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By now, the story sounds familiar… An exotic fruit, found mainly in Asia, used for centuries as a folk medicine is said to cure many modern ailments, and Westerners now have the opportunity to benefit from this so-called super fruit’s powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which purportedly do everything from reducing cancer risk and warding off cardiovascular disease, to easing arthritis and preventing acne. But – of course –this magical fruit is usually only sold in the form of juice, supplements, and other products pushed by multilevel marketers and other companies who may be more interested in making a quick […]

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Imagine if Indiana Jones or Lara Croft went in search of Egyptian treasures – and returned bearing not a golden artifact but a simple dried plant seed… It sounds like a comedy skit, but the truth is that this tiny treasure might be even more valuable than precious metals and jewels. In fact, this little seed with roots in the ancient world claims to offer big benefits for a modern epidemic. The disease I’m talking about is diabetes, a disorder that affects nearly 26 million Americans and growing. The plant? Well, that’s called fenugreek. And while more research is needed, […]

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Chia: Nature’s Most Perfect Superfood?

Who doesn’t love the idea of a “superfood” – an edible, one-stop-shop brimming with beneficial compounds? You’re probably familiar with many popular superfoods, like blueberries, salmon, and whole grains. But what if I told you there’s a super-superfood – one that contains all the important nutrients in these foods, and then some? In fact, gram for gram, this substance offers more omega-3 fatty acids than salmon, more calcium than milk, more fiber than all-bran cereal, and more antioxidants than blueberries. Now that’s a nutritional powerhouse. Even more impressive is that fact that all these nutrients and more are found in […]

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TV, it seems, has its signals crossed. On one channel you’ll see shows like The Biggest Loser fighting obesity and advocating weight loss through diet and exercise. But turn the channel and you have Paula Deen whipping up some down-home, deep-fried deliciousness featuring cakes, cupcakes, or other sweet treats.  What gives? The reality is that we as a country are bombarded with mixed messages every day when it comes to food.  We want to (and often do!) indulge in the sugary goodness that seems to be on every street corner, vending machine, and cookie jar, and then we lament our […]

Continue reading Gymnema Sylvestre: An Herb that Ends Cravings Before They Start

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Ask someone what disease they fear the most and many will answer type 2 diabetes…and for good reason. One out of every 10 Americans has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and millions more are walking around undiagnosed every day. And if the disease isn’t bad enough, there are the terrifying complications, including: Blindness Kidney disease Heart attack Stroke Peripheral artery disease Diabetic ulcers Amputation Death The only thing more frightening than what can happen once you get type 2 diabetes is the startling ineffectiveness of the treatments that are most often recommended. Incoming search terms:alpha lipoic acid side effects […]

Continue reading Alpha Lipoic Acid: How to Treat the REAL Cause of Type 2 Diabetes

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