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    Food Combining

    Has anyone found success with food combining? I'm thinking of trying it to improve digestion. I'm skeptical of it because it seems an unnatural way to eat and I'm hesitant to try it to see if it works because it's a pain. I read Dr. Mercola's article on Dr. Pickering's information on it but...
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    Probiotic 'side effects'

    I thought this was a good article on what you may experience when taking probiotics and the reasons why.
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    Vitamin C and Vitamin C

    So, I'm so excited to post this. I took 5,000 milligrams of Vitamin C and 40,000 IUs of Vitamin D in divided doses every day for six months or so during this past winter. I took it so that I wouldn't get flus or colds. Well, I didn't get any. This is the first time since 1997 that I haven't...
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    Pasteurized milk vs raw milk circa 1954

    I just had to post this. I ran across this statement in Pearl S. Buck's autobiography, My Several Worlds, page 383, published in 1954: "To live in the country and drink pasteurized milk, as one must in the city, seemed absurd. The precious vitamins of raw milk, so essential to children, are...
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    The Problem with Modern Wheat

    How Wheat (and Gluten) Triggers Weight Gain, Prediabetes, Diabetes and More This new modern wheat may look like wheat, but it is different in three important ways that all drive obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, dementia and more. It contains a Super Starch – amylopectin A that is super...
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    Who Sent in These Clowns?

    From HSI newsletter, January 16th, 2012 Dear Reader, Are cherries unapproved drugs? That might sound like a trick question, unless the question is being asked in a conference room at the FDA. Cherries contain antioxidants and other anti-inflammatory components. The scientific...
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    Mercury Emissions Regulations

    EDITORIAL: Mercury falling Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio 12-27-11 Dec. 26--The Obama White House hardly delivered a surprise with its new limits on emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants from the nation's coal- and oil-burning power plants. The rules have been 20 years in the making...
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    Girls, early puberty and flame retardants

    Check out what happened in 1973 in Michigan: Flame retardants are still in baby products:
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    Online vitamin shops

    I notice a lot of people here buy from iherb. Why do you like it? I've used Total Health because they have a huge selection and great prices but their service is poor so I'm looking for another main shop to switch to. I use a lot of supplements and have bought a lot from Total Health over...
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    Surviving a Hospital Stay

    From Life Extension on 10/27/11 from an article by Karen Garloch in The Charlotte Observer, N.C. on 10-17-11:
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    Ginger Salad Dressing

    Benihana Ginger Salad Dressing 1/2 cup minced onion 1/2 cup peanut oil 1/3 cup rice vinegar 2 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger 2 tablespoons minced celery 2 tablespoons ketchup 4 teaspoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons sugar or natural sweetener 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon...
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    Environmental Documentaries

    I've been watching a lot of Environmental Documentaries lately. It's a little depressing to see how messed up the earth is, but very informative. Two I found excellent are: Gasland - about Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking), natural gas extraction. This film shows the damage fracking is doing...
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    High Sodium-Low Potassium is Heart Risk, Not High Sodium

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers followed the diets and medical records of more than 12,000 adults for an average of about 15 years. Those who had the highest sodium intake and lowest potassium intake had the highest risk of dying from a cardiovascular event or illness...
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    Tea Mechanism in Preventing Auto Immune Disease Uncovered
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    Dirty trick to get kids to take Gardisil

    From HSI newsletter:
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    E3 Live Blue-Green Algae

    This looks like a good product--it's frozen so that it's a live food and it's naturally used to being frozen and unfrozen on Klamath Lake where it's harvested so freezing it does not damage it. Here's some info from Also, there's a good...
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    Latent Tuberculosis

    Anyone had this or know anything about it? My husband just found out he has it. His doctor wanted to give him something called Isoniazid but he's trying MMS first.
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    Detox Foot Bath

    Here's my mother-in-law's story: Her doctors told her that she has kidney damage from the blood pressure drugs she's been taking for a number of years and that she would have to go on dialysis soon. She told her nephrologist she wanted to try natural remedies first and he agreed, saying he was...
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    Calming effect of L-Theanine in Green Tea

    So this explains why I feel relaxed AND alert after drinking green tea! L-Theanine: How a Unique Anxiety Reducer and Mood Enhancer Increases Alpha Waves and Alertness as seen in Infinite Play the Movie by Carolyn Perrini, CLS, CNC Hundreds of studies exist showing the many health benefits...
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    Mercury A Likely Cause for Alzheimer's

    Research Shows Mercury is a Likely Cause for Alzheimer's Disease Business Wire 11-15-10 In an article to be published in the November 15th issue of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, researchers have found that mercury is likely to be one of the multiple causes of Alzheimer's disease...