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Fiber Is Your Food Foundation

Posted by on Jan 10, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Fiber Is Your Food Foundation

30 Tips in 30 Days Designed to Help You Take Control of Your Health This article is part of the 30 Day Resolution Guide series. Each day a new tip will be added designed to help you take control of your health. For a complete list of the tips click HERE By Dr. Mercola Most people, Americans in particular, need to eat more fiber. The evidence suggests a high-fiber diet can help manage your weight,1 which impacts over two-thirds of the population. Even more importantly, researchers have discovered that short-chain fatty acids produced by...

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Discover the Answers to Your Common Health Questions

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By Dr. Mercola Source:: Mercola Health Articles

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Essential Oils Lower Blood Pressure

Posted by on Jan 10, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Essential Oils Lower Blood Pressure

By Dr. Mercola According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 30 percent of Americans have high blood pressure, also called hypertension, and only half of them have their blood pressure under control.1 However, under controversial new guidelines released in November 2017, which advised that high blood pressure should be treated at 130/80 rather than 140/90, nearly 50 percent of Americans would technically be suffering from high blood pressure.2 When your blood pressure is not controlled it may lead to...

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Can Mouthwash Give You Diabetes and Increase Blood Pressure?

Posted by on Jan 9, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Can Mouthwash Give You Diabetes and Increase Blood Pressure?

By Dr. Mercola Halitosis, or bad breath, is bothersome and embarrassing. It affects nearly 50 percent of the general population1 and may originate either from your mouth or a non-oral source. Mouthwash has become the treatment option many turn to in order to relieve their symptoms. Interestingly, early historical documents show the Romans would import bottled Portuguese urine to kill oral bacteria.2 The practice was so common that Nero placed a tax on the import. Urine remained a primary ingredient in mouthwash until the 18th century. In the...

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Give Up Soda

Posted by on Jan 9, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Give Up Soda

By Dr. Mercola One of the most straightforward steps you can take to improve your health in the New Year is to give up soda, and with that I’m talking about both regular and diet varieties. The problem with soda stems from its high sugar content — particularly the liquid high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) variety — and, in the case of diet, its artificial sweetener content, among other issues. Research suggests sugary beverages are to blame for about 183,000 deaths worldwide each year, including 133,000 diabetes deaths, 44,000 heart...

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These Body Hacks May Help You Reach Optimal Health

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Go Organic

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Go Organic

30 Tips in 30 Days Designed to Help You Take Control of Your Health This article is part of the 30 Day Resolution Guide series. Each day a new tip will be added designed to help you take control of your health. For a complete list of the tips click HERE By Dr. Mercola Many people want to lead a healthier lifestyle but aren’t sure where to start. In the realm of diet, in fact, most Americans (52 percent) believe it’s easier to calculate their income taxes than figure out what to eat to stay healthy.1 It shouldn’t feel this...

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Learn About the Benefits of Tea

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Learn About the Benefits of Tea

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More People Killed From Opioids Than Leading Diseases

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on More People Killed From Opioids Than Leading Diseases

By Dr. Mercola Since 1999, the rate of drug overdose deaths has tripled in the U.S., rising to 63,600 deaths in 2016. This represents a 21 percent increase in deaths from 2015 alone, according to a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) report.1 The majority of the overdose deaths — 66 percent — involved opioids, a class of drugs so addictive and dangerous that the opioid epidemic was declared a public health emergency in 2017. To put this in perspective, drug overdose deaths...

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Reduce EMF Exposure

Posted by on Jan 7, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Reduce EMF Exposure

30 Tips in 30 Days Designed to Help You Take Control of Your Health This article is part of the 30 Day Resolution Guide series. Each day a new tip will be added designed to help you take control of your health. For a complete list of the tips click HERE By Dr. Mercola The negative effects of electromagnetic fields (EMFs) continue to ignite conversations and controversy worldwide. The most dangerous pollution affecting you is the invisible sea of EMFs your body swims in daily. You are exposed to EMFs all day long, not only in public but inside...

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Weekly Health Quiz: Apple Cider Vinegar, Mitochondria and Lectins

Posted by on Jan 7, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Weekly Health Quiz: Apple Cider Vinegar, Mitochondria and Lectins

1 Apple cider vinegar is made through what type of process that renders it rich in bioactive components like acetic acid, giving it potent antioxidant, antimicrobial and many other beneficial properties? Digestion Fermentation Apple cider vinegar is made through a fermentation process that renders it rich in bioactive components like acetic acid, giving it potent antioxidant, antimicrobial and many other beneficial properties. Learn more. Distillation Nuclear fragmentation 2 The most important metabolic intervention radically improving...

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Love Your Lungs With Tomatoes and Apples

Posted by on Jan 7, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Love Your Lungs With Tomatoes and Apples

By Dr. Mercola One of the most encouraging studies to come out recently concerns the dramatically improved lung function of people who’ve recently stopped smoking, especially those who like eating tomatoes and apples. The research, which appeared in the December 2017 issue of the European Respiratory Journal,1 shows that when former smokers increase their intake of these two foods — essentially making them their new habit — the decreased capacity of their lung function begins to lessen, and their chances for restored lung function is...

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Limit the Lectins

Posted by on Jan 6, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Limit the Lectins

30 Tips in 30 Days Designed to Help You Take Control of Your Health This article is part of the 30 Day Resolution Guide series. Each day a new tip will be added designed to help you take control of your health. For a complete list of the tips click HERE By Dr. Mercola Lectins can be a common and hidden source of health problems and weight gain, even if you eat an otherwise healthy diet. Lectins have been linked to autoimmune reactions and inflammation, and many are toxic to your cells and nerves. Certain types of lectins may increase your...

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Treat Your Taste Buds With This Easy Slow Cooker Garlic Mushrooms Recipe

Posted by on Jan 6, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Treat Your Taste Buds With This Easy Slow Cooker Garlic Mushrooms Recipe

http://blog.paleohacks.com/garlic-mushrooms/ You can always count on the earthy richness of mushrooms to make any dish taste extra savory. But did you know these chewy goodies are technically not vegetables? Mushrooms are actually members of kingdom fungi. Don’t let that throw you off, though, since they’re still bursting with nutrition. In fact, they may even be better than some veggies since they contain nutrients found in different food groups.[i] If you want to enjoy the simple flavor of mushrooms, then this Easy Slow Cooker...

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How Castor Oil Can Simplify Your Beauty Regimen

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on How Castor Oil Can Simplify Your Beauty Regimen

By Dr. Mercola Castor oil is a translucent vegetable oil with a yellow tint that is derived from the seeds of the castor plant. It is an unsaturated omega-9 fat well-known for having a distinctive, nauseating taste. Depending on your age, you may remember being forced to drink castor oil, perhaps to relieve constipation, which some thought was associated with a child’s unpleasant mood. Despite its strong taste, castor oil has been used for millennia to treat medical conditions — most notably digestive issues, including constipation and...

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