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How to Choose a Probiotic

What I should I look for when picking out a probiotic from the numerous options on the shelf? Culture Count Number of Strains Potency guaranteed through expiration Lactobacillus cultures/strains work best in the Small Intestine. Bifidobacterium cultures/strains work best in the Large Intestine. Probiotics are microorganisms that help maintain intestinal balance.  They can improve digestion […]

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Beat the Bugs This Summer Without Harsh Chemicals

Instead of harsh chemicals, try natural essential plant oils to ward off irritating bugs this summer. Using Eucalyptus oil means you get a 100% pure, 100% natural bug repellent without the nasty chemicals found in regular bug sprays. The Center for Disease Control recognizes Eucalyptus Citriodora (Lemon Eucalyptus) as effective as Deet and other chemical […]

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Natural Relief from Seasonal Allergies

Quercetin, Bromelain, and Vitamin C can help provide natural relief from allergy symptoms. Quercetin (a nutrient primarily found in citrus fruits) helps to balance histamine levels so the body doesn’t overreact when it encounters allergens. Bromelain (an enzyme found in pineapple) can help reduce inflammation and has a synergistic effect when taking with Quercetin. These […]

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