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Acid-Forming and Alkalinizing Foods

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Over-acidity comes from consuming too many acid-forming foods and not consuming enough alkalizing foods to counteract them. Here’s a brief list of the most acid-forming and alkalinizing foods.

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Foods Everyone Should Be Eating

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

There are many foods you could be eating to enhance your overall health and well-being. Here are a few that I recommended. You’ll see some significant differences in your health over time if you incorporate even a few of these into your routine

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Why You Should Take Probiotics Every Day

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Our bodies contain hundreds of species of bacteria. It’s only when “bad” strains of bacteria get out of control that health problems occur. Taking probiotics, or beneficial bacteria, can give “good bugs” the edge and help keep bad bacteria in check.

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Three Exercises You Must Do

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Exercise isn’t always everyone’s favorite thing to do, but fortunately, it can easily be incorporated into your everyday life without having to spend a ton of money on a pricey gym membership or personal trainer.

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Exercises to Help Drain Your Lymphatic System

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Our lymphatic system is our body’s sewer system. Exercise, slant-boards, or even inversion units that enable you to hang upside down will help keep lymph moving. But lymph drainage can also be facilitated by manipulating the body in these ways.

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Why Sugar Is Slow Suicide for Your Body

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Sugar consumption leads to glycation—when the sugar in your body combines with amino acids, creating byproducts called advanced glycation endproducts. Glycation can contribute to stiffened arteries, heart disease, heart attack, and cataracts.

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Why You Should Drink Distilled Water

Why You Should Drink Distilled Water

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Last Reviewed 07/10/2014

Drinking water could be one of your biggest health risks due to contaminants like lead and mercury. I like distillation because it safely removes pathogens by heating water until it boils and turns to steam. The steam cools and returns to water.

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Superfoods for Super Health

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

The term "superfood" is reserved for foods that are more nutrient- and enzyme-dense than the everyday foods we eat. Some examples of ultimate superfoods are spirulina, royal jelly, bee pollen, and the adaptogens Asian ginseng and Indian ginseng

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Perk Up Your Energy Level

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Tired all the time? When it comes to low energy levels, most doctors overlook a common cause—adrenal overload. You may need adrenal support if you experience one or more of the following signs, in addition to your fatigue.

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High Fructose Corn Syrup: How Sweet It Isn't

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

In the early 1970s, food manufacturers begin to substitute this fructose for sugar in processed foods such as soda and candy. Nowadays, however, it’s plentiful in foods labeled as “natural” and “healthy”—including many types of bread, whole grain cereals, fruit juices, energy bars, spaghetti sauces, and an endless variety of snacks. And that's not good for you.

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Circadian Rhythms Affect Digestion, Heart, and Lungs

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

One topic that has always fascinated me has been the circadian rhythm, or the body’s built-in biological clock. Although the research data seem to be poorly compiled, if you search hard enough, you’ll find that hundreds of body functions have been linked to the circadian rhythm, including your digestion, your heart health, and your respiratory system.

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How Can I Relieve Dry Mouth?

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Dry mouth is a very common problem. I wouldn’t recommend candy or throat lozenges to relieve dry mouth since they can lead to tooth decay—especially when you’re low on protective saliva.

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How Avemar Helps Fight Cancer

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Avemar is a naturally fermented wheat germ extract that has been subjected to a great deal of research scrutiny, particularly in the area of cancer treatment. So far it has exhibited positive effects against all forms of cancer cell lines tested.

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The Glycemic Index Explained

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

The differences between carbohydrate foods can be described in relation to their glycemic index—that is, how quickly they raise blood sugar levels. The closer to 100 a food is rated, the more it affects blood sugar levels. 

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NAC: A Glutathione Booster

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Dr. David Williams educates readers on the benefits of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) on not only liver protection, but how it naturally boosts the body’s supply of glutathione, a tripetide shown to be essential to nearly all aspects of health.

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How Can I Reduce Nasal Mucus?

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

To reduce nasal mucus, it would be advisable to eliminate all milk products. You also need to drain the sinuses and there’s only one way to do it: lie on your back with your head hanging down backward off the edge of the bed.

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Therapies to Reduce the Symptoms of Parkinson's

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

As many as one million Americans live with Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative neurological condition, and approximately 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with the disease each year, according to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation. Here are three therapies that can help.

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Diet Basics for Optimum Health

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

We live in the most health-conscious society on Earth. Still, the standard American diet emphasizes more meats and refined foods at the expense of raw, unrefined vegetables. It’s largely responsible for obesity, and it’s only getting worse

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