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Human science knows that the body requires some specific nutritional items on a daily basis.  Interestingly enough, without them there is a dysfunction, long term or short term. Human physiology requires 12 essential vitamins, 17 essential minerals, 9 essential amino acids and daily essential fatty acids.  If these components are not in your diet, you need to supplement.  A good multi-vitamin/mineral can pick-up where your foods may be deficient in these two areas.  Meat of any kind at least once a day is a complete protein with all nine essential aminos.  If we ate fish often enough to achieve EFA...

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Every winter there is going to be flu.  It's worse in some areas more than others.  As the world becomes a smaller place by virtue of easy and quick travel, the flu is going to spread easier as well.  To take precautions will save you a lot of pain and perhaps avoiding the flu entirely.  Don't be duped by the advertising of flu shots.  Because the virus mutates quickly, the shot isn't effective.  Each season the flu shots come out but they are based on the previous season's virus.  Part of the theory is that if the body's immune system...

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You certainly have heard the old adage, “Energy begets energy”.  To gain energy, you must do energetic things.  Kind of a Catch 22 isn’t it?  Perhaps you are saying, “I just don’t have the energy to get started”.  “So, how can I gain energy”? Have you ever noticed when some friends, neighbors or relatives sit around after retirement get sickly or even die?  Unfortunately, many ultimately die quickly following a daily work regimen they had for years.  If a person stays busy with various body motions, the body stays alive.  When a sedentary life is introduced, the body shuts down....

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Salicylates are the salts and esters of salicylic acid. Naturally occurring in varying concentrations in many fruits and vegetables, salicylates are stored in the bark, leaves, roots, and seeds of plants, and act as a natural immune hormone and preservative, preventing rotting and protecting the plant against harmful insects, bacteria, and fungi.  Salicylates are chemically very similar to the man-made chemical, acetylsalicylic acid, a key ingredient in aspirin and other pain medications.  They are also frequently found in cosmetics and personal care products. Common products containing salicylates include:  acne and wart removal products, aspirin, many other NSAIDs, and other medications,...

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Potassium Rich Foods                      Measure                                    Potassium Almonds                                               2 ounces                                         412 mg Apricots, dried                                     10 halves                                         407 mg Avocados, raw         ...

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