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Sleep is a #PureLiving Pillar

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Timeless Truth: Sleep When it’s Dark After oxygen, what is your next strongest biological need? You can live without water for days. You can live without food for weeks. But like it or not you will fall asleep before you give in to dehydration or undernourishment. Yet for many people sleep is elusive and it… read more

For All Things a Season and a Reason–ACL Surgery

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The beginning of aVivoPur began nearly two decades ago, when I struggled with knee pain in both knees so bad I could not climb the stairs at the school where I taught. Told to have surgery, I was nearly ready to resign myself to the expense and pain of having both knees “cleaned up.” Furthermore… read more

Dirt Poor: Have Fruits and Vegetables Become Less Nutritious?

This article is copied completely and is unaltered from //www.scientificamerican.com/article/soil-depletion-and-nutrition-loss/ Dirt Poor: Have Fruits and Vegetables Become Less Nutritious? Martin Poole, Digital Vision/Thinkstock Dear EarthTalk: What’s the nutritional difference between the carrot I ate in 1970 and one I eat today? I’ve heard that that there’s very little nutrition left. Is that true?—Esther G., Newark,… read more

Busting a Common Myth About Vitamins Today

Is there truth to a common myth about vitamins?  The basis for this myth is in how the body gets rid of excess water soluble vitamins. Furthermore, the vitamin at cause is probably not the one you think! What is the myth, and what is the vitamin? Warning: If you think you know the myth I’m talking… read more

BMI is Ridiculous!

BMI is ridiculous! Did you know that many athletes, those ripped bodies we see on TV racing up and down a field or court or rink, are, according to BMI charts, obese? BMI, or Body Mass Index, is the most common measurement currently used to quickly calculate a person’s potential for being healthy. It is… read more

Nutrition and Weight Loss Guide

Sleep is a PureLiving Pillar

Over 30 percent of American adults are considered obese… …and many more than that are overweight. Many people struggle for years against weight gain and may experience negative health consequences. Research has shown that being overweight can predispose you to many health conditions including: Diabetes High Blood Pressure Arthritis Heart Disease Weight loss continues to… read more

Pure Living in a Modified World

What does it take to be healthy? We don’t simply mean just “not sick,” but thriving, abundantly healthy, exuberant, energetic and alive with pleasure and delight?  Can you remember the last time you felt truly well-rested, fully hydrated, and deliciously nourished? Again, not just “not exhausted, not hungry and not thirsty,” but truly vibrant? Anytime… read more

About Liver Support

Milk thistle is well known for its use as a liver support herbal supplement but other natural products may help as well. ϯ Milk Thistle has been used for more than 2,000 years for the treatment of liver, kidney and gall bladder problems, its principal extract, silymarin may help protect the liver from toxins. ϯ… read more

About Raw Energy Bites

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Pure Raw Energy Bites™ contain living enzymes. These enzymes are an essential part of your proper health and digestion. All food cooked at temperatures over 118 degrees are void of living enzymes. Enzymes are destroyed at temperatures even this low! ϯ Pure Raw Energy Bites™ are prepared without cooking, and we add no chemicals, preservatives or… read more

About Cranberry

Cranberry possesses an ability to prevent bacterial adherence to cellular surfaces.  This may protect against urinary tract infections by blocking the bacteria’s ability to “stick” to the walls of the bladder and urinary tract linings. ϯ It also has powerful antioxidant properties with more proanthocyanidins than any other commonly consumed fruit.  Even though many berries and… read more