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Health news you can use

February 28, 2012

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by Dr. Alan Christianson —  The following is new information concerning your health, along with comments on this information. Green tea works better with vitamin C A study at Purdue University has shown that adding ascorbic acid and sucrose to green tea can help the body absorb helpful compounds. Mario Ferruzzi, associate professor of food […]

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Colorpuncture: healing with light and color

February 28, 2012

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by Jordana Gainsworth —  The skin is the gateway to the inside of the body. Throughout all ages and cultures, the skin has been the medium for the treatment of most illnesses and is key when utilizing energetic medicine. As Dr. Stephen T. Sinatra and others have noted, energy medicine is the future of medicine. […]

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New hope for Parkinson’s

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Hayle T. Aldren —  Parkinson’s Disease (PD) in high-profile celebrities, like Michael J. Fox and Muhammad Ali, has raised awareness that this debilitating, neuro-degenerative disease is second only to Alzheimer’s in occurrence and can affect relatively young people. But most are still unaware that new research shows how natural treatments can favorably influence […]

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D is for depression

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Tara Peyman —  Many people are aware that vitamin D is important for bone health. Research is emerging that confirms the importance of vitamin D for prevention of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer and a variety of other diseases. Recent studies also have shown that vitamin D deficiency may increase your risk of depression, […]

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Cold/flu season is here — what to do to recover quickly

February 25, 2012

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by Brenda Haas-Krieger —  Winter is the season of colds and flu. At this time of year, we tend not to partake of the sun’s rays as often as we do in warmer months, which means that our bodies do not create as much vitamin D3, an incredible antiviral agent. Multiple studies indicate that a […]

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Health news you can use

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Alan Christianson —  New research shows that calcium supplementation raised heart attack risk by 20 percent to 30 percent; also, should you use folate or folic acid (the synthetic form)? Calcium As long as we have known about heart disease, we have also known that cardiovascular plaque is calcified. Over the years, this […]

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Higher vitamin D levels ward off cancer

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Martha M. Grout —  A new study in the journal Anticancer Research states that it takes far more vitamin D than initially thought to dramatically cut the risk of several major diseases, including breast cancer. The study’s co-author, Dr. Cedric Garland, a professor of family and preventive medicine at the University of California, […]

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Seven Fantastic Foods

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Certain foods and nutrients are so vital to human nutrition that consuming them can automatically extend your life and dramatically improve your health. Some of these special foods are: sardines; organic blue corn tortillas or chips; organic carrot juice; raw, unpasteurized dairy foods; kelp; dried Botija olives; and Hawaiian Jade sea […]

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Nutrients for fibromyalgia recovery

February 24, 2012

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by Betsy Timmerman —  It can be overwhelming to hear the diagnosis: “You have fibromyalgia.” Not only is it a mouthful to say, the fibromyalgia (FM) label is often what comes at the end of a very long search for the cause of a multi-symptom syndrome. When first confronted with the problems of body-wide pain, […]

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Are you deficient in vitamin D?

February 23, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  It has been estimated that 1 billion people worldwide have a vitamin-D deficiency. According to several studies, 40 to 100 percent of U.S. and European elderly men and women still living in the community (not in nursing homes) are deficient in vitamin D. More than 50 percent of postmenopausal […]

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Are cell phones hazardous to your health?

February 23, 2012

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by Ann Louise Gittleman —  The debate over cell phone use has taken a dramatic turn, especially in light of studies showing the increase in specific kinds of rare tumors. In late May 2011, the World Health Organization listed mobile phone use in the same “carcinogenic hazard” category as lead, engine exhaust and chloroform. In […]

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Health in a tailspin? Try bioenergetics

February 23, 2012

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by Carol Rose Keppler — Wikipedia describes entropy as a measure of disorder or unpredictability — a system spontaneously evolving away from its initial condition. Entropy is an interesting word and a scientific concept that seemed unrelated to health and wellness — until now. Entropy is the process of deterioration and decline, just as what […]

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Mainstream news beginning to question value of mammogram

February 23, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  From the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® organization to the American Cancer Society, everyone preaches that women need to get annual mammograms because the screening saves lives — right? Well, think again. A recent analysis published in Annals of Internal Medicine found that most women who discover breast cancer as […]

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