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The Importance of Vitamin C During This Pandemic

The Importance of Vitamin C During This Pandemic

In this interview, Dr. Mercola’s guest Dr. Andrew Saul, editor-in-chief of the Orthomolecular Medicine News Service, reviews what we currently know about vitamin C (ascorbic acid) for the prevention and treatment of novel coronavirus COVID-19. At the time of this interview, March 17, 2020, COVID-19 has triggered mass hysteria — in the United States at

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Physiological Effects of Keto Diet on the Human Body

In this interview, Benjamin Bikman, Ph.D., an obesity and diabetes scientist and associate professor of physiology and developmental biology at Brigham Young University (BYU) in Utah,1 reveals how the ketogenic diet affects your physiology and supports optimal health. Bikman’s conviction that insulin is a key to health and disease prevention, and that controlling carbohydrate intake is the most effective way

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Electrolyte Imbalance: Symptoms and How to Fix It

Because of their wide-ranging physiological importance, electrolyte deficiencies or imbalances can have very serious consequences, ranging from fatigue and muscle cramps to death. In fact, electrolytes are so important that an injection of the right amount of potassium can stop the heart dead in its tracks! Generally speaking, minor electrolyte imbalances are not very symptomatic.

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Boosts Your Memory and Brain Health with MCT Oil

Alzheimer’s disease makes it more difficult for the brain to access glucose as a fuel. The lack of food starves brain cells and causes them to die. But ketone bodies in MCT oil can serve as an alternative source of energy for the brain, and ketogenic diets have been tested on dementia patients. Natural health experts are excited

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Here’s How to Break Your Sugar Addiction

Unchecked emotional eating can easily transition into food addiction. Not only is the emotional component driving the behavior, but comfort foods such as cookies and ice cream are also loaded with addictive substances — sugar being one of the main ones. But even in the absence of emotional eating, food addiction can be a problem. EFT Practitioner

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Significantly Reduce Health Risks With Organic Eating

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, has made headlines because it’s the most used agricultural chemical in history and because the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has identified it as a probable human carcinogen. An obvious answer to concerns about glyphosate exposure via your diet is to switch to organic foods.

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Sucralose Is Deceiving Consumers With False Advertising

Sucralose is found in thousands of low-calorie foods and beverages worldwide, and in the U.S. has the largest market share for artificial sweeteners and sugar substitutes. It first gained regulatory approval in Canada in 1991, with approval in the U.S. occurring in 1998. The U.S. approval was based on early studies that suggested the majority of sucralose

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Cholesterol Does Not Cause Heart Disease, Another Study

Guidelines published for eating fats continue to be confusing as the basic premise was wrong. Dietary fat is associated with heart disease, but it is processed vegetable oils loaded with trans fats and damaged omega-6 fats that are producing the problem, not saturated fats. An international team of 17 experts analyzed the results from three large reviews recently published

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