Monthly Archives: February 2014

Factors that Affect Thyroid Function [Infographic]


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Adrenal Support

Adrenal SupportThe adrenal glands, located on top of the kidneys, are extremely important for maintaining energy, stamina and strength. They help the body adapt to the stresses of life by producing stress-regulating hormones, such as epinephrine, norepinephrine and cortisol. These are three of the primary hormones responsible for regulating the body’s fight-or-flight mechanism.

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Cellular Energy

Cellular EnergyInside each cell of the body there are tiny, energy-producing factories called mitochondria. Using a chemical process known as the Krebs cycle, the mitochondria utilize fuel (fats and carbohydrates) and oxygen to create an energy storage molecule called adenosine triphosphate (ATP for short). ATP powers the life processes within each cell.

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Everg-VEnerg-V is a formula designed to combat stress and fatigue by herbally supporting the body’s ability to produce energy. It contains adaptogens (schizandra and eleuthero) to help the body adjust to physical and mental stress. It also contains herbs that support the various energy-producing glands,

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Target Endurance

Target EnduranceTarget Endurance is a caffeine-free nutritional supplement that supports vitality and enhances endurance during strenuous activity. Its primary action is due to special amino acid chelates of zinc and copper. By attaching these minerals to the amino acids arginine, leucine and glycine, they are directed to the mitochondria of the cell where they enhance energy production.

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Bee Pollen

Bee PollenBee Pollen Bees are busy creatures aren’t they?  Moving from flower to flower to gather nectar to make honey, they were considered the symbol of industry by the early settlers of Utah, who adopted the beehive as a state symbol.

In their business (in other words,

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Why Nature’s Sunshine?

Nature's Sunshine - HerbSpecialists.comby Steven Horne, RH(AHG), IIPA

I created this website as a third-party resource for people who sell and use Nature’s Sunshine Products because I love Nature’s Sunshine. I’ve been producing third-party educational materials for people who use this brand since 1986.

 As a professional herbalist (I’m a registered herbalist with and a past president of the American Herbalists Guild) I’ve be criticized for supporting an herbal company that sells products via network marketing.

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The Top 10 Healthiest Seeds on Earth


They come in all different sizes, shapes and colours. The seed is an embryonic plant itself and the origin of nutrition. A plant goes to great lengths to produce each seed and fill it with high concentrations of vitamins, minerals, proteins, essential oils and dormant enzymes. If you’re looking for a high quality,

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Vitamin C can help reduce your risk of a stroke

orangesVitamin C is a necessary daily supplement for a number of reasons, but new data suggest that it can also cut your chances of suffering a stroke.

A new study that is set to be presented to a conference of experts later in the year indicates that eating foods rich in vitamin C —

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5 reasons your digestive system isn’t working properly

upset-stomachIt seems nearly everyone has digestive issues these days. Crohn’s, IBS, colitis, celiac, and dozens of other digestive disorders have made an industry out of sugar free, gluten free, and dairy free products. So why is it that those with digestive issues can’t often fully fix them and have to follow a very strict diet or suffer the painful consequences?

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Blood Pressurex [Infographic]

Blood Pressurex

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Cooking Oils [Infographic]


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