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Product & Supplement Updates: Reformulations, Updated Product Bundles & More

What’s New with My SupplementsWant to get the latest news with my supplements including which products I have in the pipeline and which products I am making changes to? If you are interested in You are in the right place because that’s exactly what we are going to talk about!  I tend to keep all of the information …

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list of leptin resistance supplements

Leptin Resistance Supplements: What’s Working in 2020

Treating Leptin Resistance NaturallyHere’s the deal: Most people (physicians and patients alike) who know anything about losing weight and keeping it off, the right way, know about leptin.  They know that if you want to lose weight and keep it off you must target leptin levels.  But there’s one big problem: Leptin is notoriously hard to manipulate.  And leptin resistance …

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Vitamin b12 deficiency symptoms and treatment guide

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms (+ how to test for it and treat it with supplements)

Symptoms of Vitamin B12 DeficiencyThink you don’t have to worry about Vitamin B12 deficiency because you are living in a place like the United States? Think again.  It’s been estimated (by various medical research journals) that the rate of Vitamin B12 deficiency approaches 40% (depending on the study you look at (1)).  And this number is catching only those …

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Is magnesium stearate safe to use in dietary supplements?

Is Magnesium Stearate Safe to use in Dietary Supplements?

Depending on where you look you can read that magnesium stearate is a toxic harmful additive or a completely harmless filler.  Which one is correct and why does it matter for you? We are going to explore the science and attempt to answer the question as to whether or not it’s actually something you should be concerned …

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Are Thyroid Glandular Supplements Safe?

Are Thyroid Glandular Supplements Safe?

Thyroid glandular supplements can be tempting if you already have existing thyroid disease.  But are these supplements safe? Will using them be helpful or harmful to your thyroid? The answer is that more times than not they may actually cause damage to your body.  Learn more about how these supplements work, better alternatives available, and the symptoms associated …

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Experimenting with 1 Trillion Probiotics: 10 Day Gut Cleanse

Experimenting with 1 Trillion Probiotics: 10 Day Gut Cleanse

I’m a big fan of experimenting on my own health.  In fact, most of the strategies and therapies that I’ve developed have been as a result of testing them on myself and then family members.  Today, I’m going to explore my experience using high dose probiotics for 10 days straight.  I took 1 trillion CFU of my own …

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The complete guide to using Selenium to naturally enhance your thyroid

The Complete Guide to Using Selenium to Naturally Enhance Your Thyroid

Supplementing with Selenium may provide a way to enhance your thyroid function in a natural way.  Whether you’ve heard of Selenium before (or this is your first time), you’ll find all the information you need to get started with this micronutrient.  Today you’ll learn:If you should use SeleniumHow to dose it correctly & safelyWhat side effects to …

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How L-tyrosine benefits thyroid and adrenal function

L-Tyrosine and How it Benefits Thyroid & Adrenal Function: Should you Use it?

You may have heard that using L-tyrosine can potentially help improve your energy levels, help with weight loss, improve your thyroid or even reduce your stress response.  But are any of these claims true? In order to have a discussion about these topics we really need to first talk about the basics of tyrosine.  In this post, you …

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Warnings signs of iodine deficiency

Warnings Signs of Iodine Deficiency & How it Affects your Thyroid

Fatigue, minor weight gain, depression, and brain fog may all be early warning signs of iodine deficiency.  Iodine is an important trace mineral which is required for thyroid function in your body.  Deficiency, due to a variety of reasons, is more common due primarily to soil depletion and the standard American diet (1). Learn more about iodine deficiency …

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Benefits of using Chromium picolinate for weight loss, diabetes, depression and more

Benefits of Chromium Picolinate for Weight Loss, Diabetes & More

This post will help you understand the amazing and potential benefits of using Chromium picolinate for weight loss, depression, appetite regulation and for treating insulin resistance and also how to use it safely and effectively.  Chromium is an essential mineral which helps regulate the metabolism of very important macromolecules in your body.  Chromium deficiency may result …

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