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Why genetic engineering flows off target

16/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Weeds resistant to common herbicides — dubbed superweeds — have spread over 60 million acres of U.S. farmland,1 and the economic and environmental devastation caused the weeds is growing, too. Worldwide, weeds have evolved resistance to 167 different h…

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Why is poop allowed in your food?

16/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Nobody wants to think about consuming feces in their chicken or steak dinner, but trace amounts of fecal contamination are a reality that exists in store-bought meat. While the U.S. Department of Agriculture states they have a “zero tolerance” policy w…

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The military is eyeing the advantages of keto

15/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Several branches of the U.S. military are looking closely at a whole new approach in regard to nutrition, at least as far as it concerns U.S. troops.1 In short, government agencies are exploring the possibility of changing its nutritional guidelines so…

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Intermittent fasting may prevent diabetes

15/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Diabetes is a disease of insulin resistance resulting in high blood sugar.1 Your pancreas secretes the hormone insulin, which is used to move blood sugar across cell walls for energy.2 The number of those experiencing diabetes has risen sharply since 1…

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Collagen benefits skin and joints, study confirms

15/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Collagen is the most common and abundant of your body’s proteins, which makes sense when you consider one of its primary purposes is to provide structural scaffolding for your various tissues to allow them to stretch while still maintaining tissue i…

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Ancestral diet can prevent macular degeneration

14/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Dr. Chris Knobbe, an ophthalmologist, has written an excellent book — “Ancestral Dietary Strategy to Prevent and Treat Macular Degeneration” — which, like the title suggests, tells you how to address the most common cause of legal blindness in the …

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Call Of The Forest — The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees

13/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Most of us have experienced the positive results of immersing ourselves in nature and being enveloped by trees. We experience an immediate relaxation, an ability to forget our problems and often a profound awe at nature’s secrets.
The documentary “Ca…

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Emu oil’s possible effects for your health

13/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Table of Contents

What is emu oil?
Emu oil’s potential health benefits
What is emu oil good for?
Studies on emu oil
Buying good-quality emu oil
Side effects of emu oil
Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about emu oil

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How to grow pomegranate

12/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Table of Contents

Planting tips
Pruning your pomegranate
When and how to harvest
How to open and store pomegranate
Cooking with pomegranate

Pomegranate (Punica granatum) has long been revered as a symbol of st…

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Statins double diabetes rates

10/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Statins are a type of medication prescribed to lower cholesterol levels. They work by blocking an enzyme in the liver your body uses to make cholesterol.1 Although vilified for many years as causing heart attacks and stroke,2 your body makes cholestero…

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Can toothpaste cause osteoporosis?

10/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Osteoporosis is a condition of the bones in which bone mass is lost; this increases the risk of fracturing your wrists, hips and spine.1 Osteoporosis affects men and women. More than 53 million people in the U.S. already have the condition or are at ri…

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Milk tests reveal widespread contamination

10/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

A number of food tests reveal contamination is a significant problem, and while authorities insist levels are unlikely to do any harm, they’re talking about contaminants found in any one given food — not the levels you might be exposed to by eating …

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Why is food wrapped in plastic inside plastic?

09/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

In the U.S., plastic is still largely considered to be an integral and necessary part of daily life. A stroll through any grocery store will reveal this unhealthy plastic dependence not only in the form of plastic grocery bags but also in the food pack…