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  • Lighter Creamed Spinach

    Lighter Creamed Spinach

    In my household, a great holiday comfort food that is a must is Creamed Spinach! This great recipe cuts back on the calories but not the flavor and spinach is a great Nitrate-rich side dish! Leafy greens like spinach and collard greens are high in nitrates, which your body converts into nitric oxide, a potent…

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  • Coffee and Caffeine: Cause for Caution or Celebration?

    Coffee and Caffeine: Cause for Caution or Celebration?

    Each year, coffee drinkers around the world — one billion strong — get a chance to celebrate their favorite beverage on National Espresso Day. But what is it about coffee that people really love most? Is it the actual shot of espresso, or the shot of caffeine-packed energy they get from drinking it? Perhaps both,…

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  • Functional Nitric Oxide Nutrition & Pre-Diabetes

    Functional Nitric Oxide Nutrition & Pre-Diabetes

    Diabetes is a growing epidemic around the globe. In the United States alone more than 34 million Americans have diabetes. This represents more than 10% of the U.S. population. Of the 34 million, 7.3 million are undiagnosed. Another 88 million people over the age of 18 have pre-diabetes or 35% of the U.S. population. These…

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  • Nitric Oxide and Neuropathy

    Nitric Oxide and Neuropathy

    The term Neuropathy refers to damage to the peripheral nerves which causes malfunction and that results in weakness, burning, prickling and pain in the extremities. The two most common causes of neuropathy are diabetes and trauma. Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN), in particular There is a common complication of diabetes. 70% of diabetics develop DPN within…

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  • Nitric Oxide & Erectile Dysfunction

    Nitric Oxide & Erectile Dysfunction

    Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common and complex disorder that significantly impacts quality of life and is recognized as an important public health problem. Defined as an inability to achieve and maintain an erection sufficient for satisfactory sexual intercourse, ED is associated with aging and an increasing number of common systemic diseases including hypertension, cardiovascular…

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  • Stem Cells + Nitric Oxide = The Future of Medicine

    Stem Cells + Nitric Oxide = The Future of Medicine

    We are constantly wearing ourselves out. We, as humans, are regenerative beings. We frequently replace cells that are damaged or become dysfunctional, especially when we are young. We get new rods and cones in our retina every two days. The skin you are sitting in is only six weeks old. Your liver is eight weeks…

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