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April 10, 2014

The role of the growth hormone in an adult

Growth hormone (also called human growth hormone, GH or hGH) plays an important role during childhood in regulating bone, muscle and tissue development.  Though it’s primary role is to promote the growth of young humans from infancy to adolescence, this hormone continues to be secreted […]
April 2, 2014

Stevia and Xylitol: 2 Excellent Sugar Substitutes

When you consume foods or beverages that contain carbohydrates, the body breaks down those carbohydrate compounds into simple sugars.  These sugars are then released into the blood, and triggers a hormonal response to help regulate blood sugar levels from being too high or too low. […]
March 26, 2014

Two super-foods that are great for your hormones!

Super-foods are plant-based foods that provide extreme health benefits to those that consume them. Adding a small dose of the super-foods listed below to your daily routine will help to keep you happy, healthy and feeling young!   The root of the maca plant is […]
March 21, 2014

Vitamin K and Cardiovascular and Bone Health

Calcium has long been considered a popular nutrient necessary for bone health, but Vitamin K also plays an important role in keeping our bones strong. Not only does Vitamin K play a role in coagulation, or blood clotting, this fat-soluble vitamin has a glue-like function […]