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POISON

Poison is defined as: “a substance that is capable of causing the illness or death of a living organism when introduced or absorbed.” What if research found that fast food consumption four or more times a week increased the risk of DEATH from heart disease by: 80%? What if research found that fast food consumption […]

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IMMUNE HEALTH: AN OBJECTIVE ANALOGY

Do vaccinations (in general) stimulate the immune system to cause an immune response? The answer is YES (in most cases.) Does this provide the body a “heads up” against future exposure to these “germs?”  The answer is YES (in most cases.) Can we therefore conclude the vaccination program is beneficial and should be mandated for […]

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CAN THE METHOD BE THE PROBLEM?

With the new year 28 days in the making, many New Year’s resolutions have already hit a brick wall. The infamous: “I want to lose weight” “I want to be more physically fit” “I want to feel like I did when I was twenty years old” is a recurring mission many of us undertake, but […]

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DO FEDERAL REGULATIONS PROTECT THE CONSUMER OR THE DRUG MANUFACTURERS?

On Dec. 14, 2016 the Federal Register contained an item (21 CFR Part 1308) that establishes a new drug code for “marihuana extract.” This new code (RECEIVING ZERO MEDIA ATTENTION) attempts to make CBD oil (an extract from BOTH HEMP AND MARIJUANA PLANTS) illegal. WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT? There is much controversy over the legalization […]

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WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU PUT TOXIC CHEMICALS INTO AN UNDERWEIGHT, NORMAL WEIGHT OR OVERWEIGHT MALNUTRITIONED BODY?

For most of us, we think of GOOD HEALTH and DISEASE as a “state of being.” We believe we experience one or the other at any given time. Although this is a simple way of viewing this, it is entirely inaccurate. Initially, GOOD HEALTH is the natural “state of being” for the majority of us. […]

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FOOD vs. FOOD “STUFF”

With every passing day, our concerns about distinguishing FOOD from FOOD “STUFF“ fades away. Our focus tends to shift from nutritional needs to satiating hunger. Our food choices are selected based on (1) speed, (2) convenience, (3) taste (4) and affordability. This has resulted in a desensitized population that no longer understands the meaning and […]

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SEX AND HEART DISEASE

I’ll bet that title will arouse some attention! Well, after hearing for the umpteenth time, “if you suffer from heart disease, always check with your doctor to make sure it’s safe to have sex,” I thought I’d share my perspective. First, checking with your doctor IS NOT THE SAME THING AS HAVING SEX WITH YOUR […]