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Surviving and thriving with iodine

How potassium iodide can make the difference between surviving and thriving after disaster The big deal: Iodine is critical for every cell in the human body to function normally. When our bodies are deficient of elemental iodine and potassium iodide, … Continue reading

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Are you ready to bug-out?

Nuclear disaster? What’s in your emergency bug-out bag? A prepper must-have for medium to long-term survival after any cataclysmic disaster is lots of iodine. Remember what happened after Fukushima? Iodine was bought up within hours and was not available for … Continue reading

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Survive one cancer to fight another

Breast cancer survivors that go the conventional medicine route have more than a 50 times risk of now facing thyroid cancer. First the doctors slice and dice your lady parts then make you glow like a radium watch dial at … Continue reading

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Bad soy! Very bad.

People in Asian societies eat on average about 6-11 grams of soy a day – that is, 6-11 grams of non-GMO fermented soy according to a review in Nutrition and Cancer. Fermented soy eaten by Asians has been touted to … Continue reading

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Broccoli, cauliflower, spinach, and cabbage fight bad estrogen

Broccoli, cauliflower, spinach, and cabbage are cruciferous vegetables that are anti-estrogenic and actually block environmental xenoestrogens in the body. Xenoestrogens cause things like facial hair in women and man-boobs (moobs) in men – not to mention hypothyroidism and making it … Continue reading

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Antimicrobial fail

Triclosan is finally on the way out – and good riddance. Manufacturers are starting to distance themselves from using the nasty chemical triclosan as an antimicrobial ingredient in soaps, toothpastes and other products. Here’s just one more reason why: Scientists … Continue reading

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Why your cut finger heals too slow

How quickly a cut heals depends on several factors. The bacteria “mantel” on the outer layer of our skin is the first-line of defense against pathogens. When our skin is compromised, even small wounds heal slowly and staph infections occur … Continue reading

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Fukushima cancer has just begin

Cancer rates are now nearly four times higher than world average near the Fukushima disaster site. In fact, cancer rates have been rising all across the region. But this is just the beginning of woes as it will take a … Continue reading

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An herb for all that ails you

Melissa officinalis is a natural herb plant that has a treasure trove of healing properties. Melissa is great for treating viral infections like mumps, measles, flu, colds, herpes and even HPV. Melissa also treats insomnia, stomach problems, poor concentration, and … Continue reading

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A receipt for your troubles

A recent JAMA study had participants handle receipts continuously for 2 hours without gloves. They were then tested and found to have an increase in urine levels of the endocrine-disrupting bisphenol A (BPA).  Exposure to BPA is associated with adverse … Continue reading

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That pesky Fukushima problem…

In the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, thyroid cancer cases soared four years after the meltdown event. Already in Fukushima Japan we see this trend starting with a new thyroid cancer rate in children shooting up dozens of times higher than usual. … Continue reading

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Breast cancer and iodine

One out of seven women will develop breast cancer during their lifetime. Many studies have found a strong association between thyroid abnormalities caused by lack of iodine and breast cancer. A mere 30 years ago, iodine consumption was much higher … Continue reading

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Copping a dehydrated attitude

In a new study, healthy women who were just slightly dehydrated experienced mood swings and low energy levels, according to the Journal of Nutrition. The hypothalamus is the brain region responsible for controlling things like hydration and body temperature and … Continue reading

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Natural lithium solutions

Chronic, unresolvable thyroid problems? Memory problems? Dementia? Lithium orotate is the go-to supplement that offers amazing bio-utilization to penetrate the nuclei of cells to promote thyroid activity. Lithium orotate helps with: Hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, general  brain protection, building grey matter, anti-aging, … Continue reading

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/18/13

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/16/13

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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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Iodine is medicine

Back in the old days (before the introduction of synthetic drugs), iodine was one of the most beneficial and universal medicines used around the world. Iodine is effective for everything from healing wounds and disease, to destroying bacteria, viruses, and … Continue reading

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Hashimoto’s thyroiditis

Did you know that some 90% of adult hypothyroidism is due to Hashimoto’s thyroiditis? Hashimoto’s is caused by an autoimmune attack of the thyroid from the body’s own immune system. At first, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis destroys the thyroid cells causing a … Continue reading

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Thyroid mayhem

Hypothyroidism can cause coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, chronic fatigue, depression, memory problems, fibromyalgia, muscle pain, ADD, chronic infections, cancer, fertility problems and menstrual irregularities. So what causes hypothyroidism? It’s not a lack of drugs… Causes are stress, lack … Continue reading

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