Videos: Longevity Through Sauna And Fasting

In this video Dr. Rhonda Patrick summarizes a recent study that found that frequency of sauna use was associated with decreased risk of death. Using the sauna 2-3 times per week was associated with 24% lower all-cause mortality and 4-7 times per week decreased all-cause mortality by 40%. Rhonda discusses some possible mechanisms that could be responsible for the effect ...
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Gather Mind Acuity From The Intellect Tree

Words by Ben Greenfield The Intellect Tree (Celastrus paniculatus) is a woody climbing shrub that grows throughout India at elevations up to 5,900 ft (1,800 m). Celastrus paniculatus, also known as Jyotishmati and “intellect tree”, is widely used in traditional Indian Unani and Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurvedic medicine has used Celastrus seeds for their potent medicinal properties for thousands of years ...
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L-5-MTHF: New supplement that could save your life

by Dr. Joseph Debé One in three people has a genetic variation that impairs their ability to properly utilise folic acid (also known as vitamin B9). The recent availability of the metabolically active form of folic acid (more appropriately, “folate”) in supplemental form has the potential to improve health and prevent premature death for millions. Folic acid’s importance to human ...
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What are ORAC Units?

The ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) unit, ORAC value, or “ORAC score” is a method of measuring the in vitro antioxidant capacity of different foods and supplements. More than two decades in the making, it was originally developed by scientists working at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and USDA. Measuring in vivo (meaning inside the human body) is not ...
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Detox From Free Radicals

Many alternative medicine practitioners promote various methods such as dieting detox and long periods of fasting, or only consuming certain substances, but there’s no evidence to date that these detox diets have any health benefits – on the contrary it could be harmful to your body according to many health practitioners. It’s better to eat healthy and clean every day ...
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Toxins From Environmental Factors Affecting Internal Functions

Water pollution It is important for you to know where your drinking water comes from, if it is treated, and if it’s safe to drink. Be aware that water can be contaminated by organisms such as bacteria or fungi, by chemicals such as pesticides, and by metals such as lead or mercury. Tap water is teeming with toxins. The Environmental ...
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Common Hygiene and Beauty Products With Harmful Chemicals

Staying clean and looking your best may not be as beneficial as you think if the products you use contain harmful chemicals. There are thousands of chemicals in your products, many of which are being absorbed into your body. It’s important to know which products need to be replaced or avoided. The following are the hygiene and beauty products most ...
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You are exposed to environmental toxins every single day – from outside and inside your home

OUTDOORS Air Air pollution is made up of particles and gases. Gases include ozone, carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, sulfur dioxide and a large group of chemicals known as volatile organic compounds (VOCs). While gases can have harmful effects, research indicates that you should be most concerned about the negative health impacts of the finer particles – those under 2.5 microns ...
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Video: The Fifty Percent Insulin Problem

The Fifty Percent Insulin Problem and what you can do about it ...
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Video: Doing this Could Wipe Out at Least 80% of Common Cancers

Dr Joel Fuhrman discusses how and why he says at least 80% of the common cancers can be wiped out today with Nutrition ...
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Article: Autophagy – Ultimate Health + Longevity Guide + How Your Body Detoxifies + Repairs Itself

The Real Way to Cleanse Your Body While there’s probably nothing wrong with drinking liquid kale or any other so called detox drink, it won’t flush out toxins any faster than if you were eating actual food. While there are many different ways to rid your body of accumulated toxins, from detoxifying foods and chemical and/or natural detox agents to ...
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Video: 6 Ways to Lower Cortisol (the Belly Fat Hormone)

Dr. Berg defines the different types of stress and how you can relieve them with different methods that include acupressure, eating certain foods and specific exercises according to your body type. If you are not familiar, acupressure has proven to be the best for relieving stress on your body and your organs. The most interesting about acupressure today is what ...
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Video: Why It’s Hard to Turn Stress (Cortisol) Off – And How To Do It

Dr. Eric Berg talks about cortisol and how to turn off cortisol and stress. Cortisol is a stress hormone that is located in a layer which is on top of the adrenal gland. Cortisol acts to stress and helps to adapt the body to stress levels. All stress is accumulative in the body and as people experience stress (even though ...
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VIDEO: The Healthy Foods That’s Killing You

With Dr Steven Gundry and Lewis Howes ...
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Article: Leaky Gut and Autoimmune Disease

Leaky gut syndrome is a rapidly growing condition that millions of people are struggling with and don’t even know it. From the sound of it, you might think leaky gut syndrome only affects the digestive system, but in reality it can lead to many other health conditions. According to research, the cause of your food allergies, low energy, joint pain, ...
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Video: What really matters at the end of life | BJ Miller

At the end of our lives, what do we most wish for? For many, it’s simply comfort, respect, love. BJ Miller is a palliative care physician who thinks deeply about how to create a dignified, graceful end of life for his patients. Take the time to savor this moving talk, which asks big questions about how we think on death ...
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Video: The hidden brain in your skin

Claudia Aguirre tells us about the “hidden brain” in our skin and the surprising things it reveals about our mental health. Claudia Aguirre is a Neuroscientist, Skincare Expert, Spokesperson and Lecturer, UCLA Alumni, and TEDMED contributor ...
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Video: The Mineral Power for Your Body’s Electrical Supply

A committed voice for sanity in science, Dr. Seneff has authored over two dozen peer-reviewed journal papers over the past few years about the connection between toxic chemicals and micro nutrient deficiencies in health and disease, with a focus on the dangers of Roundup (glyphosate) and the importance of sulfur. For more than three decades, her research interests have been ...
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Video: Lift Depression With These 3 Prescriptions

Dr. Heitler discusses a treatment for situational depression (even when we don’t know it is situational!) WITHOUT psychopharmacology. Instead, she offers three prescriptions without pills, outlining these prescriptions using an example from her practice. She shows how investigating what makes us angry or upset can help us to re-empower ourselves, and our mental health. Susan Heitler, Ph.D., a Harvard and ...
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Article: About MSM

MSM has been widely used as a nutritional supplement for over 25 years for a range of uses including joint health, immune function, muscle soreness, skin health, general wellness, and as a source of organic sulfur. MSM or methylsulfonylmethane is a small, naturally occurring organosulfur compound, also known as dimethyl sulfone, methyl sulfone, or DMSO2. The molecule’s structure comprises a ...
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Reference Article: Vitamin D Resource Page

From the Mercola Website It is estimated that up to 85 percent of people have insufficient levels of vitamin D and are unaware of their deficient state. While conventional media and medicine promote sun avoidance, doing so can actually put your health in grave danger and cause vitamin D deficiency. The Role of Vitamin D in Disease Prevention A growing ...
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Article: What Is Vitamin D’s Role in Diabetes?

The importance of adequate vitamin D levels in the body has been recognized for decades. In 1921, scientists proved that exposure to the sun hardens bones and prevents diseases of “rubbery,” weak bones called rickets (in children) and osteomalacia (in adults). It was later discovered that it is the vitamin D produced when the skin is exposed to sun that ...
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Article: How Does Sunlight Create Vitamin D in Your Body?

Words by Dr Ben Kim Sunlight contains ultraviolet (UV) rays that come in three different lengths: UV-A, UV-B, and UV-C. UV-B rays are the ones that are capable of producing vitamin D in your body by acting on cholesterol found in your skin. To make vitamin D, you need UV-B rays to come into direct contact with your skin. UV-B ...
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Video: Everything You Need to Know About Detoxing

Dr. Peter Glidden discusses his thoughts on detoxification. Find out if he thinks it’s something you should do or is it just an old wives’ tale? Also find out what he thinks about the over-the-counter products you can purchase. Are they worth it and what do you have to be concerned about? ...
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Video: Cancer Is NOT Genetic. This Explanation Could Change Your Life

If your parents or grandparents had cancer, are you more likely to suffer the same fate? We’re generally thought to think this is true. But Dr. Peter Glidden says that’s not correct. Listen to his explanation on genetics and cancer and then decide if you think there is really a link or not ...
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Video: New Insight Into Bone/Joint Health

Dr. Peter Glidden explains how arthritis medications work and why they may be harmful to your health ...
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Video: Understanding Acid/Alkaline

Is alkalizing your body through diet as great as we hear? What about an acidic diet? How does the body respond to that? Dr. Peter Glidden discusses the pH balance and how the body regulates it. He also discusses the theory that cancer can’t grow in an alkaline environment ...
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Video: 12 Bad Foods by Dr Peter Glidden, ND

Peter Glidden discusses the 12 Bad Foods to avoid if you want optimum health. When you eliminate these foods you’ll find your digestive system begins to work more efficiently. This means you’ll be receiving more nutrition from your food. It’s the lack of nutrition which often causes weight gain as the body can go into patterns of binge eating in ...
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Video: Can Trace Minerals Inactivate Viruses?

Dr. Berg talks about how trace minerals influences viruses… ...
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Video: Vitamin C Is 100 Times More Effective Than Pharmaceuticals For Treating Cancer

A recent study published in a peer review journal supports Linus Pauling’s assertion that high doses of vitamin C can be used to prevent, control, and treat cancer ...
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Video: Food As a Cure – Dr. Joel Wallach

Dr. Joel Wallach, M.S., D.V.M. and N.D, is himself (with his entire family) living proof of how effective a proper diet is ...
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What Are Colloidal Minerals?

Dr. Joel Wallach talks about Colloidal Minerals and how that form is different and perhaps more beneficial than a pill ...
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Article: What is Leaky Gut Syndrome? And why you should know about it

By Dr Axe The father of modern medicine, Hippocrates, said, “All disease begins in the gut.” More than two millennia after his death, scientific research has now proven he was onto something all those years ago. For over three decades, study after study has been published (several thousand articles exist to date) discussing our growing understanding of immunity, gut function and ...
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Article: How to boost your immune system

We are continually exposed to organisms that are inhaled, swallowed or inhabit our skin and mucous membranes. Whether or not these organisms lead to disease is decided by the integrity of our body’s defence mechanisms, or immune system. When our immune system is working properly, we don’t even notice it. But when we have an under- or over-active immune system, ...
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Resource Article: List of Human Hormones and Their Importance

BY SUSAN KNOWLTON | MEDICINE | This article is copyrighted by this website:  Hormones; we blame them for an awful lot. When a teenager acts out, “You know how those hormones are!” When a pregnant woman starts crying at a hot dog commercial, we claim, “Don’t mind her, it’s all those hormones.” But how many people actually know what the hormones are that they ...
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Article: 7 Steps to Balance Hormones Naturally

Dr Axe Hormones — such as oestrogen, testosterone, adrenaline and insulin — are extremely important chemical messengers that affect many aspects of your overall health. Hormones are secreted by various glands and organs, including your thyroid, adrenals, pituitary, ovaries, testicles and pancreas. The entire endocrine system works together to control the level of hormones circulating throughout your body, and if one ...
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Article: Oxidation in food products – sensoric and nutritional changes

Oxidation is a natural process when the body is producing energy from fatty acids, or signalling molecules such as the eicosanoids.  Due to oxidation, edible oils containing unsaturated fatty acids are of major concern in the food industry. Degradation of unsaturated fatty acids by oxidation is directly related to economic, nutritional, flavor, safety and storage problems. There are two major ...
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Article: All about the central nervous system

By Tim Newman Reviewed by Seunggu Han, MD Last updated Fri 22 December 2017 on Medical News Today The central nervous system consists of the brain and spinal cord. It is referred to as “central” because it combines information from the entire body and coordinates activity across the whole organism. This article gives a brief overview of the central nervous system (CNS). We ...
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Article: What is Genotoxicity?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia In genetics, genotoxicity describes the property of chemical agents that damages the genetic information within a cell causing mutations, which may lead to cancer. While genotoxicity is often confused with mutagenicity, all mutagens are genotoxic, whereas not all genotoxic substances are mutagenic. The alteration can have direct or indirect effects on the DNA: the induction of mutations, mistimed event activation, and direct ...
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Video: Hear What This Nutrition Expert Says About Gluten

Is gluten just the next big thing when it comes to diet fads or is there really something to it? Nutrition expert JJ Virgin discusses gluten and it’s impact on our overall health. Find out your body reacts to gluten, whether you have an intolerance or not. You might be surprised at what’s going on inside! Hear what this nutrition ...
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Article: How does psychological stress translate into physical health effects?

A key piece of the puzzle may be found in specialized cellular structures known as mitochondria, according to a pair of articles in the January issue of Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine, the official journal of the American Psychosomatic Society. The articles present an update on current evidence and a conceptual framework of the role of mitochondria in understanding how ...
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Video: Why you need essential nutrients….

Dr. Peter Glidden opens the interview discussing the growing number of anti-depressant prescriptions. The discussion leads to the reason for the increased number of prescriptions and finally four foods he says to stop eating immediately as they could be the cause to so many negative health conditions ...
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Video: The Real Causes of Depression

Dr. Berg talks about depression and it’s causes and then gives natural solutions. Vitamin B3 and l-tryptophan helps with depression but if your digestive system can’t make lactic acid, these nutrients will not be absorbed. However, a lack of sleep will cause chronic fatigue and this can mimic depression ...
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Video: The 2 Most Ignored Minerals In Diabetes and Insulin Resistance

Dr. Berg talks about using potassium and magnesium and other nutrients that can lower insulin and make insulin more sensitive again. If you have insulin resistance, it could be that mere minerals are deficient. There is some powerful research that supports this idea and if you’re trying to lose weight and burn fat, look into adding minerals to your diet ...
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Video: What you can do to fortify your immune system….

Dr James LaValle discusses different types of plant sterols. He talks about a particular kind that can benefit immune health. He also mentions that we are all getting closer to auto-immune conditions as we age, no matter how healthy we are! ...
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Video: The effects of stress on your biome and health…

Naturopath Ann Boroch discusses what she calls the ‘body breaker’, and possibly most damaging thing to our health. Find out how it affects all of us to varying degrees and what we can do to keep it under control or at least reduce its effects on our health. The more you know that this is the most damaging thing to ...
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Video: Foods safe to eat and can benefit you the most

Toxins are stored in our body every day from various foods, pollution and stress. Lungs play a pivotal role in the blood purification process. Pure oxygenated blood is carried by arteries from the heart throughout the body and impure venous blood is carried by veins from different parts of the body to the heart. This impure blood is purified by ...
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Video: Household toxins to avoid…

Dr Bob DeMaria discusses three common toxins that many of us have in our homes but don’t really realize. Learn about 3 common household toxins to avoid and why they can be damaging to your and your families health! ...
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Video: Before you detox….

Dr. Walter Crinnion discusses cleansing or detoxing. There are many products out there you can buy to detox. But Dr. Crinnion says instead of buying those, do three things that can be simpler and much more effective than any over-the-counter products ...
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Video: How toxins influence your life and health – and what you should do about it…

Dr Walter Crinnion explains the two main sources of toxins that are in our bodies. You may be surprised to know that the main sources are what we might consider safe! Find out how to clean up your body and reduce 80% of the toxins in your blood with these two steps! ...
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Video: Having food issues?

Dr Peter Glidden offers some great advice on how to find out and why this method is the best way to get to the bottom of food issues ...
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Video: Why gluten is such a hot topic

Dr. Peter Glidden explains why gluten is much more of a hot topic today that it was years, or decades and centuries ago. He also explains one reason why we’re starting to hear more and more about it’s effects! Find out one reason why gluten is a health issue ...
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Video: A word on gluten

Dr. Bob DeMaria, The Drugless Doctor, explains what gluten is and some of the surprising products it may be found in! He also discusses how your body may be dealing with it and what it can do to inhibit how your body gets its nutrients! Don’t forget about gluten-free products! Dr. Bob will help you with what you should know ...
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Video: Foods that will make you sick

Dr. Walter Crinnion explains what the three most reactive foods are.He also completes the list to name the top ten. Find out how you can tell if any of these foods could be the root cause of your health issue. Find out why these foods are such a problem and why they’re hard to eliminate! ...
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Video: Sugar

Dr. Michael Farley offers a great description of the steps your body goes through to deal with sugar. Find out just how damaging it is when it comes to cancer and even heart disease! Find out the role sugar plays in the cyclical damage that occurs in both of these issues ...
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Video: Why you need minerals

Robert Scott Bell discusses minerals issue and shares what he says is the most powerful anti-cancer and cancer prevention nutrient. Find out what he suggests are other successful, natural methods in fighting and helping prevent cancer. But be sure to find out what the most powerful anti-cancer nutrient is! ...
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Article: What probiotic supplement is right?

There is a great deal of research supporting the importance of gut health and a balanced gut microbiome. But there are many products out there that are simply part of the hype and not actually doing what it’s supposed to. The following is from Park Ridge, Illinois-based vitamin and supplements store Just Thrive Probiotic microbiologist and chief science officer Kiran ...
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Article: Why supplement?

Bioavailability – What You Eat Isn’t What You Get Fresh fruits and vegetables are the most nutrient-rich foods available. But their nutrient density depends on many variables, and you can never be quite sure what you’re getting. Nutrient content is affected by where fruit and vegetables were grown; the quality of the soil, water, sun and air; how ripe they were when ...
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Article: Overview of your immune system

The guard and protector of your body…. The immune system is made up of a network of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to protect the body. Through a series of steps called the immune response, the immune system (lymphatic system) attacks organisms and substances that invade body systems and cause disease. One of the important cells involved are ...
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Article: Inflammation has been found to be associated with just about every health condition

Researchers are furiously investigating chronic inflammation’s effects on health and possible preventive medical applications. It’s “an emerging field,” says UCLA’s Dr. David Heber. “It’s a new concept for medicine.” Why is it a new concept? Because modern medicine focuses on treating symptoms, not addressing the root cause of an issue.  Arthritis is inflammation of the joints. Heart disease is inflammation ...
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Reference Article: Evolution Of Soil

The link between soil and health… 95% of the food that we eat comes from soil. Animals, plants and people depend on it, and so does the planet… Research clearly states that trace minerals serve in preventing catabolic and debilitating disease. Minerals make up four percent of the body’s total weight, found in the body’s fluids and tissues. Working in ...
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Video: You Don’t Need Statin Drugs

They’re one of the most prescribed drubs in the country. But Dr. Bob DeMaria says statin drugs come with plenty of dangerous side effects. He has some simple alternatives for you! ...
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Video: This Doctor Hates Statin Drugs, Wait Until You Hear Why

Dr. Stephanie Seneff discusses cholesterol lowering statin drugs and their effect on the entire body. Find out why she does not like these drugs and what sort of benefit these drugs might have compared to potential risk factors ...
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Video: You’ll Never See Statins or Cholesterol the Same After This

So many people go to the doctor with high cholesterol and end up on a statin or cholesterol lowering drug for years, if not their entire lives. Dr. Peter Glidden says there is something fundamentally wrong with that and that prolonged statin use can lead to many more serious conditions ...
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Video: Vegan and Vegetarian Can’t Sustain Long Term

Nutritionist David Getoff looks at different diets around the world and discusses whether or not vegan or vegetarian diets could prosper over a number of generations. He says he doesn’t think it’s possible and explains why ...
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Video: We Are Causing Most of Our Cancers!

Naturopath and nutritionist David Detoff discusses the cancer rate in this country and what some of the reasons behind it are. He touches on why the rates continue to increase and what you can do to improve your chances of avoiding the disease ...
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Video: Statin Drugs are Poison

MIT scientist Raymond Francis discusses the ineffectiveness of Statin drugs. He sheds light on why they are used, what damage they cause, and why NOT to use them ...
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Video: How to Unblock Cholesterol Plaqued Arteries

The knowledge about how to repair arteries has been around since 1701. Heart disease has many causes, but the most common cause is eating too many carbohydrates per day for years. The chemistry that ensues is known and how to reverse it is also known but is not practiced in conventional medicine and rarely in alternative medicine. That’s why heart ...
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Video: Clogged Artery

In this video, Dr. Berg discusses clogged artery and why there is so much confusion about it. He also explains the truth about cholesterol and what it really means when it comes to your diet. There is a mistake at 1:26: It should say, “Your body makes 2000 mg of CHOLESTEROL per day, NOT POTASSIUM. Factors: 1. 90% of cholesterol ...
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Video: Safe, Natural Tips for Cancer Patients!

They’re also things than anyone can do to improve overall health. Naturopath and nutritionist David Getoff goes through a number of steps that he uses with his own cancer patients to help them try and improve their health while battling the disease ...
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Video: pH Balance In the Body Is Critical

How important is it? Naturopath and nutritionist David Getoff discusses the importance of pH in the body and what some of the ranges are that you want to make sure to be in ...
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Video: Understanding acid, alkaline and the many myths on pH

How important is maintaining the acidity in your body? Dr. Berg explains what PH Level means in your body and how to keep it at a healthy level. You may not know this but, there are various mechanisms in your body that work together to maintain a proper pH balance throughout your body. The acidity or alkalinity of a substance ...
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Video: Why Does This Doctor Say ‘Stay Away from the Oncologist’?

If you’re diagnosed with cancer, Dr. Michael Farley says you’re in trouble, especially if you see an oncologist. He says they’re generally good people, but find out why they might not be as good a choice as your general practitioner, even when it comes to cancer! ...
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Article + Video: All things microbiome, gut health and spores

The Human Microbiome Project – What does the current research regarding the microbiome say, and why is this important? A massive project, costing millions of dollars, has been undertaken to better understand the human microbiome.  What they have discovered is changing the way that researchers and functional health practitioners are looking at disease and optimizing health. Here are a few facts coming ...
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Article: Essential Minerals: It’s not in the soil, it’s not in the food….

Recommended supplement: ConcenTrace® is one of the most powerful natural health mineral supplements in the world and has many uses and applications. Any product that contains this trademark as an ingredient you can be assured of its quality. It’s impossible to underestimate the importance of minerals and trace minerals for the human body. They are the catalysts for all the ...
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Article: The Mother of All Antioxidants

Words by Doctor Axe Coined “The Mother of All Antioxidants” by Mark Hyman, MD, glutathione is one of the hottest topics in both natural health and medical circles today. () Pronounced “gloota-thigh-own,” nearly 117,000 peer-reviewed scientific articles have addressed this powerhouse molecule, and experts are now recognizing that an alarming rate of people are deficient because of: Pre-mature aging Infections Chronic stress ...
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Article: What Are Free Radicals and How Do They Cause Damage?

The definition of free radicals is “uncharged molecules (typically highly reactive and short-lived) having an unpaired valence electron.” According to the Pharmacognosy Review, “reactive oxygen species and reactive nitrogen species are generated by our body by various endogenous systems, exposure to different physiochemical conditions or pathological states.” () Free radicals can be very harmful, but their production within the body is certainly ...
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Article: Body Systems

Body systems are groups of organs and tissues that work together to perform important jobs for the body. Some organs may be part of more than one body system, if they serve more than one function. All body systems are necessary for sustained life. List of Body Systems Respiratory System – Allows gas exchange between cells and the environment. Includes ...
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Article: Boswellia Seratta: Inflammation fighter at best

Words by Dr Axe… What Is Boswellia? Frankincense oil is the common name for the resinous extracts derived from trees of the genus called Boswellia, part of the Burseraceae plant family. Boswellia serrata is a tree native to India that produces special compounds that have been found to have strong anti-inflammatory, and potentially anticancer, effects. In fact, long before inflammation-lowering medications and supplements existed, extracts derived from ...
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