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Canned Pumpkin For You

I saw an article floating around about how canned pumpkin really isn’t pumpkin. I read it, not knowing the answer… And guess what I found out? Sometimes canned pumpkin is 100% pumpkin… and sometimes it’s cut with butternut squash. But either way, it’s healthy for you. Well, that’s assuming it’s pumpkin puree and not pumpkin pie filling which is loaded with sugar. A few years ago I wrote about the benefits of winter squash. People underestimate the health benefits of squash. They typically think of leafy green vegetables as being superior healthwise. Turns out that squash, especially pumpkin, is actually one of the more beneficial foods you could incorporate into your daily routine. In this article I’m going to give...

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4 More Reasons to Take Berberine

The vast majority of the attention berberine receives is in relation to how berberine impacts blood sugar. A number of studies show when you take berberine it helps you become more sensitive to insulin, which is helpful in aiding your body to use blood sugar more efficiently and helping to improve blood sugar levels. This is great news for anyone who wishes to maintain healthy blood sugar levels. However, berberine will actually help to keep other parts of your body healthy too. 4 Amazing Ways Berberine Keeps You Healthy Berberine is one of those plant-based therapies that humans have known about for thousands of years and have used for thousands of years for various maladies. That’s why we’ve studied berberine...

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Did You Know Vitamin K-2 Helps Improve Blood Sugar Levels?

If you’re a patient of mine, or you’ve been an avid reader of my newsletter, you know I hold vitamin K-2 in high regard. Vitamin K-2 is only starting to gain notoriety in the mainstream. Integrative MDs like myself have been advocating vitamin K-2 use for years now. But the community of mainstream practitioners is slow to get on board. However, the tide is shifting. And more and more physicians are becoming aware of just how useful vitamin K-2 is for helping to keep your bones and heart healthy. While I think that’s wonderful, I don’t want to shortchange vitamin K-2 here. There are quite a few additional reasons to consider adding K-2 to a supplement regimen. One of the...

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Vitamin D-3 Does Something Amazing for Blood Sugar

Everyone knows you need vitamin D-3 for total health. If you don’t know that, then you’ve been living under a rock where the sun doesn’t shine. No offense, that’s just how popular vitamin D-3 is in natural health circles. Plus, if you don’t know how important vitamin D-3 is chances are you’re not getting enough. Which would mean you’re living life with one arm tied behind your back. Well, figuratively you would be. Not really. I would assume if you are aware of vitamin D-3s health benefits the #1 thing you associate vitamin D-3 with is bone health. This is because several years ago, when vitamin D-3 became popular, it was because studies showed it is essential for strong, healthy...

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Could Too Much Sleep Make You Die Early?

  What you’re about to see is pretty hard to believe. A new study based on the data of 3 million people’s sleeping habits has led researchers to believe that sleeping too much could actually result in early death. That’s right. So now it’s not just sleeping too little that’s bad for you… but sleeping more too. Even more disturbing is sleeping more than 7-8 hours might actually be more harmful than sleeping too little. How is this possible you may ask? Well the researchers aren’t sure. But, when they released the risk of early death rises for every hour past 8 hours slept, they’re advising more research be performed on this association. Let me show you what’s going on. Researchers...

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