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FUNCTIONING OF OUR DUODENUM

Health Pearl #808 Last week I talked about the importance of NOT drinking in the time surrounding a meal. This week the food is totally liquefied by the stomach, and now the Pyloric Sphincter opens to move all that food into the upper part of the small intestines, the DUODENUM. The reason I like to […]

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STARTING IN 2019: HEALTHY PROMISES TO YOURSELF

Are you the type of person who makes healthy New Year’s resolutions? And, are you motivated enough to stick with them? Or does each year cause too many escape clauses to finally fall back into the old routines?   Perhaps it is better to promise yourself that YOU are worthy enough to take care of; […]

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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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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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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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