September 2017 - Karen Berrios

Archive for September 2017


I call it the “Health Explosion” because it is violently filled with antioxidants and nutrients that rush through your system providing you with a strong defense against chronic illness and inflammation. Also known to have a natural antidepressant effect along with an incrediable taste. Perfect for any breakfast or sweet snack. Absolutely delicious!   Ingredients:…

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The Dangers of Vitamin D Deficiency

While you can get vitamin D through food or supplements, exposure to the sun is most people’s main source of vitamin D. It used to be thought that vitamin D’s primary impact was confined to the skeleton. Everyone knew that getting enough vitamin D was important for preventing rickets and other bone diseases, but they…

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I have learned that healthy eating can also be very tasty. I love the taste of fresh fruit in a smoothie mixed with nutrient dense wholefoods and supplements to support my health and my family’s. This one is super delicious and very easy to make! It supports your immune system as it is filled with…

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September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

This month is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, a time to educate the public about the most common type of endocrine cancer. Also called “thyroid carcinoma,” thyroid cancer is a malignant tumor or growth that originates within the thyroid gland. That’s the official definition—true, but very impersonal. To me, though, thyroid cancer became extremely personal three…

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The Rash

Shortly after I got the good news that the alternative approach to cancer treatment that I was pursuing seemed to be having a positive impact, I started developing a mysterious rash. And I don’t just mean a basic, run-of-the-mill rash. This rash was dramatic. I itched like you wouldn’t believe, and when I had the…

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

I first started doing Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy during the month that I spent at the Hope 4 Cancer Institute in Mexico. This therapy was part of my daily regimen while I was there, and I often looked forward to it as one of my favorite parts of the day. When I came back home I…

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