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Take Us to Heart!

By Tracy Shields February 28, 2014 No comments

Here are the top five best vitamin and mineral supplements to help prevent heart disease.

When I talk about heart disease, I like to mention that it’s preventable. Your environment, much more than your genes, is a key factor in this top killer—and by environment, I mean what you eat, what you don’t eat, if you exercise, smoke, drink, the stress you incur, and so on. In fact, most of the risk factors associated with heart disease can be changed.  You need to:

Top-10 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Diabetes

By Tracy Shields November 19, 2013 No comments

I’m sure you don’t need me to dole out the latest statistics on diabetes and pre-diabetes, or tell you that the growing number of children at increased risk of this disease has tripled in the past several years. But what I will tell you is that… 

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It’s Berry Season!

By Tracy Shields June 17, 2013 No comments

I remember when I first heard the word “superfood.” It was in the book, 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth, and among them were berries—blueberries and raspberries in particular. I wasn’t a big berry eater at the time, but when I read that blueberries, for example, may reduce the risk of disease, inflammation and cancer, I started to add them to darn near everything I ate. Of equal importance is that they have been determined to be a brain food.