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Tuesday, February 25 2020

This common toothpaste ingredient could be wreaking havoc on your gut

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Even if you’ve never heard of it, you’ve almost certainly come across triclosan. A highly effective antibacterial and antifungal ingredient, triclosan is found in all kinds of toothpastes, hand sanitizers, deodorants, mouthwashes, detergents, cleaning supplies—if you use household products, you’re interacting with triclosan every day. So it’s worrying that a new study, published in Science Translation Medicine on Wednesday, suggests that triclosan exposure could increase rates of colitis and colon cancer.

Foods to Avoid When You are Sick

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From colds to constipation, here are some suggestions that might just help improve your condition For a cold Avoid: sugary drinks When you have a cold you generally feel low on energy,...

It’s Time To Let Evidence Dominate The Diet Discussion

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Two of the most well-known American food journalists have been telling readers lately that the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) and Mediterranean diets are not tops for our...

The Real dangers of Belly fat

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If you do nothing else today to protect your health, consider taking an honest measurement of your waist. Stand up straight, exhale (no sucking in that gut!) and with...

SUNSCREEN You have questions – We have answers.

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Choosing the right brand can be intimidating if you aren’t quite sure what you’re looking for. You’ve probably heard that sunscreens with an SPF over 50 only provide a negligible...

More than half your body is not human

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Human cells make up only 43% of the body's total cell count. The rest are microscopic colonists. This includes bacteria, viruses, fungi and archaea (organisms originally misclassified as bacteria). The...

Live to 100 in Naples Florida

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Naples in Florida is trying to help more of its residents live to 100 by adopting ways of life from parts of the world where people live the longest. GO...

Daily Dairy Fat Good for Heart Health

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This GOOD news for all of us who like those creamy DAIRY things. Full fat dairy improves heart health in new 22-year study Full fat dairy products could help to prevent...

Is it possible to boost your immune system?

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There is hope. Your innate and adaptive immune system both need the right types of cells in the right quantities to work properly. If you want to give yourself...

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

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“Sleep Is The Best Meditation” — The Dalai Lama As important as it is to start your day the right way , it is equally important to settle out the end of...