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Glutathione and NAC Play Crucial Roles in Health and Fitness

Posted by on Dec 30, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Glutathione and NAC Play Crucial Roles in Health and Fitness

As explained in “The Health Benefits of MSM,” sulfur is the third most abundant mineral in your body and plays important roles in a variety of bodily processes, including metabolism and detoxification, and for maintaining the proper shape and structure of proteins and enzymes. Sulfur-containing amino acids increase your levels of glutathione and N-acetylcysteine (NAC), and these two play important roles in health and fitness. Glutathione Basics Glutathione comprises three amino acids: cysteine, glutamate and glycine. It’s...

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Simple Strategies That Will Help You Live Longer

Posted by on Dec 29, 2019 in Dr. Becker | Comments Off on Simple Strategies That Will Help You Live Longer

If you’re interested in healthy living, you won’t want to miss this interview with anti-aging scientist James Clement, author of “The Switch: Ignite Your Metabolism With Intermittent Fasting, Protein Cycling, and Keto,” While a lawyer by trade, he has since transitioned into a full-time research position, running his own antiaging research laboratory. From Lawyer to Full-Time Researcher Clement wrote “The Switch” because he saw that many still don’t understand the basics of health and longevity. The...

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USA Exports More Blood Than Soybeans or Corn

Posted by on Dec 28, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on USA Exports More Blood Than Soybeans or Corn

Blood is a living tissue made up of red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and plasma. The main role of blood in your body is to transport oxygen. It also plays a role in fighting infection, regulating your pH level and temperature, and transporting nutrients and hormones. It also has specialized cells to promote blood clotting. One factor in blood type — A, B, AB or O — is hereditary and determined by the presence or absence of two antigens, A and B. Your blood type is determined together with a third antigen called Rh factor. Plasma,...

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Washing Away Health — Cleanliness in a Microbial World

Posted by on Dec 28, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Washing Away Health — Cleanliness in a Microbial World

Have our bodies and environments become too clean? For decades, manufacturers of cleaning products and chemicals have scared people into enacting a household version of “germ warfare.” If you believe the advertising, no kitchen counter, floor or tub is really clean unless all germs have been annihilated with harsh chemicals. These same companies also exhort people to over-clean themselves with toxic shampoos, soaps and body washes. Yet, daily bathing only became a practice with the relatively recent invention of indoor plumbing;...

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BMJ Exposes Big Pharma’s Interference in Medical Decisions

Posted by on Dec 26, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on BMJ Exposes Big Pharma’s Interference in Medical Decisions

One of the primary roles of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is to review the safety and efficacy of drugs before they are sold on the U.S. market. In 2016, The BMJ1 suggested a strong conflict of interest when they wrote about a revolving door existing between the FDA and the pharmaceutical industry. In pursuit of monetary gain, this relationship places the health of Americans at risk. Although these ties have been revealed in the past, two researchers from Oregon Health and Science University suggested many of the medical reviewers at...

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Can Lowering Inflammation Help Major Depression?

Posted by on Dec 26, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Can Lowering Inflammation Help Major Depression?

It is estimated that 7.1% of the adult population in the U.S. experienced at least one major depressive episode in 2017. The highest rates are among those ages 18 to 25 years. Many people believe depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. This is a theory that has been widely promoted by drug companies and psychiatrists, to the point it is now accepted as fact. However, this is just a theory and, worse, it’s a theory that has been largely discredited. The idea spread quickly after it was proposed in the 1960s when it...

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Grateful Greetings From Dr. Mercola

Posted by on Dec 25, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Grateful Greetings From Dr. Mercola

Christmas Day is a time for family, friends and others who have touched our lives deeply. On this day, I hope you are sharing in the joy of the season with loved ones, and I want to take this opportunity to express my gratitude for subscribers like you, who help, support and share our vision for a naturally healthier, happier world, every day of the year. Mercola.com seeks to be your trusted source of reliable and accurate health information, supported by the best available science. But it is only because of you, our family of subscribers,...

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10 Ways to Live Longer

Posted by on Dec 24, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on 10 Ways to Live Longer

Youthfulness, vitality and a long, prosperous life have been sought after throughout human history. And now, it seems scientists may have discovered one of the keys to turning back the hands of time. Researchers from Arizona State University and Texas A&M University have made a breakthrough discovery in plant DNA that could lead to stopping cancer cold and slowing the aging process, ABC affiliate News 15 Arizona reports.1 The research involves telomerase, an enzyme that produces the DNA of telomeres, which have been shown to play a role...

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Weekly Health Quiz: Toxins, Sleep and Recycling

Posted by on Dec 23, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Weekly Health Quiz: Toxins, Sleep and Recycling

1 Which of the following nutrients has been shown to increase your risk of diabetes and heart disease when low, and is indicated for the treatment of infections, inflammation, sepsis, burns, allergies, whooping cough, vaccine reactions and more, using high doses? Resveratrol Quercetin Vitamin C Diabetes and heart disease are two conditions associated with low vitamin C levels, and that respond favorably to vitamin C supplementation. Acute conditions for which high-dose vitamin C supplementation is indicated include infections and...

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5 Natural and Easy Cleaners You Can Make at Home

Posted by on Dec 23, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on 5 Natural and Easy Cleaners You Can Make at Home

Cleaning the house is no one’s favorite job, and dangerous cleaning products worsen the task by posing risks to you and the environment. An extreme example occurred earlier this year at a Buffalo Wild Wings in Burlington, Massachusetts. Chlorine gas produced when the cleaners Super 8 and Scale Kleen were unintentionally mixed killed the general manager1 and sickened 10 others.2 The gas “generates a noxious mixture of hydrochloric acid, hypochlorous acid, hypochlorite, and other corrosive compounds” according to Chemical and...

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Why You Should Take Calcium With Your Greens

Posted by on Dec 23, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Why You Should Take Calcium With Your Greens

Oxalate, also known as oxalic acid, is found in a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. While not harmful in and of itself — your liver actually produces oxalate naturally1 — oxalates can cause problems when they over accumulate. Over accumulation can occur either from overconsumption, or because your body either absorbs exceptionally high amounts of soluble oxalates or overproduces oxalate (primary hyperoxaluria2), or if you excrete excessive amounts of urinary calcium (hypercalciuria3).4 An over accumulation of oxalate in your kidneys can...

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A Practical Guide to EMF Mitigation

Posted by on Dec 22, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on A Practical Guide to EMF Mitigation

Electromagnetic fields (EMFs) can cause severe oxidative stress and biological damage. I discuss this in detail along with what you can do to protect yourself from them in my latest book EMF*D which is now available for preorder. >>>>> Click Here <

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Customize an Out-of-the-Box Bandage to Fit Your Need

Posted by on Dec 21, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Customize an Out-of-the-Box Bandage to Fit Your Need

Have you ever gotten creative when applying a small adhesive bandage? It can be challenging to figure out how to cover one of your finger joints, while still being able to use your finger. Whether it’s the end of a finger or over a joint, you’ll discover several hacks you can use with a one sized bandage in this short video. Many times, you won’t have the right size or configuration of the bandage you need when you get a cut or abrasion. In other cases, replacing your bandage each time it gets wet means you’ll go through every specially...

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Life Without Litter: How to Begin a Zero-Waste Lifestyle

Posted by on Dec 21, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Life Without Litter: How to Begin a Zero-Waste Lifestyle

It is easy to ignore the problem of litter. We “throw out” our waste and once a week the trash collector comes and takes it all away. Since it is out of sight, we seldom question where it goes or realize the waste is not really gone at all. It’s simply been relocated to landfills and incinerators. The average American throws away more than 7 pounds of garbage a day and Americans dispose of an astounding 60 million water bottles daily, which is nearly 700 per minute. Of course, food giants and huge retailers need to stop putting...

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5 Health Benefits of Cinnamon Tea

Posted by on Dec 20, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on 5 Health Benefits of Cinnamon Tea

Table of Contents What Is Cinnamon Tea? 5 Health Benefits of Cinnamon Tea How to Make Cinnamon Tea Cinnamon Tea Recipes Cinnamon Tea Side Effects Frequently Asked Questions About Cinnamon Tea Making cinnamon tea is a rather simple process — All you need to do is take a cinnamon stick (or two) and then boil it in water for a few minutes, and you’ll have a spicy beverage that may have antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects,1 to name just a few of its benefits. Learn how a cup of cinnamon tea may help boost your health by...

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