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Archive | February, 2015

Cranberries

Well-known for their ability to fight urinary tract infections, cranberries are a versatile fruit that provide a number of other nutritional benefits. The same properties in cranberries that fight off UTIs also fight off bacteria in the mouth that can lead to gum disease and ulcer-causing bacteria in the stomach. (1) They are considered anti-inflammatory  Full Article…

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Medical Fascism

Medical fascism is a totalitarian system where the medical establishment, large corporations, and government combine to exert control over the population’s medical procedures. Medical fascism is an offshoot of political fascism, and those who hold power in a medically fascist state behave in roughly the same manner. Examples of medical fascism include medical kidnapping, forced  Full Article…

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How Sleep Affects Hormone Levels

Hormones are chemical signals produced by the body’s endocrine glands that regulate all kinds of bodily functions. Metabolism, mood, behavior, libido, immune function, growth, weight loss, and muscle gain are all strongly influenced by hormones. (1) All of these hormones are needed at precise levels in the body, and getting adequate sleep plays a major  Full Article…

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Gluten

Gluten free diets are very popular right now, but there is a good reason for this. Gluten free foods are simply foods that do not contain and grains that have gluten in them. Many people are finding they feel better and their health improves when they remove gluten from their diets. (1) What is gluten?  Full Article…

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Vaccine Fanaticism

Fanaticism, as defined by Merriam-Webster, is a “fanatic outlook or behavior especially as exhibited by excessive enthusiasm, unreasoning zeal, or wild and extravagant notions on some subject.” (1) Vaccine fanaticism is no different. It is characterized by an unwavering devotion to vaccines without any thought to the very real risks and dangers caused by vaccines.  Full Article…

Vitamin B3 – Niacin

Vitamin B3 (niacin, niacinamide, and nicotinic acid) works with other B vitamins to change carbohydrates into glucose and to metabolize proteins and fats. B3 is also an important dietary antioxidant.  B3 lowers LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, raises HDL cholesterol, reduces hardening of the arteries, and reduces the risk of a second heart attack for those who  Full Article…

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Dates

Dates are a versatile and delicious fruit. Eaten plain, stuffed, or used in a recipe, dates provide a wide variety of nutritional benefits. One use that is growing in popularity is substituting date sugar (finely ground dehydrated dates) for other sweeteners in recipes. (1) Dates provide a healthy source of energy and are packed with  Full Article…

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Avocado

Avocados are a superfood rich in amino acids, healthy fats, and antioxidants. These fruits used to have a bad reputation because of their high caloric and fat content. Now it is widely understood that the fats are beneficial and that the nutritional value of the avocado makes them an essential addition to anyone’s diet. Taxonomy  Full Article…

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Medical Kidnapping

Medical kidnapping has become a growing phenomenon over the past decade or so. Done in the name of ‘the best interest of the child’, states and hospitals are taking children away from their parents in order to force treatments, vaccines, or tests on children. The rights of parents to make medical decisions for their children  Full Article…

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Apricot

Low in calories and high in nutritional value, apricots make a very good addition to your diet. Because it provides an excellent source of important vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, the apricot is useful in fighting inflammation, damage from free radicals, as well as eyesight deterioration linked to aging. Taxonomy The apricot comes from the Prunus  Full Article…

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