WHO NEEDS FATTY ACIDS? (PART B)

March 30, 2010

2010/03/30 Published WHY IS EPA, DHA SO IMPORTANT? Trying to understand good oils from “bad” oils and knowing which supplements are good and why is a daunting task. To simplify it, it boils down to getting enough EPA and DHA. EPA is eicosapentaenoic acid, which the body needs to make anti-inflammatory workers in the...

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WHO NEEDS FATTY ACIDS? (PART A)

March 28, 2010

2010/03/28 Published Essential fatty acids are the core building blocks for all our cell membranes. Imbalances in fatty acids are more common in those suffering from chronic inflammation. Individuals with chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, arthritis, autism, heart disease, arteriosclerosis, Crohn’s disease, Asperger’s, depression, ulcerative colitis, and auto-immune diseases such as Lupus and Hashimoto’s, and those...

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IS YOUR CORTISOL RHYTHM DERAILED?

March 26, 2010

2010/03/26 Published Your adrenals are a pair of endocrine glands located on top of your kidneys and they produce cortisol and DHEA. The levels of cortisol throughout the day follow a specific rhythm which can become thrown off by insomnia, stress, chronic infection, inflammation and other hormonal imbalances. Proper levels of cortisol at key...

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WHERE ARE WE GETTING OUR TOXIC EXPOSURES?

March 24, 2010

2010/03/26 Published What is a toxin? Toxins are products that are potentially harmful to the body. They come from our environment and from our bodies as a natural byproduct of all the metabolic processes of the body. For example, the liver performs over 40,000 metabolic processes, and therefore excretion of toxins is essential for...

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WHEN B VITAMIN METABOLISM GOES WRONG…..

March 22, 2010

2010/03/22 Published The purpose of this article is to introduce you the concept of B vitamin metabolism, the effect the immune system can have in interfering with your B vitamin metabolism, how B vitamins impact detoxification and how problems metabolizing B vitamins aggravate certain conditions. We all need and use B vitamins daily for...

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Anna Manayan

Anna Manayan