Probiotics: Beneficial Bacteria

Prepare to Meet 100 Trillion Friends You Didn’t Even Know You Had.

Imagine a world that has existed since the beginning of time and yet has only been unearthed within the last century. This world can only be seen and observed under powerful microscopes and yet it impacts our lives on a daily basis.  Let me introduce you to about 100 trillion friends you didn’t even know […]

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The High Cost of Hidden Sodium – Salt in Foods

  I recently overheard a conversation between a husband and wife that made me smile. The husband, hit with a late night craving for potato chips, was telling his wife that he was planning on raiding the bag before going to bed. However, his wife was well aware of his condition of hypertension (high blood […]

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6 Habits that Decrease Inflammation

  Last time, we looked at 6 of the top foods that caused inflammation. This is dangerous because inflammation causes a host of detrimental health effects. Let’s look at 6 habits that one can implement to counteract the negative effects of inflammation. These habits are easily implemented and can offer a whole host of wonderful […]

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2 Supplements to Help Stop Inflammation

If you are bothered by the pain of inflammation in your joints a supplement that contains glucosamine and chondroitin can help rebuild some of the damaged cartilage and decrease inflammation and swelling. Capraflex™ is an ideal remedy for swollen painful and inflamed joints. Adding phytonutrients and antioxidants from fruit and vegetables is an excellent way to include anti-inflammatory foods in your […]

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Top 6 Foods that Cause Inflammation

  Last week, we laid the foundation for understanding the importance and dangers of inflammation. This week we are going to look at the top 6 foods that cause a pro-inflammatory response.   Eating to Decrease Inflammation When you eat, your body produces substances called prostaglandins from nutrients in your food. These substances can be […]

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Inflammation Explained

  If you’ve ever been stung by a bee, sprained your ankle, or suffered from a runny nose as the result of the common cold or an allergy, then you have encountered inflammation.  Inflammation is your body’s reaction to irritation, injury, or infection.  Inflammation is the way your body protects itself and begins the process […]

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High Quality goat milk comes from happy free range goats

Benefits of Goat Milk vs. Cow Milk

By Dr. Thomas Cooke D.O.

“Milk, it does a body good.” This was the marketing mantra employed by the cow industry in the 1980’s to boost interest in cow’s milk. The campaign was wildly successful and as a result, The Dairy Farmers of America have reported sales topping 11 billion dollars in 2007. But does the overwhelming popularity of cow’s milk in the United States signify that it really is the best?

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Enzymes Explained

In the vast universe of nutrition, knowledge is often assumed. Some fall into the habit of simply spewing nutrition “buzz words” or phrases without proper understanding or appreciation for the topic at hand. With this in mind, let’s define both an enzyme and its function…

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Small Companies Are Good For Your Health

The Center for Disease Control estimates that each year roughly 76 million people are infected with some form of foodborne illness. At a yearly cost of between five and six billion dollars, this means that every second, at least two people are in a bathroom somewhere in the United States, painfully experiencing the power of […]

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