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The Building Blocks of Detox

Most people think that doing a detoxification program is for "health nuts", or perhaps exclusively for the child who accidentally ingests a household poison. What we forget to realize sometimes is that regular, small doses of mildly harmful substances (such as caffeine, sugar, pollution, pesticides, second-hand...

The Fault in the Flintstone

All dietary supplements are made equal. All supplement-producing companies are trustworthy. Your daily diet is so healthful that you don't need supplements to support it.. I wish that these statements were true. The truth is, like all manufactured commodities, the quality of products varies by the...

The Invisible Health Hazard

How do you avoid a health hazard that you can't see, taste, smell or hear, and most people can't even feel? This stealthy culprit is called Electromagnetic Radiation, and it has been a controversial topic in regards to safety and risk since the Digital Revolution...

Our “Swell” Friend

by Sarah Bricker In the conventional world of medicine, inflammation has gotten a bad rap! Most people know that inflammation occurs due to the body experiencing a trauma - this could be a visible, physical trauma, or trauma at the cellular level.  What most people don't...

The Fitness Myth

Crossfit, P90X, Insanity - When did the model for being healthy and fit become all about pushing the limits of your body? There seems to be a modern, accepted truth that the crazier the workout is, the more beneficial it is, and the more praise...

Thank God for Sickness

The human body is an impressive, complex, and beautiful machine. Did you know that nerve impulses travel to and from the brain at speeds of up to 250 miles per hour? That's faster than the top speed of an Indy 500 race car. Did you know...

For People With Noses…

For the first time in 23 years, I woke up one with a throbbing head, pressure under my eyes, a runny but dry nose, and I was miserable! I started talking to people that I knew dealt with allergies, and confirmed that I indeed had...

Dihydrogen Monoxide

Did you know that approximately 60% of your body is made of dihydrogen monoxide? “What is this mysterious chemical” you ask? You may know it by another name –  WATER! The majority of our bodies are made of water, but the important thing to remember...

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