Ancient Chinese Secret? Fermented Rice Lowers Cholesterol 

A German study released last month (July 2016) shows that interest in the health attributes of rice is growing, especially the type fermented with a fungus called Monascus purpureus. This rice has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries, but is gaining interest due to the LDL-cholesterol-lowering effects of...

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6 School Meal Strategies

Lack of time is a major reason why healthy eating flies out the door, especially when you’re eating breakfast and/or lunch on the run. If you must eat “fast food,” improve the quality: stock the fridge/school bag/bike panier/car with healthy to-go meals so you're less likely to be tempted by...

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Wellness With Kim Radio Show

Tune in to “Wellness With Kim” August 16th! Kim Iles' weekly radio show will be featuring Lisa Petty, nutritionist, author and professor. Learn about natural solutions for pain as Lisa shares real life success stories! Tune in at 11:00AM EST to Chatham-Kent Radio Stations CKXS 99.1 FM, www.ckxsfm.com and on CFCO Country 92.9FM, www.country929.com....

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Aches & Pains: Root Causes and Natural Solutions with Lisa Petty

Ontario Fall Tour! Aches & Pains: Root Causes and Natural Solutions Join us for a delightfully interesting hour with Lisa Petty as she shares real life solutions and success stories! Featuring Enerex Pain Relief products; Serrapeptase, Pain X, Free Flex and PM X. Check with individual stores for registration. Here's what...

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Curcumin Increases Liver Health

Just released: a study shows that taking curcumin, even short-term, leads to improvements in a “fatty liver.”  Fatty liver disease (the type not alcoholic-related) is a widespread health problem that is often linked to lifestyle, and can be reduced with healthier habits. Lifestyle modifications may now include eating more Indian...

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6 Ways to Tackle Tummy Trouble

Did you know that 1 out of 3 surgeries is due to a digestion problem? Many people don’t rectify an issue before it becomes chronic. Whether you suffer from acid reflux, gas, bloating or indigestion, something wrong happens to the food you eat after it enters your stomach. Poor digestion...

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Can Good Bacteria Relieve Lactose Intolerance?

For those who experience symptoms of lactose intolerance – poor digestion of dairy products – you may be all too familiar with abdominal cramping, flatulence, diarrhea, constipation and/or vomiting. Some research has found that probiotics such as Lactobacillus acidophilus may help break down lactose and relieve discomfort. A May, 2016...

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6 Steps to Pain-Free Fun in the Sun

With summer’s arrival, many of us take our routines outside. Whether it is long road trips to the cottage, participating in a family volleyball game, hauling camping paraphernalia, or completing a triathlon, if your body isn’t used to it, these activities can leave you with a reminder the next day....

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Can Vitamin C and NAC Reduce Heart Disease?

Research proves that malnutrition greatly contributes to heart disease. The World Health Organization states that 3 million people die of a heart problem called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease each year, and 20%-50% of those with the disease are deficient in vital nutrients.  A new 2016 study from Malaysia has found...

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