Archive for June, 2011

Probiotics Essential ‘For Life’

June 30, 2011
The House of Healing

The word probiotic actually means ‘for life’.  Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that live in the digestive system.  Did you know that the human digestive system contains over 400 different species of micro-organisms?  On average, an adult human carries approximately 1 to 2 kilograms of bacterial gut flora.  This represents an enormous number of bacteria.  The reason we have so many bacteria inside us is because we require them for many beneficial actions within the body. …

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Stress Less with Magnesium

June 1, 2011
The House of Healing

As Essential Mineral for Maintaining Health and Vitality Minerals such as zinc, iron and magnesium are essential nutrients that your body needs in small amounts for normal growth and development. Magnesium is one of the most important minerals – it is required for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body! It helps maintain normal muscle and nerve function, helps your cells make energy and keeps your heart rhythm steady. Magnesium is also required for:…

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