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The Downsides of Fish Oil (and What to Use Instead)

The Downsides of Fish Oil (and What to Use Instead)

| Aug 8, 2017

In past articles, we’ve talked about the importance of omega-3 essential fatty acids. The Standard American diet is notoriously low in them—instead, it’s packed with omega-6s. Over the course of human evolution there has been a dramatic change in the ratio of omega-6 and omega-3 fats consumed in the diet. This change, perhaps more than […]

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Vitamin C Is Literally a Lifesaver for Patients with Sepsis

Vitamin C Is Literally a Lifesaver for Patients with Sepsis

| Aug 2, 2017

For all its wonders, modern medicine still has its limitations—perhaps even more than we usually like to admit. Serious infections provide a window of insight into these limitations; one glance at medical statistics is enough to remind us that even our most powerful antibiotics and most cutting-edge interventions are sometimes helpless in the face of […]

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Defend Against Stroke with Turmeric

Defend Against Stroke with Turmeric

| Jul 30, 2017

We’ve written at length about the brain benefits of turmeric, the miracle root that continues to surprise the medical community with its inexhaustible healing capacities. Turmeric supports and protects the brain on every level. Research has revealed that compounds in turmeric boost cognitive function by minimizing neurological inflammation, protect against brain damage by blocking the […]

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Are Dairy Products Giving You Joint Pain?

Are Dairy Products Giving You Joint Pain?

| Jul 24, 2017

Nearly 23% of all Americans (an estimated 54.4 million people) suffer from maladies that cause frequent joint pain, mainly arthritis (of which osteoarthritis is the most common form), rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia.[1] And these numbers don’t even account for those who haven’t seen a doctor about their pain or haven’t received an official […]

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Stop Using Toxic Teflon Floss

Stop Using Toxic Teflon Floss

| Jul 22, 2017

The dental industry is rife with potential health risks, many of which we’ve discussed in previous articles: fluoride, toxic toothpaste, mercury-contaminated amalgams, and more. You may not be aware, though, that even the wrong floss can be hazardous. Now don’t get the wrong idea—the last thing we want to do is discourage you from flossing. […]

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Broccoli Contains Powerful Anti-Aging and Anti-Cancer Properties

Broccoli Contains Powerful Anti-Aging and Anti-Cancer Properties

| Jul 3, 2017

If you still haven’t outgrown your childhood aversion to broccoli, you may want to do so now—a continuing wave of research is confirming that broccoli offers even more powerful health benefits than previously imagined. The compound that has been getting the most attention is sulfurophane. This organic sulfur molecule broke onto the scene when scientists discovered […]

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Cherries: A Classic Summer Superfood

Cherries: A Classic Summer Superfood

| Jul 2, 2017

Summer is cherry season! These delicious little fruits have long been associated with hot and sunny days, not only because of their cool, refreshing tartness, but also because they have an incredibly short growing season. While they can be grown for a few months out of the year in sub-tropical regions, they’re really only “in […]

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3 Critical Practices for Preventing Stroke

3 Critical Practices for Preventing Stroke

| Jun 24, 2017

              A 77-year-old woman was cooking in the kitchen when she collapsed onto the floor. Her daughter called an ambulance and the woman was taken to the emergency room. She had suffered a stroke, and slowly regained consciousness over the next two days. However, when she woke up, she […]

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Turmeric Compound Regenerates Brain Cells Damaged by Stroke

Turmeric Compound Regenerates Brain Cells Damaged by Stroke

| Jun 23, 2017

It’s become abundantly clear by now that turmeric is one of the world’s most healing plants. The deeper researchers delve into the chemistry of this incredible root, the more benefits they seem to discover. While turmeric contains a wealth of beneficial compounds, curcumin is usually the star of the show. Curcumin has been shown to […]

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Another Strike: 12-Year-Old Girl Dies After HPV Vaccine

Another Strike: 12-Year-Old Girl Dies After HPV Vaccine

| Jun 18, 2017

Vaccination remains one of the mostly hotly contested health issues in our society. Unfortunately, both sides of the debate like to play dirty. Anti-vaccine voices tend to be loud and angry, hurling alarmist accusations against the “evil” and “greedy” manufacturers of vaccines. Vaccination advocates tend to resort to petty name-calling and other minor slander tactics, […]

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