How alkaline and acidic diets affect your health

Apr 08, 14 How alkaline and acidic diets affect your health

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You may have heard of the importance of an alkaline diet. It can help reduce acidity in the body and prevent bone demineralization, kidney stones, back pain, muscle wasting, hypertension, stroke, cancer, asthma and exercise-induced asthma. The foods you eat profoundly affect how acidic or alkaline you are, and thus your health....

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Cholesterol often wrong target in heart disease risk

Apr 01, 14 Cholesterol often wrong target in heart disease risk

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Everyone has heard that high cholesterol is bad for heart health. But as it turns out, the association between cholesterol and cardiovascular disease has been somewhat misrepresented. Doctors are starting to accept that cholesterol levels do not necessarily predict risk for heart disease as much as we thought. Consider the...

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ME/CFS: A new name for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Mar 25, 14 ME/CFS: A new name for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), a condition of severe, chronic tiredness, is a well-known term in the medical world and affects between one and four million people in the United States. However, since it was coined in 1988, considerable controversy has arisen over the term CFS. Many patients, advocacy groups, and experts believe...

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Transition successfully to a special diet

Mar 19, 14 Transition successfully to a special diet

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Are you considering going on a special diet, such as the autoimmune Paleo diet, the leaky gut diet, the SCD diet, or the GAPS diet? The thought of a major diet change can bring feelings of uncertainty and questions such as, “Can I handle this? What do I eat for breakfast?” Food powerfully impacts our emotions, and dietary changes...

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