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CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta Gets H1N1

How Was His Illness Treated? CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta recently contracted H1NI, the so called (misnamed) “Swine Flu”, while on assignment in Afghanistan.  It was tough going for Dr. Gupta and his cameraman, Scottie McWhinnie, who also succumbed to this flu, but after a few days of wrenching coughs, shivers, fever and […]

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Subsidized Taste Buds Ruin Health Care Reform

Agribusiness Subsidies Produce the Food that Makes Us Fat… And Fat Makes Us Chronically Ill. I CONTEND, along with many smarter than me, that nothing can significantly improve the health care system in America if the epidemic of chronic disease linked to diet is not reversed. As Michael Pollen, the Professor of Journalism at UC […]

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86 Year-old Billionaire’s Recipe for Longevity

David Murdock has spent millions of his fortune to discover which foods are the most nutrient dense and healthiest on the planet.  He practices what he preaches: at 86, Murdock enjoys excellent health and expects to live a lot longer. Find out what is his recipe for longevity. (See chart below.) FORBES ESTIMATES David H. […]

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Dr. Weil on Larry King: What to Do about the Swine Flu

[9/11/09 Update: Just found this Q&A with Dr. Weil that gets into worthwhile details about how to avoid the flu, supplements for kids, how to evaluate if you should inoculate and more.] ONE OF my favorite health advisors was on Larry King last night.  As usual, Dr. Andrew Weil, was spot on with his comments […]

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How Sugary Is Your Blood?

Keep The Glucose Spikes Outta Your Blood I GUESS it could be said (cause I’m about to say it) that a good diet is one that accounts for blood sugar (aka “glucose”) control. Controlling blood sugar via your diet necessitates understanding how the carbohydrates you eat effect your blood sugar. Enter the Glycemic Index (“GI”).

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Urinary and Kidney Health… Don’t Get Stoned!

You pay a painful price for a poor diet should it impact your kidneys by causing kidney stones. (Watch videos below) LIKE WITH the liver, the key to kidney health — beyond a good diet (extremely important) and exercise — are supplements that cleanse, restore and maintain.  Toxins need to be flushed out.  Heavy metals […]

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Some Help for Weight Management

  Supplement For An Extra Nudge THERE WAS a time when a certain amount of corpulence was favored by society.  If you were fat it meant that you had enough wealth to eat whilst the peasants were near starving, and accordingly, quite skinny. Oh, if only such antediluvian norms could return.  Just think of how […]

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The Best Vitamins and Minerals — Some Powerful Insurance

Why Take Them At All? Supplements reviewed here: Three Best Vitamins and Minerals, Resveratrol, Vitamin D3, Ultimate Greens, Acetyl L-Carnitine, R Lipoic Acid, and Krill Oil. NOW THIS is one big catch-all bucket.  Most everything fits in this “Vitamins and Minerals” category, but there are a few gems that I’d like to point out, but […]

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Envision Good Eyesight

(Watch the Video Below) THANKFULLY, SCIENCE has produced such effective sight-improvement technologies that we barely blink when our eyesight fades.  A quick visit to the optometrist and a whole new finely delineated world appears before you. (Update: Read about the new National Eye Institute study.) I have yet to succumb to that.  Could be that […]

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Detoxifying Your Way to Nirvana

  Few Things You Can Do Are So Worthwhile     It can be as simple as taking a few herb tablets. [Make sure you check out Drs. Mercola and Yu’s Ultimate Chemical, Heavy Metal Detox.] THIS IS a favorite topic of mine.  Part of my health philosophy posits that it’s less than optimal to […]

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