Health

"Weighing In" on Obesity

Recently, both the American Medical Association (AMA) and the US Federal Drug Administration have declared obesity a “disease.” Doctors and researchers have known for some time that obesity has a morbidity (causes other diseases) and a mortality (causes death). So how prevalent is obesity and how dangerous is it? The following facts adapted from the

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Vitamin D Supplementation Helps Patients With Heart Failure

Vitamin D is called the “Sunshine Vitamin” because it is naturally made in our skin when we are exposed to ultraviolet B rays found in sunlight. Heart failure patients are often deficient in this vitamin even during the summer months. A new five-year study investigated the potential benefits heart patients experienced when they took vitamin

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Air Pollution – A Toxic Exposure That Can Lead to Ill Health

It comes as no surprise that air pollution is a source of toxic exposure that can lead to ill health. In fact, it’s estimated that 5.5 million people die of diseases attributed to breathing polluted air. I grew up in Los Angeles, California in the 50’s and 60’s when the quality of air in Southern

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Jouve Given Prestigious Designation

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to get safe products into the hands of the consumer and to create organizational accountability. They do this by stringently inspecting products beyond their label and awarding the EWG VERIFIED™ status to those that qualify as safe, pure, and eco-friendly. Recently, the EWG

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We Are What We Eat

We have all heard the expression: “We are what we eat.” In my physiology and nutrition classes I teach at the university, I have, over the years, changed this to “We are what we don’t eat.” This is because the standard American diet is so poor due to our lifestyles, we do not get the

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Vitamin D – More Important Than Just For Bones

Several years ago, I wrote an article about the famous composer Mozart and a possible cause of his premature death – vitamin D deficiency. Basically, a number of physicians have proposed that Mozart actually died of “darkness.” He slept all day long and composed at night. In the long Austrian winter nights with shortened days

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Ladies 3X Weight Loss

Learn why you gain weight Learn why you can’t lose weight Learn why you don’t have to starve yourself or do intensive exercise

Dieting

Men's 3X Fat Loss Program

Shocking Discovery…Lose Weight Without Exercise! Tim Sales has been working underground for 2-years on a Fat Loss system and has broken the code on losing belly fat for a lifetime. His new 3X program will change your life forever. Learn why we eat what we eat Learn which foods store fat Learn which foods burn

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Reasons not to drink bottled water

There are many reasons why you shouldn’t drink bottled water. Some range from the effects on the environment, to the cost of bottled water compared to tap water, to the safety of bottled water and also to the regulation of bottled water. Let’s look at some of these reasons in more detail. There are contaminants

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Could the drugs in our water cause autism?

There have been numerous articles and research dealing with water and water pollution recently. Studies have shown that fresh water sources contain pharmaceutical drugs ranging from birth control drugs to medications for high cholesterol or high blood pressure. Several years ago, it was reported that the estrogen content of a lake in the Upper Midwest