The Healing Benefits of Pomegranate

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Often referred to is as “ the divine fruit,” the Pomegranate is classified as a berry, and is the size of a grapefruit with a semi-hexagonal shape, and thick and hard ruby-reddish skin. Each seed has a surrounding water-laden pulp, ranging in color from pink to deep red or purple. The seeds are embedded in […]

I Got Guava: My New Favorite Fruit Choice

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Being a longtime regular at a local vietnamese owned nail spa in Bonita Springs Florida, I get more than just the best manicure and pedicure ever; I got guava! Yesterday the owner was slicing into a freshly delivered box of these messed up green apple looking-like fruit specimens, but not at all related to a […]

Tamiflu is NOT the Drug of Choice to Fend Off the Flu

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Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate) is approved for treatment of uncomplicated influenza A and B in children one year of age or older. It is also approved for prevention of influenza in people 13 years or older. It is part of a group of anti-influenza drugs called neuraminidase inhibitors, which work by blocking a viral enzyme that […]

The Best New Ways To Avoid The Cold And Flu

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You knew it was coming: Flu season’s back, and there’s no telling how mild or wild it will be (remember swine flu?). “The severity of each season is unpredictable,” confirms Karen K. Wong, MD, an epidemic intelligence service officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Same goes for ye olde common cold, […]

Cancer In Your Face: Too Much Fundraising for Cancer Research

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“When you live in a relationship that you know is toxic and it’s killing you, you need to get out of it or it will literally kill you.” Dr. Leonard Coldwell Too Much Fundraising for Cancer Research – by Dr. David Brownstein My children often wonder why I don’t donate to the American Cancer Society or […]

Boost Your Brain Power While At Work And Beat The Stress

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Multitasking has become a way of life – and work – for many of us. Most of us consider it an acquired skill. We check mails while on a conference call. Talk on the cell phone while driving. Doing two or three things at once is almost second-nature now. But multitasking is not the most […]

8 Top Foods to Eat for Gorgeous Healthy Hair

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Of course you care how your hair looks. Who doesn’t? Ever since humans emerged from caves, we’ve used our hair to broadcast two messages: “I’m healthy and powerful,” and “Hello, honey, how about it?” Some politicians get elected just because of their healthy hair. What you feed your body also feeds each of the 150,000 […]

Detoxifying Natural Lemonade

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The most simple and useful home recipe is lemonade. It is good for your health but it is also one of life’s little pleasures on a warm and sunny day. Lemon is high in vitamin C and bioflavonoids, which are easily used up by the body. Making a healthy and natural lemonade recipe is an […]

Diet And Its Role In Cancer

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Cancer is largely attributable to the cumulative impact of toxins on our systems. External factors such as polluted air, water and food chemicals, along with pesticides on our food, play a major role. Heavy metals like mercury that is in many immunizations and flu shots plus immunological weakness come into play as well as PSYCHOLOGICAL […]

“The Clean 15″ – 15 Foods That Don’t Need to Be Organic

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Kick your healthy new year off with good news about some of your favorite conventional fruits and vegetables! When you hit the grocery store this week be sure to fill your shopping cart with nutrient dense “power produce.” Read all about it: The Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) Shoppers Guide to Pesticides discusses fruits and vegetables that are […]