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Managing Minerals

July 10, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson — Minerals, from calcium and magnesium, to the trace elements such as zinc, are perhaps the single most important group of nutrients. They are required for every bodily function, from activating muscles and nerves, to digestion, energy production, and all healing and regeneration of the body. This article focuses on important […]

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Chemicals make children fat

June 26, 2013

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by Mary Budinger — Are toys, pacifiers and even scented shampoos driving the epidemic of childhood obesity? Researchers from the Children’s Environmental Health Center at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York have found an association between a class of chemical substances known as “phthalates” and obesity in young children. The percentage of obese […]

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Would you eat coal tar waste?

June 4, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  In 2007, a landmark study was conducted by the United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency that concluded that tartrazine, also known as E102 or Yellow #5, was one of the food colorings linked to childhood hyperactivity. Today in the European Union, products containing it must carry a warning label. Unfortunately, the […]

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Trimethylglycine (TMG) to the Rescue

June 1, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Many people believe or were taught that diet alone provides adequate nutrition and that we do not need to take nutritional supplements. I, too, believed this at one time. However, years of experience as a physician proved me wrong. Our food supply today is low in nutrients — even the […]

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BPA free does not mean BPS free

May 30, 2013

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by Mary Budinger — Products labeled “BPA free” may be just as toxic as those made with this increasingly shunned original chemical, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Texas and published in the January 17, 2013, issue of the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. BPA (bisphenol A) is an industrial chemical […]

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Help for Alzheimer’s cognitive decline

May 25, 2013

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by Dr. Alan Christianson —  Is there anything fresh fish and fish oil cannot do for health? I am beginning to think not, as I read studies like the one in the journal Neurology (neurology.org) that shows omega-3 fatty acids can lower your risk of dementia and brain deterioration. Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia […]

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Corn sweetener directly linked to obesity

May 21, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Researchers have found stronger evidence linking a rapid rise in obesity to the use of corn-based sweeteners in soft drinks and food. Results from a study of U.S. Department of Agriculture records from 1967 to 2000 indicate an increase in the use of high-fructose corn sweeteners during the late 1970s […]

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We have vampires and wall warts in our houses

May 16, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Households across the world are now infested with vampires. That is what energy experts call those things with two sharp teeth that dig into a wall socket and suck juice, every hour of the year. Most people assume that when they turn off the television set, it stops drawing power, […]

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Your environment impacts your health

May 5, 2013

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by Joy Abrams —  While many understand that feng shui is concerned with the flow of energy in space and how we resonate within this space, few realize that ignoring its precepts can negatively effect health. In principle, this idea is easy to grasp: If your space is not healthy, you will not feel well. […]

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Fluoride alert EPA scientists ask for fluoride moratorium based on new cancer study

April 24, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  A landmark study by Dr. Elise Bassin at the Harvard University School of Dental Medicine showed that boys who drink fluoridated water have a seven-fold increase in osteosarcoma, an often fatal bone cancer. Based on this new study, which confirms earlier fluoride and cancer studies by the National Toxicology Program, […]

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Severe menstrual cramps — could it be endometriosis?

April 21, 2013

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by Sima Aidun —  Endometrium is the tissue that lines the uterus and is shed during the menstrual period. In some women, the same tissue can be found growing where it doesn’t belong, outside the uterus. For example, it can grow on the ovaries, bowel or bladder and, though rare, can be found in locations […]

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Detoxification for health

April 2, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Detoxification is the removal of waste matter from the body. Most of the waste matter is comprised of toxic chemicals and toxic metals, although other kinds of toxins are also eliminated. Detoxification is a critical bodily function that occurs 24 hours a day. You would soon die if anything went […]

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Big retailer bans PFCs in clothing

March 29, 2013

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by Mary Budinger — Swedish retailer and fashion company H&M Group is pledging to stop the use of certain toxic chemicals. The company said it will no longer use perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in any items it buys after January 1, 2013. PFCs are used as a water-repellant to protect against stains, usually on outer garments, […]

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