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Infographic: Medications That Deplete Nutrients and How to Supplement Appropriately.

WellnessFX, a company I love and have talked about in the past, has released an infographic highlighting six medications that can deplete nutrients in one’s body. The medications are antacids, diabetes drugs, statins, antibiotics, antidepressants, and oral contraceptives. Based on which medications one is taking there are different nutrients that should be supplemented – CoQ10, …

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Revisiting the Zen Water Vitality 4 Gallon Six Stage Water Purification System

Back in April I wrote about a water purification system I was using from Zen Water. I liked it, but also criticized some design flaws. It has been a few months and I figured I’d recap the issues I saw then, any new issues that have arisen, and give an update on my overall happiness …

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I Want More Sugar?

Stumbled (literally) upon this infographic about sugar consumption…pretty fascinating and scary. HT to Tom McKay at PolicyMic. Check below the infographic for links to a few interesting articles I found. Further Reading Cheryl Wischhover. “Sugar Addiction is a Real Thing–And Yes, There’s A Cure.” Elle, Jan. 8, 2014. Dr. Nicole Avena. “Hidden Sugars: 10 Unlikely …

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Zen Water Vitality 4 Gallon Six Stage Water Purification System Review

Introduction I have a number of health complications – both physical and psychological. I struggle with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD),, Dysthymic Disorder,, Major Depressive Episodes,, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, and Insomnia. On the physical side I’ve had some severe issues with my legs which lasted for several years as well as pain …

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How Some Famous Creatives Worked.

This is a fascinating infographic from Info We Trust regarding the daily habits of some famous creative individuals. I’ve included my own observations based on the data below the image. You can click on the image to see it full-size. Length of Work: Gustave Flaubert (5.5), Ludwig Beethoven (8), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (12), Thomas Mann (8), …

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