Tag Archives: heart disease

Reversing gum disease and bone loss

August 10, 2012

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by Julia Busch —  Over 95 percent of Americans have gum disease, and it can be a killer. Though seldom lethal, mounting medical literature directly associates oral disease with extensive systemic problems, including leukemia, arthritis, heart, kidney, liver and lung diseases. “Cancer begins in the mouth,” says nutritionist Dr. Cass Ingram, a doctor of osteopathy […]

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The pendulum swings on fish oil

April 12, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  We know we need to take fish oil because it is good for us — despite the mercury contamination — right? Even drug companies are getting on the bandwagon with prescription versions. Yet a growing chorus of voices is saying we have been fed a fishy bill of goods. The standard […]

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Seven hidden benefits of weight loss

April 12, 2012

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by Alan Christianson —  You incorporate protein in every meal, provide your body optimal nutrients, combine burst training with weight resistance four times each week, and turn down numerous late-night dates with your girlfriends in order to meet your eight-hour nightly sleep quota. Your herculean efforts have paid off. You are finally able to get […]

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Your heart deserves some TLC

March 5, 2012

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by Stacy Maxwell —  Therapeutic lifestyle changes (TLC) — the hot new phrase sweeping the nation — really is a key to health and wellness. The basis of the concept is that by living a healthy lifestyle, one will actually avoid chronic disease. Seems obvious, right? Consider that a mere three percent of annual medical […]

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Toxic store register receipts

March 1, 2012

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Where are you most likely to encounter BPA (bisphenol A)? Water bottles? No. Think cash register receipts. Thermal paper receipts are coated with BPA to get the ink from the receipt printer to develop on the paper. The problem is that BPA does not stay on the receipt; instead, it is absorbed by anyone handling […]

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Are the stresses in your life getting the best of you?

February 28, 2012

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by Dr. Eileen R. Borris —  To live is to feel stressed. With all the economic uncertainty and our fast-paced ways, stress has become a fact of life for many of us. When we are stressed, our anxiety levels go off the charts, our hearts race, our stomachs churn and we simply feel overwhelmed. The […]

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Sweet ‘N Dangerous

February 28, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Refined sugar is probably the single most important food to avoid, especially for children. It is harmful for everyone, addictive and probably the greatest cause of ill health in America and the world today. Why is sugar a problem food? • Provokes a fight-or-flight response. Sugars pass easily from the […]

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Not all red meat is the same

February 26, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  Red meat has been vilified as the cause of cancer and heart disease. But a new landmark study is the first to make a distinction between “real” red meat and manufactured red meat. Harvard researchers found that eating a 1.8-ounce daily serving of processed meat (about one-and-a-half slices of deli meats […]

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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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A surprising detox method

February 23, 2012

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by Pavel Gershkovich —  Leeches — ugh, gross. With that out of the way, let us look at what may be one of the best detoxification methods you will ever run across. Medicinal leeches, Hirudo Medicinalis, have had a place in the doctor’s medical kit for centuries because they have proved themselves to be a […]

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