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Rachel Meemken

“Skin Deep” Goes Deeper than You Think

“Skin Deep” Goes Deeper than You Think
Your skin is a continually renewing and vast structure (the largest organ of the body in fact). It acts as your outermost physical barrier, protecting your internal environment from pathogens, chemicals, and sunlight. So, how can we help protect this dynamic organ? First, we need to understand it.

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Matthew Bednar PhD

Why is Organic Better for You?

Why is Organic Better for You?
You might be anywhere on the organic-eating journey from “curious but yet to take the plunge” to “vigilantly searches for that USDA certified organic seal on each and every product”. But do you know why those chemical-free items are so much better for you?

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Matthew Bednar PhD

The Benefits of Fasting Could Be Vast and Lasting

The Benefits of Fasting Could Be Vast and Lasting
In addition to burning fat, fasting has been shown to promote an increase in your body’s stress resistance, increase longevity, and decrease incidence of diseases, including cancer and obesity. And that’s truly just the tip of the iceberg. The benefits of realigning with your body’s natural rhythms are far reaching.

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Matthew Bednar PhD

Why Maintaining Kidney Health is So Important for Your Pets

Why Maintaining Kidney Health is So Important for Your Pets
The most delicate parts of your pet’s kidneys are the Renal Proximal Tubules (RPTs). The RPT’s job of cleaning blood means it works to sort through smaller molecules in the blood, reabsorbing molecules that your pet needs while removing waste products from the body.

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