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Detoxification, toxins, cleanse, liver, heavy metals, detox kits, alcohol, herbs, laxatives, detox and skin, fatigue

July 9th, 2010

There is evidence that the body is exposed to chemical like pesticides, heavy metals, solvents in the workplace. Toxins are associated with developmental and neurological problems. There is evidence that these toxins are in our bodies. Spring time is traditionally is the best time to do a cleanse or “detox” because there is a great [...]

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Food allergy, food sensitivity, food intolerance, testing, elimination diet, treatment

June 8th, 2010

What is food intolerance? Food intolerance is a non-allergic hypersensitivity to food that leads to certain negative physiological responses. Such as intolerance to lactose(dairy), fructose, wheat and sulfite sensitivity. How is it different from food allergy? Food allergy is known as a true allergy, one where the body produces elevated IgE levels in response to [...]

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Antibiotics and overuse, side effects, pregnancy, immune system, resistance, candida/yeast

April 3rd, 2010

Introduction Antibiotics have saved countless lives since the discovery of penicillin in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming.  But now there is a growing concern that overuse of antibiotics can lead to unnecessary side effects and the development of drug resistant bacteria such as MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus).  MRSA has become the most common organism responsible [...]

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How to get better sleep and treat insomnia, tips on getting better sleep habits, how to relax and get ready to sleep, what can interfere with sleep, sleepy, not sleepy, can’t sleep

March 21st, 2010

Do you take your worries to bed with you? Do you toss and turn during your sleep?  Wake up not refreshed or tired? Sound sleep is a under appreciated repair mechanism for your body. It is likely that you only appreciate good sleep when you no longer have it. If you don’t sleep well, then [...]

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Food is Medicine (Health and Nutrition)

February 11th, 2010

Hippocrates, the father of medicine, once said “let food be your medicine and medicine be your food”. Here are some facts: four of the ten leading causes of death in US and Canada – heart diseases, cancer, stroke and diabetes are linked to the way we eat and what we eat. Diet also contributes to [...]

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