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SAM-e, The “Miracle” Supplement for Depression, Arthritis and Liver Health

Rich Carson calls it, “almost a miracle drug”. I call SAM-e the “triple threat”, for it threatens to vanquish depression, arthritis and liver dysfunction. SAM-e is a powerful, natural supplement that can be superior to antidepressants and as effective as NSAIDs for osteoarthritis, without the negative side effects. Watch the video. Learn how to use it and where to get it below..

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Eating for a Long Life: WebMD’s 13 Tips

This cogent presentation of 13 slides (one a commercial that bears review for what not to consume), brings together in one place a summary of various posts that echo what I’ve written about on this blog — How eating the right food can be the best prescription for living a long and strong life.

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CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta Gets H1N1

How Was His Illness Treated? CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta recently contracted H1NI, the so called (misnamed) “Swine Flu”, while on assignment in Afghanistan.  It was tough going for Dr. Gupta and his cameraman, Scottie McWhinnie, who also succumbed to this flu, but after a few days of wrenching coughs, shivers, fever and […]

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Dr. Weil on Larry King: What to Do about the Swine Flu

[9/11/09 Update: Just found this Q&A with Dr. Weil that gets into worthwhile details about how to avoid the flu, supplements for kids, how to evaluate if you should inoculate and more.] ONE OF my favorite health advisors was on Larry King last night.  As usual, Dr. Andrew Weil, was spot on with his comments […]

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The Best Vitamins and Minerals — Some Powerful Insurance

Why Take Them At All? Supplements reviewed here: Three Best Vitamins and Minerals, Resveratrol, Vitamin D3, Ultimate Greens, Acetyl L-Carnitine, R Lipoic Acid, and Krill Oil. NOW THIS is one big catch-all bucket.  Most everything fits in this “Vitamins and Minerals” category, but there are a few gems that I’d like to point out, but […]

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Antioxidants “Kill” Free Radicals

Despite Being Free, Free Radicals Are Bad (Antioxidants Listed Below) MANY PEOPLE have heard of “antioxidants” and “free radicals”, but don’t know much about them except that antioxidants are good and free radicals — despite being “free” — are bad. Let’s add a bit to the knowledge base. “Free Radicals” are formed when oxygen interacts […]

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