Category Archives for "Disease Prevention"

How Inflammation Becomes a Chronic Disease Precursor

Inflammation is central to the body’s ability to defend, maintain and repair itself. Its symptoms appear as redness, heat, swelling and pain, announcing a part of the body that is inflamed. Heat and redness are signs of blood rushing to the injured area. Swelling is from changes in the small blood vessels that allow plasma to seep into the tissues. Pain results from the release of compounds used by the immune system to draw defensive support to the injured area.

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How to Understand Your Foundation of Essential Minerals

Minerals are inorganic substances which exist naturally in the earth, many of which are critical to the growth and production of bones, teeth, hair, blood, nerves, skin. These minerals are known as essential nutrients: calcium, chromium, copper, fluoride, iodine, iron, magnesium, manganese, molybdenum, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, sodium and zinc.

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Oxidative Stress as it Relates to Chronic Diseases of Aging

Oxidative stress is understood to be a¬†precursor to over 200 chronic, degenerative diseases, and many auto-immune disorders. The purpose of this post¬†is to help you understand more about what brings about oxidative stress, and how you can limit the effects of this process as you age. Oxidation and Glycation When you cut an apple and […]

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