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Cholesterol and Cardiovascular Disease, CVD: The Whole Picture?

By Radhia Gleis, C.C.N. MEd. In 1989, my mother died, suddenly, of a massive heart attack.  A year and a half later, my father, after suffering and recovering from 2 strokes, died of congestive heart failure.  Besides my brother, I am the only living member on both sides of the family that has not died […]

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August 10, 2020

DCI, D’chiro-Inositol: Help for Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome, (PCOS) and Metabolic Syndrome.

DCI, D’chiro-Inositol: Help for Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome, (PCOS) and Metabolic Syndrome. Part 1 When insulin binds to its receptor on the cell, it “unlocks” and releases secondary messengers. There are two insulin mediators or messenger molecules – Myo inositol and D’chiro inositol that let the cell know it needs to respond to insulin. Inositol-phospho-glycan, […]

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lakehillsrxblogs
August 10, 2020

Immune Restore – Mother Nature’s Special Forces to the Rescue!

Before we go down the rabbit hole about Biological Response Modifiers (BRMs), let’s first take a look at the soldiers in our immune army. The immune system is a highly intelligent system made up of a network of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to protect the body. When foreign substances, known as antigens, are […]

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lakehillsrxblogs
August 10, 2020

Kombucha: AKA-The Immortal Health Elixir!

When your intestinal flora thrives, you can too. Good intestinal flora helps prevent bloating, gas and yeast overgrowth by controlling the pH level, or acidity of the intestines. Friendly microbes also help prevent disease in several ways. They deprive invaders of nutrients and secrete acids that less-friendly microbes don’t tolerate well. They also reinforce the […]

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lakehillsrxblogs
August 10, 2020

Nature’s Sweet yet Powerful Medicine: Top 8 Benefits of Manuka Honey

It been a time honored tradition that raw honey is known for its tremendous nutritional and immune boosting abilities, but because of industrialization, honey isn’t what it used to be. Manuka honey, however, is different. Researchers at the New Zealand University of Waikato discovered the nutritional content of Manuka honey is up to 4 times that of normal flower honeys […]

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lakehillsrxblogs
August 10, 2020

NAC Glutathione and Alcohol – It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

Ho, ho, ho and all that. During big holidays or special occasions, many of you are going to end up drinking alcohol. Let’s face it – it’s is everywhere and social interactions often involve it. So chances are you will imbibe now and then. Life’s too short not to indulge once in a while. Fortunately, it’s […]

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lakehillsrxblogs
August 10, 2020

NAS Enhancer: Boost Multiple Biologic Pathways to Increase Health and Longevity!

We talk a lot about genome SNPs, which are basically mutations or glitches in our DNA that under the right environment may be ignited and predispose us to disease. Before we launch into more information about the benefits of NAS Enhancer (formerly named Nrf2/SOD Enhancer), let’s first get a clear understanding of certain terminology. When […]

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August 10, 2020

Taming the Wild Side with the New Pro GAD Enhancer

Inside the brain are billions of neurons that are connected by messengers that transmit electrical impulses from one cell to another, allowing communication and thought to occur in the brain. A neurotransmitter, (NT) is the chemical messenger used by these neurons to communicate with other neurons. There are two basic kinds of NTs in our […]

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lakehillsrxblogs
August 10, 2020

Niacinamide – The Sun Can Be Cruel to Its Worshipers!

About 90 percent of nonmelanoma skin cancers and 86 percent of melanomas are associated with solar UV, and more than 419,000 cases of skin cancer in the U.S. each year are linked to indoor tanning. Now, I don’t indoor tan, but I grew up in So. California and spent most of my youth slapping baby […]

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lakehillsrxblogs
August 10, 2020

Not All Omega’s Do the Same Thing.

In 1989, Kaplan NM, redefined the term “Syndrome X” AKA “Metabolic Syndrome” as “The Deadly Quartet”, which includes: 1. Elevated glucose and insulin resistance. 2. Hyperlipidemia, (high LDLs, triglycerides and low HDL cholesterol). 3. High blood pressure. 4. Weight around the middle, (“apple shape”). This combination of symptoms can lead to heart disease, diabetes, cancer, […]

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lakehillsrxblogs
August 10, 2020

One-Two Punch to Weight Loss

Many folks are trying the Keto diet plan for better health and weight loss. The diet involves significantly reducing carbohydrate intake and replacing it with fat. This reduction in carbs puts your body into a metabolic state called ketosis, by which the body burns fat for fuel instead of demanding carbohydrates for energy. Many keto fans […]

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lakehillsrxblogs
August 10, 2020

PPC is my new BFF!

Several Customers have asked me what is PPC? Let’s start by saying that every cell in your body is contained in a lipid matrix, called a phospholipid; sort of like a skin for the cell, keeping the insides in and the outsides out. Therefore, the integrity of every cell in your body relies on fat. […]

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lakehillsrxblogs
August 10, 2020

100 Trillion Friends You Didn’t Know You Had – Probiotic Boost Daily and Biotic Pro

Your health is supported by trillions of beneficial microorganisms that make up your intestinal flora. This micro flora accounts for three to five pounds of your total body weight. Their genes are estimated to outnumber your own by about a hundredfold! Our gastrointestinal tract harbors this highly diverse microbial population termed the microbiome, which plays […]

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lakehillsrxblogs
August 10, 2020

Restoring Optimal Health Should be Left up to the Professionals!

There has been a dramatic increase in the use of nutritional supplements over the last several years, with many relying on these alternatives as a means to prevent and treat disease. However, there is a common belief held by the population that all supplements are created equal. This has led some to seek the best value, not the best quality. I always say […]

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lakehillsrxblogs
August 10, 2020

Don’t Gamble With Your Brain

Depending on the body to repair itself from traumatic brain injury without nutritional assistance is a gamble! Research shows that the primary injury that occurs in traumatic brain injury, TBI (either through concussion or stroke), initiates a secondary injury which is an interdependent cascades of biological reactions caused by the primary injury. In other words, […]

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lakehillsrxblogs
August 10, 2020

The Cinnamon Conundrum

The other day a customer came into the store looking for a good cinnamon product for her blood sugar issues. I showed her one of my favorites: CinnDromeX by Xymogen. She was very specific about whether the ingredients included cinnamon cassia or cinnamon Ceylon, because she had heard that the more common cinnamon cassia was […]

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lakehillsrxblogs
August 10, 2020

Tis the Season, Allergy Season That is!

Allergy Season seems to be year round in Austin. There isn’t a day that goes by when someone doesn’t comes into the store with a runny nose, watery eyes, itchy throat and ears and sinus congestion. I’ve seen great results from OrthoMolecular’s D-Hist™ formula but for those tough allergy cases who need that extra boost […]

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lakehillsrxblogs
August 10, 2020