The Basics of Gut Health & Function

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  Gut health has been a hot topic lately.  It’s been covered on the medical shows on TV, on the front of New York Times bestseller books, and gut-friendly foods are gaining popularity.  Why has the gut gotten so popular lately?  Researchers are finding the gut is responsible for so … Continue reading

November Item of the Month: Tummy Plus

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November is here and that means Thanksgiving on the brain.  Holiday decorations are going up in stores, grocery stores are taking turkey orders and the big day will be here before we know it. Not only does November mean Thanksgiving (with the far too common post-meal stomachache), many stomach bugs … Continue reading

March Item of the Month: ALRG

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Shamrocks and springtime are the two things that come to my mind when thinking about March.  Budding trees, blossoming flowers, birds returning and a plethora of green characterize this month.  While many of us welcome these warmer days and change of seasons, million suffer from seasonal allergies. Allergies can make … Continue reading

Have Allergies? Never Fear! ALRG is here!

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My friends, allergy season is upon us in a large part of the nation.  Those of you who it hasn’t reached yet, it’ll be there soon!  According to WebMD the worst cities for Spring Allergies are: Richmond, VA; Providence, RI, Dayton; OH; Wichita, KS; McAllen, TX; Knoxville, TN; Memphis, TN; … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Licorice Root

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When most people hear licorice root they think about the black or red candy with a flavor they either love or hate.  Licorice goes well beyond candy and has been used for thousands of years around the world as a medicinal herb.  This root has an incredible array of uses … Continue reading