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Obesity Key in Sparking Autoimmune Diseases

chid-obesity_副本Obesity has been linked to many chronic diseases. But this is not all.

A study reveals that obesity is also a primary environmental factor sparking disorders like Crohn’s Disease and multiple sclerosis.

Autoimmune diseases like Crohn’s Disease and multiple sclerosis, in which the immune system attacks its own body rather than predatory
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Dr. Deanna Minich’s 5 Steps to Detox

By Dr. Deanna Minich

 

Our planet and lifestyles are thick with chemicals, pollutants, and waste. I remember reading that the average adult contains about 700 contaminants in their body, with infants harboring a couple hundred at birth.

 

This toxicity is not just a scary concept in itself, but relates directly to escalating rates of chronic disease, including behavioral disorders, autoimmune disease, asthma, Continue reading

 

Gut Plays Key Role in Immunity

Oregon State University researchers look at the essential role played by the gut and gut microbes in the immune system.

 

Problems ranging from autoimmune disease to clinical depression and simple obesity may in fact be linked to immune dysfunction that begins with a “failure to communicate” in the human gut, the scientists say.

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Vitamin D May Reduce Diabetes Risk

Having adequate levels of vitamin D during young adulthood may reduce the risk of adult-onset type 1 diabetes by as much as 50%, reports a new Harvard School of Public Health study. Continue reading

 

Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

If you have psoriasis or a family history of psoriasis and you are experiencing joint pain and swelling, you could have psoriatic arthritis, a serious disease that may lead to joint destruction and disability.

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