One Half of U.S. Population Low in Magnesium

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Magnesium is the second most abundant mineral in the body and is required for more than 300 metabolic reactions.  Not getting enough magnesium is associated with a long list of medical conditions and diseases, including heart disease, atherosclerosis, type II diabetes, chronic fatigue, migraine headaches, high blood pressure, stroke, kidney disease, colon cancer, osteoporosis, asthma, hyperactive nervous system, insomnia, muscle cramps, psychiatric conditions, depression, poor memory, lack of concentration, and sudden cardiac death!  Magnesium deficiency also elevates C-reactive protein, a result of systemic inflammation, which predisposes you to virtually…

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How To Preserve Your Joints For a Lifetime: 4 Steps to Prevent Arthritis

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Do you have arthritis developing in your joints and not know it? Have you been diagnosed with arthritis and suffer with joint pain and stiffness that interferes with activities you enjoy doing? If so, there are four steps you can take to prevent it or slow the progression of arthritis if you already have it. Arthritis is a degenerative joint condition that involves thinning of cartilage, narrowing of joint spaces, stiffness, loss of flexibility and pain.  Arthritis is not an inevitable part of aging as…

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The Simple Weight Loss Secret

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It is that time of year when many people make their new year’s resolutions and losing weight is one of the most popular. Losing weight is not very complicated. It may be difficult for some because it can involve a little will-power, but the rules to follow are quite simple. The secret to losing weight is to EAT LESS SUGAR! Sugar is the main reason why 69 percent of American adults are overweight and 35 percent of these people are obese. Even children between the…

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8 Reasons Why You Should Be Avoiding NSAIDS For Pain

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Over 100,000 people are hospitalized and 16,500 die every year from popping these pills for pain. These figures are  greater than the number of people dying from cervical cancer, asthma, multiple myeloma, or Hodgkin’s disease. There are safer, less toxic ways to manage, relieve and eliminate pain. Common over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS): Ibuprofen (Advil) Naproxen (Aleve) Aspirin (Bayer, Excedrin) Common prescription NSAIDS: Celebrex Indocin Daypro Relafen Voltaren Lodine Nalfon Toradol Orudis, Oruvall Clinoril Tolectin Vioxx (removed from market 10 years ago due to the…

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Are You Eating Cancer? Part 2: The Foods That Fight Cancer

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In Part 1, we discussed how cancer develops and the foods that feed cancer. Currently, 1 out of every 4 people are getting cancer. Do you want to be “THE ONE” that gets cancer or one of the three that avoids this deadly disease? Here are the foods to prevent cancer now and fight cancer if you have it now or have had it in the past. The “FUEL” For Cancer Growth Once a cancer cell develops, sugar is the primary source of energy for cancer…

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Are You Eating Cancer? Part 1: The Foods That Feed Cancer

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Many of you are pursuing cancer and don’t even know it. Cancer is not something that just happens due to a stroke of bad luck. It is very often what is on your plate that creates and feeds cancer growth. In this article, we talk about how cancer develops from certain foods we eat and the top 6 foods that feed cancer. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S. and so common that 1 out of every 4 people are getting…

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The Most Important Mineral to Slash Your Risk of The Top Diseases That Kill

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This mineral deficiency has become epidemic, with an estimated 80% of Americans being low. The most recent findings have concluded that taking this mineral in supplement form and eating foods containing it will help protect you from the most deadly diseases. Are you getting enough? There is an 80% chance you are low in magnesium which is putting you at greater risk for disease. The latest research is finding a connection between magnesium deficiency and the following diseases:  Heart Disease and Stroke. Magnesium is required…

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11 Health and Disease-Fighting Benefits of Eating Chocolate

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Here are 11 healthy reasons why you should eat more chocolate.  There are many ways chocolate can give you better health, but the type of chocolate you eat is important whether you receive these benefits or not. Here are the benefits of chocolate from the latest research: Improves cardiovascular health by reducing systemic inflammation.  It also improves and maintains flexible, elastic arteries (healthy arteries) and prevents stiff arteries (diseased arteries). This is vital to prevent thickening and hardening of arteries, also known as atherosclerosis, as…

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The Secret to Losing Weight and Keeping It Off The Rest of Your Life

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One of the biggest misconceptions is that eating fat makes us fat.  The fact is, dietary fat does not make us fat.  It is sugar that makes us fat.  We are consuming 17 times more sugar now compared to our predecessors in the 1800s.  This has directly resulted in an all-time high rate of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer.  Check out the excellent sugar infographic below. Some people think using artificial sweeteners is a safe alternative to sugar to help them lose weight.  However,…

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The Oils You SHOULD and SHOULD NOT Have in Your Pantry

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The oils and fats you consume is an important choice because VERY FEW OF THEM PREVENT DISEASE while MOST ACTUALLY PROMOTE DISEASE.  In this article we cover what oils you should and should not have in your pantry. The worst oils to consume have very high amounts of omega-6 fats and very little or no omega-3 fats.  Omega-6s cause systemic inflammation while omega-3s prevent inflammation.  Trans fats (hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated vegetable oils) are another fat that you should avoid at all costs because of…

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