From the monthly archives:

October 2013

What’s In Halloween Candy?

October 24, 2013

If you’re going to break away from a healthy diet and indulge in your favorite candy this Halloween, make sure you know what’s in it! Corn Syrup: Corn syrup, or corn sugar as the industry wants it known, is controversial because it’s high in fructose. More concretely, however, you should know that corn syrup generally […]

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There’s been research showing how ionic silver and nano (colloidal) silver work differently. Nano silver is able to move through the body, as well as cells, to do it’s job. Ionic silver does two things: it forms compounds when exposed to other charged particles, and it lingers outside of cells next to those particles, rather […]

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Targeted Muscle Pain Relief

October 22, 2013

It’s a growing trend for anyone with an ache or a pain: topical pain relievers are the logical choice. The alternative involves dealing with scary recalls, mixed results, and side effects (whether it’s acetaminophen’s effect on the liver, drug interactions with medications, or concern about heart and bleeding issues). Topical pain relievers go straight to […]

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Breast cancer, of all cancers, actually has a good prognosis. Cancer treatments have come far over the last 15 years, and most are very treatable. Breast cancer is one of those—but you need to be aware, and you need to catch it early! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While you would have to live […]

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Detox Your Brain: Sleep

October 18, 2013

Scientists have discovered what they’re calling the glymphatic system—it’s the brain’s way of clearing out waste, and it’s actually really cool. When you sleep, your brain cells contract, allowing cerebral spinal fluid to flush out leftovers and by-products. Some of what gets flushed causes plaque buildup which is strongly correlated with diseases like Alzheimer’s. The […]

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