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No Need to Suffer Over the Holidays from Bloating, Gas, Flatulence or Heartburn?

December 9, 2015

No Need to Suffer Over the Holidays from Bloating, Gas, Flatulence or Heartburn?

If you suffer from constipation, diarrhea, bloating, gas, flatulence or heartburn, chances are you are lacking digestive enzymes. Almost one third of Canadians suffer some form upper gastrointestinal problem directly related to poor digestion.

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Acai Berry, A Power Antioxidant.

November 25, 2015

Acai Berry, A Power Antioxidant.

Antioxidants are essential for a good immune system. We cannot get enough antioxidants. Naturally, fruits and berry are a great source. Due to most of our fruits coming from foreign countries, by the time it is shipped up here it is almost void on nutritional properties.

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November 3, 2015

Close to ½ Million Canadians Suffer from Dementia and Alzheimers!!

64% of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia consists of many symptoms including.......

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The Many Benefits of Oregano Oil

October 21, 2015

The Many Benefits of Oregano Oil

Oil of Oregano is well known in the Mediterranean for its ability to stop infections - cold and flues, fights yeast and fungi, allergies, hay fever and sinusitis. With its many therapeutic uses, Wild Oil of Oregano can be used internally and externally to fight numerous health conditions.

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CoQ10 for a Heart Health

September 2, 2015

CoQ10 for a Heart Health

If you are over 30, you could benefit from COQ10. An abbreviation for Coenzyme Q10, is a compound produced naturally by the body which assists the functioning of enzymes, which in turn are responsible for chemical reactions that take place in our bodies such as regulating our metabolism, breaking down and digesting our food, healing wounds, and maintaining healthy muscles.

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Do you have Candida?

July 16, 2015

Do you have Candida?

Candida Albican is a common digestive yeast overgrowth. It is normally present in our intestinal tract in small amounts. The ideal ratio of Candida yeast to good bacteria is 1 yeast to 1 million bacteria. As long as the Candida amounts remain small in our bodies internal balance is maintained.

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Welcome to Sunshine and Sunburn Season

June 23, 2015

Welcome to Sunshine and Sunburn Season

This is the most dangerous week of the year for your skin and sun exposure. The sun high in the sky and ultraviolet light is intense. Your skin is at its lightest color because your melanin, the brown protective pigment in your skin, is at its lowest.

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Maca, the Peruvian Ginseng,

April 29, 2015

Maca, the Peruvian Ginseng,

You may have heard of Maca, but do you know all its health benefits? Maca is one of the most potent adaptogen plants known – this means it helps the body ‘adapt’ to physical and psychological stresses.

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Arthritis Pain

April 8, 2015

Arthritis Pain

Symptoms of arthritis include pain and limited function of joints. Inflammation of the joints from arthritis is characterized by joint stiffness, swelling, redness, tenderness and warmth. The joints are usually affected especially the knees and elbows.

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Spring Has Sprung, Here Comes Seasonal Allergies!

March 24, 2015

Spring Has Sprung, Here Comes Seasonal Allergies!

The days are longer and the sun is stronger – spring is coming! This is the time to go into action against seasonal allergies. And 2015 spring is warning worse than usual seasonal allergies.

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Keep Your Liver Healthy, It Will Keep You Healthy

December 11, 2014

Keep Your Liver Healthy, It Will Keep You Healthy

People often forget how hard working and important the liver is – it helps in digestion, energy and cleansing.

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Go Green for Health

November 12, 2014

Go Green for Health

Everyone is becoming conscious of “going green” with the environment. What about going green for your health? Greens in our diet are the dark leafy vegetables. They are full of vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and antioxidants.

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October 29, 2014

The Lifestyle Diet – the perfect diet

We at Alcona Beach Health Shoppe, are constantly asked, ‘what is a good diet to keep you healthy’? There are many things you can do to improve your overall health. Remember, you are what you eat, so think twice before consuming non-beneficial foods.

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Could You Have Parasites?

September 24, 2014

Could You Have Parasites?

Parasites are organisms that live in our body and feed off cells and the food we eat. Parasites are not a problem that exists only in third-world countries. Studies have shown 85% of North Americans have at least one parasite, but the statistics are probably higher. The Centre of Disease Control considers parasites the number one health risk!

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September 3, 2014

It’s Time for Cleansing and Detoxification

Cleansing should be done at least twice a year to keep our bodies functioning optimally. Think of “oil changes” and “tune-ups” that we give our cars to keep them clean on the inside and help them to perform at their best. Our body is an extremely high-functioning amazing machine that also needs cleaning on the inside.

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Do You Suffer With Cold Sores? Time to Fight Back!!

August 19, 2014

Do You Suffer With Cold Sores?  Time to Fight Back!!

The first sign you are about to develop a cold sore is you may feel some tightness or tingling in the area where the cold sore is developing. If caught at this stage you may be able to reduce the severity of the cold sore with the aid of a natural supplement named L-lysine.

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August 6, 2014

Beautiful Hair, Skin and Nails and More…

The constant quest for looking and feeling younger is usually sold in the form of beauty lotions and skin creams. Although moisturizing is important, the answer is more simple – it comes from within.

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Constipated? Not Having Regular Movements?

July 23, 2014

 Constipated?  Not Having Regular Movements?

Constipation is one of the most common digestive issues. Bowel movements vary from person to person, from once or more a day to three times a week and sometimes weeks. Basically, you should be having bowel movements with every intake of food, one to three times per day.

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Could You Need Vitamin B-12?

July 9, 2014

Could You Need Vitamin B-12?

Vitamin B-12, also known as cobalamin, is a water soluble vitamin that plays an important role in several areas of the body. Vitamin B12 has become popular for its ability to produce energy however its benefits go far beyond this

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Sleep well and live long

June 24, 2014

Sleep well and live long

A good night’s sleep is a vital part of maintaining good health. The amount of sleep that we require depends on few different things such as weather you work during the day and sleep at night or work at night and sleep during the day or whether you are physically active or not less active during your waking hours.

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Low in Energy??

June 4, 2014

Low in Energy??

Lack of energy can be frustrating. There are a few different reasons for not having energy.

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Spring Has Sprung, Here Comes Seasonal Allergies!

May 17, 2014

Spring Has Sprung, Here Comes Seasonal Allergies!

The days are longer and the sun is stronger – spring is coming! This is the time to go into action against seasonal allergies. And 2014 spring is warning worse than usual seasonal allergies.

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Is Candida Affecting you Physically and Mentally?

February 17, 2014

Is Candida Affecting you Physically and Mentally?

Candida Albican is a common digestive yeast overgrowth. It is normally present in our intestinal tract in small amounts.

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Dealing with Sinus Inflammation and Pain?

January 21, 2014

Dealing with Sinus Inflammation and Pain?

Dealing with Sinus Inflammation and Pain? There are many natural solutions to manage sinus inflammation and chronic sinus problems.

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No Need to Suffer Over the Holidays from Bloating, Gas, Flatulence or Heartburn?

December 6, 2013

No Need to Suffer Over the Holidays from Bloating, Gas, Flatulence or Heartburn?

During holiday season is the time of year that we indulge in foods and beverages that we would not usually have or we over-indulge. If you suffer from constipation, diarrhea, bloating, gas, flatulence or heartburn, chances are you are lacking digestive enzymes.

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Great Result with Two Amazing Natural Weight Loss Supplements

December 6, 2013

Great Result with Two Amazing Natural Weight Loss Supplements

Garcinia Cambogia is a small fruit that resembles a miniature pumpkin. It is indigenous to India and parts of Asia, and an extract from its fruit and rind is popular for weight management.

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The Healthy Cold & Flu Protocol

October 28, 2013

The Healthy Cold & Flu Protocol

Yes, there is a ‘flu shot alternative’! A homeopathic remedy that has the exact strains as the flu shots without any of the undesired additions. Taken orally this protects against the 2013/2014 known flu viruses.

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The Amazing Benefits of Garcinia Cambogia

August 19, 2013

The Amazing Benefits of Garcinia Cambogia

The key ingredient is HCA, hydoxycitric acid. Studies have shown HCA supports weight management, helps to convert carbohydrates and sweets into energy instead of fat, and regulates food intake causing you to eat less!

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Moringa for Stamina and Energy!

July 8, 2013

Moringa for Stamina and Energy!

The Moringa tree is native to the Himalayan Mountains in India and has been used for thousands of years for strength and stamina.

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Weight Loss and Health Benefits with Green Coffee Bean

May 3, 2013

Weight Loss and Health Benefits with Green Coffee Bean

Studies have shown significant reduction in body weight, body mass index and body fat percentage without any changes to diet over a six week period.

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Cheers! Red Wine Promotes Good Health

April 12, 2013

Cheers!  Red Wine Promotes Good Health

Now we have your attention! Studies have shown a daily 275ml glass of red wine has shown to promote good gut bacteria. The rich polyphenols available in both alcohol-rich and alcohol-free red wine contributed to positive intestinal bacteria balance, lower blood pressure and decreased triglyceride levels, HDL cholesterol levels.

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What is African Mango?

March 11, 2013

What is African Mango?

The African Mango is a fruit that comes from Irvingia Gabonesis tree native to West Africa. For thousands of years it has been a staple in the diet of the local people as well as used for medicinal purposes. The nut of the fruit was ground up and used in cooking and the paste was taken on long hunting trips to prevent hunger.

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This is the time of year when we make resolutions, changes, improve our health and well being

January 25, 2013

This is the time of year when we make resolutions, changes, improve our health and well being

Promises to quit smoking, lose weight, start a fitness program, detox/cleanse the body. There are simple solutions for all of these.

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Are You Over 40 Years Old?

December 22, 2012

Are You Over 40 Years Old?

The American Heart Association published a study stating that adults over 40 years old produce half the amount of Nitric Oxide that they did when they were 20, attributing to many aging issues.

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The Magic of Christmas

December 15, 2012

The Magic of Christmas

It’s hard to believe that another summer has come to an end and the cold blustery weather is just around the corner. The trees have shed their lush green foliage and gone dormant in preparation for their long winter slumber and the woodland creatures are gathering their final stores before settling in to warmth of their burrows.

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Harsh punishments rare for drug compounding mistakes

December 5, 2012

Harsh punishments rare for drug compounding mistakes

When compounding pharmacies make mistakes, they seldom face harsh regulatory punishment , a review of legal cases by USA TODAY shows. More often, the real penalty comes via lawsuits for damages.

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Drug Dangers & Alternatives Government Protects Drugs While It Seizes Natural Health Products

December 5, 2012

Drug Dangers & Alternatives Government Protects Drugs While It Seizes Natural Health Products

How many of you trust that Health Canada is currently protecting you from dangerous drugs and chemicals? Is the Canadian Health Protection Branch protecting your health or that of the drug companies? Is it on the lookout for toxic drug reactions or just there to keep the competitors away from sales of blockbuster drugs? Why is it that Health Canada has recently been raiding health food stores, terrorizing store proprietors, and confiscating natural food supplements?

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No Need to Suffer Over the Holidays from Bloating, Gas, Flatulence or Heartburn?

December 3, 2012

No Need to Suffer Over the Holidays from Bloating, Gas, Flatulence or Heartburn?

During holiday season is the time of year that we indulge in foods and beverages that we would not usually have or we over-indulge. If you suffer from constipation, diarrhea, bloating, gas, flatulence or heartburn, chances are you are lacking digestive enzymes.

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Healthy Body Beatitude - A Tighter, More Beautiful Booty

November 27, 2012

Healthy Body Beatitude - A Tighter, More Beautiful Booty

Your butt is actually made up of three groups of muscles, the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, and gluteus minimus muscles. Working these three muscle groups will help to tighten and shape your butt and you don’t need to go to a gym to do this.

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Constipated? Not Having Regular Movements?

November 10, 2012

Constipated?  Not Having Regular Movements?

Constipation is one of the most common digestive issues. Bowel movements vary from person to person, from once or more a day to three times a week and sometimes weeks. Basically, you should be having bowel movements with every intake of food, one to three times per day.

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October 19, 2012

Get a Good Night’s Sleep with Melatonin Supplement

Research shows that about 1 in 3 Canadian adults experience some form of insomnia. Some individuals find it hard to fall asleep while others have no problem falling asleep but tend to wake up many times during the night.

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Healthy Body Beatitude - Lower Stomach Exercise

October 7, 2012

Healthy Body Beatitude - Lower Stomach Exercise

In the last Healthy Body Beatitude we discussed how strengthening your stomach muscles help to support your spine, creating a stronger core and help to relieve back pain. We learned how to perform crunches which are a great way to strengthen the muscles in the upper part of your stomach. In this article I will focus on the lower stomach muscles.

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Fall is Time to Think about Parasite Cleansing

September 28, 2012

Fall is Time to Think about Parasite Cleansing

Yes, parasites exist in our society! They are organisms that live in our body and feed off cells and the food we eat. Parasites are not a problem that exists only in third-world countries. In fact, studies have shown 85% of North Americans have at least one parasite, but the statistics are probably much higher.

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Healthy Body Beatitude - Work Your Stomach for a Stronger Back and a Better Belly

September 15, 2012

Healthy Body Beatitude - Work Your Stomach for a Stronger Back and a Better Belly

If you suffer form back problems, an obvious solution is to strengthen the muscles in your back, however, what most people don’t realize is that strengthening your stomach muscles (abs) will also help alleviate back problems as well. By strengthening your stomach muscles you are providing support you the entire core of you body which will help to support you spine taking much of the pressure off of your back. The bonus is that strengthening your abs will also help to flatten your stomach.

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Green Coffee Bean, a Popular Natural Weight Loss Solution

September 7, 2012

Green Coffee Bean, a Popular Natural Weight Loss Solution

The green coffee bean is a strong anti-oxidant like green tea and has been found to promote weight loss.

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The Healthy Body Beatitude

August 28, 2012

The Healthy Body Beatitude

The key to good health and longevity is no secret, it all comes down to lifestyle: diet and exercise. I can assure you, there is no magic pill, you have to live it. What you put in your mouth combined with how much physical activity you perform are what will make the difference when it comes to living a long and healthy life.

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Go Green for Health

August 21, 2012

Go Green for Health

Everyone is becoming conscious of “going green” with the environment. What about going green for your health?

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Shingles, Cold Sores, and the Herpes Virus

July 29, 2012

Shingles, Cold Sores, and the Herpes Virus

The best way to prevent shingles would be not to get the chickenpox, this is almost impossible as this virus is widespread. It is important to strengthen the immune system to prevent the virus becoming active again. Support a healthy immune system with:

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The Great Eight - More Fabulous Herbs from Ontario

July 9, 2012

The Great Eight - More Fabulous Herbs from Ontario

Rene Caisse, a nurse from Bracebridge, Ontario, was given the infamous, secret, Ojibway “great eight” recipe back in 1922. Eight herbs that alleviate pain, cleanse the body and have been used since the 20’s for cancer.

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June 22, 2012

Red Ginseng, “The Elixir of Life”, and it is 100% Canadian!

Ginseng has been grown in parts of Asia for 3000 years and is used as a traditional medicine. It is called the "elixir of life" and if taken regularly, is said to reduce stress, increase physical stamina, quiet the nerves, enhance blood flow and increase longevity.

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A Healthy Mind, Body, and Spirit

June 4, 2012

A Healthy Mind, Body, and Spirit

Why is it we are so concerned about what type of oil and gas we put into our vehicles but when it comes to the fuel we use in our bodies we are not as concerned? Are our vehicles more important that our physical, mental and spiritual health?

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Energy and Happiness with Vitamin B Complex

June 4, 2012

Energy and Happiness with Vitamin B Complex

Vitamin B is made up of the essential B Vitamins - B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9, B12 plus the vitamins Biotin, Choline and Inositol. Vitamin B Complex is needed for the proper functioning of almost every process in the body.

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The Health Benefits of Coconut Water

May 14, 2012

The Health Benefits of Coconut Water

There is more to Coconut water than you know

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Let's Talk About Raspberry Ketones

April 21, 2012

Let's Talk About Raspberry Ketones

Raspberry ketones were recently on a Dr. Oz segment called "Fat Busting Metabolism Boosters", which focused on individuals over 40 who were seeing a decrease in their metabolism.

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Get Strong Nails, Thick Hair, Great Skin Now

April 14, 2012

Get Strong Nails, Thick Hair, Great Skin Now

Have you noticed lately that your nails are chipping, peeling and not growing fast? Does your skin have more wrinkles?

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Do You Crave Sweets? Do You have Brain Fog?

April 14, 2012

Do You Crave Sweets?  Do You have Brain Fog?

Do You Crave Sweets? Do You have Brain Fog? These are just two of the many symptoms of Candida Albican. Candida is a common digestive yeast overgrowth.

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Natural Health Supplements for Your Pet

February 18, 2012

Natural Health Supplements for Your Pet

Just as humans suffer from increased stress, pets also become anxious from moving to a new home, new additional pets, loss of an animal or human companion, illness, surgery, change of routine, or a family member goes on holiday. They can react by refusing to eat, urinating indoors, destroying furniture, barking, etc. There are many herbal formulas such as valerian that can help.

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The Amazing Benefits of Turmeric

February 11, 2012

The Amazing Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric has been used for over 2,500 years in India. The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin. The medicinal properties of this spice are constantly being discovered over the centuries.

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The Time for Cleansing and Detoxification is Here Again!

January 14, 2012

The Time for Cleansing and Detoxification is Here Again!

Cleansing should be done at least twice a year to keep our bodies functioning optimally. Think of “oil changes” and “tune-ups” that we give our cars to keep them clean on the inside and help them to perform at their best.

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January 2, 2012

Alcona Beach Health Shoppe’s Top 50 Foods That Should Be in Your Kitchen and Top 6 Must-Have Supplements for Everyone

Whether you are just starting to be health conscious are continuing your healthy lifestyle, here are the top 50 food items that should be in your kitchen.

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January 2, 2012

2012 – The Year of The Golden Age

2012 the year of controversy and speculation is here and for many a multitude of questions will finally be answered. Some believe that 2012 is the end of times while others believe that this is the year of transition and cataclysmic change.

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Why is Everyone Talking About Krill Oil?

December 12, 2011

Why is Everyone Talking About Krill Oil?

Krill are little shrimp-like crustaceans from the ocean that feed mainly on phytoplankton and algae.

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November 25, 2011

Close to ½ Million Canadians Suffer from Dementia!!

64% of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia consists of many symptoms

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November 23, 2011

The Lifestyle Diet – the perfect diet

There are many things you can do to improve your overall health. Remember, you are what you eat, so think twice before consuming non-beneficial foods.

Read More




The Many Benefits of Oregano Oil

November 6, 2011

The Many Benefits of Oregano Oil

With its many therapeutic uses, Wild Oil of Oregano can be used internally and externally to fight numerous health conditions.

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Could You Need Vitamin B-12 ?

October 20, 2011

Could You Need Vitamin B-12 ?

Vitamin B-12, also known as cobalamin, is a water soluble vitamin that plays an important role in several areas of the body. Vitamin B12 has become popular for its ability to produce energy however its benefits go far beyond this.

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October 15, 2011

Menopause and Peri-Menopause – there is Relief!

Menopause is described as no menstrual cycle for a year, whereas peri-menopause is the beginning of menopause when the cycles start to fluctuate and changes start to occur.

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Cold & Flu Prevention 101

October 3, 2011

Cold & Flu Prevention 101

It’s that time of year again – cold and flu season! Is it a cold? Is it the flu?

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The Importance of Omega 3

September 10, 2011

The Importance of Omega 3

One of the most popular supplements is Omega 3 Fatty Acids. Not only popular with people in the original natural health field but also within the “modern medicine”.

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What are Probiotics?

September 2, 2011

What are Probiotics?

Probiotics are the good bacteria that lives in your bodies’ digestive system. There are many species of this friendly bacteria which helps the body to function properly and maintain good health.

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August 27, 2011

Have You Been “Stressed Out” for a Long Time?  Ashwaganda may be for you.

Do you suffer from: -Being tired all the time -No energy -“Blues” – mild depression -Irritability -Low libido -Memory lapses -No motivation -Headaches -Anxiety

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August 13, 2011

Gout, “The Rich Man’s Disease”

Gout usually sneaks up suddenly and furiously, most likely at night while you are sleeping. You will suddenly experience intense joint pain, usually in the big toe. But, it can also be in any joint in the body such as the knees, wrists, fingers and other joints in the foot.

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Do You Have Thyroid Issues?

August 7, 2011

Do You Have Thyroid Issues?

Thyroid issues are more common than diabetes and heart disease. Statistics show 1 in 20 Canadians have a thyroid issue. Women are 10 times more likely to have thyroid problems. If you have any of the following issues you may have a low thyroid......

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Keep Your Liver Healthy, It Will Keep You Healthy

July 30, 2011

Keep Your Liver Healthy, It Will Keep You Healthy

People often forget how hard working and important the liver is – it helps in digestion, energy and cleansing. The liver stores vitamins, minerals, and sugar that fuels your body, helping it get rid of toxins. Our modern lifestyle can put a lot of stress on the liver, the negative effects of alcohol, cigarette, chemicals in animal products, free radicals, food preservatives, dyes, pesticides, cosmetics, household products, chemicals, and prescription medicines.

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Are You Constipated?

July 11, 2011

Are You Constipated?

Constipation is one of the most common digestive issues. Bowel movements vary from person to person, from once or more a day to three times a week and sometimes weeks. Basically, you should be having bowel movements with every intake of food, one to three times per day. Constipation not only makes you feel bloated and uncomfortable but can lead to further health issues as it causes toxic build-up.

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Healthy Leg Veins

June 20, 2011

Healthy Leg Veins

Many people experience vein issues – some are cosmetic concerns and some more serious. Blood flow restriction leads to pooling, leakage and discolouration. Bad leg circulation can be caused by....

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Quick Tips for Seniors to Maintain Optimum Health -National Post Article

June 11, 2011

Quick Tips for Seniors to Maintain Optimum Health -National Post Article

Here are a few simple ways to keep healthy on a daily basis......

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Chia Seed - Ten Benefits from this Power Food and Brain Food

June 6, 2011

Chia Seed - Ten Benefits from this Power Food and Brain Food

Do you want to increase your brain power and body strength with one of the most powerful foods imaginable?

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Hello Sunshine!

June 2, 2011

Hello Sunshine!

This can be the most harmful time of the year for your skin and sun exposure. The sun high in the sky and ultraviolet light is intense. Your skin is at its lightest color because your melanin, the brown protective pigment in your skin, is at its lowest. Which means you will absolutely fry in the sun right now if you do not use protection

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June 2, 2011

Hello Summer…

Summer is finally here and it is time for us to enjoy our favorite warm weather activities. Whether you enjoy cycling, rollerblading, boating, fishing, going for a cruise on your motorcycle or any of the many other activities this season has to offer, now is the time to do it.

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Welcome to Sunburn Season

May 30, 2011

Welcome to Sunburn Season

This is the most dangerous week of the year for your skin and sun exposure. The sun high in the sky and ultraviolet light is intense. Your skin is at its lightest color because your melanin, the brown protective pigment in your skin, is at its lowest. Which means you will absolutely fry in the sun right now if you do not use protection. The first sunny days of the season are always the worst for sunburn, because that intense sun often takes you by surprise. You will probably be nursing your sunburn that evening, swearing you will never do that again!

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The Calcium Controversy FYI

May 11, 2011

The Calcium Controversy FYI

Researchers are questioning the safety of calcium supplements as new data published in the British Medical Journal suggests a link between taking calcium supplements and an increased risk of heart disease and stroke.

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Do you have Candida?

April 25, 2011

Do you have Candida?

Candida Albican is a common digestive yeast overgrowth. It is normally present in our intestinal tract in small amounts. The ideal ratio of Candida yeast to good bacteria is 1 yeast to 1 million bacteria. As long as the Candida amounts remain small in our bodies internal balance is maintained.

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Good for you, good for the planet - National Post Article

April 20, 2011

Good for you, good for the planet - National Post Article

"Fast foods, refined foods and animal proteins are highly acidic. As a result of our modern Western diet, most people's bodies are now too acidic. An acidic body is at higher risk of inflammation, diseases and digestive disorders," says Hunter-Gafur. In contrast, a healthy body is slightly alkaline. Hunter-Gafur recommends eating plenty of alkaline-rich foods to reduce acidity in your body.

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April 4, 2011

Seaweed and Algae – Medicine from the Sea

Medicinal plants come from the earth but many great beneficial plants come from the sea.

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Here Comes Spring, Here Comes Seasonal Allergies

March 15, 2011

Here Comes Spring, Here Comes Seasonal Allergies

Every spring millions suffer with airborne allergies. Many over-the-counter anti-allergy drugs (antihistamines) leave you either sleepy or over-stimulated. Fortunately, modern nutritional science offers highly effective, natural and nontoxic remedy for allergies.

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Dealing with Sinus Inflammation and Pain?

February 24, 2011

Dealing with Sinus Inflammation and Pain?

There are many natural solutions to manage sinus inflammation and chronic sinus problems.

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February 15, 2011

Spring Cleaning Our Body – “Detoxing”

Spring time is a great time for “spring-cleaning”. Cleansing and detoxification of the body is essential.

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Welcome Springtime!

February 15, 2011

Welcome Springtime!

For most of us, the short days of winter and lack of sunshine and vitamin D has taken its toll, leaving us feeling depressed and unmotivated.

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Keeping Your Sugar Levels Regulated Over the Holidays

December 11, 2010

Keeping Your Sugar Levels Regulated Over the Holidays

Over the holidays, and any other period where you are under extreme stress, eating a diet high in refined sugars and flours, additives, and processed foods, or overweight - you are at risk of chromium deficiency....

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Simple Remedies to Stay Healthy and Happy over the Winter

November 29, 2010

Simple Remedies to Stay Healthy and Happy over the Winter

Both the cold and flu are caused by a virus. A cold usually causes congestion, coughing and sneezing. The flu causes fever, body ache, headaches, extreme tiredness and weakness.

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Winter in Innisfil

November 29, 2010

Winter in Innisfil

I never was much of a winter person; I mean how could anyone possibly like winter?

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Could You Need Vitamin B-12 ?

November 22, 2010

Could You Need Vitamin B-12 ?

B-12 is vital in supporting brain function, balancing the nervous system and assisting in metabolism. It is also used in the production of red blood cells as well as DNA and RNA. It is generally involved in the metabolism of every cell in the human body.

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November 15, 2010

Alternative Medicine Takes on Cancer – And Wins

The keynote speaker at this year’s Whole Life Expo is Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez of New York, one of a small number of doctors whose success in treating cancer exceeds that of mainstream oncology by a wide margin.

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Do You Have Parasites?

October 29, 2010

 Do You Have Parasites?

Studies have shown 85% of North Americans have at least one parasite, but the statistics are probably higher.

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Are you suffering from constipation, diarrhea, bloating, gas, flatulence or heartburn?

October 9, 2010

Are you suffering from constipation, diarrhea, bloating, gas, flatulence or heartburn?

If you suffer from constipation, diarrhea, bloating, gas, flatulence or heartburn, chances are you are lacking digestive enzymes. Almost one third of Canadians suffer some form upper gastrointestinal problem directly related to poor digestion.

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Cold & Flu Protocol

October 2, 2010

Cold & Flu Protocol

Colds are characterized by nasal congestion, runny nose, sneezing and sore throat. The flu involves feverish conditions, chills, headaches, muscle aches, and upper respiratory problems.

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Having Memory Issues? Just Seem to be Forgetful Lately?

September 11, 2010

Having Memory Issues?  Just Seem to be Forgetful Lately?

Aging, stress, busy lifestyles can add to forgetfulness. There are many herbs, vitamins and minerals to help with this, but the forerunner is Ginkgo Biloba.

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The Original, Natural Antibiotic, Colloidal Silver

September 3, 2010

The Original, Natural Antibiotic, Colloidal Silver

Colloidal Silver is pure, natural sub-microscopic particles of pure silver, electrically charged and suspended in pure ionized water. It is a powerful, natural antibiotic. It helps fight disease, germs, viruses, and funguses. It has been known to remedy colds, flus, all infections due to bacteria, fungus or virus, staph and strep.

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August 20, 2010

Need Energy?  More Libido?  Hormones Balanced?  Maca, the Peruvian Ginseng, may be the Answer…

You may have heard of Maca, but do you know all its health benefits? Maca is one of the most potent adaptogen plants known – this means it helps the body ‘adapt’ to physical and psychological stresses.

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CoQ10 for a Heart Health

August 9, 2010

CoQ10 for a Heart Health

COQ10 has been shown to strengthen the heart muscle, and prevent heart attacks and heart disease. Coenzyme Q10 has been proven in multiple major studies to significantly improve the health of patients with congestive heart failure.

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Calm Your Nerves with the Beautiful Passion Flower

July 30, 2010

Calm Your Nerves with the Beautiful Passion Flower

Passionflower, (Passiflora incarnata), has been used for centuries as one of the most powerful herbs used to treat stress and anxiety.

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Do You Suffer With Cold Sores? Time to Fight Back!!

July 27, 2010

Do You Suffer With Cold Sores?  Time to Fight Back!!

A cold sore or a fever blister is a red painful blister that occurs on the lips or around the mouth area. Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus.

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June 26, 2010

Are you trying to build muscles but just can’t get past that plateau?

If you want to build muscle you have to put in the work at the gym and we have all heard the expression, no pain, no gain. However, sometimes despite how much work you put in at the gym and how strict you are with your diet you can sometimes hit the dreaded plateau.

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Beat the heat, stay hydrated

June 21, 2010

Beat the heat, stay hydrated

Dehydration is the number one cause of heat stress disorders including heat exhaustion and heat stroke which can quickly become a serious medical emergency. Since thirst is a very poor indicator of dehydration very often we do not realize we are at risk.

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A healthy beginning

June 19, 2010

A healthy beginning

After one year of owning the Alcona Beach Health Shoppe on Innisfil Beach Road, they could hardly have asked for better results. While so many new businesses face hard times and lost revenue in their start-up year, the store has continually grown in customers.

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May 30, 2010

Beautiful Hair, Skin and Nails And More…

In our youth, our tissues absorb and maintain good levels of silica, allowing our bodies to remain flexible. As we age our levels of silica decline. Chipped, dull nails, thin, lifeless hair, wrinkles too early in life, invisible deterioration of bones and connective tissue – these are the signs that you are lacking silica.

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In India, modern life threatens old ways of healing

May 11, 2010

In India, modern life threatens old ways of healing

Harkha Makwana and his wife Jivi, both 103, have few visitors in the village of Mithagoda in Gujarat, a state in western India. The couple, who married in 1922, say few young people are interested in hearing their stories about herbal remedies and other traditional practices.

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A beefy guest appears at store by Chris Simon

May 10, 2010

A beefy guest appears at store by Chris Simon

Where’s the beef? It was at the Alcona Beach Health Shoppe Saturday.

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The Miracle Cure for MS

May 10, 2010

Last week, in a traditionally appointed Vancouver living room, Dr. Mark Godley made an announcement that could change the face of Canadian medicine.

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W5 : The Liberation War

May 10, 2010

Paste the web address below into your web browser to veiw the W5 segement on this new therapy that is giving MS patients new hope for their future. http://watch.ctv.ca/news/w5/the-liberation-war/#clip287461

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Health store bulking up on Saturday

April 25, 2010

Health store bulking up on Saturday

Residents will get a rare opportunity to see a wellknown bodybuilder up close, and discuss weightlifting and muscle toning techniques, said store owner Alistair Hunter-Gafur.

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Wheat, Gluten - why are we having trouble digesting it?

April 10, 2010

Wheat, Gluten - why are we having trouble digesting it?

Gluten literally acts as glue to hold your food together, which can be hard for intolerant people’s digestive systems.

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Swine Flu - Good Advice/H1N1 Preventive Methods

October 29, 2009

Swine Flu - Good Advice/H1N1 Preventive Methods

The following advice, given by Dr. Oz, makes a lot of sense and is important for all to know:

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Vaccination Controversy

October 29, 2009

Vaccination Controversy

Drugs You Don’t Need – And the Best Natural Alternatives: Media hype surrounding the impending swine influenza pandemic of 2009.

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Cold & Flu Prevention

October 13, 2009

Cold & Flu Prevention

Now that we are in cold and flu season it is important to support your immune system.

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Bill C-6

September 27, 2009

What Does This Mean To The Citizens Of Canada? (If you diagree with this bill, please contact you local MP or visit our shoppe and sign a petition opposing the passing of Bill C-6)

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Researchers say that Omega-3 deficiency is the cause of 96,000 deaths every year in the USA

September 26, 2009

Omega-3 Deficiency

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MS patient credits orthomolecular medicine for ending painful attacks

September 25, 2009

 

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Arthritis Pain

September 22, 2009

Arthritis Pain

To help in the prevention of arthritis, anti-oxidants are key. They ensure that the cartilage remains fairly intact. Treatment of arthritis can be accomplished by eating fruits and vegetables as they are very good sources of antioxidants.

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Hot Flashes, Irritable, Anxious?

September 14, 2009

Hot Flashes, Irritable, Anxious?

. Menopause is defined as one straight year without periods (menses). There are many physical changes you might expect at this time including ‘hot flashes’, mood swings, memory loss and emotional upheaval that can occur as a direct result of the body’s decreased production of estrogen.

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A Healthy New Business

June 4, 2009

A Healthy New Business  

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Grand Opening!

May 27, 2009

Grand Opening!

Alcona Beach Health Shoppe Opens Its Doors!

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