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Green snot

Why does your snot turn green with sinus infections? Your snot turns green from white blood cells releasing enzymes to break down microorganisms like bacteria or fungus. These enzymes contain iron, which imparts a greenish hue as they destroy invaders. … Continue reading

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The beef about too much iron

Iron sources from vegetables are handled much different than iron sources from meat. The body can control absorption of iron from vegetable sources much better than from meat. A recent study found a definite link between red meat consumption and … Continue reading

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How to eat a potato

Always eat your organic potatoes with the skin. Most of the minerals iron, calcium, fiber and especially potassium, lie in the outer one-eighth inch of the potato – AKA, the skin. Ounce for ounce, the skin is the most nutritious … Continue reading

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About trace minerals:

Trace minerals are essential for many biochemical processes. Essential means that, without them, healthy processes cannot happen and disease creeps in. Sometimes one biochemical process requires a single atom of a trace mineral incorporated into a complex protein to give … Continue reading

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Aspirin – the anti-nutrient

Aspirin is an anti-nutrient! Aspirin depletes the body of folate, iron, potassium, sodium, and vitamin C. Millions of people already take daily aspirin due to some doctors’ bad advice and Big Pharma propaganda that says daily aspirin will prevent heart … Continue reading

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Iron overload

Women need more iron than men but if you are anemic there is always a cause (like infection and/or inflammation). During any infection, the body levels of iron are automatically depressed in a condition called anemia which is a defensive … Continue reading

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