Protect Your Body from Hormone Disruptors

How Hormone Disrupters in Plastics Erode Our Health

“Better living through chemistry.”  Dupont Chemical ad campaign, 1935 Progress in the 20th and 21st centuries has been unprecedented in human history.  We have computers, cell phones, satellite communications, drugs, plastics, and more that pervade our lifestyle.  Most of it for the better.  There are more than 70,000 chemicals in regular use in the developed […]

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The Many Health Benefits of Resveratrol

Health benefits of resveratrol

Resveratrol (3,4′,5- trihydroxystilbene) is a plant flavonoid (phytonutrient) found in red and purple grapes, red wine, berries (cranberries, blueberries, mulberries etc), cocoa (dark chocolate), and peanuts. It works as a powerful antioxidant and has been found beneficial in promoting health and longevity by improving several cardio-metabolic biomarkers. An excellent safety profile of resveratrol further supports […]

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5 Health Properties Found in Fresh Fruit

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In the 1950s, Ancel Keys (of K ration fame, lived to age 100) found a link between fat in the diet and heart disease.  Later research found that it was saturated fat that was linked to heart disease.  Eventually, the researchers concluded it was trans fats or fake fats that caused heart disease…in a big […]

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Slow the Physical and Mental Aging Process

Slow the physical and mental aging process

When you take a cow hide and tan it, you stiffen the skin into usable leather.  A similar process occurs when we have too much sugar in our bloodstream…we “cook” our internal organs and accelerate the aging process.  Overcooked foods contain advanced glycation end products (AGES) that cause havoc throughout the body. In this article, […]

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Hazards of Free Radicals and Oxidation in the Body

Hazards of Free Radicals and Oxidation in the Body

Biologists tell us that life on earth billions of years ago consisted of anaerobic (lacking oxygen) microorganisms.  Some mutation caused a group of these microorganisms to develop chlorophyll which allowed these tiny organisms to gather energy from the sun in photosynthesis.  The by-product, or waste product, of photosynthesis is oxygen, which is a potent free […]

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