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Chocolate…mmmm

…thought that may grab your attention! The right type and the right amount can be good for you..great news huh!Historically, chocolate — ‘the food of the Gods’ — was a symbol of luxury, wealth, and power, with it typically being a food of kings and queens. During the 14th century, the Aztecs and Ma
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Unscrambling the egg and cholesterol connection

Eggs are, in some ways, the perfect food – they are a power house of nutrition. In addition to their antioxidants, eggs supply a tremendous amount of protein and nutrients including vitamin D, essential fats, B vitamins, choline, lutein, zeaxanthin – all great for eyes, brain and bones. And, all in
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Sleep in the time of Corona

Understandably we are receiving a lot of questions about boosting immunity right now (April 2020). It's always a valid topic, not just in light of COVID-19.Immunity covers many physiological processes and can be affected by genetics, nutritional status and lifestyle habits. As such we are going to a
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Easing the discomfort of travel sickness

With holidays, too often comes travel sickness or motion sickness as it’s often called – basically, sickness in response to certain types of motion. As many parents know, it is much more common in children especially those between 2-12 years of age. It’s not a disease, but does cause so
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MTHFR Gene – What is it? How does it affect me? What form of folate do I need?

Recently, functional and mainstream medicine have exploded with a tremendous amount of research into the MTHFR gene mutation. We receive a lot of questions about how to manage your health if you are living with this gene mutation, so here's a little more information! FIRSTLY, what is MTHFR?
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Fat at 50 Means Sick at 70

Carrying extra weight in your mid-life years means you are more likely to have major chronic disease and physical and cognitive limitations by the time you reach your 70s, according to results published in the British Medical Journal. Long-term research known as the Nurses Health Study showed
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