From the monthly archives:

October 2011

It turns out, having the wrong kind of gut bacteria can affect more than just your gastrointestinal tract. While we understand probiotics role in digestion, aiding enzyme creation and food break down as well as discouraging foreign pathogens from taking root, scientists are still exploring what is probiotic’s relationship to other aspects of health, including […]

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Silver’s natural antimicrobial properties are being used in tons of consumer products, from washing machines that sanitize clothes to fungicides for your shoes. Many are concerned about the health and environmental effects regarding nano materials, nano silver in particular (there’s concern about it’s antimicrobial effects on the small end of the food chain). Besides the […]

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Food hasn’t always been easily available, and our genes remember those days, according to a new study. It turns out, rapid weightloss could lead hormones to signal the body to keep eating higher calorie levels than it needs for up to a year or more after weightloss occurred. This, then, leads dieters to rebound and […]

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Feeding animals antibiotics and hormones has long been a short-cut to raising “healthier”, fatter, faster growing stock, but with growing antibiotic resistance and a desire to keep growth hormones out of children (and the rest of us), many countries have banned antibiotic use (and sometimes hormone use, although consumer preference has pushed that out). So […]

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Introducing Blood CLNz

October 25, 2011

When the body and its organs function normally, the blood is healthy. Delivering nutrients and oxygen and removing waste (along with the lymph system) the blood is essential to overall health. Sometimes, though, a poor diet or poorly functioning organ can lead to the accumulation of acids, toxins, or excess cholesterol. Along with a healthy […]

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