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    Blog Posts: Natural Health

    1. What is Glycemic Index?

      by Dr L
        The holiday season is upon us again and as humans we struggle between the joy and comfort of eating our favorite holiday foods and maintaining that healthy diet we started this year, and to which our best intentions are- to maintaining. These 5 simple suggestions should set you up for success: Avoid...
    1. Is Your Brain Working?

      by Dr L
        Remember: Your brain cells are dying in the time it takes you to read this blog! November is National Alzheimer's Awareness month. Dementia is the 7th leading cause of death in the US. One in three people over the age of 65 will suffer from one form or another of dementia....
    1. 5 Health Screening Tests You Need!

      by Dr L
      “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of treatment” This famous saying has been used to justify taking care of everything in life from your automobile to your health. Because of the changes in health care over the past 20 years, and the constant demand for cost savings in...
    1. The Natural Benefits of Nettle and Dandelion for Dogs

      by herbal-promise
      A great natural waM to use herbs for the health of your dog is to mix equal parts of the herbs nettle and dandelion and sprinkle just a bit on the dog food Nettle Nettle is a highly nutritive herb rich in vitamins & minerals with a broad range of actions and...
    1. Astragalus, Herbal Remedy for People and Pets

      by herbal-promise
      Astragalus is an herb known scientifically as Astragalus membranaceus, and commonly as milk vetch and locoweed. Astragalus is an Ancient Herbal Remedy Astragalus has been used as an herbal remedy in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries, being known as Huang Qi. Native to parts of China and a member of the...
    1. Truth in Pharmaceutical Advertising

      by orthomolecular
      Now there is an Oxymoron for You by Ralph K. Campbell, M.D. Advertising is a powerful and effective tool for promoting the sale of products, especially from the drug and food industries, due to their huge profits. Awareness of a need for government to keep advertisers in line goes back to the...
    1. Progress with TB or a Return to the Dark Ages?

      by orthomolecular
      by Steve Hickey, PhD and William B. Grant, PhD Tuberculosis (TB) was formerly one of the most devastating scourges of mankind and remains a leading cause of death. The disease has been with humans over recorded history, and likely throughout the evolution of our species. Through the industrial revolution and into...
    1. U.S. Recommendation for Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation is Too Low

      by orthomolecular
      by William B. Grant, Ph.D. Government Gets it Wrong Again The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) reviewed the evidence regarding vitamin D and calcium supplementation for preventing cancer and osteoporotic fractures in adults and concluded that there is insufficient evidence to assess the balance of the benefits and harms of vitamin...
    1. How to Buy Quality Food

      by Randi Swisley
      Depending on how much the amount of poor quality food you've eaten over the course of your life, your susceptibility to the effects of continued poor quality food will differ.  Also, negative effects for you with the same low quality food may be very different than the effects of another...
    1. 9 Herbs and Plants That Will Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally

      by orin
      Nearly one third of adults have high blood pressure, or hypertension. A quarter of all prescribed medications are for high blood pressure and long-term use often leads to heart failure, heart attacks, and interference with calcium metabolism. If you are thinking of...
    1. Justina Pelletier Released – Speaks out from Home

      by orin
      Beau Berman of FoxCT, the reporter who first broke the story of Justina Pelletier being held in a psychiatric ward at Boston Children's hospital against her will and the will of her family, sat down and interviewed Justina today in her own...
    1. The Addictive Power of Toxic Perfumes and Colognes

      by orin
      Is your perfume or cologne controlling your behavior? Is it possible that you are addicted? Fragrances contain chemicals that have narcotic-like properties. The substances might not produce a traditional narcotic high, but they do cause dependency, which triggers the need for repeated use...
    1. Health Benefits of Cashews

      by orin
      Native to Brazil, cashews are crescent-shaped nuts with a sweet flavor and a plethora of uses in the kitchen. Considered third in consumption among all the tree nuts in the world, they're delicious in a wide variety of recipes. Cashews are the...
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