Iron: The Body's Balancing Act

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 11:34:46 AM America/Los_Angeles

ironWhile many companies are promoting iron supplements as an essential mineral, there are some important considerations one must take before beginning iron supplementation. Iron can be both essential and toxic to the body, the proper balance of iron is a tightly regulated activity in the body. Many factors can tip the scales one way or the other. Understanding which direction your scales tip is critical to acheiving optimum health and supplementing safely and effectively. Learn our recommendations in this article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Healthy Holiday Recipes

Monday, November 25, 2013 9:42:10 AM America/Los_Angeles

dinnerHoliday meals are the ultimate diet killers. Sugars, starches, and fats in all the glimmer and shine have the power to make even the most disciplined dieters falter and crumble. Not to fear, here at Nutrikon we have brought a handful of completely healthy holiday recipies together to save you from dietary misfortune this holiday season, without having to sacrifice taste and goodness. Check out these delicious, gluten-free, vegan, holiday recipes from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Mitochondria: Recharging Your Batteries

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

batteryAs we get older, the mitochondria in our cells have a tendency to become weaker, inefficient and fewer. You don’t have to have a PhD in biochemistry to imagine what can happen to a body that has a more difficult time producing energy. It gets slower, more tired, things don’t work properly; more menial tasks become stressful and complicated. Most of us call this aging, but new research tells us that aging is actually the deterioration of mitochondrial function. Can this degredation be reveresed? Find out in this article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center. 

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CoQ10: The Ubiquitous Guardian

Saturday, April 13, 2013 4:30:26 AM America/Los_Angeles

heart diseaseCoQ10 is a biological nutrient that has a well-deserved reputation for helping to prevent heart disease, but the truth is that this nutrient might hold the key to powerful anti-aging and energy producing chemistry. Learn about some of the recent exciting research in this latest article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Artemisinin, The Great Eastern Secret

Saturday, December 17, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

In the 1960s, the Chinese army funded a study to find the most effective treatment for malaria. They researched thousands of substances for well over a decade. In the mid 70s, a clear winner emerged. An extract of the plant Artemisia annua was found to be the only substance tested that was actually effective, and it also improved symptoms and cured the disease faster than any drug in history. 

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Anti-Aging with Anti-Oxidants

Saturday, July 31, 2010 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

While nearly every person over the age of eighteen has probably heard of antioxidants, a surprising few actually know what they are, why they are important, and even more rarely, how they actually work. The goal of this article is to, hopefully, answer those questions for you. I am quite confident that by the end of this article, you could win a bet or two, not to mention feel a little more ‘in the know.’

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