Category Archives for "Prevent/Heal Disease"

Pump Up Your Metabolism: Eat Protein, Not Wheat

Everyone’s concerned about belly fat and metabolism. We know that a higher metabolism would result in less belly fat. Here’s how to pump up your metabolism and trim the belly fat: Eat protein; not wheat.

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Dr. Weil’s Four Alternatives to Antidepressant Drugs

For mild to moderate depression, pharmaceutical antidepressants are no more effective than placebos, says Dr. Weil. But the science also says that there are four steps you can take that are effective. Reducing or eliminating depression is all about anti-inflammatory foods, supplements, exercise and a shift in cognition.

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Cholesterol Drug “Lipitor” Loses its Patent – A Good Deal for You?

The cholesterol drug Lipitor lost its patent today. The generic Lipitor will be much cheaper. But does that make it a good deal to you? Some side-effects are life-threatening. Why not make a life-style change instead?

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A Little Depressed? 10 Actions That Help Me

Mildly depressed? No need to be – 10 actions to evaporate away your depression. SAM-e, krill oil, exercise, meditation, music and other positive action are proven to help. Collectively, they address the dimensions within which we live our lives.

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The Diabesity Epidemic – It May Be Coming to You

Have you heard of “diabesity”? Well, your doctor hasn’t either, and yet you have a 50% chance of having it. Here’s what it is, 7 warning signs, and a discussion of how nuts can help.

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7 Ways Meditation Builds Your Brain

Meditation delivers better health, emotional resiliency and brain power. The science is clear – -meditation builds a better you. Here are seven benefits of meditation.

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The Debt Crisis and the Health of the American Political System

America’s “debt crisis” and the game of “chicken” now being played by Repubs and Demos in Washington. The independent Center on Budget and Policy Priorities says that the Boehner plan could very well “produce the greatest increase in poverty and hardship produced by any law in modern U.S. history.”

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Sunscreen Lotions that Work – Know Your Sunscreen

New FDA Guidelines are forthcoming that will help consumers spot sunscreen effectiveness. Right now, labels are misguided, leaving you to choice lotions that may be ineffective. With skin cancer on the rise, it pays to know who to protect yourself.

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10 Winter Health Myths

Knowing what’s true and false about health matters is confusing. Here, 10 myths about staying healthy in winter are exposed. That chicken soup’s effectiveness against a cold is just a wives tale, and losing most of your heat from your head are just two myths presented.

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