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Obesity has become an epidemic in the West. It’s linked to many chronic diseases. UCLA researchers and a German team went further and found for the first time that obesity greatly accelerates aging of the liver.

 

This finding could explain the early onset of many age-related diseases, including liver cancer, in obese subjects.

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By Dr. Doni Wilson

The term “oxidative stress” is mentioned all the time in the realm of science and nutrition, but it is not often clear what it means for your health.

 

In fact research indicates that oxidative stress is an underlying cause of cancer, so understanding and preventing it is a smart strategy for your wellness.

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As a second U.S. Ebola patient is revealed, the public is seriously concerned by the spread of the deadly disease on the U.S. soil.

 

However, new research on Ebola in Nigeria offers some comfort as it showed that quick and forceful control measures has made the country a Continue reading »

 

Early in my residency, I saw first hand that the traditional symptom-drug approach rarely worked to help people get truly healthy, feel good and function well on a daily basis.

 

Though my conventional medical school training was invaluable, it was rooted in prescription dispensing. There was little in my original medical training that taught me how to look at the causes of illnesses and Continue reading »

 

Yogurt has been known as a great source of probiotic, the “good” bacteria for the health of our digestive tract.

 

An exciting study by Canadian scientists reveals that probiotic yogurt reduces the uptake of certain heavy metals and environmental toxins by up to 78% in pregnant women.

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Millions of people in the West today utilize traditional Chinese medicine, including acupuncture, herbs, massage and nutritional therapies.

 

Yet only a few U.S. schools that teach Chinese medicine require Chinese-language training and only a handful of Chinese medical texts have so far been translated into English.

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