Health Topics

How to Detox Your Life in 6 Steps

Take clean to a whole new level and detox your body, mind, emotions, spirit, and relationships. My dear friend and colleague, Dr. Mark Hyman, M.D. is a brilliant functional medicine physician.  Here is his take on how to detox, not just your body, but your life. I have combined his Six Rules for Detoxing your Life with additional […]

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Turn Off Cancer Genes by “Eating the Rainbow”

Key Tips: Try to eat a broad spectrum of colors from fruits and vegetables, and also from herbs and spices. Incorporate Curcumin, which comes from the beautiful root, Tumeric, in your diet – this spice turns off cancer genes and turns on protective genes and is safe to use everyday The best fruits for fighting […]

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Avoiding Cancer by Choosing Foods Free of Cancer Causing Chemicals.

Seafood contaminants include metals (such as mercury), industrial chemicals (PCBs and dioxins) and pesticides (DDT). Smaller species are eaten by larger ones, resulting in concentrated levels of contaminants in large predatory fish—like swordfish and sharks. Be wise and choose your seafood carefully. Choose fish that is wild caught, not farm raised, whenever possible. Avoid swordfish, […]

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A Sweet Solution To Allergies?

Spring is finally here in all its glory — and so are seasonal allergies. This year, experts are warning us in advance: Take shelter and stock up on pharmaceutical antihistamines! But is there a better way to protect against allergies, even as they appear to be getting worse? Nature says yes. Seasonal Allergies On The […]

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Wash these toxins out of your hair

Are you lathering yourself with poisons, even in so-called healthy body care products? Since they wash right off, many people don’t feel they need to worry about toxins in soaps, shampoos and conditioners. Worse, many more people don’t even realize they’re washing toxins right into their system through the largest route of exposure: the skin. […]

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Your Metabolism Affects Much More Than Just Weight

When we hear the term “good metabolism” in social situations, it’s usually about somebody who seems to be able to eat and eat — without gaining weight. But metabolic health entails much more than this. Although it’s true that your metabolic rate is the speed at which your body burns calories, your metabolism has more […]

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Exploring the Research on Homeopathic Treatment for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic ailment without a known cause and without a safe, effective conventional medical treatment. However, the three to six million Americans who suffer with fibromyalgia will be pleased to know that several studies published in leading medical journals have found outstanding results from homeopathic treatment. Well-designed high quality scientific studies published in […]

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Detox Your Body With Hot Springs In A Pill

Dear Readers, I’ve written before about “fountain of youth” hot spring waters which are super rich in minerals and sulfur compounds. These substances penetrate the skin and relieve muscle aches/spasms, arthritis and skin rashes. The warmth of the water increases circulation which helps detoxification and improves blood flow to the heart. I realize some of […]

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Food and satisfaction: Eat right, stay full longer

Sometimes we eat a good meal but don’t get up from the table feeling satisfied. We’ve eaten enough, but our bodies keep telling us to eat again, eat more, overindulge… This message can be difficult to resist. Most likely, sooner or later, we find ourselves rooting through the refrigerator for that perfect food item to […]

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Heal Yourself with Food

The Western diet places heavy emphasis on commercial animal proteins and processed, grain-based carbohydrates that have a low nutritional value. This way of eating is often referred to as the Standard American Diet (SAD) — a fitting acronym. In addition to drug-filled animal products and pesticide-laden produce, the SAD is often full of processed food […]

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