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Infused water recipes you need to try this summer

Give your water a delicious fruity boost! Try one of these delicious fruit-infused water recipes and stay hydrated all summer long without getting bored. Did you know: Many health and lifestyle experts recommend consuming half your body weight in ounces of water each day as a rule of thumb! (Example: If you are 150 pounds […]

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Food your probiotics will thank you for

Your body must have a large enough supply of its own probiotic bacteria in your digestive system for it to be able to function properly and provide the rest of your body with the nutrients it needs. In order to help your body to continue to produce its own good bacteria, you need to feed […]

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Is eating raw food really better for you?

Raw fruits and vegetables (usually referred to as “live” foods) provide biologically-active components called enzymes, which play an active role in all metabolic activities in the body. Without enzymes, the body cannot utilize protein, fats, carbohydrates and vitamins in food into the bone, hair, skin, muscles, glands and hormones. Why raw food is better The […]

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How digestive enzymes work

Supplemental enzymes replace the enzymes once present in raw food. The truth is, even if you are eating all natural healthy foods, most enzymes are lost in cooking and processing. Only raw or uncooked foods contain enzymes. Nature put these enzymes in food to aid in digesting the food you eat so your body’s enzymes would […]

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Should I take digestive enzymes?

The enzymes naturally present in food play an important role in digestion by helping to predigest the ingested food in the upper stomach before hydrochloric acid (stomach acid) has even been secreted. This predigestion is hindered when food is cooked or processed because the enzymes are destroyed by the processing procedures. This places the full […]