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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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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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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The Importance of a Healthy Microbiome

Getting Healthier Importance of Microbiome

Winner of the Nobel prize in medicine in 1908 and founder of the field of immunology, Elie Metchnikoff, PhD said “death begins in the colon”.  Similarly, health begins in the colon. Did you know that your gut is home to 100 trillion living microorganisms?  These microorganisms, weighing about 3 pounds, share the food you eat […]

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Curcumin Health Benefits

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Curcumin is the biological active constituent of turmeric spice. It has potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that are found beneficial in preventing and reversing neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, depression, epilepsy, cancer, diabetic neuropathy and other related problems.         Turmeric, the yellow spice that gives colour to curry, is the powdered […]

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