Kidney Support

7 Baking Soda Health Benefits

…of Baking Soda #1: Kidney Disease. Bicarbonate is an alkaline substance naturally produced in the body that buffers acids and helps keep pH in check. In people who have chronic kidney disease, which is most often caused by diabetes or hypertension, poorly functioning kidneys have a hard time…

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Tips for Treating Plantar Fasciitis

…same amount of time. 3. Support and Stabilize Your Feet Perhaps the most enduring therapy for the treatment and prevention of plantar fasciitis is support and stabilization of the foot. A well-fitting pair of shoes with excellent arch support, cushioning, and motion support (so the foot won’t…

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4 Steps to Strong Bones

…inadequate exercise, hormonal and dietary factors, drugs (steroids, antacids, anticonvulsants, and thyroid drugs), and diseases of the thyroid, kidney, liver, or pancreas. Although some of these factors are beyond your control, there are measures you can take to promote strong bones and avoid…

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How to Beat Metabolic Syndrome

…about the other aspects of insulin resistance and symptoms of metabolic syndrome? Elevated insulin levels thicken the blood vessels and affect kidney function, which contribute to hypertension. They also promote fat storage and shut down fat burning, so more and more fat gets socked away,…

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Four Natural Remedies for High Blood Pressure

…pressures higher than 120/80 and tested them according to the standard—but rarely followed—guidelines: sitting in a chair with a back support, feet planted on the floor and legs uncrossed for five minutes, no restrictive clothing or caffeine and no exercise or tobacco for at least 30…

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Diabesity Challenge: Take a Glycine Supplement

…process that contributes to diabetes-associated damage to the eyes, kidneys and other organs. While it’s not critical that you take a glycine supplement as part of my Diabesity Challenge, it can really help support your weight-loss efforts. The suggested dose is 5 g of glycine supplement…

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Follow a Fructose-Free Diet

…fructose it did not trigger the hormones that tell the body it is full and satisfied. Although these findings are preliminary, they further support the theory that fructose may actually be a bigger culprit than glucose in our epidemics of obesity and diabetes. * Raises risk of metabolic syndrome.…

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Nutrient Spotlight: Importance of Minerals

In this third part of my blog series on how the different components of a quality daily multivitamin help promote and support optimal health and well-being, I’ll be explaining the importance of minerals. Minerals, like vitamins, play diverse roles. They are important components of bones and…

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How to Boost Circulation

…improved circulation: enhancing the viscosity of the blood and boosting the health of the blood vessels. Enhance and Support Blood Viscosity When it comes to improving and supporting normal blood viscosity, there are a few supplements I recommend. Seanol (a seaweed extract) and nattokinase (an…

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