8 Natural Alternatives to Flu Shots

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Many people are looking for more effective, natural alternatives to flu shots. This comes in the wake of their questionable effectiveness and their potentially harmful side effects. Is the flu shot worth the risk and how much protection does it offer? If you follow these eight steps, you can make your immune system stronger to stave off colds and the flu this winter and year round. Take Vitamin D.  Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) supplements are 8 times more effective than flu shots!  Take 1,000-5,000IU/day (children), 5,000IU/day…

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Why You Should Not Let Your Vitamin D Go Low

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Vitamin D season is now officially over in the midwest. From September to April the sun is so low in the sky that the UVB rays (the ones that make vitamin D in our skin) simply bounce off the earth’s atmosphere. Blood vitamin D levels drop substantially if you do not take a D3 supplement throughout the winter. This can even happen in summer if you do not get enough sun exposure a few days a week. This will increase the probability of your chances…

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2 Supplements That Fix a Weak Heart

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If you want a strong heart and body, there are a few supplements you should be taking on a daily basis to help fight the number one killer, heart disease. The first one is Vitamin D3. A new study found people with chronic heart failure who take vitamin D3 on a daily basis improve their heart function. Chronic heart failure is heart muscle weakness that results in the inefficiency to pump blood throughout the body. The study found vitamin D3 improved the amount of blood…

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Are You Getting Enough of The Sunshine Vitamin?

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Did you know the sunshine vitamin gives you the most “bang for your buck” in terms of health benefits and disease prevention? It is known to prevent and fight over 20 diseases, including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, asthma, multiple sclerosis and many others. Are you getting enough? The sunshine vitamin is vitamin D! The most natural way to get vitamin D is by exposing your bare skin to sunlight. The more skin you expose, the more vitamin D is produced. You can only get…

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Kids Low In Vitamin D At Risk For Depression and Heart Problems Later in Life

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If your children are not getting enough vitamin D, it could lead to two avoidable diseases in their teenage and adult years. A study has found children low in vitamin D are more likely to experience depression compared to children with higher levels of vitamin D. Previous studies have shown vitamin D can prevent or reduce depression in adults. A separate study found inadequate intake of vitamin D in childhood can lead to hardened arteries and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease as adults. This…

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The Keys To Achieving a Healthier Bowel

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Do you get gas, bloating, constipation or diarrhea? Have you ever been diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), diverticulitis, colitis, celiac, Crohn’s, or colon cancer? If so, it is a serious sign you have a weak digestive system. There are many reasons why you can develop these conditions that often cause extreme discomfort. We will discuss the steps you can take to repair a damaged bowel and keep your colon healthy if you want to prevent diseases of your bowel. Here are the things you…

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The Best Supplements You Need For Peak Brain Power

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Is your brain power and memory excellent or do you think there is “room for improvement?” If you are not taking these supplements or getting these nutrients from your food on a daily basis, this could be the reason your brain is not working at peak capacity. Vitamin D3.  Vitamin D deficiency has been estimated to be as high as 98 percent and has been linked to a number of brain disorders, including dementia and its most severe form, Alzheimer’s disease. Vitamin D supplementation has…

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This Vitamin Fights Breast Cancer, Cholesterol and Autism

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There is one very important vitamin you and your loved ones should take on a daily basis to prevent these and numerous other diseases.  Are you taking it? A recent study found breast cancer patients with vitamin D levels of 30ng were twice as likely to survive cancer compared to women with lower vitamin D levels (17ng).  Previous research has shown vitamin D levels of at least 50ng is associated with a 50 percent lower risk of breast cancer. Vitamin D has a number of…

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6 Steps to Having a Youthful, Energetic and Healthy Lifestyle For The Rest of Your Life

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As you progress in age, would you like to avoid the crippling effects of arthritis, chronic searing joint and back pain, sluggish depleting energy and the fear of illness and disease?  Would you rather have youthful energy, healthy and strong joints, the confidence to live without the fear of disease and participate at any activity level you desire?    If you want a life like this for the rest of your life, there are 6 steps you need to take to achieve these goals: Restore…

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Biggest Threats to Your Brain Power

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Since your brain controls all of the functions of your body, doesn’t it make sense to take care of it so it can take care of you?  There are several serious threats to your brain.  Many of these are lurking in your food.  Avoiding these threats and feeding your brain what it needs to stay strong and healthy will ensure that your brain takes care of you.   Here are the WORST threats to your brain power: Sugar, especially High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS).  HFCS…

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