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Tart Cherry Helps You Sleep

  Older people often have insomnia, but standard medications can increase falls and have other side effects. In this pilot study, eight adults over age 50 with confirmed insomnia took a placebo or 240 ml of…

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Nutrients Help Build Muscle Mass in Adults

Muscle mass and strength naturally decline with age. In this study, 42 healthy adults, ages 55 to 70, took a placebo, or 1,500 mg of l-carnitine with or without 2,000 mg of l-leucine, 3,000 mg creatine…

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Healthy Vitamin D: H-Pylori and Metabolic Syndrome

Vitamin D improves gut health and reduces chances for metabolic syndrome Healthy Gut Because vitamin D has many positive effects on the body, doctors wanted to study vitamin D and gut health. In this pilot study,…

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In Honor of Bill Martindale

Bill Martindale, a previous owner of Martindale’s Natural Market, has passed on to his eternal reward with his Lord Jesus Christ on November 18th, 2017.   With a lifetime of healthy choices, he lived to just shy of a hundred…

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Martindale’s, Your One-Stop Holiday Shop

Next time you shop at Martindale’s Natural Market, plan to do some of your holiday shopping here, too! From natural beauty and bath products to the soft scents of aromatherapy to specialty food items, we have…

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The Diabetes-Nutrition Connection

November is Diabetes Awareness month, a good time to take stock of ways you can prevent this debilitating disease or reduce its effects if you already have it. More than 30 million people in the United…

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Breast Cancer Nutritional Update

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017 reminds us to tune in to what we can do to help prevent breast cancer. Whether you’re primarily thinking of some special person in your life such as your mom, sister,…

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Prediabetic? Think Zinc

The country of Bangladesh has one of the lowest zinc deficiencies in its soil in all of Asia. No wonder the people are poor. Crops cannot be grown without this vital mineral.   The same is…

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That’s Just Peachy

Nothing says summer quite like a ripe, juicy, sweet peach. Go ahead – take a bite and savor that luscious burst of blossomy, fruity flavor. Add them to your favorite salads or if it’s not too…