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Baking Soda for a long, healthy life?

Did you know that studies have shown that baking soda alkalizes the body and can help you live longer and healthier?  This is because sodium bicarbonate lowers your pH level and, therefore, prevents diseases. But this doesn’t mean you have to use the stuff in the little yellow boxes.  You actually could by stirring it […]

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Why does knee pain worsen with age?

Occasionally, young people, especially athletes, can develop osteoarthritis (OA) from injuries and mechanical imbalances.  About 14% of Americans over the age of 24 have OA. This is characterized by the breaking down of the cartilage that protects the bones in joints. But after age 65, this number increases to 34%.  Many people as they age gain weight, which can […]

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Are Grains Raising Your Blood Pressure?

Did you know that a diet high in grains and sugar can raise your blood pressure to a dangerous level?  If this has been a life long habit of yours, you may become insulin resistant, if you are not already.  Grains turn to sugar and too much sugar causes insulin resistance. Insulin helps the body […]

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