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Matthew Bednar PhD

“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

What Is Glyphosate and Why Is Organic Food Better for You?

What Is Glyphosate and Why Is Organic Food 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

5 Health Benefits of Fasting

5 Health Benefits of Fasting
Fasting can help increase your body’s stress resistance, increase longevity, and decrease risk of disease. Learn the health benefits of fasting and find helpful tips.

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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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