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Infectious Disease

From the Fat Flush Grapevine

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Get the lowdown on produce codes. Eat clean. Eat organic. Avoid genetically modified foods. These are the “new rules of health” championed for years by the Fat Flush Plan. How can you tell what is healthy food-wise? A little-known secret is that produce is labeled with a coded sticker that tells you not only if it is organic versus conventionally grown, but if it is genetically modified (GM). The trick Read More

What’s the Deal with GMO Labeling?

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Q&A with Melissa Diane Smith, author of Going Against GMOs. October is Non-GMO Awareness Month, a time designed to increase awareness and education about the many issues surrounding genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in our food. One of those issues is how to avoid GMOs when we shop for food. A new GMO labeling law was signed into law this summer. At first that sounds like positive news for American consumers Read More

Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy: Medicine of the Future

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A guest blog by Laura Fristoe, Director of Marketing at IMAC Regeneration Centers. Are you disappointed with your doctor’s recommendations for prescription medicine to treat your pain? Are you frustrated that the only option you’ve been given for improving your mobility is surgery? Have you or someone you love given up on ever having a good quality of life as you suffer from Parkinson’s Disease or Multiple Sclerosis? You are not Read More

Could Fungus Be the Root Cause of Mystery Illnesses?

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The top 3 antifungals already in your spice cabinet. I just celebrated another birthday and this time of year always gives me pause to reflect. One thing I’m most grateful for is my incredible inner circle of remarkably knowledgeable, insightful friends. My friend, television host of “Know the Cause” and best-selling author, Doug Kaufmann—whom I regard as a pioneer and a trendsetter—had the best antidote of all for aging: he recently Read More

Travel Alert: Parasite Prevention You Must Do

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Follow these tips to bring home only memories. Your “healthy” sunscreen is packed. CHECK! Your wide brimmed hat is in the bag. CHECK! Even healthy snacks are now part of your travel accompaniments. But there’s one thing I bet will be forgotten on far too many of the approximately 1.7 billions trips  taken this year. No matter where your travels may lead you (even here in the USA) you need to be proactive Read More

Is it Safe to Drink the Water?

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Simple steps to purify the toxins you can’t see. We know that water is critical to our health and that our bodies are composed of over half water. In our toxic world with continually emerging news of contamination, we may be wondering what’s hiding itself in this clear liquid, what it’s doing to our bodies, and if there are any safe sources left. Most of us would cringe at the Read More

Nature’s Answer to Cancer

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The miracle cure I stumbled across on vacation. When I boarded the plane to St. Thomas, one of the beautiful Virgin Islands in the Caribbean, I had no idea what an unexpected discovery I’d be making! It had been a good 15 years since my last “real vacation,” and it was long overdue. I was looking forward to some relaxation on white sands, dips in the sparking blue water and Read More

Viral Vigilance

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10 Steps to Outsmart a Virus Viruses are everywhere in the news these days—and not just Ebola. Ten states have reported an outbreak of a mysterious flu-like virus causing severe respiratory illness in kids.  Enterovirus is now being investigated. In Kansas City, Missouri alone, more than 300 cases of respiratory illnesses were reported last month, according to the state Department of Health. In about 15% of the cases, children were placed Read More

When Digestive Acid Is Actually Good For You…

The right pH—especially in the stomach—goes a long way toward promoting wellness. You can’t turn on the TV without hearing about the dangers of too much stomach acid. But research reports that a little acidity helps protect humans from numerous diseases and unwanted conditions. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs)—like those purple pills you hear so much about on television—have been associated with pneumonia in a number of studies. That’s because stomach acid Read More

How Safe is Your Drinking Water?

H20 can equate to amoeba, pesticides, birth control pills, and rocket fuel. You probably know your tap water isn’t the best, but you might be surprised to hear that there may be more than 60,000 different chemicals in our water—like thyroid-impairing chlorine, fluoride, brominated byproducts, perchlorate (an ingredient found in rocket fuel), and heavy metals like iron, lead, mercury, cadmium, copper, and aluminum. And, the EPA only protects us from about 100 of these contaminants! According Read More