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Calcium supplements

Anyone who has listened to David Wolfe’s Longevity Now! Program, or been to one of his live events, would be familiar with his stance on calcium supplements and the danger they pose to our health. We have been told for decades we need extra calcium to support our bones and prevent osteoporosis, however nothing could
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Happy New Year 2012

by Leisa on January 1, 2012

Oh my goodness, where did 2011 go? It’s a very surreal feeling – on one hand I felt like the year just flashed by – and on the other I look at all that happened last year and am amazed at how much I managed to fit into it! It was certainly one of the
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The Terrible Thyroid Scandal

by Leisa on November 3, 2011

One of my pet subjects is anything and everything to do with thyroid health – having suffered from an underactive thyroid myself – I know how incredibly debilitating it can be to live with a thyroid that isn’t functioning well, and I have enormous empathy for anyone who has a problem in this area. Some
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Gut Instinct

by Leisa on November 1, 2011

I really enjoyed this article – it confirmed something I already knew, and that was that dysbiosis, or imbalances in gut bacteria, can cause problems with mood, such as depression. Knowing that many of our brain chemicals are produced in out digestive tract, it makes sense that  a disruption of the good bacteria can influence
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The Rejection of Alternative Healing

by Leisa on October 30, 2011

The Rejection of Alternative Healing The mainstream medical establishment’s rejection of alternative healing not only flies in the face of hundreds and even thousands of years of history, it also flies in the face of good science. History has taught us time and again that the science of today is often found lacking tomorrow. Apparently,
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Dumb and Dumber Awards for 2009

by Leisa on January 3, 2010

(Natural News) Some of the health-related events that took place in 2009 were so stupid they deserve an award. So as a service to our comedy-minded readers, we’ve put together the “Dumb and Dumber and Dumberer” awards covering the dumbest things we’ve seen in the health industry throughout 2009. Let’s begin with the American Cancer Society
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