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Nature’s Sunshine Solstic Energy

Are you feeling sluggish and struggling to get through your day? Nature’s Sunshine Solstic Energy is here to help! Our 100% natural supplement helps give your body the boost of energy it needs. Discover how our formula can help you feel more energetic and ready for anything. Energy drinks have become quite the business and are not free of health risks. Drinking too many energy drinks could have potential side effects from their high content of […]

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Skin Brushing for Cellulite and Detox

Skin brushing is one of the least expensive ways to keep your skin and body looking great. Using an all natural brush with bristles and using it daily before you shower will help remove the top layer of dead skin encouraging new skin cells to grow. The massaging motion created from the natural bristle brush is also beneficial for detoxing and helping the body get rid of areas of cellulite. All you do is start at […]

Broccoli and Brussel Sprouts – Indole 3 Carbinol

A substance the body produces after eating Broccoli and Brussels Sprouts, indole-3-carbinol (I3C), can block the growth of cancer cells, Ohio State University scientists have found. IC3 destroyed a molecule that is important to cell division and proliferation. When lab mice with tumors were fed IC3, the tumors shrank by up to 65%. For more information on indole 3 carbinol.  

Bees and Honey

A protein found in honey can kill bacteria, Dutch scientists have discovered. Bees make a protein with antibacterial properties, which the scientists say could form the basis for new drugs that combat antibiotic-resistant infections. The discovery also could lead to the breeding of bees with stronger immune systems that produce more potent antibacterial proteins. Learn more benefits of bee pollen.

Cherry Juice and Sleeping Better

According to researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and Rochester, tart cherry juice helps to alleviate insomnia and can reduce the amount of time sleep is interrupted. Tart cherries contain high amounts of melatonin. Melatonin is an antioxidant known to help improve your body’s sleeping cycle. The people who participated in this study showed, on average, 17 fewer minutes of wakefulness after initially falling asleep. Read the full article.

Memory Loss Linked to Weight Gain in Women

Researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago have found a link between memory loss and weight gain in post-menopausal women (ages 65-79). Normal memory on a 100 point memory test is between 90-100. After 8,475 post-menopausal women took the memory test. Their scores were compared to their Body Mass Index (BMI). For every one point increase in BMI the associated memory score dropped by one point. The study excluded other conditions like high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol […]