Tag Archives: liver health

HFCS, a sure-fire recipe for disaster

High fructose corn syrup is a basic ingredient for many soft drinks and processed baked goods. Because of this, fructose now accounts for 10% of total caloric intake for Americans with teenage boys consuming even more – topping in with … Continue reading

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Vitamin C for a healthy liver

For a healthy liver take lots of vitamin C. Vitamin C flushes out fatty liver deposits while helping to detoxify and remove waste by-products, heavy metals and other toxic substances. Vitamin C also neutralizes free radicals and protects cells from … Continue reading

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Sugar, glucose, fructose and high fructose corn syrup

Fructose is the sugar form found in fruit, in table sugar (sucrose) and also in high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). Fructose is a simple sugar that is sweeter than glucose. Common table sugar is made up of 50/50 glucose and … Continue reading

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Until death do you part from Ritalin

ADHD drugs have been on the market for over 40 years now. In that time, has anyone paid attention to the fact that Ritalin causes cancer? Even back in 1995, a study revealed that two years of child-size doses brought … Continue reading

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Antiviral, anti-cancer, anti-aging, adaptogenic

Astragalus is an adaptogenic herb that helps to regulate the adrenal glands. Adaptogenic means, if you are too high in the adrenals it brings you down and if you are too low it brings you up – amazing! Astragalus is … Continue reading

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How to move a muscle

Every time you move a muscle you are burning carbohydrates. Carbohydrates also fuel the central nervous system and keep vital organs energized. The body breaks down carbs into sugars to store them in one of three places; in the muscles, … Continue reading

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Natural anemia treatment

Many of you have heard me recommend chlorella time and again. Not only is chlorella a great metal detoxifier, but it also helps fight anemia. The perfect answer for low iron levels is lots of chlorella. Anemia simply means “lack … Continue reading

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Lauding licorice

Licorice is a root extract that has been used since ancient times for both medicine and candy. True licorice is intensely sweet with an earthy flavor. For 3,000 years or more, licorice has been considered a demulcent that sooths irritated … Continue reading

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Fo-ti for longevity

Fo-ti, is a remarkable medicinal herb from the root of the climbing vine Polygonum multiflorum that is used as a folk remedy in China and other Asian countries. Fo-ti will preserve the black color of the hair and will bring … Continue reading

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Glutathione bags mercury

Glutathione is the primary antioxidant in the body and is synthesized from the amino acids cysteine, glutamine and glycine. Glutathione production decreases as we age, and deficiencies are associated with disease processes such as cardiovascular disease and cancer. The liver … Continue reading

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Choline for weight loss

Choline is actually a nutrient of the vitamin B family that is crucial for the nervous system, nerve communication, cell membrane function and reducing inflammation throughout the body. Choline helps prevent heart disease by stopping the accumulation of homocysteine in … Continue reading

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