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Environmental chemicals may trigger an early menopause


Researchers have discovered that 15 chemicals are capable of bringing on an earlier menopause. Unfortunately we all live in a fairly polluted world and our bodies contain measurable levels of environmental chemicals. Women with the highest levels of these chemicals (measured via urine and blood tests) can experience menopause up to four years earlier than women with low levels. Four ...

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Methylation – A new key to health and anti-aging


Recently everyone has been talking about a biochemical process in the body called methylation and doctors are starting to realize that it is vital to good health and staying younger for longer. Now we all want that right? When you hear the words methylation and biochemistry you probably tune out because it does not sound exciting or relevant to your ...

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Be safe in the swimming pool


Watch out for parasites in swimming pools this summer! According to the Centers of Disease Control (CDC), in the last few years there has been a dramatic rise in parasitic infections obtained through swimming pools and hot tubs even though they have been treated with chlorine. The main culprit is a bug called Cryptosporidium. This bacterium can survive in water ...

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Do you have an ‘angry personality’?


Part 1 of a 2 Part series Is there such a thing as an “angry personality”?   The bad news is that there are people who are more “threat sensitive” than others; their personality and genetic make-up (as well as learned experiences throughout their lives) make them more likely to get angry without needing much provocation. Some symptoms of mood disorders ...

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Recent Recipes

Healthy trail mix


1 cup raw pecans 1 cup raw almonds 1/2 cup raw cashews 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup coconut flakes Mix all ingredients together and store in an air tight jar. Recommended for you Easy Chicken and Leek Casserole Chicken with Olives Asparagus and spinach salad Minty carrot salad Tomato and basil salad

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Spicy roasted chickpeas


3 cups canned chickpeas, rinsed, drained and dried 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon smoked paprika ½ teaspoon ground coriander ¼ teaspoon ground chilli ½ teaspoon salt Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Mix all ingredients well with your fingers in a bowl. Arrange the chickpeas on a lined or greased oven tray and bake for 30 ...

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Salmon and tomato salad


Serves 4 1 large fresh salmon fillet 2 tablespoons ghee, melted 1 clove garlic, minced 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 2 large handfuls arugula, roughly chopped Salt and pepper, to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice Heat a grill to medium. Brush the salmon with ghee, then season both sides with salt and pepper. Sprinkle the top ...

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