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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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Low-fat milk promotes obesity

August 22, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  Harvard researcher David Ludwig, M.D., Ph.D., analyzed a recommendation from the USDA and the American Academy of Pediatrics to drink three cups of reduced-fat milk per day. He concluded that it is very bad advice. “It is perhaps the most prevailing advice given to the American public about diet in the […]

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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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Back to school

February 8, 2013

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by Dr. Denise Quance  —  Fall is quickly approaching, even if the weather does not feel like it yet, and that means a bevy of back-to-stress activities. Now that the lazy days of summer are coming to an end and the kids are returning to school, to homework and to sports, it is easy to […]

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Just say no to GMOs — what you need to know

April 12, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  Genetically modified (GM) foods are derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs), which are formulated in a laboratory where genes are taken from one species and inserted into another, in an attempt to obtain a desired characteristic or trait. Often referred to as Frankenfoods, GMOs are chemical-laden seeds that alter and disrupt […]

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Eight foods you should almost never, ever eat

February 24, 2012

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Most soybean, corn, cotton and canola crops in the U.S. are genetically altered. Some experts argue that these crops could pose serious health and environmental risks, but the scientific evidence is currently incomplete — deliberately so. Agricultural corporations such as Monsanto and Syngenta have restricted independent research on their crops. They have refused to provide […]

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Seeds of Change

February 23, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  A profound shift is taking place on planet Earth and it is unlike anything that has ever occurred before. This shift is one from scarcity to abundance, from oppression to freedom and, in psychological terms, from fear to a more loving and fulfilling life for many people. This article seeks to […]

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It is time to enjoy pumpkins

February 23, 2012

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by Karen Langston — The pumpkin has been a staple of the American diet for a very long time. Native Americans were using the pumpkin both for its seeds (as food) and for medicinal purposes long before pilgrims set foot on what is now American soil. Pumpkin was also used for treating snakebites, as a […]

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