Selenium Benefits: A Unique Trace Mineral That Provides Powerful Cancer Prevention

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'We are surrounded by toxic chemicals in the environment all around us. One of these pollutants is mercury which is a biological toxin that can be lethal. Mercury binds easily to fatty tissue especially in the kidneys, liver, and brain. It can accumulate in high concentrations weakening these organs and causing severe harm. One of the best detoxifying agents to prevent mercury build-up is the mineral selenium.'

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Enjoy the highly nutritious benefits of pumpkin year round

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'Pumpkin is so much more than just a Thanksgiving pie filling or Halloween decoration. Inside its vibrant orange color, its flesh, seeds, and oil are jam-packed with essential plant nutrients. This low-calorie superfood provides only 26 calories per 100 grams. It contains no saturated fats or cholesterol, and is an excellent source of dietary fiber, antioxidants, minerals and vitamins.'

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How Far Has The Medical Profession Fallen From the Hippocratic Oath?

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'The Hippocratic Oath is one of the oldest binding documents in history. While the classical oath calls for "the opposite" of pleasure and fame for those who transgress the oath, fewer than half of oaths taken today insist the taker be held accountable for keeping the pledge. 

Some doctors see oath-taking as little more than a pro-forma ritual with little value beyond that of upholding tradition, but how far have modern Physicians come from the Hippocratic Oath as it was intended to protect patients in doing no harm?'

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Can Ashwagandha Reverse Alzheimer's Disease?

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'Ashwagandha is one of the most popular herbs in Ayurvedic medicine.

Native to Asia, it’s been used for thousands of years for different ailments including insomnia, anxiety, and even sexual dysfunction.

Research shows ashwagandha may also have potential in treating Alzheimer’s disease. It clears amyloid plaque, a key feature of the condition.'

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A Dozen Uses Of Probiotics That Will Surprise You

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'Everybody now knows that probiotics are good for you. But here are twelve recently discovered benefits of probiotics that might really surprise you!'

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6 Herbs for Cold and Flu Season

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'As the daylight hours shorten, we start to welcome the gifts of fall. Cool, crisp mornings, school year routines, cozy sweaters, and the aroma of wood smoke curling up from the chimney tops. 

Maybe an apple pie and a trip to the pumpkin patch, too… However, these autumnal delights carry with them a few nasty aspects. Enclosed spaces, re-circulated air, and the worst part of all – the return of the cold and flu season.'


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Is "Media Mind" Harming Your Health?

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'"Media mind" can result from watching more than just television news. Opinion shows about current events hosted by journalists, politicians or comedians, tabloid and talk shows can add layer upon layer of reinforcement. 

Unbeknownst to the TV viewer, it can manifest itself as depression, fear, anxiety, and even anger, negatively impacting our health and quality of life. Even at low levels, it can have a tremendous influence on our health by subconsciously creating a continual state of underlying stress.'

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Enzyme in Broccoli, Cucumbers and Avocados Reverses Aging In Cells



'Much of human health hinges on how well the body manufactures and uses energy. For reasons that remain unclear, cells' ability to produce energy declines with age, prompting scientists to suspect that the steady loss of efficiency in the body's energy supply chain is a key driver of the aging process. 

Researchers have zeroed in on an enzyme -- found in natural foods like broccoli and cucumbers -- that can slow the chronic conditions that come with age.'

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War on Saturated Fats Has Harmed People in Poor Countries Who Shunned Traditional Fats Like Coconut Oil


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'One of the most pervasive dangerous food myths has been the lipid hypothesis or theory of heart disease. It proclaims that eating foods containing saturated fats are the root cause of obesity and heart disease. It has prevailed for over a half-century and is only now beginning to deteriorate.

It was originally created by University of Minnesota researcher Ancel Keys with his “Seven Countries Study” that spawned the lipid theory of heart disease.'

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Managing Diabetes with Cinnamon





'Okay, so maybe technically speaking, cinnamon is a Super Spice, not a Super Food. But as far as I'm concerned, it's super nonetheless. That's because cinnamon possesses major antioxidant power, which enables it to squelch the free radicals in the body that trigger inflammatory conditions, such as heart disease.'


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6 'Miracle' Drugs Big Pharma Now Regrets



'Are you depressed? It may have less to do with your mood than your birth control pills, high blood pressure pills, antibiotics or even anti-hair-loss drug according to new research. New risks have also emerged with popular gastroesophageal reflux disease medicines and even the top-selling painkiller Tylenol.'

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Veterans Can Get All Of These Prescription Drugs To Treat PTSD, But Not Weed


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'During a recent interview on NBC’s “Dateline,” U.S. Army veteran Matt Kahl, who served two tours of duty in Afghanistan, said the VA had prescribed a wide assortment of drugs to treat his PTSD. Kahl said the drugs made him feel like a “zombie,” and 10 months after returning from duty, he attempted suicide. A short time later he began to self-medicate with marijuana.

Kahl, who now lives in Colorado, the first state to legalize marijuana, told “Dateline” that he was able to eliminate many of those prescription drugs once he began using cannabis.'

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Smartphones May Soon Detect Cancer

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'The capabilities of smartphones are increasing every six months. From GMO detection and viruses, an extension to elaborate laboratories may soon be readily available in the palm of your hands. Washington State University researchers have now developed a low-cost, portable laboratory on a smartphone that can analyze several samples at once to catch a cancer biomarker, producing lab quality results.'

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Top Environmental Risk Factors for Dementia Identified


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"Dementia" is an umbrella term covering an array of neurological diseases and conditions that develop when neurons in your brain die or cease to function normally. The death or malfunction of neurons causes changes in memory, behavior and ability to think.

Alzheimer's disease, which is the most serious form of dementia, eventually leads to the inability to carry out even the most basic of bodily functions, such as swallowing or walking. Alzheimer's is ultimately fatal, as conventional treatment options are few and limited in effectiveness."

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