9 Reasons to Avoid Inflammation in Your Body

Throughout human history, injuries led to inflammation.  Inflammation is a natural part of the healing process and should subside once healing is complete.  In the 1950s corticosteroids were developed which reduced the inflammation associated with injuries and surgery…but the healing also stopped because these steroids shut down the immune system.  Inflammation is an essential part […]

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What Happens When You Have a Vitamin E Deficiency

The complex family of vitamin E: 4 tocopherols and 4 tocotrienols Vitamin E is the master antioxidant that helps in protecting body from the damaging effects of free radicals that lead to serious degenerative health conditions such as premature aging, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, lung disease, cataracts, cancers and even Alzheimer disease. However, this vitamin is […]

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How to Fix Your Iodine Deficiency Through Diet

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The most common micronutrient deficiency in the world is iodine, eventually leading to goiter, or enlarged thyroid gland.  Over 1.5 billion people are earth are affected by iodine deficiency with 650 million suffering from clinical iodine deficiency.  Iodine deficiency is the most common cause of mental retardation in the world, leading to cretinism.  Even in […]

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Causes of Heavy Metal Poisoning from Your Environment

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Heavy metals such as lead, mercury, aluminium, arsenic, cadmium, are natural metallic elements (with high atomic weight) but over the years, multiple and intense use of these metals in agriculture, medical, cosmetics and other industries have caused high concentrations of these in immediate human surroundings. This accumulated environmental pollution is now part of our everyday […]

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Do artifical sweeteners affect diabetes?

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Artificial sweeteners or sugar substitutes are synthetic chemicals that offer the sweetness of sugar to your food without adding calories. Though, generally thought as safe or even healthy, consumption of these food additives for long period of time is found associated with weight gain, impaired glucose tolerance and development of type 2 diabetes. In diabetes, […]

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Prostate Cancer, Statistics, Prevention, Treatment

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Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers and third leading cause of cancer death in American men. Estimates from the American Cancer Society suggest that about 1 in 7 men will get diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. Prostate is a walnut sized gland found just beneath the bladder in men. It […]

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Magnesium Deficiencies And How To Resolve Them

Magnesium Deficiencies And How To Resolve Them

Magnesium is one of the most important minerals for human health. It is in fact one of the essential minerals that the human body needs for survival. Other essential minerals include calcium, potassium, sodium, phosphorus and chloride. Magnesium is involved in hundreds of body functions. For this reason, its deficiency can lead to many health […]

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How Dental Health Relates to Physical and Mental Health

Weston Price, DDS, redefined the approach to dental health and directly associated it with human dietary patterns. In his book, Nutrition and Physical Degeneration, Price states that, it is possible to control dental caries through nutrition. He goes on to say that nutrition can provide effective control of up to 95 percent of dental caries. […]

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