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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 2:00:57 AM
Are high-protein diets during pregnancy healthful or harmful? That question was answered about 40 years ago in the infamous Harlem Trial of 1976: a “randomized controlled trial of nutritional supplementation pregnancy, in a poor black urban population in the United States.” The study, which I discuss in my video below “was begun when protein was commonly […]
Saturday, December 8, 2018 11:30:04 AM
Upbeat songs get our toes tapping. Sad songs can reduce us to tears. But music has many more powerful effects on the body you might not even realize. Here are eight surprising health benefits of music. 1. Keeps your brain young Just like reps in the gym exercise your body, music trains the brain, according […]
Friday, December 7, 2018 3:14:19 AM
Nature is so complex that natural molecules used for i.e. cancer treatment still can't be produced by chemical synthesis. Today, major chemical and pharmaceutical companies harvest large amounts of rare plants and seeds in order to extract valuable substances.
Thursday, December 6, 2018 11:30:44 AM
If you’re like most people suffering from depression, it is just too easy to reach for all the comfort foods. Sadly, most of these foods only aggravate this serious condition. And, while we know that foods like sweets, harmful fats and caffeinated beverages can aggravate the symptoms of depression, few people know the foods that […]
Thursday, December 6, 2018 7:00:14 AM
We owe a debt of gratitude to indigenous cultures around the world for many of the medicines that have become staples of the modern health system. With the proliferation of medical technologies and chemical substitutes for natural medicines, it is easy to forget that today’s pharmacies are stocked with modern, synthesized versions of traditional plant […]
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 2:00:09 AM
“It is well accepted that coronary atherosclerosis is a chronic progressive disease that begins early in life and slowly progresses over several decades” before symptoms arise. However, the average age in cholesterol-lowering drug trials is 63; therefore, people have already been exposed to a lifetime of circulating LDL cholesterol. It’s no wonder pharmaceutical therapies typically […]
Monday, December 3, 2018 1:12:53 AM
Only around a fifth of women at higher risk of developing breast cancer think they need to take a drug proven to help prevent the disease, according to new research.
Friday, November 23, 2018 2:00:08 AM
In the 1940s and ’50s, the American Medical Association was not only saying that “smoking in moderation” wasn’t a problem, but that, on balance, it may even be beneficial. After all, most physicians themselves smoked, so how bad could it be? With such a position taken by one of the country’s leading medical groups, where […]
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 2:00:58 AM
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), “a chronic inflammatory condition of the intestine that causes abdominal pain, diarrhea, and weight loss,” includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. When we compare identical twins, even though they have the same genes, most of the time, if one twin has IBD, the other does not. In that case, there must […]
Sunday, November 18, 2018 11:30:41 AM
Trying to maintain a youthful appearance but don’t want to undergo the knife, Botox or some other invasive procedure? Natural herbs and nutrients can help. Here are 11 of the best ones for anti-aging: 1. Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) ALA is a powerful antioxidant that helps protect your body from free radical damage. It also […]
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