How does a Healthy Thyroid Gland Maximize Metabolism?

What is the Thyroid gland? The thyroid’s primary function is to release hormones that control your metabolic rate. In other words, a healthy thyroid helps your body utilize energy quickly for cellular activities. And that’s what keeps your body—right down to the individual cells—in motion, using energy efficiently throughout the day and night to function…

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The Potential Consequences of Weight Loss?

Health problems associated with obesity are the leading cause of mortality in the U.S., second only to health problems associated with smoking, these statistics do not bode well for many Americans. Every year more and more people are being labeled overweight or obese. Nevertheless, Americans are nothing if not industrious, and millions of overweight individuals…

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Fluoride’s Toxic Effects On Overall Health

Fluoride has been what many dentists have recommended for clean, healthy, white teeth for many years, but is it all it is cracked up to be. Fluoride is found in our toothpaste, mouthwash, gels, foams, varnishes, creams, in our drinking and ground water, soil, vegetables and fish. Research has shown that fluoride intake negatively affects…

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What are the Keys to Longevity?

Harvard scientists have observed that the shortest living Americans are Native American populations in South Dakota, living an average lifespan of 66.5 years, whereas the longest-living Americans are Asian-American women residing in Bergen County, N.J., who live to an average lifespan of 91.1 years. That’s a nearly 25-year difference. Just think about what you could…

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What Does Wellness Mean?

Many have attributed the word wellness to Dr. Halbert Dumn, who wrote a booklet in 1961 titled High –Level Wellness, in which he basically defined it as a lifestyle approach for pursuing elevated states of physical and psychological well-being. Chiropractors are the originators of the wellness movement, being the only health care professionals who recognize…

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