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Strong to the finisch, cause I eats me spinach

Take your Folic Acid: A deficiency of folic acid will raise your risk of cancer, heart, blood vessel disease, depression, dementia, and having children with birth defects. We require this B vitamin to make and maintain new cells in skin, … Continue reading

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The lymphatic system is called the “second circulatory system” and it cleans up the waste from virtually all the other systems of the body. The lymphatic system rejuvenates the white blood cells, stimulates the immune system to fight disease, stimulates … Continue reading

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Which kind of B-12 to choose…

Vitamin B-12 is essential for optimum liver function and is also necessary for brain and nervous system operation. This is one of the main vitamins in which many people are deficient. This is especially true in older adults and vegetarians. … Continue reading

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Ginger to the rescue!

Good for what ails you: Ginger Root is an awesome digestive aid. Ginger acts as a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant to sooth the gut. Ginger is also an effective weapon if you are fighting against high blood pressure. It can … Continue reading

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Love your liver!

Vitamin C is critical for liver health. Humans do not produce vitamin C and rely on diet and supplementation for vitamin C. Studies show that large quantities of vitamin C flushes fats out of the liver and repairs liver damage. … Continue reading

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Sheople guinea pigs

Approve first, test later – but use humans to find those pesky “side effects”… The deadly diet drug Qnexa failed to make it through FDA (Fatal Drugs Allowed) vetting in 2010. So what do you do? Keep pushing and maybe … Continue reading

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Remembering chromium

Chromium; not just for diabetes: Chromium is well known to help increase insulin sensitivity to improve insulin resistance in those with diabetes. Now it is known that the trace mineral chromium can help boost memory and improve cognitive performance according … Continue reading

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Very Cranberry Solutions!

Very Cranberry! Cranberry supplements and juice not only help eliminate kidney and urinary tract infections but this blessed juice also helps your arteries to be flexible and dilated for blood flow. Cranberries have proanthocyanidins (PACs) that are channel-clearing phytonutrients that … Continue reading

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Joints are the bees knees!

Did you know that drinking fruit pectin in grape juice can reduce joint swelling and stiffness? Pectin is a jelly thickener that is a natural plant product that regulates fluids in the plant cells and now in your joints. Combine … Continue reading

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When the cure is worse than the disease…

Just out in cancer news: A study in the journal Stem Cells found that, despite killing half of all tumor cells per treatment, radiation treatments on breast cancer transforms other cancer cells into treatment resistant cancer stem cells by 30 … Continue reading

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Healthy oils

A fish oil study written up in Neurology found those with lower blood levels of omega 3’s had lower brain volumes along with “older” brains in appearance than participants with higher omega-3 levels. The lower omega-3s also scored lower on … Continue reading

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How now mad cow? How about mad scientist disease…

Wanna be the first one to bite into the new Frankenbeef from the stem cells of cows? It will cost you a measely $317,000 to be there in line at a Frankenbeef publicity stunt planned for this fall. Cow stem … Continue reading

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Is cinnamon in your medicine cabinet?

Cinnamon: Not just a spice! Cinnamaldehyde has been well researched for its effects on blood platelets which help the blood clot to stop bleeding. Platelets can also cause strokes if they clump together too much. The cinnamaldehyde in cinnamon has … Continue reading

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Insulin pen misperceptions

Insulin pens: Death by convenience. The CDC came out with new warnings to health professionals Feb 22 of this year over the misuse of insulin pens by professionals. Insulin pens are convenient pen-shaped injector devices that contain a reservoir for … Continue reading

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A drink to fetal stem cells!

Food Madness: Did you know that Pepsi uses human embryonic kidney (HEK-293) in the flavor enhancer process for their drinks? Sounds wild but the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) recently ruled that PepsiCo’s business doings with Senomyx, which produces the flavor … Continue reading

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The mighty “K”

K for koagulation (german) Vitamin K1, or phylloquinone, is found naturally in plants. Vitamin K2, AKA menaquinone, is made by the bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract. Vitamin K3, or menadione is the synthetic version that you should avoid as it … Continue reading

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How much is enough?

The rate of childhood leukemia has been increasing at about a rate of 1% a year. According to the National Cancer Institute, this alarming rate is due mostly to an increase in of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Interestingly, the overall rate … Continue reading

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Folate vs folic acid

Folic Acid is part of the B-complex and interacts with other B vitamins. It is best known as being essential for the synthesis of genetic material and the metabolism of amino acids. Folic acid also helps maintain healthy blood as … Continue reading

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Time for a wake-up and a shake-up!

Recent years have seen headlines of health scandal after health scandal that have caused 10s of thousands of deaths and crippled 100s of thousands. Two of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies have criminally charged and fined billions of dollars after … Continue reading

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A toast to good health!

Low to moderate alcohol consumption potentially has numerous benefits, including improved cholesterol along with better clotting function and insulin sensitivity. According to a recent meta-analysis, moderate alcohol use lowers overall risk for Alzheimer and dementia, A drinkie poo a day … Continue reading

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