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The Amazing Benefits Of Turmeric

By Dr. France Carpentier / June 22, 2017

The Amazing Benefits of Turmeric Belonging to the ginger family, turmeric is often referred to as the “Queen of Spices,” having been used in India and the Middle East for thousands of years. Besides lending a peppery flavor to foods, turmeric has also been used for medicinal purposes in Ayurvedic and Chinese medication. The anti-inflammatory […]

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8 Benefits of Vitamin D

By Dr. France Carpentier / November 30, 2016

8 Benefits of Vitamin D Why You Need Vitamin D While there are five different kinds of vitamin D – D1, D2, D3, D4, and D5 – the only one our bodies need and use to function properly is vitamin D3, also known simply as vitamin D. Vitamin D is one of the most essential […]

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What Is The Immune System And How Do You Strengthen It?

By Dr. France Carpentier / October 19, 2015

Flu season is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to focus on boosting your immune system so you don’t get sick this winter.  But that leads to the question, “Where is my immune system located?” Your immune system is probably the most complicated system in your body. There are multiple lines of […]

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Benefits of Eating Fermented Foods

By Dr. France Carpentier / October 19, 2015

Consuming fermented foods such as yogurt, kimchee, sauerkraut, pickles, kefir and miso is a great way to supplement probiotics. These foods are like gold for your immune system. They are teeming with bacteria that is beneficial for your GI tract. When eating naturally-fermented foods and/or taking a high-quality supplement, it’s essential that you avoid sugar, […]

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How To Choose The Best Probiotic Supplement For You

By Dr. France Carpentier / October 19, 2015

How Do You Choose A Probiotic Supplement? In order to get a sufficient amount of bacteria back in your GI tract, supplementation is often required. In fact, researchers have reported that they are worried because the diversity of the organisms in your gut – and in the soil – have dropped to an all-time low. […]

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Iodine: The Miracle Nutrient Most Americans Are Lacking

By Dr. France Carpentier / October 14, 2015

Iodine plays a huge role in your health. Every tissue, organ, and cell depends on it for their very survival. Your metabolism won’t function properly without it. Only 25% of the iodine in your body is located in your thyroid gland; the rest of it is found in other tissues, organs and cells. The breast […]