Is Your Tap Water Safe?

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Are you confident that your drinking water is safe? Ever wonder if you should filter it? These are vital questions that Environmentral Working Group’s (EWG) new drinking water research and searchable guide will help you answer. They are the only ones who have put together a nationwide database of drinking water test results. The information… Read more »

Ancient grain blend to plug gluten-free nutrition gap

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A gluten-free flour that claims to have superior nutritional qualities to white rice, potato and corn flours, made with a blend of ancient grains. Sufferers of celiac disease have to avoid all gluten in their diet, but diagnosis is not the only factor. Other sectors of the population, such as those who have self-diagnosed wheat… Read more »

Medicine Cabinet Makeover

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This medicine-cabinet makeover will replace your conventional cures with healthier options. Whether you’re plagued by headache pain or only occasionally bothered by a case of the sniffles, your medicine cabinet is probably the first place you turn to for relief. But are its contents the best choices for your health? Consider replacing some of those… Read more »

Avoid Liver Cancer with Green Vegetables

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Our moms have repeatedly told us when we were youngsters to always eat our green veggies. But according to recent research, certain compounds found in the tasty plants can help prevent liver cancer. Chlorophyll and chlorophyllin, two water soluble green compounds found naturally occurring in most plants, may reduce the bioavailability of some known liver… Read more »

The Hard Facts on Soft Drinks and Diabetes

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Researchers have discovered that drinking more than 5 servings of sugar sweetened cola a week prior to pregnancy appears to significantly elevate the risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy. No significant association was found with other sugar sweetened beverages or diet beverages. Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is one of the most common pregnancy complications. Women… Read more »

8 Drugs Doctors Wouldn’t Take

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With 3,480 pages of fine print, the Physicians’ Desk Reference (a.k.a. PDR) is not a quick read. That’s because it contains every iota of information on more than 4,000 prescription medications. Heck, the PDR is medication — a humongous sleeping pill. Doctors count on this compendium to help them make smart prescribing decisions — in… Read more »

Pet Vitamins Now Available

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The Institute for Progressive Medicine now carries high-quality, vet-designed vitamins for dogs and cats. Devoloped by acclaimed integrative veterinarian Dr. Deva Khalsa, Deserving Pets Vital Vitamins delivers the very best nutrition for your pet. This formula is filled with healthy vitamins, minerals, fruits, vegetables and super-foods all made from human-grade quality ingredients. Deserving Pets Vital… Read more »