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  • How Doctors in Australia are Making Knee Replacement a Thing of the Past Read more >

    How Doctors in Australia are Making Knee Replacement a Thing of the Past

    In a groundbreaking development, Australian surgeons are using stem cells to regrow damaged knee cartilage. Two separate Melbourne-based clinical trials have been highly successful. Doctors hope the research will soon make joint replacements obsolete. The studies involved 70 patients. In early results, 50 percent of patients treated experienced a 75 percent reduction in pain and […]

  • What’s Wrong with the Staff of Life? Read more >

    What’s Wrong with the Staff of Life?

    Traditionally, wheat bread has been seen as a foundational food, the “staff of life.” But today’s wheat is different, genetically and biologically, than the wheat used prior to the 1960s. Previous generations used to consume ancient varieties of wheat such as Emmer, Einkorn and Kamut. Today’s bread is made from high-yield dwarf wheat, a product […]

  • Why Use Probiotics? Read more >

    Why Use Probiotics?

    A healthy gut is absolutely necessary to a healthy body, and in order to have a healthy gut, you must maintain a healthy balance of bacteria in your intestinal tract. You need about 85 percent “friendly bacteria” to 15 percent “unfriendly bacteria.” In order to maintain healthy gut micro-flora, you may want to consider supplementing […]

  • Beware These 7 Toxic Chemicals in Beauty Products Read more >

    Beware These 7 Toxic Chemicals in Beauty Products

    If you are like many women, your morning ritual includes the application of a variety of hygiene and cosmetic products. It probably has not occurred to you that those product contain literally thousands of dangerous chemicals, and you are applying them directly to your body. These seven chemicals are among the worst offenders: 1. Parabens […]

  • Chronic Drinking Can Affect Your Circadian Rhythm Read more >

    Chronic Drinking Can Affect Your Circadian Rhythm

    There are many reasons to drink alcohol in moderation. Now scientists have discovered yet another.  Alcohol dependence (clinically known as AD) can disrupt your body’s circadian rhythm. The body’s circadian clock is regulated by specific genes, and past animal research has demonstrated that chronic drinking can alter expression in those genes. A new study has […]

  • Do You Really Need to Floss? Read more >

    Do You Really Need to Floss?

    It has been said your mouth is a window to your health. Your teeth and gums provide a picture of what is going on within the rest of your body. If you have poor oral heath, the inflammation in your mouth triggers your liver to release C-reactive proteins. This puts you at risk for a […]

  • Yoga and Your Brain Read more >

    Yoga and Your Brain

    Yoga benefits you on several levels. It provides the physical benefits of exercise, and according to recent studies, it also staves off cognitive decline. It also offers mental and emotional benefits that help combat stress, the root cause of many disease.  Many people have also noticed that as they become more physically flexible, they also […]

  • Mental Illness: Is It Caused by Genetics or Life Events? Read more >

    Mental Illness: Is It Caused by Genetics or Life Events?

    Prominent psychologists are questioning the usefulness of all the research investigating genetic and biological factors in mental illness.  During the past ten years, funding bodies like the British Medical Research Council (MRC) have devoted hundreds of millions on determining the biology of mental disorders. One person in four has been diagnosed with a mental health issue, […]

  • Is There a Link Between Inflammation and Depression? Read more >

    Is There a Link Between Inflammation and Depression?

    Depression is a complex condition, but new research reveals that many cases of depression are triggered by an allergic reaction to inflammation. According to Tim de Chant of NOVA: Inflammation is our immune system’s natural response to injuries, infections, or foreign compounds. When triggered, the body pumps various cells and proteins to the site through […]

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