Recipe for Health: Anti-inflammatory Diet

Inflammation is the new holistic buzzword. It stands at the forefront of health concerns. Because research has shown that subclinical inflammation is at the core of many health problems, Time Magazine has called inflammation a “secret killer.” Inflammation appears to be associated with many chronic conditions such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity, and musculoskeletal…

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Cholesterol: Your Body is Responding to Input

Part of the story is missing. Billions of dollars have been spent marketing cholesterol, HDL and LDL as the cause for cardiovascular disease. The research is quite compelling, and it is easy to get caught up in the statistics that link high cholesterol to atherosclerotic disease, stroke, and hypertension. There is another side to the…

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Giving Testosterone a Boost

If you are a male looking to boost your testosterone levels naturally, then this article might be able to help. There is a way to elevate your testosterone levels and protect against disease by consuming a low-glycemic, antioxidant rich diet; exercising with intensity; and taking key nutritional supplements that boost testosterone while lowering the enemy…

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Taking Aim at Easy Targets: The Elderly and Children

For the past few decades, there has been considerable concern regarding the number of prescription drugs taken by the elderly population in he U.S. The number of drugs prescribed to those over 65 years of age has grown considerably in the past 25 plus years. Almost 90 percent of seniors took at least one prescription…

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The Truth About Salt

Is salt good or bad for us? The answer to this question is not so simple. Sodium and chloride are both vital minerals, used for nerve transmission/impulse conduction, fluid balance and muscle contraction. Not having enough sodium will cause hyponatremia, a life threatening condition that occurs when someone sweats out too much sodium, or drinks…

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Detoxification: A New 21st Century Model

Detoxification is a health term in the public domain that specifies the body’s innate process of removing or altering metabolic wastes and acquired toxins, so the body can perform its life processes unencumbered by detrimental elements and disruptive molecules. Thus detoxification is the body’s natural process to “recycle” or “take out the trash.” The best…

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