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Health is not just the sum of our genes

The human genome contains around 23,000 genes while the total genomes of bacteria, fungus and viruses in the human gut encode some 3.3 million genes. What happens in our health is not just a result of our paltry number of … Continue reading

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About those yellow packets…

Want a little chlorine in your sweetener? Sucralose – in the yellow packet – was discovered while scientists were designing bug poison. Sweet enough to attract bugs, yet deadly enough to kill the bugs… The problem was that the bugs … Continue reading

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More on the evils of gluten

Did you know that a gluten-free diet in a nursing mother can help protect the infant from type I diabetes? New experiments and preliminary tests show that a gluten-free diet in humans has a positive effect on children bringing the … Continue reading

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High fiber rescue!

People who have a high intake of dietary fiber also have a lower risk of developing coronary heart disease. In fact, even if you’ve already had a heart attack, a high fiber diet can bring a 25% lower chance of … 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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Sucralose discovered through insecticide research

Yellow is not the color for a healthy sweetener packet: Both Splenda and Equal Sucralose are “made from sugar”. That part is true. What they aren’t telling you is that these sugars are chemically enhanced with chlorine. HUH? Did you … Continue reading

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How antibiotics destroy your immune system

Your immune system is constantly on a seek-and-destroy mission status – on the lookout for foreign invaders, naturally occurring cell defects and mutant cells. The immune system has a vast capacity to remember bad guys and deploy tactics that worked … Continue reading

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