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Back to School: Key Vitamins and Supplements

Aug 29, 2020

Kids going back to school always comes with a mix of emotions. Some excitement, a pinch of anxiety, a sense of novelty, maybe a sigh of relief from parents. New[...]

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The Gut Microbiome and Health: Naturopathic Perspectives

Aug 18, 2020

The human gastrointestinal tract (GIT) alone contains 1014 microorganisms including bacteria, viruses, and fungi.[1] That’s approximately 100 times more microbial cells than human cells, which shows how much of an impact they[...]

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St Francis Herb Farm

Aug 08, 2020

Spring is coming; “All nature seems at work,” as the English poet Coleridge so aptly puts it. With its beauty and the promise of warmer weather looms the spectre of[...]

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Five Medicinal Mushrooms: Health Benefits

Aug 01, 2020

Mushrooms have been used medicinally for thousands of years, mainly due to the beneficial effects they confer on the immune system, nervous system, liver, and kidneys. Throughout China and Japan,[...]

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Wild Omega 3

Sep 20, 2019

Omega-3 fatty acids represent a group of special fats that the body needs as much as it needs vitamins or any other dietary nutrient. Unlike many of the critical compounds[...]

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Magnesium

Sep 20, 2019

Magnesium is one of the most underutilized macronutrients in our diets. Today’s soils are depleted. Magnesium helps individuals with diabetes. It activates insulin and increases insulin receptor sensitivity. It is[...]

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Vitamin D

Sep 20, 2019

The importance of vitamin D has been thoroughly researched over the years to be critically important for our overall health. The body produces vitamin D naturally when our skin is[...]

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Oil of Oregano

Sep 20, 2019

Oil of oregano is a potent antioxidant capable of scavenging free radicals and preventing cellular damage. It also has anti-inflammatory qualities, which can help reduce inflammation related to allergies and[...]

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