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10 Tips For Reducing Your Sugar Intake

by Leanne J. Sotir, PhD, RNCP
10 Tips For Reducing Your Sugar Intake

I think by now, everyone understands that sugar is NOT part of a healthy diet. It has been linked to such things as accelerated aging, poor bone health, and emotional health issues. But the most concerning issue is how it suppresses your immune system. It does this by depleting necessary nutrients and minerals and causing an inflammatory state in the body.

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Nutrition And Gene Expression

by Leanne J. Sotir, PhD, RNCP
Nutrition And Gene Expression

Since the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003, much has been discovered about the topic of epigenetics. Epigenetics is the study of hidden influences or changes in gene activity without changing the primary DNA sequence.

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Vitamin D: Not Just For The Health Of Your Bones

by Leanne J. Sotir, PhD, RNCP
Vitamin D: Not Just For The Health Of Our Bones

Decades ago the medical community only thought vitamin D was involved in the health of our teeth and bones. At one time, vitamin D deficiency was only thought of as the cause of Rickets. Although it does play a major role in the prevention of many bone diseases, new research has focused the shift on vitamin D and its involvement in many other diseases, as well as overall health.

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Natural Health And Healing Tips

by Leanne J. Sotir, PhD, RNCP

Health information can be empowering and even life changing! With all the information available to us today on the internet and in various health books, it can be confusing and hard to discern what information is of any value. Below are some important health tips to consider whether you are looking to live a healthier lifestyle or you are trying to heal from disease.

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Improve Your Overall Health With A Food Journal

by Leanne J. Sotir, PhD, RNCP
Improve Your Overall Health With a Food Journal

The question “what did you eat today?” takes on a whole new meaning when you start to break it down. A personal food journal is one of the best tools in attaining optimal health. Although it is often used for weight loss with great success, it can actually be used for investigating the root cause of your health problems.

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