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Importance of Kidney Support for Your Pets

Importance of Kidney Support 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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Matthew Bednar PhD
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Gut Check Your Heart Health: How to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Gut Check Your Heart Health: How to Keep Your Heart Healthy
Discover how to keep your heart healthy and learn how it all connects back to the gut. Find 3 tips on how to improve heart health on your own and with ION*.

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Team ION*
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Your Immune System Supports You All Year, Treat it in Kind

Your Immune System Supports You All Year, Treat it in Kind
Every year I usually long for a little more summer when fall’s cool days take over and winter is sure to follow. But it is these seasonal changes that are good reminders to appreciate what has kept you healthy throughout the year, what has kept you afloat as cold and flu season approaches. Without question what I have learned to appreciate the most, season after season, is my immune system’s continuous support of my health. I think of it as my always-on life preserver. Unfortunately, that life-preserver can get damaged and result in health issues, both chronic and acute.

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Matthew Bednar PhD
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Gut Damage Symptoms, Causes & How to Heal Naturally

Gut Damage Symptoms, Causes & How to Heal Naturally
Has anyone ever told you to just “trust your gut”? Of course they have, but did you know you really have no choice? Your gut, which extends all the way from your sinuses to your rectum, is the primary barrier between you and the outside world, protecting you from environmental toxins. Every day we rely on this barrier to keep us healthy. However, pesticides, pathogens, and other pollutants can damage tight junctions (the seals between your cells) in the gut lining.

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