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Cholesterol challenges? Google “guggul”

June 8, 2015

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Cholesterol challenges? Google “guggul” by Connie Cagley — If you are experiencing challenges with your cholesterol levels, try a Google search for guggul (pronounced goo-gall). You will find that guggul (Commiphora mukul) is an Ayurvedic herb, used in India since 600 B.C., to treat arthritis, inflammatory conditions and a variety of lipid disorders. It has […]

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The power of mindfulness in healing chronic and life-threatening illness

October 28, 2013

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by Dr. Eileen R. Borris —  It is thought that stress management and mindfulness training can reduce the long-term chances for heart patients to experience future cardiac events, and also provide immediate and significant healthcare cost savings. All around us, we encounter people with concerns about heart disease. You may be one of them — […]

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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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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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A cup of tea to your health!

May 23, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Tea has long been described in leading medical journals as an antidote to heart disease, cancer, obesity and arthritis. It also is known to boost immunity, battle viruses, aid in detoxification, lower blood pressure, reduce cholesterol and normalize blood sugar. All true teas — white, green, oolong and black — […]

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Juicing vegetables the correct way

April 23, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  After the award-winning documentary “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead” became available from Netflix in mid-2011, juicers started showing up in people’s kitchens, big time. In the film, Australian entrepreneur Joe Cross decided to take charge of his health by juicing vegetables and fruits for 60 days. He dropped about 80 pounds […]

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Cause and effect: The missing principle

April 17, 2013

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by Dr. Joel Brame — In the United States, we now have more access to health information than ever before. Health magazines, newsletters, journals and Web sites are everywhere. This information abundance should logically create an improvement in the overall health of our society. However, such results have failed to manifest. Instead, obesity continues to […]

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Tart and tangy, and so healthy

April 15, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) is believed to have been produced in Jamaica about 300 years ago by the accidental pollination of a pomelo and an orange. It was named for the way the fruit grows in clusters, like grapes. All varieties of grapefruit have no fat or cholesterol and are rich […]

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Eat your way to a healthy heart

March 31, 2013

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by Dr. Toni Vaughan —  It is a fact that the foods we eat can significantly influence our heart health. The problem is that everyday we are bombarded with new information about what constitutes a heart-healthy diet. The following steps offer a simple and practical approach to achieving a heart-healthy lifestyle. • Increase healthy fats […]

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Blueberries pack a powerful punch

March 30, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Blueberries are rich in antioxidants and vitamins, and their fiber content can help alleviate and protect against intestinal inflammation, especially when eaten with probiotics. They are rich in polyphenols, which have an antimicrobial and antioxidant effect. The combination of blueberries and probiotics has been shown to reduce inflammation-inducing bacteria in […]

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Serrapeptase — an anti-inflammatory and pain reliever

March 17, 2013

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by Dr. J. Michael Pece —  Serrapeptase is a relatively new supplement that is gaining wide recognition among medical providers for its anti-inflammatory, pain relieving and fibrolytic (breaking down fibrin, scar tissue, atherosclerosis, etc.) effects. The Serratia peptidase enzyme was discovered in the early 1970s in silkworm intestines. The silkworm uses this enzyme (Serratia E15 […]

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The skinny on fats

March 6, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  High-quality fats and oils are one of the most essential foods to consume every day. They are needed as an energy source for your brain and for producing many vital hormones in the body. They are also essential for transporting all vitamins, minerals and hormones through every one of your […]

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Boost the immune system with beta glucan

February 19, 2013

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by Debbie Williams —  Do you ever get the feeling you have been duped by the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and traditional medical industries? You may be a member of the growing group that is questioning and asking, “Do I really need to take that drug or is there something natural that does not have side […]

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