drug Induced Nutrient Depletion

Have you ever taken the birth control pill? How about a round of antibiotics? You may have also taken pain relievers or antacids. Ever heard the phrase that for every action there is always a reaction? We have all taken prescription and over-the-counter drugs at some point in our lives to treat an infection, a psychological condition, or pain. These ...

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Prebiotics vs Probiotics

You may have heard of the terms prebiotics and probiotics but do you really know what they are? What they do? And, why should we care? Probiotics Probiotics are, for the most part, bacteria (friendly microorganisms) that reside in our intestinal tract. Probiotics are often called “good” or “helpful” bacteria because they help keep your gut healthy by controlling the ...

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