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  1. Green Tea Boosts Effectiveness

    Green Tea Boosts Effectiveness
    For years we have understood green tea’s antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal abilities and it has been lauded as a natural antibiotic. Researchers have now determined that drinking green tea while taking prescription antibiotics significantly enhances their effectiveness.  A substance called EGCG, which can be extracted from both green and white tea, takes the healing power of prescription antibiotics up a...
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  2. Soy Health Benefits: Myth v. Fact

    Soy Health Benefits: Myth v. Fact
    Myths about the health risks of soy persist, despite the evidence that this protein-packed superfood has sustained robust populations in Asia for thousands of years. Soy protein is considered nutritionally complete, meaning it contains all of the essential amino acids in sufficient quantities to help meet the human body’s requirements. Soy foods are considered a smart choice for a heart-healthy...
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  3. Blood Pressure Meds May Increase Breast Cancer Risks

    Blood Pressure Meds May Increase Breast Cancer Risks
    Postmenopausal women who take prescription medications called calcium channel blockers to lower blood pressure may have increased odds of developing breast cancer, according to recent studies. Research published in the August issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association said in some cases the breast cancer risk may be more than doubled. The reason for the link is still...
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  4. The Benefits of Flex19™

    The sharp increase in those suffering joint pain is alarming. In 2002, according to Time magazine, there were 20 million Americans who had been diagnosed with arthritis. Just ten years ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that 50 million Americans, that’s 1 in 5 of the total population, now have doctor-diagnosed osteoarthritis. What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is...
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  5. Local Honey: Allergy Treatment with a Twist?

    Local Honey: Allergy Treatment with a Twist?
    Springtime has arrived, and with it comes pollen which can be an uncomfortable nuisance for people with seasonal allergies.  In these individuals, pollen can trigger the release of histamine, a chemical made by the body in response to allergens that can irritate soft tissues and cause inflammation. Antihistamines are modern remedies used to treat hay fever and the suffering that...
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  6. Benefits of Wheatgrass

    Benefits of Wheatgrass
    At first glance, you might not think too much of wheatgrass and there are good reasons for this.  Wheatgrass basically looks just like the regular grass that you would find in your front or backyard, but that doesn't mean that wheatgrass doesn't have impressive health properties.  Many people swear by the health promoting effects of wheatgrass and, to be sure...
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  7. What is Leptin Resistance?

    What is Leptin Resistance?
    Leptin is a hormone that was only discovered in the last 20 years. Nicknamed the “fat hormone” it is in truth a “starvation hormone”. Leptin is actually a protein that is made in the fat cells. It circulates around the body in the bloodstream and when it reaches the brain it tells it that you have enough energy stored in...
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  8. The Vitamin Water Trap

    The Vitamin Water Trap
    Calories seem to be hiding just about everywhere, and this includes in all sorts of drinks.  Many people are looking for ways to improve their health and turn to products like Vitamin Water in the process.  While Vitamin Water, of course, has the word vitamin in its name, does that mean that Vitamin Water has an overall net positive effect...
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  9. Herbal Uses for Pleurisy Root

    Herbal Uses for Pleurisy Root
    A variety of milkweed that grows well in arid and sandy soils, pleurisy root (botanical name: Asclepias tuberosa) is a popular plant in country gardens due to its brilliant orange flowers that bloom from June to September. The plant grows to about one foot in height, and the colorful flowers appear in bunches. They attract insects, bees, moths and butterflies...
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  10. Cell Phones and Cancer

    Cell Phones and Cancer
    Tremendous breakthroughs have been made in cancer research in just the last few years.  While cancer still afflicts millions, the rates of those surviving from the disease go up every year.  Exciting possibilities for treatments, cures and even vaccines populate the news with new discoveries coming at a faster and faster pace. Many people wish to believe that there is...
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