Food, Health A-Z, Living

Do Dairies Really Protect You Against Osteoporosis?

How many times have you been told to eat milk and other dairies to have strong bones and secure your calcium intake? I bet the answer is more times than you can count. But there’s just one problem… As opposed to the popular belief, milk can actually increase the risk of you suffering from bone fractures by 50%! Up to date, there are several thousand medical studies, and they’ve all reached the same conclusion and debunked the myth that milk is good for you. A Harvard study, which prospectively tracked the dietary intake and medical histories of 77,761 women along

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Mythbusting – Are Fish Oil Supplements Good for Your Health?

Short answer? Not quite. This may come as a shock, but the truth is that omega 3 fish oil supplements do more harm than good. And by the end of this short article, you’ll understand why. Why Supplements Are More Foes Than Friends Just to be clear, I’m not saying that fatty acids are bad for you. I’m saying that fish oil supplements are useless. Even dangerous. You see, we need to consume key fatty acids, like docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) that our bodies cannot actually make by itself. Or make at all. But we need them since

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Beauty, Health A-Z, Living

The Color Of Your Skin Tells You How Healthy You Really Are

What if there was a way for you to spot some of the most fatal diseases out there, BEFORE they wreak havoc upon your health? Without spending $$$ on doctors’ consultations and tests… and without having to take the word of rookie doctors for it. In fact, it’s something so easy to do that it was accidentally discovered by a 7-year-old kid. Erik, who is the grandson of one of my eldest patients, saw his grandmother’s purple arm rash and told her that she would die. Emma laughed, but there was something about that whole experience that continued to bother

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7 Summer Drinks That Improve Your Health and Satisfy Your Taste Buds

Don’t you hate it when hot days turn into scorching days? At one point, water isn’t enough to keep you cool and, let’s face it, begins to taste boring. I hear a lot of my patients and friends complain about this: “I know I have to keep hydrated especially in this heat but water just doesn’t do it for me anymore.” And that’s just the 6th complaint I heard today. It wasn’t even from one of my patients, it was from my assistant. You see, heat waves can be very dangerous for people of all ages. But more so for

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Health A-Z, Living

9 Tips to Reverse the Harmful Effects of Excess Salt Intake

The Damaging Health Effects of Excess Salt Consumption Do you know that high salt intake: Weakens your immune system Promotes tissue inflammation Activates autoimmune diseases 1 Triggers hypertension 2 Affects heart health 3 Causes osteoporosis 4 Prompts cancer 5 These side effects of excess salt consumption have been observed over years by scientists and researchers. As you can see, the conclusions are quite grim. You see, to preserve a good health, a person should consume about 1,500 milligrams/day. In reality, the average American takes in over 3,592 milligrams of salt/day. And if you are: over 50 years old or African-American

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Food, Health A-Z, Living

Lesser-Known Health Benefits of Potatoes You Need to Know

If you’re interested in boosting your body’s overall performance, then look no further than the potato. That’s right: potatoes have healing powers. For centuries, potatoes have gained quite a bad reputation since they were considered to be toxic for humans. And now, they continue to be surrounded by a bad aura. But that only happens because they are associated with fried foods that make us fat. But despite all that, the potatoes are still among the most consumed foods in the world. Coincidence? I think not. As far as I am concerned, in this day and age, potatoes are like

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Health A-Z, Living

Blood Type AB – Health Risks Associated with the World’s Rarest Blood Type

If you have type AB blood then congratulations! You are incredibly unique because this blood type is found in less than 5% of the population. This is one of the reason I mentioned the word “alien”, because it is so rare. Also, this blood type is one of the “newest” blood types. It appeared approximately 12 centuries ago. In comparison to type O blood, which is the oldest blood type. Nevertheless, the type AB blood type resulted from the intermingling of Type A and Type B blood types. In other words, if you have this blood type, then you get

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Blood Type B Health Risk – What Is The Deadly Trigger Behind Your Disease?

Is your blood type B? If yes, then there are a couple of things that you should know. One, your blood type is quite unique. You essentially carry the genetic potential for great malleability. In other words, you have the ability to thrive in challenging conditions. You’re flexible, but this comes at a price. Because it’s hard to keep everything in balance, type B people are more prone to stress. This way they resemble blood type A individuals a lot. Higher levels of cortisol trigger: Disrupt your sleep patterns Cause daytime brain fog Disrupt your GI Suppress your immune system Related: Sleep

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