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Farmed Fish Are Depleting Oceans of Wild Fish

11/13/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

It’s estimated that within the next 10 years, farm-raised fish will make up the majority of fish consumed by humans. There are already 100 species being farmed,1 and while aquaculture, as it’s technically known, may sound like a sustainable alternative…

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93 Percent Breathing Polluted Air

11/13/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

Breathing clean air is a right that should be enjoyed by every person on Earth, but as industry, agriculture and other sources of air pollution have proliferated, clean air has become increasingly scarce.
The problem has grown to monumental levels, s…

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Fermented Dairy Protects Your Heart

11/12/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

A 20-year Finnish observational study suggests eating fermented dairy products could protect you against heart disease. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 610,000 Americans die of heart disease each year, accounting…

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What Are the Benefits of Vitamin B1, Thiamine?

11/12/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

You’ve probably heard of thiamine, another name for vitamin B1, possibly in relation to “fortified” foods like cereals and breads. As one of eight essential B vitamins, thiamine is considered “essential” because your body can’t produce it on its own; i…

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Facts About Red Raspberry Leaf Tea

11/10/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

Red raspberry (Rubus idaeus) is a plant with a history going back thousands of years. According to historians, cave dwellers from the Paleolithic age consumed the fruit for sustenance.1 During the time of Christ, the fruit was gathered in the wild in a…

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The Science of Sleep and Sleep Deprivation

11/10/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

Sleep deprivation can have a number of health effects and ramifications, ranging from mild to devastating. The 2015 National Geographic video, “Science of Sleep,” starts out with the story of third mate Gregory Cousins, whose sleep deprivation led to o…

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Mustard Greens — An Easy to Grow Cool-Weather Crop

11/09/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

Mustard, also known as mustard greens (of which there are several popular varieties1,2) is a relative of cabbage, broccoli and radishes. It’s a cool-weather plant that is easy to grow, matures quickly and is self-seeding.3
As noted by Grow Network,4 “…