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Water Pollution Harming Deep Sea Fish

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Deep-water marine fish living on the continental slopes at depths from 2,000 feet to one mile have liver pathologies, tumors and other health problems that may be linked to human-caused pollution, one of the first studies of its type has found.

The research, conducted in the Bay of Continue reading

 

Magnesium Powers the Brain

By Dr. David Perlmutter

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I have been emphasizing the virtues of magnesium threonate lately to medical professionals. I think it would be good to actually review some of the information about an exciting new area of chemistry related to neuronal function and brain function in general.

Learning is the process by which the brain is able to store new information by forming new connections between neurons in what are called networks. This process is an example of neuroplasticity. This process depends on the actual formation of these connections, as well as the number of connections that are available. We do know that when synapses, the Continue reading

 

How Obesity Adds Risk of Hypertension

forksThe link between obesity and cardiovascular diseases is well acknowledged. Being obese or overweight is a major risk factor for the development of elevated blood pressure, and cardiovascular diseases.

But it has net been known how obesity increases the risk of high blood pressure, making it difficult to develop evidence based therapies for obesity, hypertension and heart disease. Continue reading

 

Weight Loss: A Little Goes A Long Way

saladLosing weight is not easy, nor is keeping off the weight lost.

New studies by McMaster University researchers have confirmed that people of all ages find it difficult to prevent weight gain; that it is terrifically difficult to get rid of it later and to keep it off once lost.
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You Are What You Eat — How Gut Bacteria Affect Brain Health

Dr Galland

Yes. You are what you eat.  But how?

We are excited to share with you the revolutionary insights from Dr. Leo Galland, a world leader in integrated medicine, on how your gut bacteria affect your brain health.

In “The Gut Microbiome and the Brain”, Dr. Leo Galland, Continue reading

 

Vitamin D May Prevent Diabetes

Photo Credit Ma Guihua

Photo Credit Ma Guihua

Do you take vitamin D?

Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to type 2 diabetes and heart disease, two illnesses that commonly occur together and are the most common cause of illness and death in Western countries.

Both disorders are rooted in chronic inflammation, Continue reading