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Vitamin D: How Much Is Enough?

The verdict is out. We are simply not getting enough Vitamin D. Vitamin D is crucial in every disease from inhibiting cancer and heart diseases to mental disease, recurrent infections, tooth loss, osteoporosis, narcolepsy and auto-immune disease....

The Importance of the Triglyceride/HDL Ratio

The published evidence is quite clear in documenting that the actual total cholesterol level itself is not the most important risk factor of cardiovascular disease. It is the ratio between the level of HDL-"good" cholesterol and total cholesterol...

Study Finds This Product Can Increase Breast Cancer Risk

A study from researchers at the National Institutes of Health linked a higher risk of breast cancer for women using permanent hair dye and chemical hair straightener. The risk is more than six times higher for black women. The study in the...

Is Your Brain Shrinking? What You Need to Know

Many of you reading this short article already know that hemoglobin A1C is extremely useful revealing what the "average" blood sugar has been over the previous ninety days.   This is the same standard laboratory measurement used to measure...

Difficulty Losing Fat? This May Be the Cause

Obesity has hit epidemic proportions and the world is desperate to do anything to lose their unwanted fat. Although eating a healthy diet and exercise is paramount to losing fat, there is one little unknown fact that will prevent millions of people...

Carrots: The Natural Aspirin?

Studies show that carrots are a rich source of natural salicylates. You know that aspirin is salicylic acid, commonly used for any type of inflammation. The study showed that vegetarians have serum concentrations of salicylic acid as high as those...