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Are there any natural ways to boost a teenager’s immunity when they suffer from severe asthma?

This is a great question, and one I frequently get. Many people want to naturally boost their immune system as to avoid getting sick. And I understand your desire to help your daughter continue to be as active as possible. There is no one thing that will specifically “boost” the immune…

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What are the benefits of eating seeds?

Seeds can be a delicious and healthy addition to the diet. They are becoming more and more popular in today’s cuisine and you can find them in a variety of dishes. Anywhere from chia seed packed smoothie to pumpkin seed oatmeal to hemp seed and fruit muesli. Most people are aware that…

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With a history of breast cancer, why does one need to avoid soy protein isolate?

Your question is excellent. Let’s start by explaining what we are talking about. Soy protein isolate is the protein removed from defatted soy flakes. It does not have a flavor and is added to processed foods such as shakes, energy bars, and cereals to boost the protein content. It’s…

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Healthy Summer Meals

This question hits home for me. I lived without air conditioning for most of my adult life. I finally splurged and installed central air, but before that my houses have been stifling at times. And I am sure you would agree that the thought of standing in a hot kitchen cooking is the last…

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