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Radiant beauty comes from health and vitality

August 13, 2012

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by Purvi Desai — The perception of beauty is different for everyone. However, as with fashion, overall trends do exist. As the times change, so do our concepts of beauty. We currently live in a society obsessed with having ageless, radiant skin. Many people will try anything and everything to achieve such radiant skin — […]

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Just say no to GMOs — what you need to know

April 12, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  Genetically modified (GM) foods are derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs), which are formulated in a laboratory where genes are taken from one species and inserted into another, in an attempt to obtain a desired characteristic or trait. Often referred to as Frankenfoods, GMOs are chemical-laden seeds that alter and disrupt […]

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Everybody eats, but do we know what?

March 20, 2012

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by Eric Herm —  As humans, we tend to forget our bond with the rest of nature’s living creatures. Despite our magical ability to drive shiny automobiles, don the latest fashions, construct extravagant cities or make full use of opposable thumbs, we are really no different than the rest of nature — we all eat, […]

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The fire within that causes disease

March 5, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  Every chronic disease is an inflammatory disease. No matter what your diagnosis — allergies, Alzheimer’s, arthritis, asthma, cancer, COPD, Crohn’s, chronic fatigue, diabetes, emphysema, fibromyalgia, Gulf War Syndrome, heart disease and stroke, high blood pressure, lupus, multiple sclerosis and obesity, to name a few — inflammation is a major part […]

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Steps of Digestion

March 1, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Digestion is an astonishing and orderly process that breaks down proteins, carbohyrdates, fat and other complex chemicals found in the plants and animals we eat, and recycles them to manufacture our body tissues. This article will explain how the process works. Simply put, food either digests or spoils. Digestion is […]

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Tips to detox the body

February 29, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  There are 116 synthetic compounds lurking in the body of each average American, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We are exposed to toxins from various sources such as food additives and preservatives, dry cleaners, digestive distress, nonorganic foods, our environment, synthetic supplements, pesticides and chemicals. What you […]

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Risky chemicals stored in your body

February 27, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released the most comprehensive study to date of the chemicals we harbor inside our bodies as a result of daily exposure. The CDC measured 8,000 Americans for 212 chemicals. The results: All 212 chemicals were found in the blood and urine, meaning these chemicals […]

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Health updates: Environmental exposure and ractopamine

February 27, 2012

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The following is information regarding environmental exposure and arthritis, and information about a drug pumped into animals days before slaughtering. Environmental exposure can trigger arthritis The links between autoimmune diseases, infections and the environment are complex and mysterious. Spondyloarthropathies, a group of common inflammatory rheumatic disorders, appear to be triggered by environmental factors. Unlike osteoarthritis, […]

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Genetic testing for preventive medicine

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  By decoding some 40,000 genes in the human body, the Human Genome Project opened up an entirely new spectrum of knowledge. Genetic testing now gives us the ability to understand the body’s vulnerabilities and each person’s unique genetic predispositions. Genetic testing can sample the risk for about 1,500 diseases. Having […]

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Cancer is an environmental disease

February 26, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  Americans are facing “grievous harm” from chemicals in the air, food and water that have largely gone unregulated and ignored, according to an expert panel that advises the President on cancer. The panel released a watershed report in May calling for the government, industry, academia and medicine to “intervene in, ameliorate […]

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Children surrounded by chemicals in school

February 25, 2012

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As your children board the bus for school tomorrow, consider this: A study by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that cleaning products used in California’s schools emitted more than 450 chemicals into the air. This includes formaldehyde, chloroform and a long list of chemicals that have clear links to asthma, cancer and other troubling […]

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Breast cancer: Awareness or prevention?

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  Every fall, the landscape turns pink as throngs of women don running shoes in the hope of curing breast cancer. Yet, the money generated from these endeavors has not been shown to impact the fact that one in eight women still gets breast cancer. Earlier this year, the President’s Cancer […]

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Functional medicine is the big picture approach

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  The functional approach to healing does not fit into the existing Western medical paradigm with its one-size-fits-all approach to disease management. But it is the future of medicine because it is a rational approach to explaining what went wrong and how to fix it. Conventional medicine usually takes the small […]

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