STAY AWAY FROM ARTIFICIAL INGREDIENTS

’Tis the Season to enjoy food, and to probably eat and drink too much! This is part of celebrating during a special time of the year. However, more people than usual end-up with debilitating headaches and migraines.   The question therefore arises: Is it possible that certain types of foods, and possible ingredients in alcohol, […]

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CHRISTMAS 2018

2018 has been an up-and-down ride; Many want it to be over, because they’ve had quite a fight! More than before, I hear people say: “It’s been rough…Let next year become a brand new day!”   For me: I’ll remember this year with glee: Our son’s family moved back here, where they want to be. […]

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ACHIEVING ANOTHER MILESTONE

Hello! This is Jacobus from the Gesundheit! Nutrition Center. I enjoy sharing with you that I’ve reached another milestone with these weekly Pearls of Wisdom about health, which I call Health Pearls… This is number 800!   My purpose has always been to bring a new Pearl each week. This way you would not have […]

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CAN EMOTIONS COMPROMISE OUR IMMUNE SYSTEM?

There are several reasons why our immune system becomes weak. And a lot has to do with emotional health. To be more specific, I am thinking of:   Both daily and Seasonal stress. It’s almost unavoidable, because we become affected by so many surrounding us; even though we really try to “live” the Holliday message. […]

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DON’T FORGET YOUR VITAMIN-C!

In any industry it’s fun to dig into the latest and greatest of what researchers have to offer. The dietary supplements industry is no exception. However, when it comes to regular winter-season prep,  VITAMIN-C tends to get lost in all the specific options and new formulas we have today.   Centuries ago it was used […]

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ELDERBERRY/SAMBUCUS TO THE RESCUE THIS WINTER

At some point during the late 90’s, the natural supplement industry was introduced to BLACK ELDERBERRY, which in botanical terms is known as Sambucus Nigra.   Apparently, Elderberry showed excellent success in lowering symptoms of the flu; and many people would prefer that rout above getting an annual flu-shot. It now has been a welcome […]

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COULD ZINC BE MISSING IN YOUR HEALTH?

Fall season weather is pretty wishy-washy around here, but definitely turning colder. That becomes challenging for our immune system. To be better prepared, I recommend that (besides Vitamin D-3) you look into the mineral ZINC.         According to several studies and success stories ZINC’s health benefits include: Boosting Immunity and lowering risk […]

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BLOOD TESTS ARE GREAT… OR ARE THEY?

For all of you concerned about health it is good to do a blood test at least once a year! It would also be good to choose more options than just your regular CBC (or Complete Blood Count), TSH, and cholesterol numbers.   For one, the normal laboratory ranges are often too broad. They either […]

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HOW ASTRAGALUS CAN HELP YOU TODAY

While we slowly enter the colder season of 2018, look into protecting your health with the herb ASTRAGALUS. ASTRAGALUS can be taken in capsule or tincture form.   Health benefits of ASTRAGALUS are numerous; but it’s best-known for building our immune system and enhancing overall immune response. This Chinese herb is not recommended for pregnant […]

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OUR BODY NEEDS MAGNESIUM

Every day people come into our store looking for MAGNESIUM. Most have used it before, but there are still those who never have, and who don’t know much about this mineral. MAGNESIUM is very important for our body:   It is essential for pulling calcium from the small intestine into the bloodstream. MAGNESIUM helps relax […]

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