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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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How Can Gingivitis Cause Heart Disease

I’m not a dentist, so sometimes my patients are surprised when I tell them I want to look at their teeth and gums. Here’s why I do it… Your mouth is an early warning system for serious conditions throughout your body. Whatever is going on with your oral health gives me a pretty good idea of what’s going on with …

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How To Help Improve The Lives Of Children In Africa

Every year around this time, I think about all the things in my life that I’m grateful for. I have an incredible, loving family, a fantastic staff, and a lot of wonderful, close friends. There’s no doubt I’ve been very blessed. The rugged landscape of Uganda is home to amazing wildlife – as well as healing herbs, roots and plants. …

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How To Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke

Italy's Emma Morano will be celebrating her 117th birthday at the end of this month. She's the oldest living person in the world. And when she was asked what her secret to longevity was, she didn't miss a beat. Her answer? She eats two or three eggs every day.  I'm not at all surprised by Emma's long, healthy life. People …

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Galangal: Boost Your Brain Power and Memory

Of the top 10 causes of death in America, Alzheimer's disease is the only one that can't be prevented, cured or slowed. At least that's what mainstream doctors in the West will tell you… But try telling that to the people of Bali. The galangal root is similar to ginger, but it has a bit more bite. Some people describe …

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Curcumin: The Natural Alternative To Antibiotic Ointment

Drug-resistant infections are expected to kill more people than cancer by 2050.1 Over 2 million people get antibiotic-resistant infections every year in America. And 23,000 die. That’s because after decades of overuse, antibiotics have lost their power to fight infections. And the more they’re prescribed, the worse the problem is getting. Even over-the-counter antibiotic creams like Neosporin are contributing to …

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Boost Your Testosterone With PACE

If your sex drive is in low gear, there's a good chance you have low testosterone. And that's true whether you're a man or a woman. Now, a lot of "experts" will tell you that one of the best ways to boost testosterone is to get out and "exercise." There may be some kernel of truth there, but the problem …

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Side Effects of Prescription Drugs on the Body

One of the biggest problems with medical drugs is that even when they “fix” a problem, they often create another one. And what do you think the medical industry’s solution for that new problem is? That’s right… another drug. Just look at antidepressants… A solid 10% of Americans take these drugs. So chances you or someone you know is on …

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Natural Herbs for Pain Relief

When I was in medical school, doctors only wrote prescriptions for opioid painkillers for terminal cancer patients, surgical patients and critical emergencies. That's because they knew these drugs were lethal. Opioids come from the same poppy plant used to make opium and heroin. And just like those addictive street drugs, the risk of getting hooked on them is extremely high. …

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How To Boost Melatonin Naturally

Most people know melatonin as the sleep hormone. And that’s right. It helps your body cycle down every night so you can rest. But melatonin is so much more than that… It’s also one of your body’s most powerful cancer killers. Studies show melatonin boosts the immune system. It protects against the toxic side effects of chemo and radiation. It …