Green Tea Protection for the Eyes

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Catechins, a family of polyphenols (plant chemicals) found in green tea, may help protect the eyes against glaucoma and other eye related diseases, according to recent research. The green tea compounds can travel from the digestive system into the tissues of the eyes. Researchers analyzed eye tissue from rats that drank green tea and found… Read more »

Magnesium May Bring Relief for Asthma

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Asthmatics who supplemented magnesium demonstrated significant improvements in their asthma symptoms and in their quality of life. Magnesium supplementation in patients with asthma showed anti-inflammatory properties as well. CLICK HERE for Resp-Aid, a special liquid formula containing micronized silver and hydrogen peroxide for use in nebulizers and is a great for those suffering from asthma… Read more »

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One sometimes hears that the common citizen is helpless and can do nothing against the mega “powers that be.” It’s just one person against the corporate giants that have the money and media on their side. Might as well just go with the tide. Ivan Royster will beg to differ. Recently, the New York Times,… Read more »

Food Irradiation for Food Safety?

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If you’ve seen the film  Food, Inc., you know that our industrial food system can be severely unsanitary. With the cramped conditions in which animals are bred, raised and slaughtered, it is no wonder that diseases such as E. coli spread so easily and end up in supermarkets and fast-food outlets. Because cattle ranches supply… Read more »

The Marketing of Madness: Are We All Insane?

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The Marketing of Madness: Are We All Insane? is the definitive documentary on psychotropic drugging and how the psychiatrists market madness. Here is the story of the high-income partnership between psychiatry and drug companies that has created an $80 billion psychotropic drug profit center. But appearances are deceiving. How valid are psychiatrists diagnosis – and… Read more »

FDA Says Walnuts Are Drugs

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Life Extension has published 57 articles that describe the health benefits of walnuts. Some of this same scientific data is featured on the website of Diamond Foods, Inc., a distributor of packaged walnuts. The FDA has determined that walnuts sold by Diamond Foods cannot be legally marketed because the walnuts “are not generally recognized as… Read more »

Olive Oil Dampens Genes Responsible for Inflammation

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Spanish researchers identify 98  genes whose inflammatory activity is dampened by consumption of olive oil, suggesting the underlying mechanism by which it exerts beneficial effects on chronic conditions from arthritis to heart disease. Francisco Perez-Jimenez, from University of Cordoba (Spain),and colleagues studied 20 patients with metabolic syndrome, who ate breakfast foods covered in two types… Read more »

Successful Treatment of Fibromyalgia without Drugs

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A 62 year-old woman was seen in January, 2010 with fibromyalgia-type symptoms.  For several years she had experienced aching in her shoulders, arms and legs, which over the last year had become severe.  She was unable to exercise at all without developing debilitating aches lasting several days.  She had restless legs symptom, and could not… Read more »

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Given that two-thirds of American adults are estimated to be overweight or obese, it’s highly likely that we’ve been advised at one time or another by our doctors to lose weight. But a new study published in the American Journal of Physiology – Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology says that advice may not be enough… Read more »