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Class and Race Profiling in the Vaccine Culture War

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Class and Race Profiling in the Vaccine Culture War

By Barbara Loe Fisher The Vaccine Culture War is heating up.1 Ground zero is America, Europe and other economically developed countries, where the pharmaceutical industrial complex is raising an iron fist to protect multibillion-dollar profits by disempowering the people.2,3,4,5,6,7,8 In America, professors and doctors in academia and government are profiling parents by class and race to shame and discredit those challenging vaccine orthodoxy. Elite members of the highest paid professions in our society are using academic journals and...

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Why the Egg Is the Best Part About Chickens

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Why the Egg Is the Best Part About Chickens

By Dr. Mercola Chicken is a mainstay of many Americans’ diets, but it wasn’t always this way. In fact, as recently as the 1920s, chickens were raised primarily for their eggs — not their meat. Chicken meat was expensive, not considered very tasty and only available seasonally, as chickens were typically slaughtered in the fall after they were no longer needed for laying eggs. In her book, “Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats,” journalist...

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Cinnamon Health Benefits Proven

Posted by on Sep 3, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Cinnamon Health Benefits Proven

By Dr. Mercola Even if you rarely cook or bake, if you have anything in your cupboard in the way of spices, cinnamon is probably one of them. The warming, fragrant powder harvested from the bark of a tropical evergreen bush not only is tasty in a plethora of dishes both sweet and savory, but has a long history of use as a medicinal. Ayurvedic medicine originated in India more than 3,000 years ago. Maharishi Ayurveda Products International (MAPI) notes that cinnamon is often used for Ayurvedic recipes to enhance the bioavailability of other...

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The Strange Connection Between Vision Loss and Alzheimer’s

Posted by on Sep 3, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on The Strange Connection Between Vision Loss and Alzheimer’s

By Dr. Mercola Alzheimer’s disease, a severe form of dementia, affects an estimated 5.2 million Americans;1 200,000 of which are under the age of 65. According to recent data, Alzheimer’s disease kills more than half a million Americans per year,2 making Alzheimer’s the third leading killer in the U.S., right behind heart disease and cancer. Since there’s no conventional cure, it’s really important to take prevention seriously. There are also few if any successful medical treatments available once...

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Vitamin C Stops Cancer

Posted by on Sep 3, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Vitamin C Stops Cancer

By Dr. Mercola There are continual advances in science (as well as always some controversy), but new research supporting vitamin C’s potential in preventing the advancement of several forms of cancer is some of the most promising and remarkable that’s emerged in a while. More specifically, vitamin C may stop leukemia stem cells from multiplying, which could prevent certain forms of blood cancer from advancing, the journal Cell reveals,1 along with pancreatic, colon, liver and ovarian cancers, according to several other notable...

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Make This Special Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry for Your Loved Ones Today

Posted by on Sep 2, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Make This Special Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry for Your Loved Ones Today

Recipe From Joan Villamayor Stir-frying is popular in Chinese cuisine, and this involves the application of dry heat to foods, cooking them in little oil and stirring them in the process.[1] As Chinese cuisine became popular all over the world, so did stir-frying. This Fantastic Beef Broccoli Stir-Fry recipe from Mercola.com employee Joan Villamayor uses top-notch ingredients like grass fed ribeye steak and organic broccoli florets. If you’re looking for a nutritious stir-fry dish to serve to family and friends, this recipe is for you....

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The Harmful Effects of Electromagnetic Fields Explained

Posted by on Sep 2, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on The Harmful Effects of Electromagnetic Fields Explained

By Dr. Mercola I’ve often noted that electromagnetic fields (EMFs) are a pernicious, hidden health risk. But exactly how does this kind of microwave radiation damage your health? Martin Pall, Ph.D., has identified and published research describing the likely molecular mechanisms of how EMFs from cellphones and wireless technologies damage plants, animals and humans.1,2 ,3,4 Pall has a bachelor’s in physics from Johns Hopkins and a Ph.D. in biochemistry and genetics from Caltech, and is uniquely qualified for this type of research....

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What You Eat Affects Your Body Odor

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on What You Eat Affects Your Body Odor

By Dr. Mercola An interesting study from a university study in Sydney, Australia, reports that what you eat influences how you smell — or rather, what you eat affects your body odor and, as a result, may affect other peoples’ response to how you smell. In addition, how you smell can also tell the story of your health, particularly in relation to the axillary (i.e., underarm) area of your body. (You may have noticed that body odor, good or bad, generally exudes from your armpits more than any other area.) There are several reasons why...

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‘Crapshoot’ — How Sewage Contaminates Our Food Supply

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on ‘Crapshoot’ — How Sewage Contaminates Our Food Supply

Crapshoot: The Gamble with Our Wastes, Jeff McKay, provided by the National Film Board of CanadaBy Dr. Mercola The documentary, “Crapshoot: The Gamble with Our Wastes,” produced by the National Film Board of Canada in 2003, investigates an important aspect of human life you likely give little consideration: sewage. Do you know what happens to the water and other items after you flush the toilet or run water down the drain? If you’ve never stopped to consider what happens after you turn off the faucet or put down the lid, this...

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How to Grow and Enjoy Brussels Sprouts

Posted by on Aug 31, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on How to Grow and Enjoy Brussels Sprouts

By Dr. Mercola Several studies have confirmed that plant compounds called isothiocyanates, found in cruciferous vegetables, have potent anticancer activity. One particular isothiocyanate compound called sulforaphane has been shown to inhibit growth of cultured human breast cancer cells, leading to cell death. Broccoli and broccoli sprouts have garnered a reputation for being high in these beneficial compounds, but other cruciferous veggies have them as well, including Brussels sprouts, which have actually been shown to contain greater amounts...

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Brain-Boosting Rosemary Is Easily Cultivated in Your Backyard

Posted by on Aug 31, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Brain-Boosting Rosemary Is Easily Cultivated in Your Backyard

By Dr. Mercola Rosmarinus officinalis, more commonly known as rosemary, is a woody, perennial herb that is fragrant, evergreen and native to the Mediterranean. While some gardeners plant a rosemary bush in their garden to harvest the herb, others use it to add beauty and fragrance, without ever using the leaves. The plant has needle-like leaves similar in appearance to hemlock. It flowers in pink, purple or blue in spring and summer in temperate climates, but may flower constantly in warm climates. Rosemary may be used in multiple ways in...

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Alcoholism Epidemic in the US: More Than 1 in 8 Americans Are Now Alcoholics

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Alcoholism Epidemic in the US: More Than 1 in 8 Americans Are Now Alcoholics

By Dr. Mercola The opioid epidemic has been making headlines in the U.S., but another public health crisis is also in the making, this time involving alcohol, according to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry.1 In the time period spanning 2001-2002 to 2012-2013, 30 percent more Americans engaged in high-risk drinking. The study included data from nearly 80,000 Americans and found statistically significant increases in alcohol use across all sociodemographic groups. However, increases in alcohol use, high-risk drinking and alcohol use...

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If You Enjoy the Taste of Nutmeg, You’ll Probably Love Its Essential Oil, Too

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on If You Enjoy the Taste of Nutmeg, You’ll Probably Love Its Essential Oil, Too

Early European explorers had traveled all over the world to find spices such as nutmeg with good reason. Nutmeg, or Myristica fragrans, isn’t just a popular ingredient for cooking. It also possesses therapeutic properties, which made it a part of ancient cultures that include traditional Chinese and Indian medicine.1 Today, nutmeg is very much present in the alternative health scene. As an essential oil, it is used as a natural treatment for digestive problems, arthritis and other health conditions. Using nutmeg oil has a number of...

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Use of Antidepressants Continue to Rise

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Use of Antidepressants Continue to Rise

By Dr. Mercola Major depression is one of the most common disorders in the U.S.,1 with 16 million adults reporting at least one major depressive episode in the past year.2,3 When you look at all forms of depression, that number goes even higher. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 24 million Americans experience some form of depression,4 which can interfere with personal and work relationships, reduce work or academic performance and affect physical health. Depression reduces your ability to care for...

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Epidemic Numbers of People Suffering From Constipation

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Epidemic Numbers of People Suffering From Constipation

By Dr. Mercola For most people, an occasional bout of constipation is a minor aggravation. However, this is not the case for the nearly 15 percent of the U.S. population suffering from chronic constipation.1 This means 63 million people have difficulty passing hard, dry, lumpy stool, suffer from feeling bloated, have abdominal pain or feel as if there is something stuck in their rectum or intestines.2 For many, the topic of their bowel movements is a private matter. This makes understanding and learning about the actual mechanics of how stool...

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