Why Grass fed cows and old-fashioned ranching is better for you

Grass fed cows and old-fashioned ranching

Grass fed cows and old-fashioned ranching have made a come back and are becoming more mainstream and thank goodness! Hot topics in the green movement are ways to reduce green house emissions. It is estimated that cattle are responsible for one-fifth the problem. Research in Ireland developed a device that measures methane production in cows. […]

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Healthy Gut Advisor

The Healthy Gut Advisor Training is quickly becoming the number one program for Health Wellness consultants, Network Marketing and Health Professionals who want to understand digestion. While still on a high from the training I send out a questionnaire to capture my students opinions on what they liked and did not like so it is still fresh […]

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Lower Blood Pressure Through Breath

Lower Blood Pressure, Reduce Stress with the power of Breath When you don’t manage stress effectively you place an unnecessary burden on the one muscle that keeps you alive: the heart. When you’re stressed, your body goes into “fight or flight” response. The brain releases hormones that cause your heart to pump faster, thicken your […]

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Health Benefits of Pomegranate

Health Benefits of Pomegranate

Mighty Pomegranate (Punica granatum) Inside a lumpy, thick-skinned pomegranate you’ll find a treasure of jewel-like arils-ruby seeds surrounded by sacs of flavorful juice. Pomegranate is both richly sweet and tart and exceptionally refreshing. Savor the flavor by eating the arils by the spoonful, adding them to salads or to a bowl of Greek yogurt. Any […]

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Healthy Heart

Secrets to a Healthy Heart Long before the ancient Greek surgeon Galen carried out meticulous dissections of the heart, the Egyptians wrote about health and disease in relation to how the heart “speaks in vessels” with the rest of the body. Today, physicians may not associate the heart with the soul (or soul mates), but […]

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Health Benefits of Sage

Health Benefits of Sage

Clear Your Mind with Sage (Salvia officinalis) Sage, with its woody stems, grayish leaves, and lovely purplish-blue flowers, is a native perennial of the Northern Mediterranean coast and an herbal member of the mint family. If you’re only familiar with Sage for seasoning savory dishes, you’re missing out on a fascinating botanical remedy. Ancient Greeks […]

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Balanced Intestinal Flora and Probiotics

Probiotics and Balancing Intestinal Flora With 80% of your immune system located in your gut, having balanced intestinal flora is a major factor in defending your body against disease. Balanced intestinal flora is critical to the functioning of the immune system, synthesis of nutrients, and detoxification. Balanced intestinal flora is also necessary for regular and normal bowel […]

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What Happens in the Large Intestine

What happens in the large intestine Information about the large intestine seems to focus on colon cancer, colon polyps and colon cleanse; a result of the break down of the intestine. In order to understand how things can go wrong in the colon, first, we must understand what happens in the large intestine. In my Healthy […]

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Had Your Appendix Removed? You need to do this

3 Crucial Tips After Appendix Removal  One of the biggest question I get at live events after delivering my signature presentation on Digestion and Poop is “Karen what do you do when you have had your appendix removed?” The location of the appendix is right off of the cecum; the first part of the large […]

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The Appendix

The Appendix

The Appendix There is not a lot of information about the appendix. The appendix is crucial to our intestinal health and communicates with our immune system. It also happens to be my favourite organ because it has been labeled useless; it is always the quiet ones that do the most surprising.  The small intestines is […]

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