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Getting Motivated When It’s Gloomy

We don’t get much cloudy weather in North Texas; however, it seems as though the last few weeks has been nothing but gloom and doom! And, that certainly doesn’t help for getting motivated to work out, does it? You are not alone. … Continue reading

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Why Should Your Daughter Exercise Regularly?

Research has shown that the benefits of exercise for adolescent girls is not just physical. Ever notice how you feel after a workout? You may dread starting and even not enjoy the exercise itself. But, how do you feel afterwards? … Continue reading

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How To Get Rid of Dry Skin

Dry skin can result from many causes, most of which are nutritional deficiencies and/or toxicities.  While we address the underlying issues or root causes, here are some helpful ways to alleviate the symptoms of dry skin topically. 1.  Dry sking … Continue reading

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Genetically Modified Foods – Here’s the Facts!

Do you have any idea if the strawberries you ate this morning for breakfast were spliced with fish genes?  Or the green beans you have planned for dinner this evening have been genetically altered using pig parts?  Genetic modification… yes, … Continue reading

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Could You Be Overtraining?

You’ve heard people say it, ‘If I train hard, I’ll get faster, I’ll get stronger and the more I train, the better I’ll get.’ Right? Wrong. What every body needs is rest and recovery. If you do not give enough … Continue reading

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Are Your Medications Causing Disease and Illness?

Most medications never get to the root cause of disease and illness, only treating symptoms. Did you know that pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter medications deplete vital nutrients your body needs on a daily basis? For example: Steroids deplete Calcium, Folic Acid, … Continue reading

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4 No-Brainer Reasons To Never Use Splenda

An article on recently stated: “James Turner, the chairman of the national consumer education group Citizens for Health, has expressed shock and outrage after reading a new report from scientists outlining the dangers of the artificial sweetener Splenda (sucralose).” … Continue reading

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