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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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Reduce blood pressure naturally

June 29, 2013

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by Dr. Tricia Pingel —  More than 74 million Americans suffer from high blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association. And as any person who is diagnosed with high blood pressure can tell you — it is frightening. Once diagnosed, many patients are placed on medications, such as diuretics. These medications deplete the body […]

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Chives: Good for you

January 30, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Chives (Allium schoenoprasum) are a member of the same botanical family as onions, scallions and garlic, and have a long history of culinary and medicinal uses. Chives, and their flowers, are high in vitamin C, folic acid and potassium, and contain a high concentration of sulfur compounds and other essential […]

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Building a healthy immune system

September 19, 2012

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by Stan Kalson —  The first step to having a healthy immune system is a well-balanced diet filled with fresh organic fruits, vegetables, grains, seaweeds, raw nuts, seeds and fresh, pure water. A vegetarian diet does not automatically equate with a healthier body. A diet with small amounts of meat protein, coupled with a greater […]

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Got allergies? Look to herbs for relief

April 12, 2012

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by Kathleen Gould — We do not need to be told that allergies are at an all-time high. Sneezing, coughing, headaches, congestion, skin eruptions and emotional swings are just a few of the many symptoms that can manifest in our overburdened bodies. Allergens are the substances that cause allergies. Some of the more common allergens […]

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Bruschetta — a great addition to soup

April 12, 2012

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — On a cool evening, homemade soup sounds perfect, but what else can you serve along with it that is simple, elegant and flavorful, plus quick and easy to prepare? A traditional salad is a good idea, but an Italian bruschetta (pronounced “brusketta”) is a delicious way to capture the flavors […]

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Health updates: Marinating meat and genetically modified

March 5, 2012

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The following is new information regarding reducing levels of cancer-causing chemicals in meat and the meaning of the stickers on our produce. Marinating meat in beer or wine reduces cancer-causing chemicals Marinating steak in beer or wine before cooking it dramatically reduces levels of chemicals that can cause cancer. Beer is more effective than wine […]

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Treat cholesterol naturally

February 28, 2012

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by Rima Mehta —  Cholesterol gets a bad rap. In recent years it has been cited as the source of nearly every health issue, from backaches to baldness. In fact, cholesterol is essential for human life; without it, we would all be in a health crisis of one form or another. Eighty percent of the […]

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Slash your chance of getting a cold

February 24, 2012

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WPHL, Channel 17 in Philadelphia, offers a list of remedies to fight a cold that are natural and more affordable than pricey, over-the-counter medicines. They include: Slippery elm — The inner bark of the slippery elm, when mixed with water, becomes a slick gel. This gel is rich with antioxidants and coats your throat, stomach […]

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