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      Different Emotions Reveal Changes in Tears Under Microscope

      By Dr. Mercola Your body produces three different types of tears. There’s the basal variety, which are made as a form of lubrication and protection for your eyes. These are constantly secreted in tiny quantities (about one gram over a 24-hour period) and coat your eyes when you blink.1 You...
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      Home Remedies for Dandruff

      By Dr. Mercola By the age of 20, about 50 percent of the population worldwide, and 20 percent of Americans have suffered from dandruff, which is an excess of dead skin that dots your hair and shoulders, along with a potentially itchy, scaly scalp. Dandruff may also be accompanied by...
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      10 Superfoods for Digestive Health

      By Dr. Mercola The digestive process seems simple on the surface. You put a food in your mouth, chew it up, and swallow. Then your body breaks down your food into components your body can utilize and absorb. Whatever’s left gets excreted as waste. In reality, however, digestion is a...
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      How to Quickly and Easily Optimize Your Garden’s Growth Potential

      By Dr. Mercola Nutrient-dense food is key for optimal health, and for this you need healthy soil. More specifically, without the proper minerals in the soil, the plants cannot reach their genetic potential. Dr. August Dunning is chief science officer a company that specializes in mineral products for hydroponics and...
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      10 Surprising Ways You Are Making Your Vegetables Less Nutritious

      By Dr. Mercola Modern-day diets are often lacking in nutrition, in large part because food choices are not optimal. About 90 percent of the money Americans spend on food is for processed foods, which may be fortified with nutrients out of necessity but lack the naturally occurring vitamins, minerals, antioxidants...
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      Top Summer Foods for Health

      By Dr. Mercola In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), yin and yang refer to opposite elements or forces in nature, which, when balanced, promote harmony. Qi is a type of universal energy, and both yin and yang are manifestations of Qi, each with its own attributes. Where yin tends to manifest...
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      Can Parsley Cure Bad Breath?

      By Dr. Mercola Parsley has been cultivated for more than 2,000 years and is native to the Mediterranean. In ancient Greece, the herb was used to make crowns given to honor athletes as well as for decorating tombs. It is thought to be the ancient Romans who first used parsley...
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      Can a Pill Offer the Same Benefits as Broccoli?

      By Dr. Mercola One of broccoli’s claims to fame is sulforaphane, an organic sulfur compound found in cruciferous vegetables, including not only broccoli but also Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, horseradish, and arugula. Broccoli sprouts are actually the richest source. Sulforaphane has been shown to have antimicrobial properties, and it also...
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      6 Reasons to Start Using Coconut Oil as Toothpaste

      By Dr. Mercola In a study to test coconut oil’s biocidal properties against the bacteria responsible for tooth decay, the oil proved to be quite effective. The action of coconut oil was tested in its natural state and after being treated with enzymes, in a process similar to digestion. The...
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      ‘Super Juice Me’ Documents Profound Healing Effects of Juicing

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      Can Magnesium Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes?

      By Dr. Mercola Magnesium is often thought of primarily as a mineral for your heart and bones, but this is misleading. Researchers have now detected 3,751 magnesium-binding sites on human proteins, indicating that its role in human health and disease may have been vastly underestimated.1 Magnesium is also found in...
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      6 Vegetables to Love That Aren’t Kale

      By Dr. Mercola Kale is all the rage when it comes to superfoods. And it certainly is a powerhouse veggie loaded with vitamin A, vitamin K, vitamin C, antioxidants, and minerals. But let’s face it. Kale can be bitter and it’s not everyone’s favorite. In fact, the 2015 National Dining...
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      Great Reasons to Eat More Sprouts

      By Dr. Mercola One of the most effective ways to achieve optimal health is to eat plenty of whole, organically-grown foods, and sprouts may offer some of the highest levels of nutrition. Best of all, you can easily and inexpensively grow sprouts at home. They’re a particularly excellent choice during...
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      Magnesium: An Invisible Deficiency That Could Be Harming Your Health

      By Dr. Mercola Magnesium is a mineral used by every organ in your body, especially your heart, muscles, and kidneys.1 If you suffer from unexplained fatigue or weakness, abnormal heart rhythms or even muscle spasms and eye twitches, low levels of magnesium could be to blame. If you’ve recently had...
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      10 Facts About Fluoride You Need to Know

      By Dr. Mercola If you live in the US, where more than two-thirds of Americans receive fluoridated water, you may simply assume that it’s always been that way. But this is not so. Water fluoridation began in 1945, despite the fact that fluoride is not an essential nutrient. Quite the...