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The Effects of B12 Deficiency

Metformin is Big Pharma's pride and joy when it comes to diabetes. Over 120 million diabetics take this drug to try to control their blood sugar. Even anti-aging doctors have gotten on the bandwagon. They think metformin is a wonder drug. My colleagues keep asking me when I'm going to start prescribing it. Short-term, drugs can be a lifesaver. But …

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How BPA Exposure Lowers Vitamin D Levels

What do breast cancer, ADHD, diabetes, male fertility and autism have in common? They're very different conditions, but they've all been linked to a toxic group of chemicals called phthalates that we're all exposed to every day. Phthalates are in everything from food packaging to personal care products to dental fillings. In fact, they're so common in our environment that …

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Where Nutrients Come From

The world we live in is nothing like the environment our ancient ancestors thrived in. In their world, they got all the nutrients they needed from food. Toxic Food The commercially processed meats we eat are loaded with toxins. Our soil has lost nutrients at a staggering rate. And this decline in soil quality is robbing our food of all …

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How Ketosis Diet Works

When it comes to weight loss, it’s not the amount of calories you consume that’s most important, but how your body uses them. Over the long run, this difference in what your body “decides” to do with the calories you eat makes all the difference. What is ketosis? Ketosis is a metabolic process that happens when the body does not …

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How Much Omega-3 vs Omega-6

All the so-called “nutrition experts” telling us to eat unsaturated fats instead of saturated fats are missing the point. There are natural saturated fats that are perfectly healthy to eat… and manufactured unsaturated fats that are at the root cause of many of our health problems. That’s because it’s the ratio of omega-6 fats and omega-3 fats in our modern …

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Can You Really Bottle Energy?

You see it almost everywhere these days — energy drinks that advertise the wonder of B vitamins. And they all claim to give you the energy boost to get you through your day. Sadly, it’s a big marketing ploy. The quick energy in these drinks usually comes from their high sugar and synthetic caffeine content. It’s true that B vitamins …

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Tom Brady’s Paleo Diet Secret

I’m writing this letter to you from my home away from home in Kampala, Uganda. But even here, in the heart of Africa, there’s talk of NFL football and the Super Bowl. If Tom Brady gets to the “big game” again, he’d become the only athlete to play in seven Super Bowls. At 38 years old, he’s already a four-time …

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The Next New Fat

Talk to a certified “dietitian,” and you might come away with the idea that nutrition is a complete, and finished area of science. To hear them tell the story, you’d think everything has been figured out. No surprises, no new discoveries. Of course, that’s how most mainstream doctors and researchers look at the world. Like they already know everything there …