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Can I Still Eat Coconut Oil?

I know, I know.  You just read that the American Heart Association says that you can’t. But I prefer to base my recommendations on science, so let’s get real.

The study by the AHA that is making the news is NOT NEW.  It is a review of a previous study that already offered some pretty racy suggestions concerning our diets. But let’s talk about what we DO know concerning cholesterol and heart disease for a moment, the supposed impetus behind this study review.

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5 Steps to Breaking Up With Sugar

Did you know that eating sugar causes the brain to release dopamine, the same neurotransmitter that spikes when you are doing cocaine? Yup. Picks you waaaaay up, hangs you momentarily, then sledgehammers you back into a negative reality where you simply crave more sugar. Even though we, as a society, has more of a harmful effect on children, we are naively unaware that the only reason we don’t recognize “sugar comas” or “sugar highs” in ourselves is because our bodies have become so accustomed to the side effects that we don’t acknowledge there to be a problem. All of the consistent sugar usage of our youth have turned us into an adulthood of sugar zombies.

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Boost Your Immune System with Essential Oils: Diffusing, Applying, & Cleaning

The final piece to the immunity puzzle that we have been assembling in this series lies in dōTERRA’s amazing blend specifically designed and formulated to provide immune support and protection – On Guard®. One of the facets about dōTERRA’s company that I appreciate the most is that they truly listen to their customers and Wellness Advocates and attempt to provide what they need the most. Though this sometimes takes years, they only release a new essential oil or blend when they know that it is of the highest quality and that its procurement and development aligns with the standards that they have set for their company. And, as a result, we have one of the most exceptional oil blends on the market – On Guard® Protective Blend – and an array of products developed over the years that contain On Guard as a main component. Why? Because we are serious about immune support. We know that, if our immune systems aren’t functioning at top condition, our bodies begin to shut down piece by piece until we have a litany of problems that cannot be solved with one magic solution. Protecting your body’s immune system is the keystone to the entire body’s balance.

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