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What is Diverticular Disease and What Causes It?

Diverticular disease occurs when pouches (diverticula) in the intestine, usually the large intestine/colon, become inflamed or get remnants of food in them. Everyone has diverticula, it’s just whether or not your will become inflamed AND infected, differing diverticulitis and diverticulosis. Diverticulitis is caused by not eating enough fiber and eating too much of processed foods,…

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Are You Putting Your Son or Daughter At Risk?

Naomi Snell, 28 years old from Melbourne, Australia is the lead of a class action lawsuit against drug maker Merck after having autoimmune and neurological complications after getting the HPV vaccine, Gardasil. After getting the first 3 shots of the vaccine, she started having convulsions, severe neck and back pain, as well as paralysis. She…

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Dangers of Cell Phones

Radiation from cell phones can possibly cause cancer, according to the World Health Organization. The agency now lists mobile phone use in the same “carcinogenic hazard” category as lead, engine exhaust and chloroform. Cell phones emit radiofrequency energy (radio waves), a form of non-ionizing radiation, from their antennas. Tissues nearest to the antenna can absorb…

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Health Benefits of Honey & Cinnamon

Benefits of honey and cinnamon

  Uses of Pure Honey & Cinnamon Honey and cinnamon, when mixed together works like a medicine.  Cinnamon possess essential oils, when when mixed with honey, produces hydrogen peroxide which has the ability to stop the growth of bacteria and fungus.  Honey is also known to enhance the immune system, reduce inflammation, and stimulate cell…

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Weight Loss and Nutrition Response Testing

Weight Loss and nutrition response testing

Americans are more overweight than ever and these issues are affecting both children and adults alike.  There has been an increase in prevalence of heath conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke and arthritis. And it is not a lack of knowledge, we’ve all heard that all we have to do is eat less and…

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How Scars Can Interfere With Healing

Scars on the surface of your skin from past injuries, piercings, surgeries, tattoos, chicken pox, measles, or wisdom teeth extraction have consistently been found to cause disturbances in the functioning of the autonomic nervous system. They need to be properly and thoroughly handled whenever they show up in Nutrition Response Testing in order to attain…

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How Physical Pain is Linked to Emotions

I recall a patient that injured his back when he was a child.  His mother had been in the act of scolding him for climbing a tree when he fell from the tree and injured himself.  She lectured him, saying that he would not have been hurt if he had not disobeyed and had used…

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Natural (Whole Food) versus Synthetic Supplements

While many consumers know there is a difference between synthetic and natural vitamins, many do not know what the difference is.  This article will help you understand why you should be using natural, whole food vitamins instead of synthetic vitamins. The named source of the vitamin is our best clue as to whether or not…

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