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Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

Health Benefits of Coconut Oil Health Benefits of Coconut Oil Skin care: Coconut oil is excellent massage oil that acts as an effective moisturizer on all types of skin, including dry skin. Unlike mineral oil, there is no chance of having any adverse side effects on the skin from the application of coconut oil. Therefore, it is a safe solution for preventing dryness and flaking of skin. It also delays the appearance of wrinkles and sagging of skin, which normally accompany aging. It helps in preventing degenerative...

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Leaky Gut Signs and Symptoms

Leaky Gut Signs and Symptoms NOTE: has outstanding Dr. Dave recommended products to help with this issue. See GI Sustain- Leaky Gut Support , Glutagenics Gastrointestinal Support and Endefen – Gastrointestinal Support . Discussion: The GI condition commonly known as “leaky gut syndrome” has been gaining a lot of attention lately for several reasons: A growing body of research has linked leaky gut to a number of “seemingly unrelated” health concerns and chronic diseases. As more Americans...

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Glutathione For Disease Prevention

Glutathione For Disease Prevention Glutathione is a naturally occurring chemical used by the human body to protect against chemical and environmental threats. As a consequence of aging, lifestyle, diet, and disease, a gap can develop between the needs and availability of Glutathione. Glutathione decreases in association with risk factors for disease and undergoes a variation with lowest values beginning in the morning and extending through midday. Decreased Glutathione has been associated with specific diseases, including...

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More About Your Gut Bacteria

More About Your Gut Bacteria It is eye-opening to take a step back and recognize that so many aspects of our physiology are actually under the control of the countless microbes that live within the intestine. The 100 trillion intestinal bacteria that make up what is called the human microbiome are involved in countless functions that have a profound effect on our health, risk for disease, longevity, mood, and even whether we are slender or fat. In the past, we have been led to believe that bacteria were basically to be...

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The Gut Microbiome and The Gut-Brain Link

The Gut Microbiome and The Gut-Brain Link From – Why Microbes and Probiotics Matter to Your Health –  The digestive tract works like an assembly line in reverse. Instead of creating food, the digestive tract breaks it down into basic parts to make it easier to absorb and metabolize. As efficient as the digestive tract is, a large portion of the energy stored in food is not processed and metabolized by the human body. Undigested food travels through the intestinal tract and is often fermented and metabolized by...

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