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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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While people the world over are concerned about the environmental impact of climate change and how to reduce it to the minimum, U.S. researchers are already a step ahead in studying its challenges and opportunities for public health.

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We live in a world that is full of various toxins, which can be disruptive to almost every system in the body. But a proper detox program can significantly reduce the negative impact of environmental stressors.

 

Here, Dr. Woodson Merrell cited highlights from recent research that make detoxing your life as essential as getting a good night’s sleep and going to the gym.

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By Dr. Woodson Merrell

 

Pollution contributes to chronic disease. Almost every system in the body can be disrupted by levels of exposure to toxins commonly found in the majority of Americans.

 

Here are highlights of recent research from my new book The Detox Prescription. They show why you need to make detoxing your life as essential as getting a good night’s sleep and going to the gym.

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David J. Smith on Mt. Bachelor in the Pacific Northwest

Plumes of dust deliver vast quantities of microbes such as bacteria from Asia to North America, according to a new study from the University of Washington.

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Short-term exposure (for up to 7 days) to all major air pollutants, with the exception of ozone, is significantly associated with an increased risk of heart attack.

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