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Kind Bars are Healthier Than You Think

Kind Bars are Healthier Than You Think

Everyone who reads my blog knows that I trust the FDA when it comes to my nutrition information. Of course, a government-run organization bought out by corporations must have both my health and wallet in mind when they make recommendations, right? Recently, the FDA sent Kind LLC

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How Will the Ban on Trans Fat Affect You?

How Will the Ban on Trans Fat Affect You?

The FDA has announced that within the next three years, they will be putting a ban on artificially created trans fats. When I first read the consumer update, my first thought was what took them so long?  As a nation, we are spending more money from the

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Does Your Child’s Gut Microbiome Affect Their Behavior?

Does Your Child's Gut Microbiome Affect Their Behavior?

The University of Ohio hosts a research team led by Dr. Lisa Christian with the purpose of investigating stress and health in pregnancy.  Recently, the team studied 77 toddlers ranging from 18 – 27 months old.[1]  The parents filled out a temperament survey, and stool samples were collected

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Vitamin B-12 and Your Gut

Vitamin B-12 and Your Gut

Cobalamin (vitamin B-12) is a fascinating nutrient with unique properties unlike anything else discovered. It is named for the cobalt molecule that is central in its molecular structure and provides an inorganic component which supplies and receives electrons. It is critical for animal life and algae, but

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How to Fix Hemorrhoids

How to Fix Hemorrhoids

Many people are suffering from the side effects of having chronic constipation and sitting while defecating, hemorrhoids might be the worst. I remember when I had an external hemorrhoid years ago. Severe pain when I sat, and itching so bad I felt like a bear who rubs

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Why I Rarely Recommend Iron Supplements for Anemia

Why I Rarely Recommend Iron Supplements for Anemia

Proper iron metabolism is essential for mitochondrial function and your health as a whole. Iron is one of the most abundant minerals in our human body, most of it is bounded to iron regulating proteins (ferritin, hepcidin, ceruloplasmin, hemosiderin, and transferrin) or heme to protect our cells

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