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What Is Bitter Orange?

30/10/2017 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
A flowering evergreen tree native to Asia, bitter orange is a fruit now widely cultivated in Mediterranean regions. But rather than a fruit for eating, the outer “zest” of the fruit, sans the white pulp, as well as the oil from the leav…

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New Finding: Broccoli Helps Heal Leaky Gut

30/10/2017 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Broccoli, a close relative of Brussels sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower, is perhaps most well-known for its chemoprotective properties. It’s an excellent source of phytonutrient glucosinolates, flavonoids and other health-boosting antio…

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Can Adults Develop Food Allergies?

28/10/2017 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Most of the processed and packaged foods you find on your grocery store shelves are laden with additives, preservatives, colorings, flavorings and a number of other chemicals designed to make the product look and taste good. However, ea…

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Growing Turmeric Is Easier Than You Think

27/10/2017 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
A bright orange spice that’s been a favorite in Thai and East Indian cooking for thousands of years, turmeric (Curcuma longa) is aptly named for the Persian word “saffron,” a hue much like a pumpkin or the flesh of a sweet potato, but t…

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Tips on Growing Collard Greens

27/10/2017 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
If you are getting bored eating the same old dark, leafy greens, you may be interested in trying collard greens. Better yet, you can easily grow them in your vegetable garden. Growing and eating collard greens is a southern tradition …

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Go Ahead and Cry

26/10/2017 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
When you’re feeling stressed, angry or anxious, having a good cry can leave you feeling inexplicably better. It’s as though shedding tears acts as a physical release for your negative emotions. On average, U.S. women cry 3.5 times a mon…

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How Meditation Benefits Your Body and Mind

26/10/2017 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
There is growing evidence to show that your mind and body are intricately connected, and that your mind has a direct impact on your physical health. Brain imaging technology suggests meditation alters your brain in a number of beneficia…

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Is Most Back Pain Caused by Repressed Emotions?

25/10/2017 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Back pain is perhaps one of the most common health complaints across the globe. Worldwide, 1 in 10 people suffers from lower back pain, and it’s the No. 1 cause of job disability. In the U.S., a whopping $90 billion is spent on back pai…

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Why You Should Never Share Towels

25/10/2017 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Penicillin was the first antibiotic, discovered in 1929, but it wasn’t until the early 1940s that large-scale fermentation processes were developed for mass production.1 Prior to this, many people died from what today is cured with a ro…

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Family Farms Attacked While Criminal CAFOs Protected

24/10/2017 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Few would argue that an FBI raid on two small farm animal sanctuaries — in search of two piglets named Lucy and Ethel — makes good use of the U.S. Department of Justice’s time or money. But when you learn the backstory — that the pigs w…

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Are C-Sections Contributing to Autism?

24/10/2017 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
A well-respected natural-birth pioneer, Dr. Michel Odent, has a theory about what might be behind our rising autism rates: C-sections. While C-sections and autism may initially seem completely unrelated, there is in fact an intriguing c…

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Latest Major Threat to Bees and Trees

24/10/2017 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Systemic neonicotinoid pesticides have made recent headlines for their association with bee deaths, while glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup, has also been the topic of much debate following the International Agency…

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Moringa Goes Mainstream

23/10/2017 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
The moringa tree may not be one that’s familiar to the average American, but in tropical and subtropical areas surrounding the Himalayas, as well as India, Asia, Africa, Central America and the Caribbean, it’s earned favorable ratings f…

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Bananas and Avocados Can Prevent Heart Attacks

23/10/2017 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
If you’re fairly familiar with the vitamins and minerals in the most common fruits and vegetables, you may be aware that in bananas and avocados, potassium and magnesium are notable ingredients in both of them. Like all foods, these two…

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A Body in Motion Stays Healthier Longer

22/10/2017 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Getting consistent movement into your daily life is a profoundly powerful intervention for health and longevity. Five years ago, I interviewed Joan Vernikos, Ph.D., on this topic. She’s a true pioneer in this field and was one of the…