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Air Purifier Helps Reduce Blood Pressure

Posted by on Nov 26, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Air Purifier Helps Reduce Blood Pressure

Scientists have cautioned that pollutants known as “fine particulate matter” in the air you breathe — the microscopically small particles coming from fires, cigarette smoke, fossil fuel combustion and vehicles — increase your risk of serious physical ailments, most notably cardiovascular disease. In fact, Dr. Robert Brook, cardiovascular medicine specialist and professor of internal medicine at the University of Michigan’s (UM) Frankel Cardiovascular Center, asserts that more than 88,000 people in the U.S. die every year as...

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Drinking Coffee May Reduce Diabetes Risk by 29 Percent

Posted by on Nov 26, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Drinking Coffee May Reduce Diabetes Risk by 29 Percent

After conducting a systematic review of more than 10 years of research, scientists from Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet have concluded habitual coffee consumption may slash your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by as much as 29 percent.1 Notably, while the results suggest both caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee have favorable metabolic effects, the risk reduction associated with new-onset Type 2 diabetes appears to be stronger with caffeinated coffee. If you are looking for another reason to enjoy a cup of organic coffee, these findings...

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Leftover Turkey Skillet Recipe

Posted by on Nov 25, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Leftover Turkey Skillet Recipe

Recipe by Jennafer Ashley of Paleohacks Turkey has always been a traditional part of Thanksgiving dinner, often served with vegetables and a side of cranberry sauce. It is usually roasted to golden perfection, making it an appetizing centerpiece of holiday feasts. But with the abundance of food during these celebrations, it’s unavoidable to have leftovers. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, 204 million pounds of turkey go straight to waste after Thanksgiving Day. Help minimize this and save money at the same time by...

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Keto-Mojo — The Most Accurate and Inexpensive Way to Determine if You’re in Nutritional Ketosis

Posted by on Nov 25, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Keto-Mojo — The Most Accurate and Inexpensive Way to Determine if You’re in Nutritional Ketosis

Dorian Greenow, also known as Mister Mojo, is the cofounder of Keto-Mojo, viewed by many experts as the best strategy to measure your ketone levels. While ketones can be measured by blood, breath or urine testing, blood testing is the most accurate. The drawback has long been cost, which is what Greenow set out to change. The Keto-Mojo ketone and blood glucose monitoring system is not only the most accurate way of testing your ketones, it’s also far more affordable than other blood testing strips on the market. Ketone Testing Methods In...

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Hunting for Plastic

Posted by on Nov 24, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Hunting for Plastic

Plastic pollution has become an urgent, worldwide problem. The average person now ingests about 100 plastic particles each year from eating shellfish and up to 68,415 plastic fibers each year just from the plastic dust particles landing on their plates during meals. Tap water, bottled water1 and sea salt2 also come with a “side order” of microplastics. Many of the chemicals used to make plastics disrupt hormones, embryonic development and gene expression, and are linked to obesity, heart disease and cancer. Marine animals are also...

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Sip on Catnip Tea for Relaxation

Posted by on Nov 24, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Sip on Catnip Tea for Relaxation

If you’re a cat lover, you’re probably familiar with the strong-scented herb catnip because of its hilarious and extremely entertaining effect on cats. However, while it is popular for this reason alone, did you know that catnip actually contains numerous active compounds that may help improve your overall health? Aside from being a cat magnet, catnip can also be brewed into a healthy tea. Continue reading this article to learn more about catnip tea and how it can benefit you. What Is Catnip Tea? Catnip (Nepeta cataria) is a perennial herb...

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‘Superfuel’ — Your Definitive Guide to Dietary Fats

Posted by on Nov 23, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on ‘Superfuel’ — Your Definitive Guide to Dietary Fats

Whereas my book “Fat for Fuel” details how to implement a cyclical ketogenic diet, my latest book, cowritten with James DiNicolantonio, Pharm.D., “Superfuel: Ketogenic Keys to Unlock the Secrets of Good Fats, Bad Fats, and Great Health,” delves further into the science of dietary fats, providing specifics on how to discriminate between healthy and harmful ones. >>>>> Click Here < > Click Here < > Click Here < > Click Here...

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Being Grateful Is Good for Your Health

Posted by on Nov 22, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Being Grateful Is Good for Your Health

November 22, Thanksgiving Day in the U.S., is an annual reminder to slow down, take stock and express thanks. Ideally, though, this practice — sans the extravagant multicourse meal — would be a daily one, as the emotion of gratitude has actually been scientifically confirmed to impart some pretty extraordinary health benefits. While the word “gratitude” can be interpreted in a number of ways depending on context,1 the clinical definition of gratitude is “The appreciation of what is valuable and meaningful to oneself; a...

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Healthy Alternatives to Mashed Potatoes

Posted by on Nov 22, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Healthy Alternatives to Mashed Potatoes

Recipe by Paleohacks[RS1]    With the holidays coming up, there’s no doubt your family will be serving mashed potatoes again. It’s a dietary staple during this festive time of the year, and there’s a chance that you’ll eat a little too much of it as well. But did you know that mashed potatoes can be unhealthy for you?   A 100-gram serving of potatoes contains 68 grams of carbs, and offers very little dietary fiber.[TNAS2]  This is way too many carbohydrates than you should normally eat in a single day. I regularly encourage people to limit...

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An Opioid That’s One Thousand Times More Potent Than Morphine Is Approved at Height of Opioid Addiction Crisis

Posted by on Nov 21, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on An Opioid That’s One Thousand Times More Potent Than Morphine Is Approved at Height of Opioid Addiction Crisis

An estimated 202,600 Americans died from opioid overdoses between 2002 and 2015,1 and drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death among Americans under the age of 50.2 Despite all the public warnings and national efforts to rein in this lethal trend, overdose cases admitted into emergency rooms still increased by more than 30 percent across the U.S. between July 2016 and September 2017,3 and provisional data suggests the death toll from opioids was around 49,000 in 2017,4 up from 42,250 in 2016.5 Aside from the staggering death toll,...

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The Extreme Dangers of Daylight Saving Time

Posted by on Nov 21, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on The Extreme Dangers of Daylight Saving Time

The repercussions associated with daylight saving time (DST) are significant and prompted the placement of California Proposition 7 on the ballot in this year’s midterm election. Nearly 60 percent voted in favor to leave the state in daylight saving time all year.1 This begins laying the groundwork to give the California legislature the ability to change their clocks permanently. This is similar to a movement in August by the European Union (EU) when it announced it recommends member states stop using DST, or “summer time,” as...

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Obesity Can Cause Arthritis

Posted by on Nov 21, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Obesity Can Cause Arthritis

Obesity is defined by a marked accumulation of excess fat. Generally, those suffering from obesity are at higher risk for developing potentially life-threatening complications and chronic diseases. Recent statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate more than 630,000 people were diagnosed with obesity related-cancer in the U.S. alone.1 Although the terms overweight and obese are often used interchangeably, they do not have the same meaning. The body mass index (BMI) classification lists overweight as...

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Perfluoroalkyl Chemicals (PFASs) Pollute Millions of Gallons of Water

Posted by on Nov 21, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Perfluoroalkyl Chemicals (PFASs) Pollute Millions of Gallons of Water

Firefighting foam liberally used by the South Dakota Air National Guard and Sioux Falls Fire Department decades ago is the source of significant pollution to the drinking water of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, residents. Nineteen municipal wells representing 28 percent of the city’s water coming from the Big Sioux aquifer have been shut down.1 Fifteen of them contain polyfluoroalkyl or perfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFASs) from the firefighting foam, which include perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), one of the highly toxic chemicals used in the production...

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Firefighting Foam Chemicals Pollute Millions of Gallons of Water

Posted by on Nov 20, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Firefighting Foam Chemicals Pollute Millions of Gallons of Water

Firefighting foam liberally used by the South Dakota Air National Guard and Sioux Falls Fire Department decades ago is the source of significant pollution to the drinking water of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, residents. Nineteen municipal wells representing 28 percent of the city’s water coming from the Big Sioux aquifer have been shut down.1 Fifteen of them contain polyfluoroalkyl or perfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFASs) from the firefighting foam, which include perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), one of the highly toxic chemicals used in the production...

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Are Smartphones Destroying a Generation?

Posted by on Nov 20, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Are Smartphones Destroying a Generation?

As a lover of technology, it pains me to see what technological advancements are doing to our youth. In a previous article for The Atlantic,1 Jean Twenge takes a deep dive into how smartphones, with 24/7 access to internet and social media, are affecting post-millennials’ mental health. The article, which is well worth reading in its entirety, is adapted from Twenge’s book “iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy — and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood — and What That Means for the...

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