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How to Make Sure Your Echinacea Really Works

If you use herbal cures, echinacea is probably one of your go-to items. A National Center for Health Statistics survey found that echinacea was the most popular natural product on the market. If you’ve heard that echinacea doesn’t work, it may be because it wasn’t being used for the right thing. For example, an often touted study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, said that Echinacea didn’t work any better than a placebo, but the study looked at how well echinacea could prevent a person from contracting a…

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If You Have Stomach Troubles Knowing What FODMAPS Is Could Help

You’ve likely never heard of FODMAPS. Chances are you will in the near future, and that’s because FODMAPS is the new “Gluten Free.” Or it could be. The reason the Gluten Free diet exploded in popularity is because many people who switched to it began to feel better. Their symptoms of bloating, gas, diarrhea, mind fog, etc. began to go away. But this wasn’t true of all people who went gluten free. Some ditched the gluten and still felt terrible, and they didn’t know why. The reason might be they…

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New Study – Natural Cure Helps Smokers Quit

You may be familiar with the many benefits of fish oil. Eating fatty fishes like Wild Alaskan Salmon, Arctic Char, Atlantic Mackerel, Sardines, Black Cod, Anchovies, Farmed Rainbow Trout, Albacore Tuna, Pacific Halibut, as well as oysters and mussels may help with many common health issues: May help lower cholesterol, tryglicerides, LDLs and blood pressure, while increasing HDL. May help to break up clots before they damage to the heart or brain. May help prevent breast, colon, and prostate cancers. May help regulate inflammation. May improve memory, reasoning, and the…

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Why Being Optimistic Could Save Your Life

In the realm of medicine, observational studies show how one condition can be correlated to another condition. One of the more encouraging observational studies to make the news is how optimism can actually have a beneficial boost on your health. At least that’s what’s been shown by more than a handful of studies. What researchers have been able to determine is those who are optimistic generally have better health than those who aren’t. In particular they’ve been able to notice that their hearts and their immune systems work in an…

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Evidence Shows This Common Beverage Can Help Fight Cancer

What you may or may not know is what you drink can have a pretty significant affect on your health. What researchers have found is there’s a particular drink, an ancient beverage, that’s quite adept at helping improve health in a really big way. The beverage in question is green tea. The reason green tea is receiving so much love from researchers is because of a group of flavonoids called catechins. In particular is the catechin known as Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG). EGCG is an antioxidant, and as you know antioxidants have…

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The Hidden and Deadly Dangers of America’s Most Common Pain Killer

Odds are you have some of this in a medicine cabinet at this very moment. And whether you realize it or not, every dose you take, or hand out to loved ones, could be potentially life threatening. The drug in question is acetaminophen. You might know it by its brand name of Tylenol. Whatever you call it, this drug is one of the most problematic in the world. Mainly because of its pervasiveness as well as the wealth of misinformation surrounding it. The reason acetaminophen is so dangerous is because…

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Buyer Beware! Supplements from Well-Known Stores Found to be Fake!

The New York Attorney General has sent “cease-and-desist” letters to GNC, Target, Walgreens, and Walmart, demanding that they remove certain herbal supplements from NY stores. The letters cite independent tests that showed the supplements do not contain the plant materials that are listed on their labels. According to the tests, only 21% of the tested material contained DNA from plants matching the labels. The products contained, instead, worthless or potentially harmful contaminants, such as rice powder and house plant DNA. The AG hired Dr. James A. Schulte II of Clarkson…

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