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The good news about chocolate

March 18, 2013

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by Stan Kalson  —  Cacao, the plant that is the source of chocolate, originated with the Olmec Indians around 1500 B.C. Cacao products have been winning fans since the Aztec leader Montezuma introduced the first chocolate beverage to the Spanish conqueror Cortez, who subsequently took it to Spain. The Mayans and Aztecs used cacao in […]

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Fulvic acid — the super antioxidant

March 13, 2013

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by Stan Kalson —  If a healthy body is your goal, you must take action to protect against free radical attacks. In recent years, dramatic increases of free radicals in our air, food and water have put a tremendous strain on the body’s natural defense mechanisms. Our first line of defense against free radicals is […]

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Digestion: GERD is a very common problem

February 20, 2013

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by Dr. Mona Morstein —  Last year, Pharmacy Times published a list of the top-selling pharmacy drugs for 2010, and Nexium®, a proton-pump inhibitor used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD), or heartburn, was in the number two spot. The sales of Nexium brought in more than 6 billion dollars to AstraZeneca, the pharmaceutical company […]

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Antioxidants = anti-aging

December 21, 2012

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by Amber Geller —  What are antioxidants? You may have heard that they have something to do with blueberries. While that is true, there is much more to these powerful nutrients that ultimately guard your body against free radicals. Dr. Michael Cutler, M.D., director of anti-aging research at the National Institutes of Health, says, “The […]

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Reduce stress and strengthen your immune system

September 29, 2012

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by Sarah McLean —  A healthy immune system regulates our body’s healing process and protects it against infections and diseases. When stress compromises our immune function, it can result in colds, flu, fatigue, cardiovascular disorders and premature aging — or big trips to the hospital. Stress increases heart rate, blood pressure, glucose levels, adrenaline, cortisol, […]

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Chia seeds: More than a pet

September 23, 2012

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When you hear the word chia, chances are you think of the Chia Pet™ — the little clay character with the sprouted chia seeds covering its body. We laugh at the novelty, but there is nothing comical about the nutritional benefits and medicinal properties of this tiny seed. In fact, it is one of nature’s […]

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Isn’t it Iron-ic?

September 15, 2012

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  by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Iron is a vital mineral in the human body. Iron overload, however, is deadly. Most physicians believe it is rare and mainly hereditary, but in fact, it is far more common and more dangerous than we thought possible. The roles of iron Iron has three major roles in the […]

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Glutathione: A powerful weapon against cancer and aging

September 10, 2012

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by Dr. Frank George —  Of all the antioxidants our body makes, glutathione is probably the most important. In fact, our lives depend on it. Without it, our cells would disintegrate from unrestrained oxidation — free radical damage. Our bodies would have very little resistance to bacteria and viruses, and our livers would shrivel up […]

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ABM mushroom extract is powerful medicine

September 1, 2012

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by Dr. Frank George —  In the 1960s, researchers visited the São Paulo, area in Brazil and discovered that the longevity rate was disproportionately high. People there were very healthy and living well beyond 100 years. Their secret was the simple ABM mushroom, Agaricus blazei murill. The ABM mushroom is the strongest of the medicinal […]

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CRP: A marker of cardiovascular inflammation

August 26, 2012

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by Dr. Robin Terranella —  When it comes to cardiovascular disease (CVD), most of us know that high blood pressure and cholesterol are important risk factors requiring control. However, a recent study, called JUPITER (Justification for the Use of statins in Primary prevention: an Intervention Trial Evaluating Rosuvastatin), found that more emphasis should be placed […]

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Recipes to support prostate health

August 23, 2012

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by Stan Kalson —  The incidence of BHP (non-malignant enlargement of the prostate) is truly one of the most significant problems facing men in our society. Beginning at age 50, as many as 40 percent of males have BHP. By the time men hit their 80s, the figure reaches 90 percent. Diet is the first […]

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Fulvic acid and mineral deficiency

August 20, 2012

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It is estiminated that 99 percent of Americans are mineral deficient, which could be the cause of 60 different diseases. Researchers have known for years that at least 90 nutrients are needed to maintain optimal health — including a minimum of 59 minerals, 16 vitamins, 12 amino acids and three essential fatty acids. Fulvic acid, […]

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Benefits of organic food

July 30, 2012

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by Ben Ta’ati —  According to the American Chemical Society, a 10-year study by UC Davis researchers has indicated that levels of antioxidants known as flavonoids increase over time in crops grown in organically farmed fields. Other recent scientific studies have suggested that the consumption of flavonoids may protect against cancer, heart disease and other […]

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