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Food nutrition labeling, MSG, Sodium, Potassium

January 26th, 2010

It’s not surprising that parents are being misled by food nutrition labels. In fact most “nutrition” labels should just be called food labels, since most products that come out of a box seldom resemble nutritious food. Everyone knows that nutritious food comes from real, fresh ingredients and home-made cooking, if we take into account moderation [...]

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High blood pressure and dark chocolate not milk chocolate

December 15th, 2009

Another note about high blood pressure. It improves with dark chocolate. Dark chococalte has many heart benefits. Likely due to the high polyphenol content and antioxidant status. Milk chocolate did not show those benefits since the milk protein binds to the polyphenols and decreases absorption in the body. In the one study they compared dark chocolate [...]

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Hypertension or High Blood Pressure, Lifestyle and Natural Treament

December 2nd, 2009

Hypertension or high blood pressure is one of the leading causes of disability or death, due to stroke, heart attack, and kidney failure. Hypertension is the force of blood against your artery walls. The first number is systolic(when the heart beats)and the second number is diastolic(when the heart relaxes between beats) they are measured in mmHg and [...]

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Natural Acne Treatment, What is acne? Who gets acne? What causes acne? Acne and diet, Herbs, Topical Treatment

November 25th, 2009

What is acne? Acne vulgaris is a common skin disorder with inflammation of the pilosebaceous glands, the glands responsible for producing oil for the hair. The secretions of the sebaceous glands is called sebum. When the sebum gets blocked in the hair follicle pores, it forms acne.  Propionibacterium acnes is a bacteria that grows in [...]

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Menopause Natural Treatment, Menopause symptoms, Changes in Menopause, Mental, emotional, and Mood changes, Naturopathic therapies for Menopause, Menopause and nutrition Menopause and supplements, Menopause and Herbs, Menopause and Natural Hormones, Hormone Replacement

November 18th, 2009

Menopause is defined as the cessation of menses (periods) which is caused by the body’s decreased production of sex hormones (ie. estrogen and progesterone).  For many women the start of menopause is typically between ages 50 and 55, but some women may notice changes before then. MENOPAUSAL SYMPTOMS: Women may experience anywhere from a few [...]

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