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Organic Food And Heavy Metals Part 2

Organic Food And Heavy Metals Part 2

"Some of the worst offenders in the Clean Label Project’s tests were organic, plant-based protein powders. More than 75 percent had measurable levels of lead. And certified organic products averaged twice the heavy metals of their uncertified counterparts."

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Crash Course In Ayurveda

Crash Course In Ayurveda

Ayurveda literally translates to ‘science of life’ because the Sanskrit meaning of Ayu is life and Veda is science or knowledge.  Considered by many scholars to be the oldest healing science, Ayurveda is a holistic, eco-friendly, cost effective, organic, natural, lifestyle-integrated and easily replicable approach to health.

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Whey Protein Or Vegan Protein Or...

Whey Protein Or Vegan Protein Or...

We all know protein is essential to us for good health,  For various reasons ranging from poor food choices, busy and hectic work schedules, trying to limit animal proteins that are rich in saturated fats, picky eating, some children and adults  do not get enough protein from their regular meals. To maintain muscle building and prevent breakdown, the evidence has shown that even sedentary individuals require protein daily.  A solution has been convenient protein powders to boost daily intake. The big question is do you choose whey or a vegan (soy, rice, pea, hemp, sachi/savi seed etc.) protein? 

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IQed Smart Nutrition
Organic Food And Heavy Metals Part 1

Organic Food And Heavy Metals Part 1

Heavy metals are now being found in USDA certified organic foods, superfoods, vitamins, herbs and dietary supplements at alarming levels. Neither the USDA nor the FDA have set any limits on heavy metals in foods and organic foodsThe implications of this fact cannot be overlooked. The human body naturally contains trace amounts of heavy metals, but when they accumulate faster than the body can excrete them, several serious health problems can follow, including cardiovascular and neurological disorders as well as kidney and liver damage. 

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