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Eternal Youth is Hiding in Your Telomeres

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

  • Living healthy to 100 isn’t a pipe dream
  • Enjoy health and independence in your “old” age
  • The fat that turns back the hands of time

Most people expect to live well into their 70’s. They hope they’ll make it into their 80’s or 90’s. But I find that most of my patients and other folks I talk to want to reach – and even surpass – their 100th birthday.

While this may sound like a pipe dream to you, it’s a reality for more than 315,000 centenarians worldwide.

Now, I’m sure that some of these centenarians have their share of health problems. But oddly enough, most “super-seniors” don’t die of things like heart disease or cancer like younger elderly patients.

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Is Plant-Based Always Best?

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

September 18, 2017

  • Are plant-based omega-3 fatty acids the same as those that come from fish?
  • Here’s what flaxseed and Ahiflower® are missing
  • The best source of omega-3s on earth

One of the supplements I recommend everyone take… every single day… is omega-3 fatty acids. Your body doesn’t produce them on its own, and it can’t function without them. So these essential oils have to come from dietary sources.

But surprisingly, choosing an appropriate omega-3 supplement isn’t nearly as cut-and-dried as you might think.

Part of the confusion arises when plant-based products, like flaxseed oil, claim to provide omega-3 benefits. It sounds good in theory, especially if you’re a vegetarian. However, plant-based omega-3s are not interchangeable with those that come from fish oil. Continue reading

2 Secrets Towards Your Healthiest Life

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

September 15, 2017

  • Is life too fast-paced to exercise and eat right?
  • 15 minutes to a healthier you
  • Antioxidant-rich foods that can save your life

If you want to live a longer and healthier life – one without physical and mental deficits as you age – two things are absolutely necessary. And they aren’t a well-kept secret. You’ve heard them many times before…

Get plenty of physical activity and eat a healthy diet.

This is something our ancestors never even thought about. They ate off the land and were physically active from sun-up to sun-down. No trips to the supermarket or jobs sitting at a desk for them!

But in today’s modern and fast-past society, meeting these two goals seems to be a far stretch for many folks. And it’s showing. Continue reading

Clearing up the Confusion about Activated Charcoal

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

September 13, 2017

  • Is activated charcoal all it’s cracked up to be?
  • Why activated doesn’t work as a detoxifier
  • How to turn on your body’s internal detox system

Health crazes come and go. Some of them are good ideas. Others, not so much.

For example, this year activated charcoal is all the rage. Look it up online and you’ll find it touted as a weight loss aid, energy booster, hangover cure, tooth whitener and detoxifier.

It sounds great. And if I didn’t know better, even I would want to hop onto this bandwagon. But you can’t always believe what you read. This is especially true of internet myths that spread faster than lightening – and never go away. Continue reading

Breathe Your Way to Reduced Blood Pressure

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

September 6, 2017

  • Most people don’t know how to breathe properly
  • Amazing things can happen when you take a deep breath
  • Boost your lung power for a longer and healthier life

Unless you have a lung condition, you probably take breathing for granted. You don’t think about it. It just happens. Breathe in, breathe out. Inhale, exhale. Repeat as necessary.

But did you know that your lungs mature by the time you’re in you early to mid 20’s? Then, by the time you hit the age of 35, their function starts to deteriorate. Over time, you may even find that breathing becomes more difficult. Continue reading

Top 5 Things to Keep Your Brain Young

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

September 4, 2017

  • Alzheimer’s starts much earlier than you think
  • Why Big Pharma can’t protect you from mental decline
  • Bigger brains are less likely to develop Alzheimer’s

Most people don’t worry about dementia until they start experiencing mental difficulties. This is a big mistake.

You see, diseases like Alzheimer’s start building long before symptoms appear. In fact…

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Craving Sugar? Read This Now!

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

September 1, 2017

  • Low- and no-calorie sweeteners may promote weight gain
  • The case against artificial sweeteners
  • How to “re-program” your sweet tooth

It’s not uncommon to think that weight-loss will automatically follow when you switch to using a low- or no- calorie sweetener. After all, that’s how they’re advertised, right?

Well, it turns out this may not be the case at all. In fact, consumption of these artificial sweeteners is actually associated with… Continue reading

2 Ways to Revive Your Scrawny Muscles

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

August 30, 2017

  • Are weak muscles keeping you from activities you used to enjoy?
  • The best anecdote for muscle weakness
  • An easy way to power up your strength and stamina

I can’t even tell you how many people coming through my office doors express one single wish… “Doc, I just wish I could still do all of the things I used to do.”

You know exactly what I’m talking about.

Maybe summertime picnics used to be filled with your participation in volleyball, soccer and touch-football games. Now you’re feeling weak and out-of-shape… so you just sit at the sidelines and watch the younger adults play.

And perhaps those household chores aren’t so easy anymore. These days, you have a hard time hauling an old couch out the front door, let alone spending an entire day trimming trees and hauling the branches out to the curb for pickup.

It’s all so exhausting!

But it doesn’t have to be that way. You can revive your weak and tired muscles to regain the strength and energy you had in your younger days. Continue reading

Don’t Drink Tap Water Until You Read This

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

August 25, 2017

  • You never really know what’s in your tap water
  • Is there cancer in your drinking water?
  • Find out if your water supply is contaminated

One thing we all take for granted is the water that comes out of our tap. But ask the folks in Flint, MI, and they’ll tell you it’s not a good idea to believe it when officials tell you your water is safe.

You see, back in 2014 the city turned to the Flint River as a main source of water. This decision exposed residents to all sorts of unhealthy pollutants every time they enjoyed a glass of water from their faucet, took a shower, or enjoyed a relaxing soak in the tub. Continue reading

Is this Deficiency Making You Sick, Old and Depressed?

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

August 18, 2017

  • Correct this deficiency and amazing things can happen
  • Up to 75% of all Americans are D-ficient
  • A strong weapon against aging, illness and death

Some people refer to their bodies as “machines”. But I have to tell you. Keeping your body finely tuned is a great deal more complicated than, say, maintaining a car. You can’t “fix” your body by clearing a pipe, turning a wrench or replacing a hose.

However, there are many things that can help make your body less likely to break down and succumb to age, illness, pain, depression or early death.

Maintaining adequate levels of vitamin D is one of them. For example patients with low vitamin D levels…. Continue reading

4 Nutrients that Shut Down Knee Pain

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

August 16, 2017

  • Common knee pain treatments that don’t work
  • 4 nutrients that shut down knee pain
  • The one thing your knees need every day

If you suffer from knee osteoarthritis, there is a long list of things you shouldn’t do… and an equally long list of things you should do.

So today I’m going to make things extremely easy for you. First I’ll show you what doesn’t work to ease knee pain… then I’ll clearly explain what does. Continue reading