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Are you still not taking your Vitamin D? 
Posted on Thursday, March 20, 2014 
Posted on Thursday, March 20, 2014
For decades, Dr. Wallach has named Vitamin D as one of the essential vitamins needed for optimal health. Although it has always been known as an essential vitamin needed to promote calcium uptake and supporting healthy bones and joints, we’re now finding that there are a wide-range of benefits one can gain from having enough 
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There is More to Omega-3 than Heart Health 

Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2013
During the month of February, we’ve mostly discussed cardiovascular health for Heart Disease Awareness Month and thus we’ve touched on the benefits of incorporating Omega-3 in ones diet to promote cardiovascular health. However, more and more we are finding that consuming Omega-3 can benefit more than just the heart. Omega-3 has been known to also 
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What’s with the Vitamin D Buzz!
Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2013
It’s inescapable! From the morning shows to the local University, everywhere I turn all I hear are people talking about the sunshine vitamin; Vitamin D! Growing up, the only thing I ever heard about Vitamin D was that I needed it to build bones and grow nice and strong; helping with Calcium absorption for bone 
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How much do you know about folic acid?
Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2013
For any woman going through a pregnancy, the most important thing to them at the time is to give birth to a healthy baby. If this is your first pregnancy, you will most likely go out and buy every pregnancy book, start practicing yoga, stop eating raw fish, or follow any other piece of advice 
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Our love for sugar drinks is getting dangerous!
Posted on Thursday, January 17, 2013
Let’s face it; we’ve all had our share of sugary drinks. Whether you love to have a coke with your lunch, a sports drink after a workout, or giant lemonade at the state fair, we are all guilty of indulging in drinks that are not healthy options. Not to say that we all consume these 
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New Ground-breaking Data to Support Benefits of Resveratrol
Posted on Thursday, December 6, 2012
In 1992, the suggested health benefits of red wine led to the coining of the phrase “The French Paradox” to describe the low incidence of heart disease and obesity among the French; despite their relatively high-fat diet and wine consumption. The focus of the “French Paradox” research shifted more specifically to resveratrol, a compound found 
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The Sunshine Vitamin
Posted on Thursday, November 29, 2012
Since we are in the last leg of diabetes awareness month, I thought it would be great to share with you a recent study that was conducted at the Washington University School of Medicine on the effects that low levels of Vitamin D have on people with diabetes. Most of us can agree that good 
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The Never-Ending Benefits of Green Tea
Posted on Thursday, November 8, 2012
It’s about that time of the year when we all start to bring out our coats, add extra blankets to our bedding, and prepare for cozy evenings around the fire place; we’ll do anything to stay warm and healthy. And what better way is there to stay warm and healthy during this time of year 
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Do you have enough good bacteria in your gut?
Posted on Thursday, September 13, 2012
I always tell my boys to make sure they wash their hands before dinner (of course with PurWorks!); I never know what they’ve gotten themselves into. Surely they’ve got all sorts of nasty bacteria on their hands and the last place I want those germs to get into is inside their body. But I also 
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The Power of SOD
Posted on Thursday, September 6, 2012
My father and I disagree about a few things. Whether the San Diego Chargers will make it to the SuperBowl or not (not without a stable quarterback!), the best looking Corvette ever (maybe 1967?), and who would win an arm wrestling match (my dad of course, we ALL should know how tough he is by 
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Selenium – Good From Your Head…Down To Your Toes!
Posted on Thursday, July 12, 2012
According to the American Diabetes Association there are over 25.8 million children and adults in the United States who suffer from Diabetes, a chronic disease whose complications kill over 400,000 people a year. This number is compounded by the staggering 80 million individuals who are pre-diabetic. Overall more than 1 in 4 people are at
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Youngevity® Essential Life Sciences Initiates Clinical Studies at Clemson University’s Institute of Nutraceutical Research
Posted on Monday, July 9, 2012
Studies Will Evaluate Potential Effects of Youngevity Products on Human Biomarkers SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Growing direct-selling conglomerate Youngevity® Essential Life Sciences (www.Youngevity.com) announces it has signed an agreement to initiate a series of clinical research studies at Clemson University’s Institute of Nutraceutical Research. Formally titled "Research Studies on Anti-Cancer and Anti-Inflammatory Efficacy and Safety of Youngevity
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A Happy Heart Equals A LONG, FIT LIFE!
Posted on Thursday, July 5, 2012
Move it or lose it…get pumping! The folklore and romance surrounding the human heart has a long history. Humans have connected the heart to love and heath for centuries. Saying like “have a heart” or “I love you with all my heart” have come out because we instinctively know how important our hearts are to
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Resveratrol Has Done it Again!
Posted on Thursday, June 28, 2012
A recent study in the Journal of Physiology has further concluded that the amazing and powerful antioxidant Resveratrol improves exercise performance, heart function, and muscle strength. And if that wasn’t enough, the study also showed significant benefits in energy metabolism. What does all this mean? It means Resveratrol is a nutrient that has far reaching
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CLR Roasters Expands Supply Base and Manufacturing Capacity to Support Growth
Posted on Thursday, June 28, 2012
Company Receives New Contract Agreements in the Hospitality, Private label, and Retail Sectors SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CLR Roasters, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of AL International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: JCOF), announces it has expanded its green coffee supply base with the addition of three new green coffee growers. Initial supply contracts for over 1.4 million pounds of
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The Magic of Mushrooms
Posted on Thursday, June 21, 2012
Mushrooms have been part of folk medicine for centuries. Thought to promote health and longevity, these highly-prized fungi were used throughout Asia, Eastern Europe, and by the Ancient Egyptians. In ancient China, the Reishi Mushroom, was thought to bring balance to a body that is out of equilibrium. Prized for their health-promoting properties, therapeutic mushrooms
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Men’s Special Nutritional Needs
Posted on Thursday, June 14, 2012
Men have their own special nutritional needs, just like women do. As we celebrate National Men’s Health Week, let’s take a look at some of the ways men, in particular, can benefit from certain nutrients: As we know, the human body needs a wide range of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and other nutrients to function
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NATIONAL MEN’S HEALTH WEEK (JUNE 11th – JUNE 17th)
Posted on Monday, June 11, 2012
Prostate concerns are one of the biggest health issues males face today, affecting more than 8 million men. Don’t become a statistic. Start taking care of your prostate today—your body will thank you! Featuring: SUPRALIFE™ PRO FLOW™ – 120 CAPSULES (#82121) Pro Flow™ contains Saw Palmetto and Pygeum, which have been shown to support a
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Coffee Drinking Associated with Delay in Onset of Alzheimer’s
Posted on Thursday, June 7, 2012
Don’t forget to drink your coffee! According to a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease1, drinking three cups of coffee daily may help lower the risk of dementia. The association between caffeine and the reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease has been noted in both humans and animals, but no direct evidence has
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RCT: Selenium Plus CoQ10 Lowers Heart Disease Mortality
Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2012
Results of a new randomized controlled trial conducted by Swedish researchers and published in the International Journal of Cardiology1 strongly suggest that a combination of two dietary supplements, selenium and coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), may lower the risk of death from heart disease. Selenium is a trace mineral that is found in soil, water, and some
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High Fructose Corn Syrup: Junk Food for Your Brain (But Omega-3s Are Brain Health Food!)
Posted on Thursday, May 24, 2012
A new study published in the Journal of Physiology provides more evidence that high fructose corn syrup is the equivalent of “brain junk food”, while omega-3 fatty acids can be considered “brain health food.” In a preliminary study, researchers at the University of California Los Angeles studied two groups of rats that consumed a fructose
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Dietary Fiber, Cardiovascular Disease, and the Effects on Men Versus Women
Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2012
Data from a large European study provides more strong evidence of the importance of dietary fiber in cardiovascular health. But the benefits can differ between men and women. Why You Need Fiber. Fiber is one of the most important and beneficial nutrients in the human diet. High fiber intake is associated with a wide range
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Multivitamins For Healthy Aging
Posted on Monday, March 19, 2012
Multivitamins are known for many health benefits and helping the body to function optimally. They are the most popular dietary supplement, used by a third of American adults. Two scientific studies suggest that multivitamin consumption may have benefits for short term memory and biological age. Short-term memory According to a new meta analysis, multivitamins may
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Anthocyanins-Berry, Berry Good for You!
Posted on Monday, March 19, 2012
A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition provides fresh evidence of the power of anthocyanin-rich fruits (blueberries, apples, and pears) in lowering a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D). The large, prospective study evaluated the association between consumption of flavonoid-rich foods and the incidence of T2D based on data
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Fish Oil: The Ultimate “Brain” Food
Posted on Monday, March 19, 2012
Most of us are familiar with the overwhelming evidence regarding the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, aka fish oil, for cardiovascular health. But a growing body of research supports the beneficial role of omega-3s in healthy brain aging. In a landmark study published in the scientific journal, Neurology, elderly people with healthier dietary patterns, including
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