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November 2015

Education

Are you still eating toxic oils?

November 18, 2015

By:  Dr. Udo Erasmus Unlike other essential nutrients–minerals, vitamins, and essential amino acids, which are relatively stable–essential omega-3 and -6 (poly-unsaturated) fatty acids (EFAs) are our most sensitive and easily damaged nutrients. They’re called ‘essential’ specifically for being vital components of health—the only two components of fat that our body cannot make from other nutrients—and so must get directly from food. Even though their essentiality is firmly established, 99% of us still get too little omega-3s. Instead, our food supply…

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Boost Immunity the Natural Way

November 11, 2015

Focusing on bolstering the immune system with top natural ingredients is the best way to avoid illness (as opposed to worrying about every encounter with inevitable germs).  The truth is, there is probably a “bug” going around your office right now!  One top ingredient for helping support a healthy immune system?  Elderberry.  A traditional European folk remedy, elderberry gained scientific credibility for its immune supportive properties almost 20 years ago. European elderberry is packed with powerful antioxidants, vitamins A, B,…

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Beauty and Brains: You Can Have It All!

November 3, 2015

By: Dr. Udo Erasmus If you’re moisturizing your skin from within, then chances are the omegas have already kicked in; only someone with a good head on their shoulders would optimize their essential fat intake for mind- and body-health first, knowing that beautiful, glowing skin is the natural side effect. The essential fats—omega-3s and -6s—a.k.a.essential fatty acids (EFAs)—are called “essential” specifically because they’re required for many basic functions in the body, just like certain essential vitamins or minerals, but the…

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