Monthly Archives: January 2016

6 Nutrient Deficiencies that Can Cause Depression & Mood Disorders

imagesDid you know simply nutrient deficiencies can drastically increase your chances of having depression and other mood disorders? Nutrient-related disorders are always treatable and deficiencies are usually curable.

The good news is that there are ways to confront these deficiencies. You can work with an integrative health physician to determine where your nutrition levels are and how you can counteract the associated effects.

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How Doctors Use Vitamin C Against Lead Poisoning

VitaminC-letterWe hear about the hazards of lead. We know that lead poisoning can cause severe mental retardation. Lead has been clearly linked with Alzheimer’s disease. We have been told to avoid lead in our homes and in our water, and to clean up lead pollution of our environment. But we have not been told how to remove it from our bodies.

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This is what happens when you become deficient in these 3 minerals

Zinc-PillsIf you are feeling unwell, chances are you are suffering from a toxic body burden and nutrient deficiency. When these two factors team up, you can be assured that the host is going to be in for a lot of pain and suffering, and for the long haul if they can’t get to the root of their problems.

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Broccoli fights cancer and reduces your risk of developing arthritis

two-heads-of-broccoliA cruciferous vegetable loathed by many children, broccoli can take some getting used to. But the sooner your palate learns to enjoy its taste, the better, because you don’t want to miss out on this vegetable’s remarkable health benefits.

An astounding 30 percent of all cancers are connected to what a person eats.

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Herbs to treat inflammation: The 10 most powerful natural medicines that really work

20120625-black-pepper-tasting-lampongOftentimes, the knee-jerk reaction of the medical community to inflammation is to dole out drugs to reduce it. In fact, there is a whole classification of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, available by prescription and over-the-counter. NSAIDs are associated with a variety of risks, according to new labeling by the U.S.

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A pinch of turmeric a day keeps the memory loss away

turmeric-depressionEating a single gram of turmeric each day could cause short-term memory improvements in people predisposed to memory loss, according to a study conducted by researchers from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, and several Taiwanese research institutes, and published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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The Marshmallow Herb: The Incredible Sweet Herb That Can Do Anything From Fighting Inflammation To Healing UTIs

440The marshmallow herb is new to me, but this sweet and delicate herb has been used for centuries to cure many different diseases. I always love learning about herbs, plants, fruits, and vegetables that can help cure a multitude of issues. The marshmallow herb is definitely a plant that can be used for many different purposes.

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Supplement Bashing on PBS Latest Hatchet-Job to Air Jan 19

225px-pbs_1971_id.svg_It may be time for some extra niacin. PBS FRONTLINE has advertised a program teaser for “Supplements and Safety” that proves, if nothing else, that yellow journalism still attracts viewers. Prepare to be presented with the same old anti-vitamin saws dressed up as sensational,

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Ten herbs that will annihilate cold and flu viruses naturally!

Common colds are the main reason why children and adults miss school an work.  Adults get an average of 2-3 colds per year and children often have more.  Colds are commonly shared in the winter and the spring but are possible to get any time of year.(1)

Four out of ten adults use alternative remedies to fight illness!

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Seven Serious Signs You are Deficient in Vitamin D

sweatinghThe National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey reported that 70 percent of children, ages six to eleven, are deficient or insufficient in vitamin D.  Researchers estimate that 50 percent of the general population is at risk for vitamin D deficiency. (1)

Seventy percent of children,

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Warning: E-Cigarettes Cause Incurable Lung Disease (That’s NOT Cancer)

A lot of people I know have been switching over to these e-cigarettes because they think it’s healthier than the regular cancer-causing cigarettes. Think again, please don’t put this stuff anywhere near your body! Please SHARE and spread the word 


E-cigarettes are often touted as a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes,

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7 Good Foods for Pancreatic Health

Blausen_0699_PancreasAnatomy2The pancreas plays many important roles in keeping you healthy:

  • It produces several enzymes which are essential for you to digest protein and fats in the food you intake;
  • The enzymes it producing are essential for your body to reduce inflammation that caused by toxins and infections;

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