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Iodine, a Critical Nutrient

August 11, 2015

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Iodine, a Critical Nutrient by Dr. Larry Wilson —  One of the most important and overlooked minerals today is iodine. Iodine is needed by the thyroid gland to produce thyroid hormones, and it is also necessary for every tissue in the body.   Iodine deficiency is extremely widespread  Research indicates that the entire world population […]

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Basic Supplements

November 28, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  To function your best, I recommend adding some basic food supplements to your diet. They are trimethylglycine, kelp, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D3, calcium, magnesium, zinc, selenium and a powerful digestive enzyme. Other food supplements may be helpful; however, the ones listed above are most crucial. Supplements are needed today […]

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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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Magnesium chloride: The best kept secret in modern medicine

September 17, 2012

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by Mark A. Sircus —  Besides magnesium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and iodine can be used to treat cancer. Deep within the heart of Western medicine are wisdom and power that often seem deliberately stymied by medical authorities and the pharmaceutical companies that stand behind them. Magnesium chloride in emergency rooms Inside emergency rooms and intensive […]

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Reasonable treatment for an enlarged prostate

September 16, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  The prostate gland completely surrounds the urethra, making it the single most troublesome gland of the male reproductive system. When the prostate becomes enlarged, as it tends to do starting around age 30, it presses on the urethra, causing obstruction of urine flow, diminished urinary stream and sometimes complete urinary […]

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Supplement Basics

August 30, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  To function at your best, I recommend several basic food supplements. The most important are omega-3 fatty acids, iodine and vitamin D3. Additional minerals that are needed by most people are calcium, magnesium, zinc, manganese, chromium and selenium. Also very helpful are vitamins A, B, C, E and P (bioflavonoids). […]

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Thyroid function and iodine intake

August 15, 2012

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by Dr. Sima Aidun —  The thyroid gland plays a pivotal role in meeting the body’s needs by producing thyroid hormones — triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) — with iodine playing the key role in this process. The path from iodine to T3 and T4, a somewhat complicated chemical process, begins at the point of […]

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Is soy bad for thyroid function

August 14, 2012

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by Dr. Sima Aidun —  Long-standing debates exist as to whether or not soy is safe for thyroid function. Soy products are currently heavily marketed to women in the menopausal age group to help with symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats. The potential anti-thyroid effect of soy might be more relevant with these […]

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Environmental toxins impede thyroid function

August 14, 2012

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by Dr. Mark Starr —  Almost all of us have perchlorate in our bodies, according to the Centers for Disease Control. It is a by-product derived from the manufacture of rocket and jet fuel, car air bags and fireworks. It is virtually everywhere as it leaks into much of the nation’s drinking water supply. Perchlorate […]

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Oprah Winfrey’s troublesome thyroid

March 5, 2012

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by Dr. Mark Starr —  Oprah Winfrey’s metabolism has been up and down — and up again. Adventures with the bathroom scale and swings in energy eventually got her focused on her thyroid. In her magazine, she wrote: “My body was turning on me. First [it was] hyperthyroidism, which sped up my metabolism and left […]

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A new spin on old remedies

March 1, 2012

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by Elaine Haynik —  Editor’s Note:  Check with your health care provider before taking any new remedies or supplements. The first ingredient in the recipe for a healthy life is a happy, grateful mindset. Rather than focusing on unsatisfying relationships or your disappointments and problems, try simply moving on. Set your mind and thoughts to […]

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Natural Thyroid Care

February 27, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  The thyroid gland is not large, but it functions as the “spark plugs” of the body, giving a person plenty of energy for every bodily activity. Thyroid problems are among the most prevalent health disorders. Hypothyroidism. The most common thyroid condition is called hypothyroidism, or a low-functioning thyroid. Symptoms often […]

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Super Supplements

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Modern nutritional research now suggests that almost everyone needs more omega-3 fatty acids, iodine and vitamin D3. Unfortunately, sufficient amounts of these nutrients can no longer be obtained through food alone, although by eating carefully, diet can provide some of them. With this in mind, let us examine the best […]

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