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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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Oxidative stress gone wild

The MTHFR gene makes an enzyme called methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase that plays a role in processing amino acids and is very important for the formation of the B-vitamin, folate. MTHFR gene mutation also lowers your ability to make glutathione which makes … Continue reading

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Big Agriculture’s big lie

Big Agriculture has succeeded in duping the public into buying the foodstuffs produced by combining genetically engineered plants with the accompanying toxic chemical application of Roundup (glyphosate). The plants are engineered to withstand a life-killing dousing in glyphosate that destroys … 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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Fungus Among Us

Here is my latest Real Health Talk article about testing for fungus and how to treat a fungal overgrowth naturally. Fungus overgrowing the human body brings with it many different symptoms. Pathogenic fungus can get its start early on 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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A spice for cancer treatment

A recent Phase II clinical trial found turmeric is a prostate cancer treatment with results that are equal to or greater than all the Big Pharma FDA approved drugs – except that turmeric has NONE of the killer side effects. … Continue reading

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Harmful “natural food additive”

Carrageenan is a food additive derived from seaweed. It is used as a thickener and stabilizer for some dairy products like cottage cheese and yogurt. Even though carrageenan is a “natural food additive”, carrageenan causes intestinal inflammation. This inflammation goes … Continue reading

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Bladder infections and UTIs

How about the medical mistreatment of overactive bladder? Do you have recurring bladder infections and UTIs? Might just be because of an underactive bowel…There is a close relationship between bladder and bowel function that cause urinary symptoms, bowel symptoms, or … Continue reading

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Food additive carregeenan

Would you eat poison ivy? Just imagine what that would do to your intestines! Yet daily we eat a common food additive that is mislabeled “healthy”. Carrageenan is a highly process seaweed derivative that, although is “natural”, it does unnatural … Continue reading

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About gluten:

Gluten sensitivity: Wheat products are complex carbohydrates that have fermentable sugars which are polyglycols, fructans and galactans. When you remove these fermentable sugars from the diet, people often have immediate improvement in symptoms such as bloating, gassiness, discomfort, and diarrhea. … Continue reading

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probiotics = pro- bone

About those bone meds: Drugs used to “prevent” bone loss in osteoporosis patients come with nasty side effects, like more bone breaks, fractures, muscle pain, cancer and other problems. Bone meds actually pervert the body’s natural remodeling of bone tissue … Continue reading

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Lazy bowels

For most lazy Americans it is easier to pop a pooping pill than to change the diet, take a supplement or exercise. They would rather pay to poop now and manage the side effects later than change harmful lifestyle habits. … Continue reading

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Tired of being tired?

Chronic fatigue Syndrome: Many CFS patients complain of gut dysfunction and IBS-related symptoms. Recent evidence for interactions between the intestinal flora, mucosal barrier and the immune system have shown to all play a role in the CFS. Studies of the … Continue reading

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