1. Immunity Armor for Flu Season

    Flu and cold season have arrived. The flu virus has become more aggressive over the past five years. People in their mid-30's with relatively good immune systems have felt the wrath of the flu, even leaving one 35-year-old man in a medically induced coma. Integrative Medicine professionals claim one…Read More

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    What Is AMPK and What Does It Do?

    How AMPK Affects Cellular Health The enzyme, AMPK, stands for Adenosine Monophosphate-Activated Protein Kinase. It is found inside every cell in the body and plays an essential role in cellular homeostasis. (Cellular homeostasis is when a cell takes action to maintain health and balance.) The major …Read More

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    Anti-Inflammatory Diet Recipes

    Chronic inflammation can wreak havoc on the body. There’s really no medicine to “cure” chronic inflammation—just manage it. By making diet and lifestyle changes, you can prevent and reduce chronic inflammation while improving your overall sense of well-being. Here are a few recipes that excl…Read More

  4. Fighting Inflammation with Antioxidants

    Oxidation in biochemistry refers to the process when electrons are lost to free radicals. Our bodies are constantly under oxidative stress. Just like an apple or a car, our bodies will brown, rust, or decay. What Exactly Is Oxidative Stress Oxidative stress causes free radical damage. Free radicals …Read More

  5. Nightshades, Dairy, & Gluten—Why These Foods Cause Inflammation

    The small intestine is where a lot of the body’s action is—especially regarding the immune system. It absorbs nutrients, releases chemicals, sends messages to the brain, and moves food through the digestive system. It’s a strong, dynamic organ, that is surprisingly delicate at the same time. W…Read More

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    What Is Inflammation

    Inflammation has now become a big buzzword in the health and wellness world. Currently, a common trend in homeopathic diets is to consume inflammation-reducing food. Inflammation is a mechanism of the body to signal that something is making the body sick or unwell. After receiving the signal, the bo…Read More

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    What Are Hot Flashes & How Do I Treat Them?

    Many women are desperate to find affordable solutions that give fast results when it comes to hot flashes. Hormone replacement therapy can also be a little scary for some people. The good news is, there is a more natural alternative that has real results and significantly fewer side effects. What Is…Read More

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    An Overview of Diet and Inflammation

    People are experiencing more inflammation today than ever before. They’re also being exposed to environmental and lifestyle inflammatory catalysts making it more challenging to fight chronic inflammation. What Is Inflammation Traditionally, inflammation was defined as a localized physical conditio…Read More