Tag: Dr. Mercola

Why Maintaining Muscle Mass is Essential and How to Avoid Losing it As You Age (Video)

Why Maintaining Muscle Mass is Essential and How to Avoid Losing it As You Age (Video)

Chronological aging begins at birth, and you can’t stop the clock from ticking. However, there’s also biological aging, and evidence suggests the aging of your cells can indeed be slowed, and in some cases even reversed.

This is particularly true of muscle tissue, which can be regenerated even at an advanced age with the appropriate diet and exercise. Your muscles are also responsible for keeping your metabolic system intact, and maintaining muscle mass helps protect you against metabolic and hormonal decline, obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

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Acclaimed Documentary Exposes Consequences of Eating Too Much Sugar – Dr. Mercola

Posted by on June 4, 2017 in Diet, Weight Loss, Obesity, Health with 0 Comments
Acclaimed Documentary Exposes Consequences of Eating Too Much Sugar – Dr. Mercola

In “That Sugar Film,” Damon Gameau’s conducted an experiment during which he consumed the average amount of sugar eaten daily by Australians, which amounts to 160 grams or about 40 teaspoons. Surprisingly, Gameau didn’t feast on junk food all day to reach his goal. Instead, he ate commonly sold processed foods, many of which are marketed as healthy, such as fruit juice, yogurt and energy drinks. Dr. Mercola discusses the shocking negative impact on Gameau’s health and provides additional, supporting documentation.

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Can You Really Get Fit in Six Minutes Per Week?

Posted by on May 28, 2017 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 0 Comments
Can You Really Get Fit in Six Minutes Per Week?

The key that opens the proverbial door to all of HIIT’s health benefits is to make sure the intensity is high enough. You need to give it all you’ve got, but only for about 30 seconds, repeated four to six times with a minute or so recovery time in between sprints.

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New Documentary “Stink” Exposes Toxic Household Products

Posted by on April 9, 2017 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 1 Comment
New Documentary “Stink” Exposes Toxic Household Products

“Stink” exposes manufacturers, with the aggressive backing of the chemical industry, who routinely conceal thousands of potentially toxic ingredients in the baby care, household and personal care products you and your family use every day.

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The Surprising Truth: Is It Safe To Cook With Aluminum Foil?

Written by on April 8, 2017 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
The Surprising Truth: Is It Safe To Cook With Aluminum Foil?

Found in more than cooking foil, learn how aluminum has been long known to be neurotoxic. Mounting evidence indicates chronic exposure is a factor in many neurological diseases, including dementia, autism, and Parkinson’s disease.

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How to Get the Very Best Results from Your Push-Ups with Routines for Beginners to Advanced

Posted by on March 3, 2017 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 3 Comments
How to Get the Very Best Results from Your Push-Ups with Routines for Beginners to Advanced

There are so many ways to vary the intensity and level of difficulty of a push-up – it’s an exercise you can keep in your repertoire more or less indefinitely without hitting a plateau. I personally do 25 pushups twice a day.

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Choose Conscious Health & Well-Being In 2017 With Dr. Mercola’s Top 20 Health Tips From 2016

Choose Conscious Health & Well-Being In 2017 With Dr. Mercola’s Top 20 Health Tips From 2016

It’s that time again — time to embrace a new year and a fresh start in our continued journey toward a healthier, happier life. Begin 2017 consciously empowered and with these top 20 health tips from 2016.

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How Earthing Can Do Wonders For Your Overall Health

How Earthing Can Do Wonders For Your Overall Health

Dr. James Oschman is an expert in the field of energy medicine, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biophysics and a PhD in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh. As an author of a number of books, he is widely recognized as an authority in the biophysics of energy medicine. In this interview he discusses the practice of “earthing,” or grounding.

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Resveratrol May Offer Protection Against Alzheimer’s (Video)

Posted by on August 11, 2016 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 2 Comments
Resveratrol May Offer Protection Against Alzheimer’s (Video)

If you want to boost your consumption of resveratrol, stick with natural sources like whole grape skins, raspberries, and mulberries.

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Coke Illegally Claims Diet Soda Can Combat Obesity (Aspartame Linked to Autism!)

Coke Illegally Claims Diet Soda Can Combat Obesity (Aspartame Linked to Autism!)

The artificial sweetener aspartame is typically used to sweeten so-called “diet” foods and beverages in lieu of sugar (or high fructose corn syrup, HFCS) — the idea being that consuming fewer calories will result in weight loss. However, research has completely demolished this notion, showing that artificial sweeteners actually have the converse effect; they lower appetite suppressant chemicals and encourage sugar cravings and sugar dependence, thereby raising your odds of unwanted weight gain.

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How Rockefeller’s Oil Industry Conquered Medicine, Finance & Agriculture

How Rockefeller’s Oil Industry Conquered Medicine, Finance & Agriculture

From farm to pharmaceutical, diesel truck to dinner plate, pipeline to plastic product, it is impossible to think of an area of our modern-day lives that is not affected by the petrochemical industry. The story of oil is the story of the modern world. And this is the story of those who helped shape that world, and how the oil-igarchy they created is on the verge of monopolizing life itself.

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Dr. Mercola Says Annual Physicals May Do More Harm Than Good (Video)

Dr. Mercola Says Annual Physicals May Do More Harm Than Good (Video)

America spends more per capita on health care than any other developed nation, yet Americans are among the sickest citizens of the developed world, ranking only 50th worldwide for life expectancy.

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Should You Follow the Five-Second Rule for Food?

Posted by on October 29, 2015 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 13 Comments
Should You Follow the Five-Second Rule for Food?

The five-second rule posits that if you drop a piece of food on the floor and pick it up fast enough – say within five seconds of it touching the floor – it’s still safe to eat.

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The 11 Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies and How to Avoid Them

Posted by on October 20, 2015 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 2 Comments
The 11 Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies and How to Avoid Them

As much as possible, try getting the nutrients your body needs from whole foods.

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New Report Says Chemicals Threaten Human Reproduction (Plus Tips on How to Avoid Them)

Posted by on October 15, 2015 in Environment with 4 Comments
New Report Says Chemicals Threaten Human Reproduction (Plus Tips on How to Avoid Them)

At present, there are some 85,000 chemicals in use in the US, and no one knows exactly how many may act as hormone disruptors as the vast majority of these chemicals have not undergone safety testing.

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