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Fire in the Stomach? Find out why!

Inflammation of the gut is VERY COMMON! When the gut becomes inflamed, (from sugar, food additives, processed foods, industrial toxins, and air born pollution) the result is gut inflammation.  Because the gut is the “housing area” for the immune system, this can cause abnormal immune reactions anywhere is the body.  Arthritis, stomach ulcer, thyroid issues, […]

The Skinny on Hormones

The Skinny on Hormones   You probably recognize testosterone, estrogen and HGH as hormones. Perhaps not as common is the vital role hormones play in maintaining a healthy weight. If you are trying to lose weight this year, understanding how to harness the power of four key hormones is crucial for burning fat, controlling hunger, […]

Cancer Fighting Smoothie

This smoothie is suitable for both core and advanced plans, and contains simple ingredients that are perfect for promoting health and preventing cancer.   Ingredients: * 1/2 can coconut milk (Native Forest brand preferred to ensure no BPA cans) * 1-2 handfuls organic frozen berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, or a mixture of any) * […]

Mad Mercury

Many of us are familiar with the character the Mad Hatter or with the phrase “Mad as a hatter”. Have you ever wondered how that came to be? Why they turned mad? In the 17th century hat makers would use felt treated with mercuric nitrate. This practice went on even in the 19th century. The […]

Mickey Mouse and Measles

In December 2014 to February 2015 the magic kingdom reported 125 cases of measles with one thing in common: visitation to one of the two parks in California. This would be very shocking if it were not for the other 644 cases that occurred in 2014 nationwide. According to an article by the Smithsonian magazine […]

The Spread of Polio

With the turn of the century hygiene became very important to civilization. This alone helped prevent the spread of some diseases through food and potable water. Polio has been recorded as back as 1400 B.C. with an Egyptian carving of a young man with similar symptoms of the legs. It has been around for thousands […]

The History of Vaccine

Inoculation with various types of material from organisms has been around for centuries. Have you ever wondered where vaccines got their popularity? In 1796 Edward Jenner introduced cowpox in 13 people to help prevent them from being infected by smallpox. He did so by taking the pustules or scabs produced by the infection from people […]

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