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Keep a Clean House With Nontoxic Cleaners

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Keep a Clean House With Nontoxic Cleaners

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 A clean, decluttered home provides a much-needed sanctuary from the daily grind. It’s hard to fully decompress if your home is dirty or untidy, and the average American worker spends nearly one hour on housework daily in an attempt to keep a clean house.1 But there’s...

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Basic Aromatherapy to Help Balance and Calm

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Basic Aromatherapy to Help Balance and Calm

By Dr. Mercola Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils or other aromatic plant compounds for healing and wellness. Such oils may be inhaled, applied to the skin and in some cases even taken orally under professional guidance for a variety of purposes intended to balance your mind, body and spirit. “[Aromatherapy] seeks to unify physiological, psychological and spiritual processes to enhance an individual’s innate healing process,” according to the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA),1 which states that the term...

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Meditation Connects Your Mind and Body

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Meditation Connects Your Mind and Body

By Dr. Mercola I believe meditation practice can be an important part of health and well-being. Meditation not only is a powerful means of relaxing, but also useful for addressing anxiety, managing pain, preventing disease and relieving stress. Meditation Reduces Your Risk of Heart Disease and More There is growing evidence demonstrating your mind and body are intricately connected, and wide acceptance that whatever is going on in your mind has some bearing on your physical health. Brain imaging has shown meditation alters your brain in...

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Ultimate Guide to Herbal Oils

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Ultimate Guide to Herbal Oils

Herbs not only add taste and texture to food, but are also abundant sources of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and unique medicinal properties. Certain herbs and spices can even help you maintain a healthy body weight, as they promote weight loss. “Herbs” and “spices” are often used interchangeably, however there are differences between them. Herbs are obtained from the leaves of herbaceous or non-woody plants, and are used in larger amounts that spices. Spices, on the other hand, are obtained from roots, flowers,...

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Acid Reflux May Respond Better to Foods Than Prescribed Pills

Posted by on Jan 2, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Acid Reflux May Respond Better to Foods Than Prescribed Pills

By Dr. Mercola Americans spend a whopping $13 billion a year on over-the-counter and prescription proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which are the most popular anti-reflux medications on the market.1 Because they inhibit acid production, prescription PPI drugs like Nexium, Prevacid and Prilosec are used to treat acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition affecting about 20 percent of the U.S. population.2 Once prescribed, your doctor may keep you on a PPI drug for years, despite label warnings suggesting they...

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Go With Your Gut

Posted by on Jan 2, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Go With Your Gut

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 More attention than ever is being put on your gut health, and understandably so because 70 to 80 percent of your immune function resides within your gastrointestinal tract. As such, optimizing your gut microbiome is a worthwhile pursuit that will have far-reaching effects on...

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Fasting Mimicking Diet — All the Benefits of Water Fasting Without the Drawbacks

Posted by on Jan 1, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Fasting Mimicking Diet — All the Benefits of Water Fasting Without the Drawbacks

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 of us want to live a healthy, long life. But what’s the best way to switch on your body’s ability to promote cellular protection, regeneration and rejuvenation? In this interview, Valter Longo, Ph.D., a researcher and director of the Longevity Institute at the...

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Learn How to Help Prevent Disease Before It Strikes

Posted by on Jan 1, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Learn How to Help Prevent Disease Before It Strikes

Directory of Diseases Source:: Mercola Health Articles

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Toxic Taters Polluting the Air

Posted by on Jan 1, 2018 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Toxic Taters Polluting the Air

By Dr. Mercola McDonald’s is the world’s biggest purchaser of potatoes,1 buying more than 3.4 billion pounds of U.S.-grown potatoes a year2 and processing them primarily into their well-known french fries and hash browns. Many would assume that it’s in this fried form that they pose the most danger — at least to the health of those who choose to eat them — but the potatoes the fast-food giant relies on are dangerous before they even come out of the ground. Potatoes are a very chemical-intensive crop, and in areas where...

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TBD

Posted by on Dec 31, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on TBD

Food Facts Source:: Mercola Health Articles

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The Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies

Posted by on Dec 31, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on The Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies

By Dr. Mercola Even when you eat a balanced, whole-food diet similar to the one presented in my nutrition plan, you may still fail to get the right balance of vitamins and minerals your body needs for optimal health. Because many factors contribute to your body’s ability to derive nutrients from the food you consume, you may eat a healthy diet and still lack proper nutrition. Changes in animal feed, climate, farming and food-processing methods, soil conditions, water quality and weather patterns, as well as increased use of genetic...

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Try Apple Cider Vinegar and Black Cumin Oil as Your Go-To Salad Dressing

Posted by on Dec 31, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Try Apple Cider Vinegar and Black Cumin Oil as Your Go-To Salad Dressing

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 Vinegar, said to have been discovered around 5,000 B.C., was originally used as a food preservative. In time, a number of medicinal uses became apparent, and in the 1700s it was used to treat everything from poison ivy and croup to stomach aches and diabetes. While vinegar can...

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Weekly Health Quiz: Vaccines, Vitamins and Bones

Posted by on Dec 31, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Weekly Health Quiz: Vaccines, Vitamins and Bones

1 Which former CDC director was hired to oversee Merck’s vaccine division and has made millions of dollars after leaving the CDC? Julie Gerberding A perfect example of the “revolving door” between government and industry is former CDC director Julie Gerberding, who left the agency in 2009 where she had overseen vaccine decisions to head Merck’s vaccines division. In 2015, she sold 38,368 shares of her Merck stock valued at $2 million. Learn more. Tom Frieden Jeffrey Koplan Thomas Insel 2 The safety of popular drugs is...

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Ghost in the Machine, Part 5 — Lies, Denial, Deceit and Manipulative ‘Research’

Posted by on Dec 30, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Ghost in the Machine, Part 5 — Lies, Denial, Deceit and Manipulative ‘Research’

By Dr. Mercola In the last decade, vaccines have become Big Pharma’s biggest profit center. A report published by MarketsandMarkets estimates the global vaccine market, currently valued at $34.30 billion a year, will grow to an astounding $49.27 billion by 2022.1 Why the boom? As blockbuster drugs like Lipitor, Viagra, Seroquel, Zyprexa, Singular and Concerta have gone off patent, vaccines prove a lucrative replacement. Not only are they priced much higher than pills, governments and NGOs shamelessly help market vaccines to huge swaths...

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