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Runny Nose, Sneezing, Itchy Watery Eyes…Welcome to Allergy Season!

When we hear the word allergy what springs to mind is a seasonal reaction to pollen, grasses and weeds, or we associate allergies with year-round reactions to dust, mold and dander from our furry loved ones. These have a similar underlying physiological mechanism that is also to blame for the common food allergy, notably the […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Allergies Immunity & Inflammation | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Antioxidative Power

Free radicals come from the environment in the form of sunlight, radiation, x-rays, pesticides, and solvents. Free radicals are also produced in our bodies during natural chemical reactions, such as the cellular production of energy. There is no area of the body left unaffected by free radicals.  These nasty scavengers can destroy the inner lining […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Longevity Nutrition | Tags: , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Healing Nutrients – Recovering from Injury

Inflammation is a powerful process that our body uses to heal injuries, fight infections, and deal with damaged cells and debris. The five cardinal signs of inflammation are redness, swelling, warmth, pain and tenderness.  Inflammation in the acute stage is beneficial to help heal tissue injury, but, it is when it becomes chronic that we […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Nutrition | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Cold & Flu Season

Cold and flu season is (unfortunately!) just around the corner if it hasn’t already launched itself at you in full force.  The immune system is a powerful player in our body – keeping it in tip-top shape takes a bit of work.  Many people aren’t aware, but the functionality of our immune cells are very […]

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