Light Therapy Can Help Seasonal Affective Disorder and Major Depression

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Full-spectrum light therapy is often recommended over antidepressants for Continue reading

What Kind of Rice Is Best?

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There are more than 40,000 types of rice, including white, brown, black, and wild varieties. Each has its own nutritional profile, benefits, and points that invite discussion relating to how they’re grown, processed, and prepared Continue reading

11 Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies

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11 common nutrient deficiencies include vitamins D, K2, B12, E, and A, omega-3, magnesium, iodine, calcium, iron, and choline

There are risks associated with Continue reading

Basic Exercise Guide for Older Seniors and the Infirm

 

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Falls are the most common cause of hip fractures and traumatic brain injuries among seniors, and injuries like these may spell the end of independent living Continue reading

Curry Dilates Arteries With One Serving

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Curing Cancer by Reviving the Krebs Cycle

curingThis is a chapter from my Surviving Cancer Compendium and is a continuation of my work on mitochondrial medicine. The mitochondria are everything to a person who has cancer because what is happening to our mitochondria colonies inside of our cells is happening to us. Continue reading

Statin Disaster, Heart Disease and Magnesium – Change in Cholesterol Recommendations

statinThere is not enough evidence to support the practice of western medicine as it is presently practiced. The entire system of medicine in the United States is broken, not only because the toxic medicines they use kill so many people but also because the insurance programs that fund expensive medicine do not work as effective payment systems. Although more Americans have health insurance coverage, 25% of non-elderly Americans do not have enough liquid assets to cover the deductible on their health insurance plan, according to a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation.   Continue reading

Sugar Beets Make Hemoglobin

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Hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen throughout your body, is found in plants, too, including sugar beets

Beet hemoglobin is nearly identical to human hemoglobin and might one day become a blood substitute Continue reading

Magnesium: An Invisible Deficiency That Could Be Harming Your Health

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Only about 25 percent of US adults are getting the recommended daily amount of magnesium (and even that may not be enough)

Magnesium deficiency may trigger 22 medical conditions, from anxiety to diabetes Continue reading

Fast Food May Stunt Your Child’s Academic Performance

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Many kids are not getting the nutrients they need for optimal health and brain function; in the US nearly 40 percent of children’s diets come from added sugars and unhealthy fats Continue reading

How Trans Fat Harms Your Memory

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Preliminary findings reveal that trans fat is linked to a higher risk of memory impairment

Trans fats may act as a pro-oxidant, contributing to oxidative stress that causes cellular damage Continue reading

Top 12 Strategies I Believe Can Support Your Health

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I answer the question, “Which supplements should I take?” Plus, find out which ones I take.

With Thanksgiving and the new year fast  approaching, Continue reading

Link Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Dementia Confirmed

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In Praise of the Lowly Cucumber

cucumber_healingOn sweltering August days, no one wants to spend time at the stove, and sometimes the grill is even too much to bear.  Some days your best kitchen tool is a blender and your most refreshing ingredient is a cooling cucumber.

Although it will never be Continue reading

Smoking Is Major Factor in Alzheimer’s Disease

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Approximately 7.7 million new cases of dementia are identified every year, amounting to one new case diagnosed every four seconds

A recent WHO report Continue reading