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7 Signs You Are Not Getting Enough Magnesium

7 Signs You Are Not Getting Enough Magnesium

By James Colquhoun | Food Matters Have you got cravings for chocolate so intense that you can’t think about anything else? What about those muscle cramps that keep you up at night? Or your trips to the bathroom are a bit of a struggle? Chances are you’re deficient in magnesium! Magnesium is essential for over […]

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10 Reasons You Aren’t Sleeping at Night

Posted by on August 8, 2015 in Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
10 Reasons You Aren’t Sleeping at Night

Chances are you’ll probably identify with one of these 10 common reasons why you aren’t sleeping at night.

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Are You Suffering from a Caffeine Overdose? How Much is Too Much?

Posted by on August 6, 2015 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
Are You Suffering from a Caffeine Overdose? How Much is Too Much?

While it depends a lot on the person, a dose as little as 500 milligrams of caffeine and up could potentially produce some symptoms of caffeine overdose. Some people feel fine, or their perceived “normal,” drinking around 500 milligrams, while others feel sick and weak very quickly.

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Heart Risk Myths: The Truth About Low-Fat Diets, Cholesterol and More

Posted by on August 5, 2015 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 9 Comments
Heart Risk Myths: The Truth About Low-Fat Diets, Cholesterol and More

From my perspective, there’s simply no doubt that conventional dietary recommendations are largely responsible for many of our current health epidemics, including obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. In essence, the recommendations are converse to the truth. Most doctors recommend a low-fat, high-carb diet and artificially sweetened “diet” foods and beverages to lose weight and protect your heart.

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5 Simple Lifestyle Changes that Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted by on August 3, 2015 in Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
5 Simple Lifestyle Changes that Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Though while it’s seen as irreversible (even though a connection between coconut oil and Alzheimer’s reversal is strong), there are certainly agreed-upon ways to at least prevent this unfortunate disease.

Rest assured, research has shed light on the remarkably simple steps one can take to stave off this life-shattering form of dementia.

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5 Fun Alternatives to Yoga and Meditation For Stress Relief

5 Fun Alternatives to Yoga and Meditation For Stress Relief

Life is full of pressure and frustration; in other words, it’s stressful. Sitting in traffic, racing against deadlines, fighting with loved ones, all of these things make you tense and tired. We are all familiar with the traditional ways to relieve stress such as deep breathing, meditation, exercise and massage but there are also unconventional and fun ways to say goodbye to stress.

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Immunotherapy Is The Future Of Cancer Research: 70% Of Multiple Myeloma Patients Find Recovery With New Treatment

Immunotherapy Is The Future Of Cancer Research: 70% Of Multiple Myeloma Patients Find Recovery With New Treatment

Immunotherapy, or the use of a person’s own immune system to treat an infection or disease, has recently been at the forefront of cancer research. In a new study, researchers found that a form of immunotherapy could produce a “significant clinical response” in 70 percent of patients with a particularly deadly type of cancer known as multiple myeloma. These results not only highlight the potential of this exciting new field but also the importance of further immunotherapy research.

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EPA Fluoride Levels Far Exceed Those Shown to Cause Nerve Damage to Kids

EPA Fluoride Levels Far Exceed Those Shown to Cause Nerve Damage to Kids

For many countries, the allowable level of fluoride in drinking water is 1.5mg/l. This is an arbitrary number that has never been proven to be safe. In fact, even trace amounts of fluoride have been shown to be ‘a functional liability to the nervous system.’ The CDC states that the “EPA’s enforceable standard for fluoride in public water supplies is 4.0 milligrams per liter,” but this far exceeds any safe amount of fluoride that we should be drinking.

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Turmeric May Neutralize Deadly Viral Infections

Turmeric May Neutralize Deadly Viral Infections

A new study published in the journal In Vivo titled,”Curcumin Suppression of Cytokine Release and Cytokine Storm. A Potential Therapy for Patients with Ebola and Other Severe Viral Infections,” has raised an intriguing possibility: that one of the world’s most prized spices could provide an effective treatment against deadly viruses like Ebola that have no known conventional treatment to date.

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4 Powerful Health Benefits of Bentonite Clay

Posted by on July 14, 2015 in Diet, Weight Loss, Obesity, Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
4 Powerful Health Benefits of Bentonite Clay

Dr. Axe: Today, I want to talk to you about the many benefits of bentonite clay, also known as montmorillonite clay. Clay has been used for thousands of years for healing benefits, including supporting skin health, reducing inflammation and especially supporting digestive health as well as detoxifying and cleansing.

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Overhydration Is Potentially Deadly For Athletes, Experts warn

Posted by on July 9, 2015 in Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Overhydration Is Potentially Deadly For Athletes, Experts warn

While the risks of dehydration are well known, new international guidelines seek to protect athletes from the serious health risks associated with drinking too many fluids while exercising — potentially including death. New guidelines: Athletes should drink only when thirsty

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5 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

Posted by on July 5, 2015 in Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
5 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

Since many of you will be traveling this summer — from family visits to international destinations to local parks and cities — I thought I’d share what I’ve learned about taking care of yourself in different environments from living in six cities around the world and traveling to 18 countries.

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How and WHY You Should Plan Your Day Around Your Human Body Energy Clock

How and WHY You Should Plan Your Day Around Your Human Body Energy Clock

The Chinese Body Clock is based on Chinese medicine and the body organ Qi(energy) cycle. It’s the idea that there is a cyclic flow of energy through the body that moves in two hour intervals through the various organ systems.

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4 Lesser-Known Herbal Remedies for Anxiety (Tried and Tested)

4 Lesser-Known Herbal Remedies for Anxiety (Tried and Tested)

Although herbal remedies shouldn’t be solely relied on to treat your anxiety (it is imperative to pair this treatment with behavioral/psychological therapy by yourself or with a professional), it is an effective, cheap and healthy way of supplementing your well-being.

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Think Twice Before Getting a Tattoo: You Could Develop Serious Health Problems

Posted by on June 27, 2015 in Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Think Twice Before Getting a Tattoo: You Could Develop Serious Health Problems

A recent study found that most tattooed people who develop some kind of acute reaction following the invasive procedure also end up developing chronic health problems like constant swelling and infection.

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