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Diabetes Statistics: Wake Up America!

By Thad Jacobs, ND, LAc on Mar 03, 2011 at 09:51 AM in Good Food, Weight Loss

Diabetes Statistics: Wake Up America! Are you or a loved one in the 1 in 3 affected?

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Environmental Poisons Rampant! Cancer now Epidemic

By Thad Jacobs, ND, LAc on May 08, 2010 at 12:00 AM in Good Food, Integrative Medicine

The President's Cancer panel, established in 1971, finally acknowledges and warns us of the dangers of agricultural and other chemicals in our food supply. I'm sure the often ignored and ridiculed organic food and clean water advocates will be happy to hear this news. These scientists and activists have been pointing out scientific evidence of health problems caused by chemicals we are all exposed to on a daily basis. And, because of minimal regulation of industrial chemicals, the list of chemicals grows each year. Many patients stare in disbelief when I tell them this list tops 80,000 in numbers of chemicals we may be exposed to daily. Some even deny this fact, thinking I'm either misinformed or some sort of brainwashed, crazy fanatic.

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Eating fish may thwart "silent" brain damage

By admin admin on Sep 25, 2009 at 11:02 AM in Good Food, Integrative Medicine

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older adults who regularly eat fish may have a lower risk of subtle brain damage that contributes to stroke and dementia -- as long as the fish isn't fried -- researchers reported Monday.

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'Good' bacteria may ease hay fever symptoms

By admin admin on Sep 09, 2009 at 11:04 AM in Good Food, Integrative Medicine

A small study showed that probiotic, or "good" bacteria in a daily drink can change the immune system's response to grass pollen, a common cause of allergies, and balance antibodies in a way that may provide relief to people with the condition. Beneficial probiotics can be obtained by eating non-pasteurized fermented foods, cultured dairy products and dietary supplements.

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Omega-3 may ease depression during pregnancy

By admin admin on Sep 01, 2009 at 12:00 AM in Good Food, Integrative Medicine

When a pregnant woman needs to be treated for major depression, "the possible risks and benefits of antidepressant medication are considered to have significant impacts on both mother and baby."

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