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Reduce Your Exposure to Synthetic Chemicals in Foods

The Endocrine Society recently alerted the public and the health care community about the possible health threat posed by endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) abundant in the environment, food and consumer products. The statement presented strong evidence that exposure to synthetic chemicals can lead to adverse reproductive outcomes, including infertility and cancer—and “mounting evidence for effects on […]

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Fish Oil is a Better Option Than NSAID for Back or Neck Pain

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are commonly used and well-known to be effective for both acute and chronic nonspecific back and neck pain. Unfortunately, extreme complications including gastric ulcers, bleeding, heart attack, and deaths are associated with their use. The omega-3 essential fatty acid found in fish oil is an excellent alternative with fewer side effects. It […]

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“Deflaming” with Diet and Nutritional Supplements

We’ve all heard the phrase, “you are what you eat.”  Unfortunately, this statement is more accurate than most realize.  The human body’s biochemicals are composed of the foods that we ingest.  Subtle biochemical injuries (dietary trauma) occur throughout our body when we eat a diet that is deficient in fruits and vegetables, and contains refined […]

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Are Pro-Inflammatory Foods Really Harmful?

  We’ve all heard the phrase, “you are what you eat.”  Unfortunately, this statement is more accurate than most realize.  The human body’s biochemicals are composed of the foods that we ingest.  Subtle biochemical injuries (dietary trauma) occur throughout our body when we eat a diet that is deficient in fruits and vegetables, and contains […]

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