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It's Basic, A Primer on Why Excess Acid is Unhealthy

…have researched some of today's more common health problems. There's just no question that overall acidity in the body is one of the contributing factors. The Who's Who of the pH Crew Over-acidity comes from consuming too many acid-forming foods and not consuming the alkalizing foods to counteract them…

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Cherries Prevent Gout

…bowl of cherries daily and a conscientious diet makes for a strong, natural gout prevention program. You May Also Be Interested In: * Little Known Factors That Can Trigger Gout * A Cherry Good Gout Treatment

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Why You Should Take Whole Food Based Vitamins

…between the two is whole food based vitamins are found in food sources, unaltered molecularly or biologically. Whole food vitamins do not have isolated factors rather their enzymes, phytonutrients, and organic minerals remain as they occur in nature thus resulting in a higher functioning vitamin. Synthetic…

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The Health Benefits of Chia

…decrease in blood pressure—a drop of 10 points in the systolic pressure (the top number) and a drop of 5 points in the diastolic pressure (the bottom number). C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of inflammation in the body, was reduced by 37 percent. And fibrogenic factors, which can abnormally increase blood…

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Fecal Transplants for Severe GI Issues

…have shown it to be safe and very effective. Positive (and permanent) results are routinely seen within days of the procedure. (Clin Infect Dis 11;53(10):994–1002) (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News 12;63:1) (Arch Intern Med 12;172(2):191–193) Fecal transplantation isn’t some bizarre new fad; it…

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IBS Help From Peppermint Oil

…help for IBS, you undoubtedly know how debilitating this condition can be. Irritable bowel syndrome is a complex problem with numerous causative factors and a wide variety of changing symptoms. Some of the more common unpleasant bowel changes are: both constipation and diarrhea; pain and distention…

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