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Smart grocery shopping tips

November 29, 2013

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by Paula Owens —  The most important component to prevent and reverse disease, experience lasting fat loss and achieve your highest level of health begins by being mindful and conscious of what you choose to eat. Good nutrition and healthy eating start with making smarter choices when shopping for food. The following tips will make […]

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Why do we age, fall ill and contract disease?

October 14, 2013

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by Donna Marie —  Not so long ago, heart disease, cancer, stroke and aging were accepted as unfortunate, but inevitable, facts of life. We now know that diseases are not caught, but rather can be caused by what we eat or d not eat. We also know that colds, heart attacks and cancer are symptoms, […]

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Damning report on state of U.S. health care

August 28, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association reports that Americans are living longer these days — an average of 78.2 years now — but we are sicker. Our senior years are increasingly marked by chronic illness or disability. The landmark study compared the U.S. with 34 other […]

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Put mind over matter with integrative imagery

July 13, 2013

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by Nancy Beauchamp —  When people hear the words integrative imagery, they probably think about CAT scans or MRIs. But integrative imagery does not refer to a mechanical device separate from us. Rather, it is a technique of putting mind over matter to become healthier. In her book, Molecules of Emotions, Candace Pert states that […]

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Gum disease — the silent killer

March 5, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  Gum disease is literally a silent killer. The oral systemic connection has been clearly established, and additional scientific findings are being regularly published in peer-reviewed journals, such as the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and the British journal, Lancet. Many of […]

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Spring greens and vegetables: The key to a healthy body

March 5, 2012

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by Stan Kalson —  It is simple: placing a high priority on the quality of food we eat helps determine the degree of our wellness. Extensive media discussions have recently covered the dangers of chemical fertilizers and pesticides used in commercial agriculture. Health researchers now state, without hesitation, that there is a relationship between our […]

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Why naturopathic medicine?

February 25, 2012

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by Melonni Dooley —  Would you like to learn how to attain good health rather than how to fight disease? Or, how about having a supportive and empowering relationship with a doctor who is willing to spend more than 5 minutes with you? If your answers are “yes,” you may be interested to know that […]

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Eliminate pain with a healthy lymphatic system

February 25, 2012

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by John Ossipinsky —  You can decrease or even eliminate pain by creating a healthy flowing lymphatic system and a balanced internal pH (the acid or alkaline level of the body). The lymphatic system helps complete the circulation of blood, and acts as your body’s sewage treatment plant. It plays a major role in helping […]

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Medical Labels Lie

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Medical disease encompasses the subtle but widespread belief by many adults that they must live with their illnesses, because no real help is available. We are told that the best hope for most chronic illnesses is various drugs or surgeries that often do not fix the problems, but merely help […]

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Healing depression and anxiety

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Tricia Pingel —  Many people will make their way into the doctor’s office with complaints of fatigue and anxiety or lack of energy, drive and focus. In many cases, attending physicians dispense anti-depressants (sometimes like candy), such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) as a means to treat symptoms of depression or anxiety. […]

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Finding your best personal health

February 24, 2012

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by Brenda Haas-Krieger —  Most of us were taught to trust our allopathic doctor and to place our health care decisions in his hands. The “expert” in the white coat was not to be questioned. We were taught to follow his advice like sheep. But now that chronic illnesses have risen to epidemic proportions, it […]

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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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Myotherapy for lasting pain relief

February 24, 2012

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by Betsy Timmerman — Bonnie Prudden Myotherapy is a technique that helps people to relieve the pain, inflammation and stiffness they may feel from disease, sports injuries, repetitive strain injuries and accidents. Myotherapy is a direct, but noninvasive outgrowth of the medical discipline of trigger point injection therapy (used by Janet Travel, M.D. to help […]

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