Monthly Archives: January 2014

Clay to the rescue!

When ingested, clay compounds, like bentonite clay, provide minerals and can be used as detoxifying agents in the body. When you mix clay with water, you form a temporary colloidal system. This disperses a variety of mineral ions into the … Continue reading

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Poor breakfast – poor health

A new university study shows that teens that ate poor breakfasts also had a higher incidence of metabolic syndrome 27 years later when compared to teens who ate substantial breakfasts. Metabolic syndrome is a list of factors that linked to … Continue reading

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DDT and Alzheimer’s

DDT was banned in the US in 1972. Some 40 years later, DDT levels have decreased significantly in the US but this toxic pesticide is still found in up to 80% of blood samples collected from the CDC. DDT takes … Continue reading

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Hand washing is not trivial

Didn’t wash their hands trivia: Clostridium difficile spores were recently found on the hands of 23% of doctors, 19% of nurses and 42% of nursing assistants.

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Blame for Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook, Newton, Adam Lanza, are all names that we will not soon forget. The real question: Why did this happen? The criminal investigation is still ongoing, but they aren’t looking for spent shell casings. The investigation is now about … Continue reading

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What is a lipoma?

A lipoma is a slow-developing growth of fat usually forming beneath the skin and above the muscle. Lipomas move easily with light finger pressure and feel doughy to the touch. Lipomas are not cancerous and are usually harmless, but some … Continue reading

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Natural flu remedy

Want some extra flu protection? Skip the worthless vaccines and tune up with some elderberry extract! Bioflavonoids and other constituents in the juice and extract destroy the ability of cold and flu viruses to infect a cell. Elderberry juice was … Continue reading

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Toying with testosterone

Testosterone marketing ploys by Big Pharma have patients asking for testosterone from their docs. If you have low testosterone levels, taking testosterone could improve how you feel, but it doesn’t have any impact on other medical outcomes where it counts, … Continue reading

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The apple from hell

What’s next in GMO foods? How about an apple that won’t turn brown after you cut it open? Now scientists have produced an apple that does not brown to lure consumers looking for a more appealing apple. The company is … Continue reading

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A funny name has that guggul

Guggul is a funny-named herbal supplement with some serious weight loss and healing potential. Guggul also has strong disinfecting properties besides being a fat burning agent. Guggul also lowers serum cholesterol and triglycerides and increases white blood cell counts and … Continue reading

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Side effects of yellow food dye

Tartrazine – AKA FD&C yellow # 5, E102, Acid Yellow 23, Food Yellow # 4 is one bad mama jama food color made from coal tar that will cause all kinds of health problems. So bad that the FDA requires … Continue reading

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Killed by his old friend – smoking

The Marlboro man recently died of smoking related problems. The rugged old Eric Lawson in cigarette ads during the late 1970s was 72 years old. The final blow was respiratory failure due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Lawson started smoking … Continue reading

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The mother factor in obesity

With each passing generation, mothers are becoming increasingly physically inactive, sedentary, and obese. This predisposes their children to an increased risk of inactivity, adiposity, and chronic diseases. Physical activity is an absolute requirement for maintaining health and wellness and inactivity … Continue reading

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Febrile seizures from the MMR vaccine

MMRV stands for a vaccine called the Mumps, Measles, Rubella and Varicella shot given to young children. If you want to make something bad look not-so-bad, compare it to something a little-less bad. The regular MMR vaccine ups the risk … Continue reading

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Olive oil helps prevent breast cancer

Want to know what common food product helps prevent breast cancer? Quality olive oil does! Hydroxytyrosol is a major component of olive oil that helps change the breast density in both pre- and postmenopausal women for a significant decrease in … Continue reading

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Folic acid folly

So, what is the difference between folic acid and folate? One big difference is that folic acid can cause increased risk for cancer and folate can actually lower your cancer risk. Folic acid is the synthetic version of naturally occurring … Continue reading

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Freaking out on cannabinoids

What God has made, the devil counterfeits. Cannabis is no exception. There has been an outbreak of ER business in Colorado that goes along with the exposure to synthetic cannabinoids. On August 24, 2013, patients began showing up at Denver … Continue reading

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Fever is your friend

Treat a fever – spread the flu! Fever-reducing medication can cause more harm than good. Fever-reducing drugs actually may lead to tens of thousands more influenza cases, and more than a thousand deaths each year across. When people take drugs … Continue reading

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Probiotics – for digestive disorders

It’s seems that every scientist out there is pointing their microscope at probiotics. Probiotics are friendly bacteria that have been used therapeutically for many years. The main thing that probiotics do is to support GI health at a time in … Continue reading

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How we get the flu

With the flu vaccine, the route of the disease entry is different to naturally occurring flu which enters through the mouth or the nasal cavity. The flu vaccine enters through the skin and muscle when the needle breaks the skin … Continue reading

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