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Reducing Your Toxic Load – Part II

Thankfully, our bodies have remarkable built-in mechanisms for processing and eliminating toxins. From saliva to sphincter (sorry!), we are constantly managing the ‘body burden’ brought upon us by chemicals, drugs, diet, and stress. However, like any machine, the greater its workload, the greater the potential for exhaustion and failure.  This is why avoiding toxins and…
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Reducing Your Toxic Load – Part I

We’ve all heard the saying you are what you eat… but how often do we consider that we’re also what we breathe, touch, and think?  Without a doubt, doing a “dry January” and committing to more green smoothies or weekly workouts after the holidays are great ways to reset after 3 months of over-indulging in…
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Want to Feel Your Best? Start with Gut Health.

Most people think of their digestive system as being its own entity, completely separate from other functions in the body. Yet, nothing could be further from the truth. The human gastrointestinal (GI) tract is intricately connected to every system in the body.  In fact, scientists and health professionals who study the GI system often refer…
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5 Signs You May Have a Vitamin D Deficiency

How many hours per day do you spend outside soaking up the sun? For most of us, the answer is not many. In fact, it’s estimated that Americans spend about 90% of their time indoors! As such, it’s not surprising that vitamin D deficiency affects roughly 50-80% of the population. Vitamin D (aka the “sunshine…
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12 Reasons to Love Vitamin C

Even before humankind had the science to explain it , we knew that vitamin C was a powerful force of nature From a young age, most of us learn that vitamin C is good for our health. Maybe we read about the unfortunate sailors of centuries ago who died from scurvy, or our parents gave…
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Breaking Down B-Complex

8 vitamins, numerous essential functions. Here’s why B-complex contains the “building blocks of health”. If you’ve ever received one of our vitamin injections or IV drips, you have likely benefited from B-complex. This aptly named nutrient is actually a combination of eight B vitamins, each of which has a multitude of health benefits. Of course,…
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Glutathione: The Vital Antioxidant Your Body Craves More Of

It is hard to overstate the importance of glutathione.– Joseph Pizzorno, ND, Editor in Chief, IMCJ If you’ve never heard of glutathione (glue-ta-thigh-own), you’re not alone. Despite being the subject of thousands of published medical articles, glutathione is still not well-known by the mainstream medical community. Yet, this immensely under-appreciated compound is arguably the most…
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What is Naturopathic Medicine?

B12 LOVE was founded by licensed Naturopathic Doctor and Midwife, Dr. Shannon Wood Gallegos, ND, who began her medical practice in the early 2000s. Like the hundreds of thousands of Naturopathic doctors and healers that have come before her, Dr. Shannon (and the incredible team of NDs at B12 LOVE), share much of the same…
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5 Life-Changing Benefits of NAD+

Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (NAD+) is a remarkable molecule that is used within the body in numerous, complex ways (which we’ve written about before). A cofactor for multiple biological processes, NAD+ is critical for maintaining cellular energy, DNA repair, gene expression, and immunoregulation.  While there are certainly more, here are 5 ways that NAD+ has the…
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The Many Benefits of Vitamin B12

As our company name not-so-subtly implies, we have a lot of love for Vitamin B12. It’s not only the namesake of our business, but also the base of all our nutrient formulas. Given the wide range of health issues and goals our nutrient injection and IV drips address, many clients have asked exactly what it…
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