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The Power of Peppermint Oil

Peppermint oil is often used in aromatherapy or the use of essential oils to support health. Studies show that peppermint oil may help improve memory and raise alertness, and alleviate pain and nausea. The oil has also: antiviral, antimicrobial, antifungal, analgesic, radioprotective, anti-edema and antioxidant capability. Studies show the peppermint oil   may help improve memory […]

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Vitamin D and Immunity in Children

The last couple of decades have seen an explosion in our interest and understanding of the role of vitamin D in the regulation of immunity.  The molecular data infer that vitamin D signaling should boost innate immunity against pathogens of bacterial or viral origin. Vitamin D signaling also suppresses inflammatory immune responses that underlie autoimmunity

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The Future of Aging

Somewhere between early adulthood and middle age, a compound in your cells called nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) begins a gradual decline. NAD+ helps power hundreds of metabolic processes and keeps a group of proteins called sirtuins active. You want them to stay active, since they can contribute to overall health and longevity. Leonard Guarente, Ph.D.,

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Are Vitamins K Essential to Health ?

Vitamin K is gaining attention because it has a much greater effect on our health than previously thought. It isn’t a single substance, but a family of nutrients that plays a critical role in preventing disease, including osteoporosis and hardening of arteries that leads to heart attacks and strokes. Traditionally, vitamin K has been viewed

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