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Healthy Aging

Managing Menopause

How diet, exercise, and nutrition can ease the menopausal transition “I’m still hot, it just comes in flashes.” This slogan makes me smile. It means that we can approach menopause with confidence and with humor, especially with the help of friends! Studies have proven that supportive friends play a major role in helping women…

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Healthy Aging, Immune Support, Vitamins & Minerals

Zinc for Immunity and Healthy Aging

Zinc is an essential nutrient for immunity and healthy aging Zinc is a trace mineral that is essential for growth, reproduction, and good health throughout life.[1],[2],[3] It is required for the structure and function of literally thousands of different proteins, including enzymes, transporters, and transcription factors.[4],[5] One of the most important roles of zinc…

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Botanicals, Healthy Aging, Stress and Relaxation

Pine Bark for Blood Vessels Big and Small, Part 1 of 2

A natural solution for high blood pressure, hemorrhoids, and varicose veins At first glance, the ailments of high blood pressure, hemorrhoids, and varicose veins seem to have little in common. As any holistically trained healthcare provider knows, however, these conditions all share one common cause: poor vascular health. Also known as the circulatory system,…

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Healthy Aging

Fighting Live Viruses with Dead Bacteria

Heat-killed Lactobacillus plantarum L-137 for respiratory health, immune function, and antiviral support Lactobacillus plantarum is a type of lactic acid bacteria found in a variety of fermented foods. The heat-killed version of a specific strain of this bacteria, L. plantarum L-137 (HK L-137), has been shown to enhance immune activity, support respiratory health, and…

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