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Our Project Wellness blog offers a wide range of natural health information, from brain health tips to weight loss help to the best all-natural products and homeopathic remedies. Our wealth of natural health information can be helpful for anyone who is interested in an integrative approach to their health, and who wants suggestions on common natural remedies for certain health conditions. We will continue to fill the blog with the latest natural health news and information about relevant medical studies. Let the experts at Pharmaca serve as your one-stop shop for the most up-to-date information in the world of natural health. Project Wellness is working hard to be the best online source for all your natural health news and information.

10 Ways to Boost Metabolism

January 1, 2013
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10 Ways to Boost Metabolism

The new year is here—and for many of us, that means a renewed focus on healthy weight management. Here are a few tips and tricks for keeping your metabolism in check as you start working toward a healthier weight. First, a primer on the way metabolism functions in our body. Simply put, metabolism is...

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Join the Personal Weight Challenge!

Getting fit and staying healthy is about to get easier! New this year, we’re helping customers meet their weight management goals through individualized nutrition and supplement consultation sessions—along with helpful encouragement—from one of our expert practitioners. Customers can enroll in the Personal Weight Challenge (PWC) program for a low $20 monthly fee, which includes...

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Strategies for Diabetes Prevention

November 21, 2012
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Eat your leafy greens People who eat an average of 1.5 daily servings of green leafy vegetables have a 14 percent lower risk of Type 2 diabetes compared with those who consume less than half a serving of those vegetables per day, says a review in the August 2010 British Medical Journal. More diabetes...

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Enzymes: Beyond Digestion

October 29, 2012
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Enzymes: Beyond Digestion

Enzymes aren’t just vital for digestion—they’re important for the function of every cell in the body. In order to maintain balance in the structure and function of cells, tissues and organ systems, there are millions of metabolic enzyme reactions happening in your body. Where do enzymes come from? Enzymes are proteins made by the...

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Simple Steps to Healthy Aging

Simple Steps to Healthy Aging

Support the healthy aging process with nutrition and supplements that can help keep your bones strong, your heart healthy and your mind sharp. We spoke with Karen Carleton, naturopathic doctor at our Portland store, about some of the things we should be thinking about as we age. “Inflammation is the source of so many...

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The Buzz Around Inflammation

Inflammation: It’s vital to our body’s natural healing process. It clots blood, fights infection and heals wounds. But certain factors, such as allergies, injury or poor diet, can keep your body in a constant state of inflammation. “Usually what happens is there’s an event, like an injury, surgery or other stressful event, that kicks...

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Facing Up to the Facts About Aging

Facing Up to the Facts About Aging

Crow’s feet and laugh lines starting to appear? As we add years to our life, the building blocks of strong skin and bones start to weaken, betraying our age. We talked with esthetician Carolyn Racke at Pharmaca in San Francisco about keeping your skin looking younger with proper nutrition and prevention. Issue: Weakening cartilage...

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New School Year, Healthier Kids

September 3, 2012
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It’s an exciting time of year–when the thrill of starting a new school year means fun new gear for little ones. Get your kids off to school in style with everything they need for a healthy, happy fall. Clean ‘em up We love the whole line of Clean Kids by Gabriel–from their Germ Busting...

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Children’s Health 101

Children’s Health 101

At Pharmaca we take pride in offering all-natural products for children, from super-nutritious multivitamins and fish oils to non-toxic baby bottles, educational games and safe body care. Over the years we’ve also done some serious research on health issues that are important to little ones—and provided some helpful advice for parents (and grandparents). Here...

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Battling Vitamin D Deficiency in Children

Battling Vitamin D Deficiency in Children

An August 3, 2009, study published in the journal Pediatrics reported that the majority of American children between the ages of 1 and 21 have insufficient blood levels of vitamin D. The report showed that almost 10 percent of children qualify as deficient, putting them at higher risk for a range of conditions like...

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