High Cortisol and Stress

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Stress, if severe and prolonged enough, will destroy your health, and much of the damage is due to the high cortisol levels causedby chronic stress. Cortisol is a hormone secreted by your adrenal glands located immediately above your kidneys and is the hormone most responsible for maintaining your body functions in response to stress.…

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Regulation of Cortisol the Stress Hormone

Cortisol, often referred to as the stress hormone, plays a crucial role in maintaining health. But to be effective, circulating levels must be maintained in a fairly narrow range. If levels dip much below optimal, signs and symptoms of adrenal fatigue occur. Any lower and the situation can become life threatening.  If levels climb and…

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Ubiquinol (CoQ10) and the Treatment of Disease

Much like the spark plugs in your car, the vitamin-like nutrient coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) serves as a vital catalyst to ignite the mitochondrial “spark” that creates cellular energy.     Without adequate CoQ10, cells aren’t able to support normal levels of activity. But this powerhouse coenzyme also boasts antioxidant activity that has been shown to address…

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The Omega-3 Solution

Evidence-based, peer-reviewed science shows, in the right population, adding long-chain omega-3 fatty acids to the diet can: 1) Improve memory, mood, and mental energy 2) Eliminate depression in adults and ADD/ADHD in children 3) Reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s 4) Reduce the risk of heart disease and inflammatory disorders 5) Promote better health and intelligence in children DHA as present…

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A Broader Approach to Obesity

                 Overwhelmingly, research studies are delivering staggering statistics: approximately two-thirds of the American population is overweight, and nearly half of those folks are obese.               The causes of obesity are assumed to be well known; too much food and too little exercise. What constitutes good nutrition and effective exercise for this population. There is a…

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