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Elderberries make flu shots look ridiculous

November 18, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Elderberry is found growing wild in North America, Europe, northern Africa and western Asia, and has been used throughout history to deter the influenza virus. In fact, in 1995, an entire influenza epidemic was prevented in Panama utilizing an elderberry treatment. In 2005, researchers in London studied black elderberry and […]

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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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Flu season — what flu season?

March 20, 2013

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by Debbie Williams —  It seems like flu is everywhere. People are coughing, blowing and sneezing. Even people who got the flu shot are getting sick. The media claim that this flu season is the worst in years. Hmmm. It seems like we heard that last year too, did we not? Then we are barraged […]

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Detoxing from our environment

January 13, 2013

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by Dr. Howard Peiper —  Body purification has been a part of human health and well-being rituals for thousands of years. Cleansing, a rich tradition that has helped humans through all ages and cultures, is at the foundation of every great healing philosophy. Today, we generally think of detoxification as a way to clean out […]

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Home remedies for insect bites

December 18, 2012

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by Dr. Jennifer Burns —  With the arrival of summer and the monsoon season come the bugs and the occasional unpleasant encounter they bring. Even if you think you have taken all the necessary precautions — bug lights, fly paper, outdoor bug repellent with DEET — there likely will be an unavoidable bite that causes […]

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What can we drink that is healthy and non-fattening?

November 12, 2012

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by Nina Anderson  —  Headlines across the media warn of a growing obesity problem. Not only are snack, fried and fast foods big contributors, but our burgeoning consumption of soft drinks adds to the list of things that make us fat. In an effort to stay healthy, many consumers are turning to sports drinks and […]

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Become disease-free

August 8, 2012

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by Dr. Howard Peiper —  Imagine you are a cell. Inside your body runs the machinery that creates life itself. But as that machinery keeps running, day after day, you begin to wear out. The friction and processes that cause damage — free radicals, pollutants, UV radiation and other sources — start to create havoc […]

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Autoimmune diseases and your brain

February 27, 2012

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by Stephanie Reese, Ph.D. —  An autoimmune disorder is a condition that occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys healthy body tissue. Normally the immune system’s army of white blood cells helps protect the body from harmful substances, called antigens — bacteria, viruses, toxins and cancer cells. The immune system produces antibodies that […]

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