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Dairy Intake Blocks Antioxidant Absorption

Dairy Intake Blocks Antioxidant Absorption

Milk + Berries = No Antioxidants - What's more enjoyable than a big bowl of fresh, juicy berries with a little milk poured on it? Simple. Classic. Healthy... Or is it? While berries are brimming with antioxidants, researchers have discovered that you cannot absorb these little powerhouses of health if you eat your blueberries or...

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Are You Suffering From "Food Poisoning?"

Are You Suffering From "Food Poisoning?"

Food Poisoning? When we hear the scary words "food poisoning," we usually think of a sudden illness caused by eating a "bad" microorganism in a single contaminated food. Dr. John McDougall shows that common chronic illnesses are also caused by eating "bad" food--much of it regularly served at our dinner tables. Our food is literally poisoning...

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Has Eating a Low-Fat, High-Carb Diet Failed us?

Has Eating a Low-Fat, High-Carb Diet Failed us?

Low-carb, high-protein diets have become extremely popular and are especially appealing to dieters, since they offer a quick (yet temporary) reduction in weight. Advocates of low-carb diets speculate that 30-40 years of governmental low-fat, high-carb recommendations have failed Americans terribly, thereby fueling an epidemic of chronic disease and obesity. As a result, instead of reducing or...

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ED is a Warning Sign of Clogged Arteries

ED is a Warning Sign of Clogged Arteries

Did you know that Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is often referred to as "the canary in the coal mine?" This expression originates from the time when coal miners would carry caged canaries into the mine to detect carbon monoxide or other poisonous gas levels. Because the canary is extra-sensitive to dangerous gas fumes, in the event of...

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Does Coconut Oil Lower Cholesterol?

Does Coconut Oil Lower Cholesterol?

Coconut oil has become a popular "super food" among health conscious individuals, claiming to heal just about every affliction known to man. Those who profit from this highly-refined product claim that consuming coconut oil lowers bad LDL cholesterol while at the same time raises good HDL cholesterol. Sound too good to be true? Dustin Rudolph PharmD,...

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Which Vegetables Reduce My Risk of Cancer?

Which Vegetables Reduce My Risk of Cancer?

Do you have a history of cancer in your family? If so, you're most likely to be diagnosed with cancer as well, right? That's what scientists once believed, but exciting new research shows that the food choices we make on a daily basis have the ability to "turn on" or "turn off" cancer cell expression. When...

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Meat Hormones Linked to Infertility

Meat Hormones Linked to Infertility

In the previous video, Dr. Greger warned that under-cooked meat poses a serious risk to the unborn baby. Toxoplasma parasites, which were found in one out of every six packages of raw lamb meat, can affect the brains of humans and unborn babies, resulting in a birth defect of an enlarged brain. In the video...

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Lower Your Cholesterol Using Fiber!

Lower Your Cholesterol Using Fiber!

If you're tired of all the side effects from taking statins to reduce your cholesterol, you may be interested in trying another approach that's safe, side-effect free, and shown to reduce cholesterol more than statins. What does this new approach involve? Eating! Eating a wide variety of whole, delicious, colorful, plant foods packed with micro-nutrients...

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What's the Daily Required Intake for Cholesterol?

What's the Daily Required Intake for Cholesterol?

What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is an organic chemical substance which is manufactured by our body's cells, but predominantly made in our liver. It is an essential component of cell membranes throughout the body, particularly the brain, central nervous system and myelin sheath which insulates the nerves. Cholesterol is also needed to make bile acids necessary...

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Blood-Sugar Simplified

Blood-Sugar Simplified

Guest Blogger Contribution.
While the biological mechanisms of blood-sugar control are indeed complicated, the basics are quite simple: blood-sugar is an equilibrium between supply and consumption. Sugar, specifically glucose, is biology's primary fuel. The drawing above illustrates how blood-sugar is a simple balance between sugar intake and the "burning" of it as a fuel. Consuming foods...

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Want Glowing Skin? Eat lots of Fruits & Veggies!

Want Glowing Skin? Eat lots of Fruits & Veggies!

When someone truly feels great, they radiate well-being from their skin. It's called a "healthy glow," and we'd all like to have it. That's one reason why tanning became so popular; people are trying to achieve that "glow." I can tell you the secret of radiant skin, and you won't need extensive exposure to UV...

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Are all Carbs Bad?

Are all Carbs Bad?

Obesity rates have skyrocketed and has grown to concerning proportions in the last decade. It's estimated that 80% of adults in the U.S. are overweight. In fact, due to rising obesity rates in children, doctors are seeing an alarming number of children suffering from chronic diseases that use to be seen only in middle-aged adults. With...

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