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Butternut squash — Tasty and good for you

November 28, 2012

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by Dorothy Krupnick —  Imagine a vegetable that provides you with good skin integrity, a natural sunscreen, healthy eyes and a powerful antioxidant, all at 82 calories per one-cup serving. Low in sodium and fat-free, the winner is butternut squash. Yes, the hard-skinned squash that always invokes a “what do I do with it?” response […]

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Reversing macular degeneration

November 9, 2012

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by Julia Busch —  The leading cause of blindness in older adults and the most common degenerative condition affecting the retina is age-related macular degeneration (ARMD). It targets the retina’s central portion, the macula, which is responsible for sharp central vision. As the disease progresses, all retinal cells are affected, including connective tissue and blood […]

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Kirlian photography in the treatment of eye disease

November 4, 2012

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by Edward C. Kondrot — Kirlian Photography evolved from a technology first developed by Georg Lichtenberg in 1777, when he noticed electromagnetic discharges in the high-frequency field of the human body. In the beginning of the 20th century, an English physician, Dr. Walter Kilner, discovered that the human aura could be observed through a plate […]

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Is your computer getting you down?

October 15, 2012

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by Dr. Michael Geiger —  If you are one of many people who have complained of tired, itchy, burning or red eyes, blurriness, headaches, fatigue, or tightness in the neck and shoulder muscles, it could be because of your computer. Some heavy computer users even develop nearsightedness and a need to change eyeglass prescriptions yearly. […]

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Can sleep improve macular degeneration?

September 24, 2012

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by Dr. Edward Kondrot —  Recent studies have indicated that an important factor in maintaining healthy eyesight is the melanin contained in the retinal pigment epithelium of the retina. Researchers have observed that the earliest changes in macular degeneration occur in this layer of the eye. As we age, changes in the pigment layer of […]

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Natural help for chronic inflammation

September 19, 2012

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by Julia Busch —  While acute inflammation is an automatic immune response to help heal injury and disease, it can kill when it becomes chronic. From cardiovascular disease and arterial plaque bursting like popcorn, to cancer, depression, asthma, and diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, chronic inflammation is thought to be the underlying culprit. Unchecked […]

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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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Protect your eyes

September 4, 2012

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The following recommendations will help keep productivity up and discomfort down while surfing the Web, editing a document, sending an email while on the job or working around the home. • Give it a rest. Follow the 20-20-20 rule — at least every 20 minutes, take a 20-second break and look at something 20 feet […]

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Microcurrent for macular degeneration

July 29, 2012

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by Julia Busch —  The leading cause of blindness in older adults and the most common degenerative condition affecting the retina is age-related macular degeneration (ARMD). It targets the retina’s central portion, the macula, which is responsible for sharp central vision. With its progression, all retinal cells are affected, including connective tissue and blood vessels. […]

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Taking care of your vision

February 23, 2012

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by Dr. Ann Lovick —  Our vision changes throughout our lives. Some changes are a normal process of aging, while others can be indicators of serious health problems. It is important to know the signs and symptoms of eye problems that will require you to seek immediate medical attention. Perhaps you have heard of glaucoma […]

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