Month: August 2008

Reader beware

Have you been reading about how dangerous multi-vitamin,  mineral supplements are? Are you suspicious that there is a disinformation campaign afoot demonizing naturally occuring supplements?   if so, read on:  this is the link to the article showing medical journal bias against natural therapies in proportion to their level of drug advertising. Pretty damning.   …

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Meds killing your mitochondria

“Revolutionary” News From Medicine: 1 in 200 People Carry Mitochondrial Disease Mutation Both Mitochondrial “disease” and “dysfunction” appear to be more common than previously thought — implications for autism, other disorders are “earth shattering.” By David Kirby on Huffington Post. tinyurl.com/68s7j2 In February, when the US government conceded that vaccines had caused an autism-inducing reaction …

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Resveratrol – grape (sic) stuff for the heart

Resveratrol Summary from the Linus Pauling Institute, a great source of info on nutrition: see  http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/infocenter/phytochemicals/resveratrol/ Summary Resveratrol is a polyphenolic compound found in grapes, red wine, purple grape juice, peanuts, and some berries. (More Information) When taken orally, resveratrol appears to be well-absorbed by humans, but its bioavailability is relatively low because it is …

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Sugar (carbos) convert to fat – avoid high fructose corn syrup

SUMMARY:   sugars in diet (carbohydrates) convert to FAT with fructose (fruit sugar) being the sugar which makes you fattest quickest. RECOMMENDATION:   dilute all fruit juices by half with good water .  Drink watered down fruit juices but, far more importantly,  avoid HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP. Terms:  lipogenesis = creating fat     fructose = …

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Published on Monday, August 11, 2008 by Portland Press Herald (Maine) Maine Dairy ”˜Somewhat Vindicated’ As Monsanto Leaves Bovine Hormone Business by Noel K. Gallagher PORTLAND, Maine – Oakhurst Dairy owner Stanley Bennett welcomed the news that Monsanto was divesting itself of its controversial dairy hormone business, after taking on the agribusiness giant in an …

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Glutathione – learn more about this savior!

from Allergy Research Group Glutathione is our body’s most important water-soluble antioxidant and is found in impressively high concentrations inside cells. Since oxidative stress can disrupt normal cell function and even lead to cell death, it’s not surprising that low levels of glutathione are implicated in a surprisingly wide array of disorders””Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, autism, asthma …

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Feeling Crazy? Estrogen might help.

Estrogen Relieves Psychotic Symptoms in Women With Schizophrenia News Author: Marlene Busko Release Date: August 7, 2008; August 7, 2008 ”” In women with severe schizophrenia, adding 100 µg a day of transdermal estradiol significantly reduced symptoms compared with antipsychotic medication alone. The 28-day double-blind, placebo-controlled study extends and confirms previous findings by investigators led …

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