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How We’re Creating Superbugs

In 1970 the US Surgeon General William Steward told Congress that it is “time to close the book on infectious diseases.” He, like most people in the seventies, believed that in large part due to moder…

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2 Quick & Zesty Chutneys That Fight Off Cold & Flu

 In Northern India, where I live, most meals are incomplete without a side of chutney or pickle. Growing up, I took the chutneys on our table for granted, liberally spooning them on to my plate or sco…

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Natural Remedy Could Help Treat Flu Symptoms

Flu season is definitely upon us. Everyone I talk to seems to be getting a nasty flu bug that’s been going around. If you’re among them, you’ll probably be thrilled with this exciting research. A S…

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Probiotics vs. Prebiotics: What You Need to Know

Are you confused about probiotics and prebiotics?  This is a dilemma facing many people, and outrageous marketing claims aren't helping matters.  So, "what's the difference?" you may be wondering. …

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7 Fruits and Vegetables That Boost Your Immune System

  With cold and flu season just around the corner, now it's more important than ever to get your immune system in the best shape you can. Getting enough sleep and exercise, and keeping your st…

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Could Communication Help Heal Your Cuts & Bruises?

We already know that communication with our partner is very important for the health of the relationship. But recently, I chanced upon a study which made me realize that the benefits of good communica…

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10 Terrific Reasons to Love Lemons

After a heavy dinner last night, I resolved to start my day light and fresh. So I poured warm water in a tall glass, and squeezed the juice of a lemon into it. Washed and chopped basil leaves went in …

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Boost Immunity & Reduce Inflammation With Mushrooms

There're lots of products that promise to boost your immune system—who wouldn't want that? Well, millions of people suffer from autoimmune diseases, inflammatory diseases, and allergies.  Their immune…

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Sea Buckthorn: Ancient Healer and Modern Superfood

An ancient Tibetan healing secret is finally being discovered in the West.  For thousands of years Tibetans used a fruit that grows wild in the Himalayan Mountains as food and medicine to treat many s…

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10 Amazing Benefits of Amla

Last week, I ran out of Amla. I went to my regular health food store to get more, and they were out of it. In fact, they were reducing the size of their inventory, and Amla was one of the things they …

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