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Carola Pickenhan - Independent Lifeplus Associate

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How to support immunity in teens when they’re too busy to think about it

Reading Time: 3 minutes With a full school load, sports and hobbies, a possible part-time job, and an active social life, how many teens actually have time to pay attention to what they’re doing to support their immunity? It’s no surprise that teens are often too busy to be mindful of their bodies’ defenses, but that doesn’t mean this […]

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Support kids’ immunity with these five key nutrients

Reading Time: 3 minutes They’re explorers, thinkers, discoverers and contributors. They love to play everything from make believe to organized sports and whatever they can find in between. No activity filled with fun is too big or too small – they want to do it all. And to do it all, they need a strong immune system. We’re talking […]

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Ten ways to strengthen your immune system

Reading Time: 2 minutes The best approach to good health is one that’s proactive. That’s why it’s important we support the immune system, a complex structure dedicated to protecting us from harmful outside invaders and fighting off what we come down with. This intricate bodily system plays a significant role in overall health by protecting, supporting, and balancing our […]

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Intestinal Health

Reading Time: 12 minutes Why healthy intestinal flora is so important The gut is the cradle of good health and the basis for your general well-being.1 Its large surface area makes it a very important organ in our bodies with its own ecosystem. Healthy intestinal flora contains 80% of all our immune cells, making it a significant protective shield […]

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How to enjoy a detox – naturally

Reading Time: 3 minutes Just the word ‘detox’ can quickly instill fear in people. It’s understandable – after all, when we think of detox, we think about ‘getting rid’ of things. Often, these are things we enjoy and no one wants to be deprived of something that makes them happy. The good news is however, that not only can […]

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Looking after your gut health

Reading Time: 3 minutes What affects gut health and why gut health matters so much in maintaining good health.  Gut health has taken center stage in the world of natural health for many years and it is finally breaking into the mainstream – but do you know why gut health matters so much? Our gut houses a tremendous collection […]

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Probiotic bacteria

Reading Time: 4 minutes A cornerstone of intestinal health Probiotic bacteria are desirable inhabitants of the intestine which have positive effects on our health. The bacteria accompany us for a lifetime and we acquire our first probiotic bacteria at birth – also called lactic acid bacteria.1 The probiotic bacterial cultures are present in our body from the very beginning. […]

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Antibiotic resistance

Reading Time: 2 minutes Antibiotic resistance has the potential to impact human health across the globe and is a top point of action for the World Health Organization. Used to prevent and treat bacterial infections in people and animals, the high availability and misuse of antibiotics has caused some bacteria to become resistant to the very medicines aimed to […]

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Supporting healthy digestion

Reading Time: 4 minutes Your diet and nutrition choices can impact your life in a variety of ways, including the way they affect your digestion. We all have different profiles and sensitivities when it comes to how we digest and process the foods we eat, and this can also change over time as we get older. More often than […]

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Vagus Nerve Exercises for your nerve stimulation

Reading Time: 3 minutes Why should I do exercises for the vagus nerve?        The vagus nerve is integral to your health as it connects your brain to the other organs in your body and helps regulate all major bodily functions. The nerve wanders through your entire body and can therefore influence not only your physical health and wellbeing but […]

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The timing of nutritional supplements

Reading Time: 2 minutes When is the best time to take them? Taking your supplements at the “wrong” time doesn’t mean they won’t work, but for optimum effect there are certain key times when you should take different vitamins and minerals. The ‘correct’ timing can help in terms of bioavailability, and there are optimal times when the body will […]

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