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Wellness

Let Food be Medicine

A  2017 National Post article stated that “some pills & other antidepressants are associated with a twofold increase in the odds of developing some form of dementia, including Alzheimer’s.”  CLICK HERE to read the article  In 2016 a new study linked long-term use of common medications — including over-the-counter drugs for insomnia and hay fever — to a higher risk of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. Medications in the study included antihistamines found in Benadryl, sleep aids found in Tylenol PM, and certain antidepressants and treatments for bladder control. “We know that these medications…

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Prosper

The 5 People Who Determine Your Income

When I started my entrepreneurial journey back in 2006, one of the most impactful things that I heard was: You are always the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with. The late Jim Rohn taught that and he was an early mentor of mine,  a brilliant speaker and his recordings continue to influence my life.  If I wanted to find out how much income you earned, all I had to do was take the average income of your five closest friends and that would…

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What’s Your Money Style?

Most of us start our money acquiring as an employee…responsible to a manager, & trading hours of our time for dollars. Most of us remain with this style of money. Some of us, as I did, by becoming a freelance performing musician, enter the world of the self employed or small business. Here we find out about tax breaks we weren’t allowed as employees.. but we are still in the “hours for dollars” money style. Show up, or no money. Doctors, Lawyers, hairdressers, landscapers…

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Mangosteen

Xango Juice Protocols

When Xango Juice was brought to market..first time for humans to be able to have access to whole food mangosteen…the company did extensive studies at laboratories to determine the best practices for best results with the juice. The goal was to establish how the human body would best absorb and utilize xanthones, the unique plant chemicals that mangosteen contains.   Several interesting facts emerged: human body gets better results with the whole fruit liquid formula than from extracts of xanthones in powders and…

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Freedom My Story

There are polls/surveys that say over 70% of people wish they could own their own business rather than work for someone else. One friend of mine told me she used to “have the widget dream” ALL the time…you know, that invention of yours, that IF ONLY…….& the years go by…So what stops people from launching a  biz? No useful ideas? no start up capital? no time?  no courage? The vast majority of us are raised and educated in the employee paradigm and…

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Millionaire Money Outlook

“I’m a self-made millionaire, and here are 8 quotes I think will change your outlook on money”  -Steve Siebold Contrary to popular belief, it’s not intelligence or education that holds back the average person from getting rich. It’s the middle-class beliefs around money that keep them struggling to survive in a world of abundance. That’s why the wealthy consciously build beliefs about money that serve their best interests and help them develop substantial sums. If you truly want world-class wealth,…

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Saving $100,000.00 ?

Check out this Royal Bank of Canada suggestion to “better” your life..photo below!!! Ha ha. Let’s pretend you wanted a bit more than $410.89 per month in retirement…how about a modest $3000.00/month so you could live somewhere other than on a park bench. That will require about 8x the savings, so $800,000.00 in the bank. How yah doing with that savings plan? Or maybe you’re stashing money in an RSP/401K. Have you ever figured out just how much you’d need in your RSP/401K to…

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Mangosteen Wellness

Autism Results

Dr. Amod Tootla, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.I.C.S.  Clinical trial with mangosteen and Autistic Children. The AUTISM POWERPOINT LINK  is below underneath Dr Tootla’s short Bio and shows the results. If you are interested in natural support for Autism, you will find the powerpoint rigorous & stories of the children heartwarming. Dr. Tootla is a world-renowned, board certified cancer surgeon and leading scientist. Named one of the top surgeons in the United States by the Consumer Research Council of America in Washington, DC for the last five years, he has…

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Mangosteen

Natural Health Protection

 Since I began my love affair with mangosteen, many years ago, the research by the science community has been exceptional!   www.PubMed.com  I use a Patented whole food puree mangosteen daily for xanthone protection.  NEW in 2018:: 1-BREAST CANCER LINES: showed a significant reduction in cell adhesion that did not stimulate cell migration but, on the contrary, blunted cell motility. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29333084 2- BREAST & LUNG CANCER: NEW Xanthones discovered. Compound 5 showed significant cytotoxic potential against epithelial lung carcinoma and breast carcinoma cell…

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Mangosteen Wellness

Heartburn Medications Raise Risk of Stroke

Indigestion sucks. Heartburn, acid reflux, bloating, the gas and the pain. Sometimes you can’t even take a deep breath and sometimes your nights sleep is ruined because of it. No wonder people seek relief!  Gut inflammation is causing the problem.  If you are reaching for prescription drugs for relief, you might want to reconsider in light of this new research linking some of them to risk of stroke!  CLICK HERE to read it.  “The research was conducted in Denmark among a quarter-million patients who…

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