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May 2022

Americans are Fixated on Their Screens

13 May
Americans spend 42 percent of their waking hours staring at screens!  That works out to almost 7 hours a day.  Over a lifetime (75 years) that totals almost 21 years of time.  53 percent of people say they take breaks…
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Nuts are Cancer Preventers

6 May
Almost 3,500 breast cancer survivors reported their nutrient intake, including nut consumption, soon after their diagnosis, and were followed for the next 8 years. Results: nut eaters had overall higher survival, and longer disease-free survival rates, than women who didn't…
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April 2022

The Fitness Hangover

29 April
According to a recent survey, almost 50 percent of people who regularly work out occasionally experience a "workout hangover" after an intense exercise session: Muscle pain Stiffness Fatigue Headaches Almost 1/3 of the survey respondents said they had sometimes missed…
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Natural Treatment for Ulcerative Colitis

22 April
Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory condition that creates ulcers within the inner lining of the large intestine. Read: "Breaking the Vicious Cycle" by Elaine Gottschall for advice on dietary changes. Use natural, anti-inflammatory medicines to reduce gut inflammation and…
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Diet Can Help Treat PCOS

15 April
Polycystic ovary syndrome affects women and is associated with symptoms of excess testosterone (irregular menstrual cycle and infertility), as well as metabolic problems: obesity, insulin resistance, and diabetes. In a small clinical trial, 11 women with PCOS were prescribed a…
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What do we want to know about that isn't a COVID question?

8 April
Second most searched health question on Google: How to lower blood pressure? Terry's answer: Olive leaf and grape seed! A meta analysis of 16 trials on grape seed in over 800 patients confirmed that grape seed is effective at reducing…
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March 2022

No Wonder So Many People Get Sick

25 March
9 out of 10 Americans are deficient in potassium.7 out of 10 are deficient in calcium.8 out of 10 are deficient in vitamin E.50 percent of Americans are deficient in vitamin A, vitamin C, and magnesium. More than 50 percent…
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There is a Natural Treatment for Ulcerative Colitis !

18 March
Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory condition that creates ulcers within the inner lining of the large intestine. Read: Breaking the Vicious Cycle by Elaine Gottschall for advice on dietary changes. Use natural anti-inflammatory medicines to reduce gut inflammation and…
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Does Winter Make You SAD?

11 March
For 18 million Americans, fall and winter darkness means depressed mood and increased anxiety.  The easy way to relieve symptoms of SAD - vitamin D! Research studies have consistently shown a link between low vitamin D levels and increased risk…
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More Dairy Fat for a Healthier Heart

4 March
Researchers measured the blood concentration of fatty acids (found in dairy foods) in over 4,000 men in their 60s.  The men were followed for the next 16 years recording how many died or had heart attacks, strokes, or other heart…
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February 2022

More Young Women with Late Stage Breast Cancer

25 February
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women ages 15-39. A new study reports that stage 4 cancer rates in women under age 40 has jumped 20% over a five year period. This follows a trend in other types of cancer –such as…
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Daily aspirin use is no longer recommended.

18 February
Daily use of low dose (baby) aspirin has been routinely recommended for older adults for heart disease prevention. United States Preventative Services Task Force has now officially decided (based on studies published over three years ago) that there is basically no…
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Should You Take a Multiple Vitamin and Mineral Supplement?

11 February
I truly believe everyone should.  Your car can't function with some parts missing and we can't function to a peak optimal level unless we have all the nutrients the body requires. When we are missing nutrients, over time, our body…
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Stop worrying so much about cholesterol.

4 February
Cholesterol is a nutrient we need to provide a number of functions including production of our sex hormones, Vitamin D-3, and healthy brain function. It definitely is not harmful to your heart or your health. It is so important to…
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January 2022

Don’t Skip These Supplements in the Winter

28 January
Lack of sunlight and low humidity in the winter can lead to problems such as: Depression Dry skin Cold and Flu Two important nutrients that can reduce or prevent these winter problems are: Vitamin D Omega-7 Why are these nutrients…
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Reduce Breast Cancer Risk with More Vitamin D!

21 January
In a study of men and women with a variety of cancers, 75% of the patients had low or deficient vitamin D levels. Vitamin D helps cells develop normally and prevents the formation and spread of cancer cells. In a study of…
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Are you ‘dieting’ with Diet Soda?

7 January
New study found that artificial sucralose (one brand name is Splenda) increased food cravings versus natural sugar sucrose. When healthy volunteers consumed drinks sweetened with sucralose versus sucrose-sweetened drinks or plain water, they had more activity in brain areas associated with…
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December 2021

Red Ginseng has Anti-Aging and Anti-Fatigue Effects

17 December
73 postmenopausal women ages 46-69 years took Korean red ginseng or a placebo for 8 weeks. Results: Fatigue scores decreased 20% for the women taking red ginseng, with no change in the placebo group. Additionally, the red ginseng group had…
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Very Low Carb Diet Improves Immune Function

3 December
Following a very low carb diet increases production of ketones – compounds generated when the body burns fats for energy. Researchers looked at the effects of ketones on immune function. Results: ketones improved the activity of T cells, the immune…
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November 2021

Think Twice about Sleep Medications

26 November
More than 1/3 of adults over age 65 take prescription or over-the-counter sleep medications. However, research shows that people who take sleep medications like Ambien and Lunesta fall asleep only 8 minutes faster than people taking a placebo! AND, these drugs can…
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