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Choosing Salt with One of These Colors Improves Health

Before you reach for that salt shaker, you need to know that the kind of salt you eat matters. The typical table salt found in almost all kitchens and restaurants is similar to the industrial chemical used to de-ice highways. Now that doesn’t sound very appetizing, does it? Despite its bad rap as a prime […]

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How Some Pain Killers Also Kill Your Pleasure


There is a strong divide among users of prescription pain killers and those who are opposed to them. I’m referring to opiate analgesics such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine and others. The street drug heroin is a highly addictive opiate. 

For the record, I’m not opposed to pain killers when they are prescribed by a caring […]

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It’s CRAZY to Layer Drugs on Top of Your Chronic Pain

Do you just basically accept that you have a lot of gas, cramps or belly bloating? Stop accepting that. Do you hurt and deal with chronic pain syndromes like migraines, fibromyalgia, back pain or nerve pain (like neuropathy)? Some of you live with painful things and for some of you, detoxing your body will free […]

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Antibacterial Soap Makers Have to Clean Up Their Act 


Soap makers now have to get their junk out because plain soap works just as well and without risk. Manufacturers were ordered by the FDA to pull out 19 different chemicals from their body wash, hand soap, dish soap and other soaps. Hallelujah, these chemicals are pesticides which go down the drain and into our […]

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Allergies and Your Genes – Histamine, Autoimmunity and DAO SNPs

The other day I was reading an article that discussed histamine as it pertains to allergies to pollen, like sneezing and itchy eyes. It made me realize that almost everyone assumes histamine causes allergies and nothing else. This is simply not true. 

Histamine can certainly cause allergies, and it is found in hundreds of foods […]

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Genes, Methylation and Your Health

Today’s topic is controversial because few physicians bother to test, or interpret genetic code. But for me, I’ve seen how my own genetic SNPs as well as those of my friends have impacted their health, and how dietary supplements improve problems caused by genetic speed bumps (for lack of a better word). I don’t like […]

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Coconut Water and 9 Other Brilliant Ideas to Prevent or Reverse Diabetes

Here’s a surprise. Brand new research published in the February 2015 Journal of Medical Food suggests that coconut water improves diabetes. The catch is that it was a rat study, not a human study. Nevertheless, many animal model studies extrapolate to humans so don’t dismiss the research just yet okay?! The rats in the study […]

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Detox Your Body With Hot Springs In A Pill

Dear Readers, I’ve written before about “fountain of youth” hot spring waters which are super rich in minerals and sulfur compounds. These substances penetrate the skin and relieve muscle aches/spasms, arthritis and skin rashes…   Click to Read This Article

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Detoxify: Send Your Poisons Packing with D-Glucarate

Dear Pharmacist, I have fibromyalgia, uterine fibroids, fibrocystic breasts and endometriosis. I fired my old doctor, because I wasn’t getting any better. My new doctor prescribed bio-identical hormones, iodine tablets, and a strong multi-vitamin. I’m eating ground flax seeds thanks to your recent column. Am I missing something? I’m still uncomfortable. –E.W. Sacramento, CA   […]

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