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Saturated fats have been thought for years to be unhealthy. Believe it or not, recent research shows that some of the nearly 15 types of saturated fats are actually heart healthy. Bad Foods Gone Good?

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Understanding Your Body's Healing System - Part 2

According to Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, seven core healing systems maintain our bodies' strength and vitality, with all illness being directly due to weaknesses in one or more of these systems. Recognizing the importance of these systems allows physicians to focus on the source of disease instead of merely treating symptoms. At the same time, it makes it easier to promote overall good health, improve underlying systemic weaknesses or imbalances, and prevent disease recurrence. Moreover, understanding what these systems are and how they work also empowers the individual to take practical responsibility for his or her own health through adoption of proper diet, nutritional supplementation, and a healthy lifestyle.
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Health Tip of the Day

The next time you or a loved one is stricken with a bouit of diarrhea, reach for some honey. That's because research shows that honey can help to eliminate the germs and toxins that can cause diarrhea. For best results, use organic honey, and eat one tablespoon every hour until symptoms abate. Also be sure to drink at least two quarts of water per day to prevent dehydration.

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To protect yourself from heart disease eat more garlic. That's because garlic contains a variety of sulfur compounds, which inhibit the formation of artery-clogging blood clots, and reduce elevated cholesterol levels and high blood pressure. To avoid the body odor associated with eating garlic, try roasting it instead of eating it raw. To roast, wrap a garlic clove in aluminum foil and bake at 400 degrees F for 40 minutes. As an additional benefit, the compounds in garlic also help to kill off harmful bacteria, making it an excellent natural antibiotic. Read more health tips...
Curing Gallstones Without Surgery?
This is a problem I deal with frequently. From an anatomical standpoint alone it is counterintuitive that someone might experience shoulder pain in the setting of gallbladder disease. However, based on a more thorough understanding of neuro-anatomy, that is a common presentation for a sick gallbladder. continued inside...

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